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Thanks to Lesley Zainea, who stopped by the Squire offices to pick up some of our recycled newspapers. She said she was making a pinata for a party and was cooking up the glue to make the pinata for a party. What a fun project! We asked her to send us pictures of preparing this […]

Chamber members go back to school

The Rockford Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to announce its list of classes for Chamber University 2015. These classes are the educational arm of the Chamber and will enlighten the membership in a variety of topics. Chamber U classes are relaxed and formatted to be interactive, with plenty of time for discussions and questions. The […]

Explore the Lighthouses of Lake Michigan with the 2015 Lake Michigan Lighthouse Map & Circle Tour

2015 Lake Michigan Lighthouse Map & Circle Tour Now Available   The 2015 Lake Michigan Lighthouse Map & Circle Tour is now available! This free travel map is a complete source for discovering the lighthouses that dot the Lake Michigan shoreline.   This popular map is the premier source of travel information around Lake Michigan, […]

Rockford Area Historical Society News and Updates

Terry Konkle – President The Rockford Area Museum (RAM) is a great place for a group activity, and several times a year organizations contact the museum to set up a tour. In addition to that, second grade school children come in with their teachers and parent helpers each spring. Kathy Christensen coordinates the school tours […]

Correction to Sandmining operation story in last issue

Last week’s Squire included our lead story about neighbors who are devastated by sand mining taking place adjacent from the homes they purchased from Sable Homes. A response from Sable homes was printed within the body of the story in a placement style known in newspapers as an “outtake” which is usually used as an […]