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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.

Smooooshed – Wrestlers take State Championship

March 12, 2009 // 0 Comments

Coach Rinehart finishing his wrestling career on top as Rams take the state championship Saturday, March 7. Battle Creek, Kellogg Arena March 6 and 7 On Friday, March 6, the top-ranked Rockford Rams placed their hopes and a 23-2 record on the line in a single elimination tournament for the team wrestling state championship. In round one, the Rams faced the 31-7 Roseville [...]

Let the reading adventures begin

March 12, 2009 // 0 Comments

by CINDY KITZROW Director, Library and Media Services March is designated as National Reading Month. The libraries of Rockford Public Schools are pleased to announce the theme for our 11th annual read-a-thon: “Let the Reading Adventures Begin.” We will be investigating mysteries throughout the month. We are excited to have our very own Rockford author, Kenn [...]

Local Students Named to Dean’s Lists

March 12, 2009 // 0 Comments

Alma College has named over 380 students to the Dean’s List for outstanding academic performance during the 2008 fall term. Students who achieve a 3.5 or better grade-point average during a term, while carrying a minimum of 13 credits, at least eight of which are evaluative grades, are named to the Dean’s List. Two Rockford High School graduates, Linnae Caurdy [...]

Pawloski Earns Place on Dean’s List

March 12, 2009 // 0 Comments

David Pawloski, a 2003 graduate of Rockford High School, has earned a place on the College of Engineering Technology Dean’s List for the 2008 fall semester at Ferris State University. The minimum requirement for the Dean’s List is a 3.5 honor-point average for a 12-credit load. Pawloski’s honor-point average was 3.9. His proud parents are Don and Lish [...]

Belmont Wins Book Battle

March 12, 2009 // 0 Comments

Belmont students recently swept the Battle of the Books competition by winning all battles and the trophy. This competition has taken place annually since 1991. The competitors include teams of fifth-graders from each of Rockford’s elementary schools as well as Assumption of Belmont and Our Lady of Consolation. Students on each team must work together to answer [...]
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