Locks of Love donation has special meaning for Rockford student

Taylor Westbrook, 12 of Rockford, is donating her beautiful hair for a beautiful cause, “Locks of Love”.  This is her third time donating to this cause. This is exceptionally special to her as she lost her Aunt, Sheri Salo to breast cancer last year. Emily, at A Cut Ahead Salon in Rockford did the honors. […]

Rockford Little League player chosen to represent state team in national tournament

Sean Hyink, age 11, was recently selected to play on the USSSA All-State Team. The team is chosen from a state-wide tryout process that takes place in early July. The team consists of seven players from the West side of the state and seven from the East side of the state. The team will practice […]

Special guests to appear at Reading Rocks in Rockford

Organizers of the 5th Annual Reading Rocks in Rockford are thrilled to feature the talents of Gijsbert (Nick) van Frankenhuyzen and wife Robbyn Smith van Frankenhuyzen. The dynamic duo is already known to many Rockford students as they took the elementary schools by storm in May showing their ability to tell a story and illustrate. […]

Catching a big bass is summer fun

John Pekrul, of Rockford, age 9, is pictured having a very good day at his cottage on Wolf Lake in Baldwin. Thanks to mom Kristen for sharing this summer fun photo with Squire readers. Send yours along atsquiremail@aol.com.

Young entrepreneur shows American spirit

Trevor Leigh, age 9, has been funding his projects through collecting returnable cans for the past five years—since he was four! He was returning a cartload of cans to Ric’s Food Center, 6767 Belding Road, on Tuesday, July 2. According to his mom, Kim, Trevor is very industrious and has collected and returned more cans […]