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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.

WMU announces graduates

April 1, 2009 // 0 Comments

Western Michigan University recently announced its graduates for the 2008 winter semester. The following Rockford students graduated during WMU’s December 13 commencement:  Benjamin Arendt, Doctor of Philosophy degree, major in educational leadership-higher education; Mallory Good, Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree, major in mechanical engineering, cum [...]

What a difference

April 1, 2009 // 0 Comments

by PASTOR MICHAEL CISLER North Kent Bible Church There is a song made popular in the late 1950s entitled “What a Difference a Day Makes.” I have heard this song used in movies and commercials to support the point of how quickly life can change. Certainly we have experienced this truth in our own lives as well. As we look forward to what is typically known as [...]

Sarah Birkmeier Vaults State Record

April 1, 2009 // 0 Comments

Sarah Birkmeier sets state record. Sarah Birkmeier, Rockford Junior, set an all time State of Michigan record in the Pole Vault on Tuesday, March 24at GVSU.  After tying her own Indoor State Record by jumping 12′ 6″, Sarah then cleared 12′ 8″ to set an all time record for Indoor or Outdoor performances.  Sarah recently won the 2009 Indoor State [...]

Boys lacrosse opens season with one loss, one win

April 1, 2009 // 0 Comments

Ram goalie Gabe Stulp (#12) sizes up an Ann Arbor shot. Photo by SUE POUBA Kevin Badersnider (#28), Brandon Emmons (#41) and Nick Howard (#24) exit the field at UD Jesuit. Photo by SUE POUBA by SUE POUBA What a difference a week makes! When the Rockford boys lacrosse team opened their season at Ann Arbor Pioneer on March 21, it left the Rams with an opening-season loss [...]
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