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The September 11, 2014 issue features: Rockford Rowing christens team’s newest boat in honor of Jamie Hosford Director of Security thrilled over new RPS safety features Museum plans include third annual auction 2014 Rockford Rams Fall Sports Preview Rockford Rams Sports ***The Rockford Squire is delivered via the US Postal Service to residents of Rockford. […]

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Attention: submitting an announcement to The Rockford Squire

To submit an announcement to The Rockford Squire – please email your announcement to squireproof@sbcglobal.net.  All pictures must be attached in .jpg format and at least 200dpi. Deadlines for announcements are Mondays at noon (in order to be published in the paper that is circulated that week – Thursday). Announcements include:  anniversary, birth, birthdays, engagement, […]

Rockford Area Historical Society News & Update

Terry Konkle – President   Even though the new Rockford Area Museum has not officially opened, many things have happened in the building. Several Rockford Area Historical Society Board meetings have been held in the research room. In recent months the fundraising auction group under the leadership of Roger Humbert has been using the main […]

City may never know source of E. coli contamination

Manager describes ‘perfect storm’ of failures   By BETH ALTENA   Multiple system failures occurred simultaneously to allow the City of Rockford’s water to be tainted with dangerous levels of E. coli bacteria, and City Manager Michael Young said the source of the contamination may never be identified. Young said a chlorine pump that was […]