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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.

Local student goes Greek at Albion College

April 30, 2009 // 0 Comments

Local student Taylor Harding recently pledged Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity at Albion College. Tau Kappa Epsilon was founded at Illinois Wesleyan University in 1899. The “Tekes” support the Special Olympics. Harding is a sophomore at Albion College. He is the son of David and Megan Harding of Rockford and a graduate of Rockford High School. Albion College [...]

School Beat, April 30, 2009

April 30, 2009 // 0 Comments

Enjoy the moment by DOUG HOOGERLAND Principal, Crestwood Elementary School               Last week I received approximately 400 e-mail messages. I am still trying to get back to everyone. It’s respectful-right?-to get back to someone immediately after a call or message. This is the digital age, and with the digital comes the instant. No more “pony [...]

Rockford softball begins OK Red play with 3 shutout wins

April 30, 2009 // 0 Comments

Rockford sophomore pitcher Tricia Graham delivers against Muskegon.     Senior Sadie Jensen rips a double versus Grand Haven. Rockford’s Lady Rams began the OK Red portion of their season in impressive fashion last week, starting with an 11-0 victory in Grand Haven on April 22. Tricia Graham completely shut down the Buc offense by allowing 0 hits, striking out 14 [...]

Rockford Women’s Rugby Club claims first victory

April 30, 2009 // 0 Comments

Rockford Women’s Rugby Club is victorious over Grandville.   After being soundly beaten by Grandville High School’s women’s rugby team in their first-ever scrimmage a few weeks ago, the Rockford Women’s Rugby Club (RWRC) took their revenge in a match on Tuesday afternoon, April 21. The match was on Grandville’s home turf and took place in a [...]

Rams go 1-1 at Rogers’ annual Wooden Bat Tournament

April 30, 2009 // 0 Comments

Ryan Darby tosses to second base for an out.   Rams go 1-1 at Rogers’ annual Wooden Bat Tournament     The Rockford Rams varsity baseball team celebrates victory over Bay City Western and Grand Rapids Christian, winning the annual Sports Boosters tournament on Saturday, April 18. Brian Baldwin pitches against Rogers High School. Photo by KANDI JEZAK by JON STREET [...]
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