Science Fiction favorites come to the Cedar Springs stage April 10-11.


Your favorite characters from science fiction classics Star Wars and Star Trek take the stage April 10-11 in an original production by Actors del Arte Ensemble of West Michigan. “Outer Space’’ is a parody based on characters from Star Wars and Star Trek brought together in an amalgamation of science fiction hijinks. The two-act play […]

Reader shares turtle raft photos with The Squire

Rotarian Bill Knape gave the Squire some feedback about the story we ran recently about Rockford girls protecting a turtle nest off Bostwick Lake. He said he enjoyed the story and his family has always liked turtles. This picture shows how much turtles appreciate a raft of their own at Spring Lake. Enjoy!

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

Rockford readers find ways to beat the summer heat