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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.

Big Reds present big hurdle

September 19, 2013 // 0 Comments

By RANDY GREGORY   After starting the season 2-0 the Rockford football team will face their toughest test of the season when they journey to Muskegon on Friday, September 13 at 7:00 P.M. to take on a talented Big Red squad that also stands at 2-0 at this early juncture of the season. The Rams topped Utica Eisenhower 23-6 in their opener before coming out on top of [...]

Rockford cadet honored at Pure Michigan 400

August 29, 2013 // 0 Comments

Michigan ChalleNGe cadet meets Dale Earnhardt Jr. A member of the 29th class of the Michigan Youth ChalleNGeAcademy, cadet Dylan Johnson, left, with driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., and cadet Scott Springer of Romulus, right, at the recent Pure Michigan 400 NASCAR event, where the National Guard Youth Foundation (NGYF) teamed up with Hendrick Motorsports to race Earnhardt’s [...]

Third annual Labor Day Duathlon off and running

August 29, 2013 // 0 Comments

By John Hogan (L -R) WFGR 98.7-FM morning show host Andy O’Riley, Honey Creek Inn Duathlon organizer Don Kurylowicz and 98.7-FM morning show co-host Dave Kaechele, on the air outside The Grist Mill last week drumming up support for the radio station’s “98 days of Summer’’ promotion and the upcoming Labor Day Duathlon in Cannonsburg. Duathlon fever is starting to [...]

Florida based organized crime gang members arrested in Rockford

August 29, 2013 // 0 Comments

On Monday August 19, 2013 officers from the Rockford Department of Public Safety arrested two people that are known associates of the Felony Lane Gang. Police Officers arrested Travis Brown 31, of Lauderhill, Florida and Melissa Duncan 34, of Apopka, Florida as they were fleeing after attempting to cash a forged stolen check at the Choice One Bank located at 6795 [...]

Elizabeth LaVonne Gillette

August 29, 2013 // 0 Comments

(Comstock Park) – Mrs. Elizabeth LaVonne Gillette, age 94 went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, August 21, 2013. She is survived by her children, Richard and Gloria DeJonge, Mark and Janet Gillette, Gary and Jamie Gillette, and Faith Gillette; grandchildren, Julie Shellhouse, Janelle Stutzman, Keith DeJonge, Teri Van Dusen, Stacy Beene, Spencer Gillette, and [...]
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