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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.

Upcoming Events at Howard Christensen Nature Center

March 19, 2009 // 0 Comments

I spy birds! March 28, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Free, all-ages presentation about birds at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Borrow binoculars and a bird book, or make a pinecone birdfeeder ($1 each). Birdhouse building station ($10 per person), quantity limited. Preparing for a prescribed burn April 4, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Learn about the benefits of prescribed [...]

Jumping Double

March 19, 2009 // 0 Comments

Makayla Dentis jumps with two jump ropes with help from Gina Ricards and Nancy Jankowski during a school Jump Rope For Heart fundraiser Friday, February 27. Makayla Dentis jumps with two jump ropes with help from Gina Ricards and Nancy Jankowski during a school Jump Rope For Heart fundraiser Friday, February 27. Students at Grattan Academy Elementary spent an hour jump [...]

Classroom Celebration Fun

March 19, 2009 // 0 Comments

Grattan Academy Elementary students Allison Lamoreaux, Madison Cox, Mary Ricards, and Amber Peters Grattan Academy Elementary students Allison Lamoreaux, Madison Cox, Mary Ricards, and Amber Peters, from Mrs. Campbell’s first/second grade class, celebrated February 19th, their 100th day of [...]

Cub Scout Pack 3285 Inducted

March 19, 2009 // 0 Comments

Front l – r: Jake Carlson, Mason Parker, Gavin Woodard, Ethan Walthorn, Jimmy Helm. Middle l-r: Nathan Triesenberg, Ryan Harrell, Daniel Stewart. Back Row l-r: Sean McLellan, Jason Andrus, Brayden Durfee, Jeff Terchek and Tommy Best. Thirteen Cub Scouts from Pack 3285 were inducted into the MLB Players Choice Baseball Card Clubhouse at Legends Sports and Games at [...]

A Chance to Dance in the Big Apple

March 19, 2009 // 0 Comments

The competitive teams at Rockford School of Dance recently returned from the Dance America/Dance Olympus Competition at the Paramount Theatre in Aurora, Illinois. It was a very successful weekend with all of our teams winning 1st place trophies. All three teams qualified to go to the Dance America Nationals in New York City this coming July. The Primary Team was awarded a [...]
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