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The Squire has been Rockford’s free weekly newspaper since 1871. Our loyal readership includes over fifteen thousand homes in the Rockford area, including the affluent Lakes area of Lake Bella Vista, Bostwick Lake and Silver Lake; Belmont, Blythefield, as well as Algoma, Courtland, Cannon and Plainfield Townships. The Squire is distributed through the U.S. Post Office every Thursday. We also deliver to in-town businesses and homes with paper carriers and news stands in our grocery stores and over thirty local shops.

Births, April 30, 2009

April 30, 2009 // 0 Comments

Maggie Isabelle McCarthy Maggie Isabelle McCarthy Proud parents, Cullen and Jacquie McCarthy of Rockford, Michigan announce the birth of their new daughter, Maggie Isabelle McCarthy. Maggie was born on Saturday, February 28, 2009 at 4:04 p.m. at Spectrum Butterworth Hospital. She weighed 9 pounds, 9 ounces and was 21 inches long. Maggie was welcomed home by her sister, [...]

Rockford Odyssey of the Mind

April 30, 2009 // 0 Comments

Once again, Rockford Public Schools will be represented at the Odyssey of the Mind World Finals competition. Twelve teams competed at the State level on April 18.  Five of those teams received honorable mentions (two Roguewood teams, a Valley View team and two North Rockford Middle School teams). The following five teams have now advanced to the World competition to be [...]

Ice Cream Season Begins

April 30, 2009 // 0 Comments

Rockin' Rockies. Last Friday evening, 7:40 p.m., 84 degrees-can you believe it?  Apparently somewhere in excess of 100 people did.  Rockford’s Rockys was rockin’!  Rockford is synonymous with Rockys ice-cream creations spring through fall.  The crowd was enjoying the balmy spring evening with one another while trying to figure out “just where in [...]

Hide and go seek: Outdoor sport heats up in warm weather

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SIGNING THE LOG—Mark and Bevie Schmidt find a geocache on Roger Allen’s property. Most caches are on public land, such as parks, but some private property owners enjoy the fun of watching people find the caches. by Roger Allen Have you heard about “letterboxing”? It’s an organized game of following clues to find items that other participants have [...]

Crosby receives honors at Wittenberg University

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Emma Crosby of Rockford was one of several students inducted into the Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society at Wittenberg University’s annual Honors Convocation on April 17, 2009. Alpha Lambda Delta is a national honor society that seeks to recognize and encourage scholarship among first-year college women. Selection is based entirely on achieving a 3.5 cumulative [...]
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