Rockford Area Historical Society News and Updates

April 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

Terry Konkle – President The Rockford Area Museum (RAM) has many displays containing artifacts and information. How many things are on display? That is an impossible question to answer without doing a lot of counting. However, when working a volunteer shift last week, I walked around and did a count on some things and thought readers might find the results interesting. [...]

What is the power of the written word?

April 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

The written word is something newspapers should care about, and we do. It is nice to know that other people also value the messages that come out of the writing of people within our community. The Squire received a call Monday, April 20 from Stella, whose friend Lois, 94, has been missing an article she clipped from The Rockford Squire faith messages written by the [...]

Local teams celebrate National Robotics Week

April 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

Visitors to the Kent District Library’s (KDL) Plainfield location were treated to a robotics demonstration in celebration of National Robotics Week 2015 on April 7.   Members of the First Lego League (FLL) Tornado Chasers were joined by their high school mentors, That ONE Team, to promote robotics awareness in our community. Each year Robotics Week celebrates the [...]

Designated trout stream fishing licenses no longer required

April 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources reminds anglers of changes in pricing for fishing licenses. There is no longer a separate charge for certain types of fishing. Following is an outline of the new structure.   Michigan’s fishing licenses changed in 2014. The new structure creates a simpler, more fair and efficient license-buying process. The number of [...]
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