A beautiful sunny day in rural Middleville Michigan became a haven of creativity, teams, coaches, duct tapes, color, cars, trailers and fun! Over 2500 people converged on Thornapple Kellogg Middle and High Schools to participate in the Odyssey of the Mind State Finals! They came with their problem solutions, inventions, technical devices, props, sets, costumes, […]
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.
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 […]
Dear Rockford Community and RPS Staff: On May 5, 2015, Michigan voters will have an opportunity to vote on a “Safe Roads” ballot proposal that will amend the State constitution and provide $1.2 billion a year to repair and renovate Michigan roads and highways. The purpose of my article is to provide voters with […]
The Michigan Association of Broadcasters recently named Rockford High School’s video production program, Beyond The Rock, High School Television Station of the Year 2015. This is the program’s seventh overall title, and third in the last four years. Twenty-six students placed with top three honors in nine various categories from Daily Newscast to Talk Show […]