Morel Madness

Morel Madness

MOREL MADNESS-I bet you’re mad you didn’t bring home this haul. Rockford resident Joyce Wagner divided her split of a family gathering of morels around the stump of a walnut tree cut down last year.  Squire editor Beth Altena was nearly skunked by her secret spot and Marlene Clark of Rockford Public Schools said she […]

WWW donates footwear and apparel

Wolverine World Wide donates footwear and apparel.

HELPING OUT-Understanding that economic realities have severely reduced the average construction workers purchasing power, Rockford-based Wolverine World Wide donated footwear and apparel to the hard working men and women from Pioneer Construction who are currently working on the 38 Commerce and City Parking Ramp project downtown.

Memorial Day Activities in Rockford

May 25, 2009 8:30 a.m.     Opening Flag Raising Ceremony at the Community Cabin on N. Monroe Street 9:00 a.m. Parade from the Community Cabin on N. Monroe Street, north to Lewis Street, west one block to North Main Street, south to the corner in front of the Corner Bar. A short ceremony at this stop. […]

Rockford student donates birthday

Danny Froumis birthday celebration.

Most nine year olds can’t wait to rip off the wrapping and see if they received all the gifts they dreamed of for their birthday. Danny Froumis, a Crestwood Elementary third grade student, decided he’d rather have his birthday donated to Relay For Life. Froumis asked that money that would have gone to gifts instead […]

Need a Hand? Lean on Me

Lean On Me outreach center.

by RICH ZECK It’s time to spill the beans on one of our area’s biggest and best kept secrets. I can no longer look the other way and keep it hush-hush. There may even be a conspiracy or a massive cover up to keep the rest of the world from knowing about this secret. How […]