Category Archives: Community Services

City of Rockford Arbor Day celebration

Friday, April 26 marks Arbor Day, which will be celebrated throughout the country. The City of Rockford, which has always had a long-standing tree planting and care program, which was originally started by the Honorable Judge Steven Servaas back in … Continue reading

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Squire request for bird identification results in huge response

Squire readers are very generous with their knowledge and time. Several readers were quick to respond to our request for help to identify the mystery bird picture we published in last week’s issue. Lori Tiemen, of Wild Birds Unlimited was … Continue reading

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Rockford Area Historical Society News & Update

by Terry Konkle President For over ten years the basement of our old museum has been the home of a 2,500 pound safe that came from the Hessler Building in downtown Rockford (southeast corner of Courtland and Main). We did … Continue reading

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West Michigan Miracle League hits walk off homerun, begins construction

Miracle Field Named in Memory of 16-year-old WMML board member, Nate Hurwitz The West Michigan Miracle League announced today that it will begin construction on the specialized ball field this spring.  After a year and half of planning and fundraising, … Continue reading

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‘Class’ learns about Titanic Exhibit at Community College

New program has exciting 2013 schedule By BETH ALTENA No artifacts have been removed from the actual ship, which is considered at tomb. Many of the dead included the staff aboard the Titanic, who worked to save passenger lives during … Continue reading

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