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Antique tractor display new at Montcalm Heritage Festival

July 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

A display of antique tractors will be new to this year’s 29th annual Montcalm Heritage Festival, July 30 through Aug. 1 in Heritage Village on Montcalm Community College’s Sidney campus. Members of the Old Iron Antique Tractor Club will have a variety of antique tractors on display from local owners during the three-day event. A glider demonstration by Brent [...]

Mitchell’s Run thru Rockford 5K Run/Walk & Kids for Kids K

July 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

The 17th Annual Mitchell’s Run thru Rockford 5K Run/Walk & Kids for Kids K is taking place on Saturday August 15th in downtown Rockford. Each year thousands of spectators, participants, friends and families fill the streets of Rockford all with the hope of finding a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. They come together to support Parent Project MD, a non-profit [...]

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 [...]
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