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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.

Secrets of a Sunken Cannon Revisited

April 8, 2009 // 0 Comments

by RICH GELDHOF Rich Geldhof The awesome secret answers are part of Bob’s legacy that I preserved near the end of this chapter. Our biggest secret was that we did extensive ley line electromagnetic field investigations from 1-10 miles distant of Cannonsburg, but shrunk it to within a two-mile radius of Cannonsburg.  We felt it was improbable for five men to haul [...]

DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen receives award

April 8, 2009 // 0 Comments

DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen of Comstock Park was recently named as a “President’s Club Award” winner for exceptional kitchen and bath cabinetry sales by Showplace Wood Products. This is the second consecutive year they have been recognized for this achievement, which places them in the top percent of Showplace dealers nationwide. Sold through more than [...]

R1TS Resale—clothing and more

April 8, 2009 // 0 Comments

Rockford has a share in something new Region 1 Special Education has Region 1 Transition Services (R1TS) programs for students from ages 18-21. These Transition specific programs focus instruction on adult, independent living skills including social skills and employability skills. In March, 2006 the R1TS Resale Store made its grand opening. R1TS Resale is a [...]

Bear Cub Scouts visit Cannon Township Offices

April 8, 2009 // 0 Comments

Melissa Soderstrom reviews how tax payments are applied as Jacob Stauffer, Trevor and Jake Carlson, Sean McLellan, Nathan Triesenberg and Mason Parker watch. Paying taxes isn’t fun for adults, but did prove to be entertaining to the third grade Bear Cub Scouts from Crestwood Elementary on a recent visit to the Cannon Township offices. As part of their rank [...]

Letters to the Editor

April 8, 2009 // 0 Comments

‘A Message to You’ inspires reader to share own story I read A Message for You in the Rockford Squire recently and it made me think of the way I have seen alot of people driving. I no longer drive because I could have lost my life a few years ago. I thank God everyday that I am still here. I agree with Rev. Laurie TenHave-Chapman. So many people seem to be in a rush [...]
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