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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.

The treasure hunt begins

October 2, 2008 // 0 Comments

For $1,000 in gas… Hunters, on your mark! The race to find the hand-crafted Cannon Coin is underway. This week the organizers of the annual Cannon Treasure Hunt present the public with the first two clues to lead to a prize of $1,000 in gas. Clue One: You may need Obi-Wan Kenobi too, ‘cause this year’s coin is sure hard to view. Clue Two: A knowledge of geometry [...]

Rockford Register – September 18, 2008

September 18, 2008 // 0 Comments

Saturday, September 20 Farm Market – 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., every Saturday through October 25, in the South Squires parking lot located off Main Street in downtown Rockford. The market features Michigan-grown produce, fresh baked goods, and flowers and plants. 8th Annual “Helping Our Neighbors in Need” Oil Change – 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at John Decker Chevrolet, [...]

OBITUARIES — Mr. James Coleman

September 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

Coleman James Coleman Mr. James Francis “Cy” Coleman, passed away Monday, July 16, 2012, eight days after his 77th birthday. A charming, gregarious young man, he excelled in basketball, baseball and golf. Jim lit up the small town of Belvedere , Ill., where he pulled pranks and entertained the locals. Before high school, he moved to Wisconsin and developed a deep love [...]
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