Humane Society of West Michigan Hosts Third Annual Paws, Claws & Corks Fundraiser

Humane Society of West Michigan Hosts Third Annual Paws, Claws & Corks Fundraiser event to featured local cuisines, fine wines and live and silent auction to support yearly animal intake of 3,000 In the past year, Humane Society of West Michigan (HSWM) found new homes for 2,661 animals.  To continue serving the community and homeless […]

Rockford Area Historical Society News and Updates

Terry Konkle – President   The Rockford Area Museum (RAM) is working on a new timeline display. It will consist of important events from our local history listed by the date that they occurred. The display will give visitors a place to look for answers as to when certain things took place and how those […]

Scouts, with special guest Tom Kinney, pose for a photograph of their visit to the Rockford Squire Newspaper office.

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By BETH ALTENA   The Squire has had Boy Scout tours in the office many, many times as they prepare for their communication badges, but never had the opportunity to host one of the country’s most decorated Scouts. Area resident Tom Kinney began his Scouting career in 1949 at the age of eight. Before he […]

DNR offers steelhead fishing clinic March 28-29 in Cadillac

The Carl T. Johnson Hunt and Fish Center in Cadillac, Michigan, will host the Department of Natural Resources Steelhead Clinic Saturday, March 28, at 9 a.m. Presented by the Hunt and Fish Center pro-staff, the five-hour class will cover various strategies and techniques for chasing Michigan’s “chrome torpedoes.”   The class will reconvene at daybreak […]

Students learn two life-skills—sewing and giving

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Girls in grades two through fifth at First Congregational Church are learning to sew. “We have had two sessions now where “seasoned” seamstresses in our Congregation who have given  their free time to teach the girls to sew,” said Alyssa Ladd.  “We have averaged around a dozen girls both times and the girls have had […]