Library offers summer of fun for teens

Summer is full of fun for teens at the Kent District Library (KDL). As part of the 2009 Summer Reading Club, KDL is hosting all kinds of free activities for teens, from food to arts and crafts to music and more. Exercise your taste buds with a variety of food-related programs such as Creative Cooking, […]

Win a Playaway audiobook from the library

The Kent District Library (KDL) is celebrating National Audiobook Month in June by giving away Playaway audiobooks. June is National Audiobook Month, sponsored by the Association of American Publishers, and KDL encourage everyone to “Get Caught Listening!” Enter to win a Playaway by visiting www.kdl.org and telling us your favorite audiobook title or one you […]

Bald Eagles Nesting

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Reader Bob Mackie sent in this beautiful shot of the American bald eagles nesting in Rockford. Several other readers have sent in wonderful pictures, but we don’t have room here to print them all. Visit online at rockfordsquire.com to see other reader photos. Share your pictures with Rockford by emailing squiremail@aol.com.   Reader Michele Longfield […]

One for me and one for the “Mrs.”

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Pictured is a male bluebird with a mouth full of mealworms.  Squire reporters, Cliff and Nancy Hill, regularly treat a nesting pair of bluebirds to daily offerings of mealworms.  For readers who also have nesting bluebirds, this delicacy is available locally at nominal cost at Mrs. O’s Bait and Tackle Store in downtown Rockford.  

Huntington Rogue River Blues Series

The City of Rockford and the Rockford Area Arts Commission is pleased to announce that Huntington Bank is the proud sponsor of this year’s Huntington Rogue River Blues series. The Blues Series will once again provide the Rockford community with Tuesday evening concerts in downtown Rockford Garden Club Park from 7 to 9 p.m.  These […]