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Someone has their ducks in a row

July 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

Do you ever wonder where our phrases and sayings come from? In the industry where words are important, newspaper people probably wonder even more than most people. In any case, in a ride around Lake Bella Vista we saw this photo op that sums up one phrase. If anyone knows the origin of the phrase “ducks in a row” came from we’d love to know. Email squiremail@aol.com [...]

Rockford Ninja Warrior continues to grow in popularity

July 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Cindy M. Cranmer Despite some heat, weather delays, and storms, it is estimated about 12,000 people came to watch their favorite competitor from the area, Michigan, out-of-state, or the American Ninja Warriors themselves attempt an extreme obstacle course during Rockford’s two-day Ninja Warrior event. About 200 individuals attempted to make it through the course with [...]

Whoop, whoop, whoop, bang

July 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

It’s only funny until someone gets hurt. Given all parties were alert and walking around, it seems at least ironic that in a 4.8 square mile city, two city employees would crash into each other, both department of public safety members. In front of the Squire Newspaper office Wednesday, July 15, a Rockford Safety officer in one of the new Ford Explorers fired up the [...]

UK dignitary visits downtown Rockford, Michigan

July 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

It is interesting the strange ways people’s lives converge and the relationships that happen. This was evident when Rockford raised Melissa Schutte, now living in our nation’s capital, returned to Rockford for a visit and brought along a family she grew to know in Washington. London-born Philip Barton spoke to the Squire before lunch on Thursday, July 16 to talk about [...]
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