Rockford cadet honored at Pure Michigan 400

Michigan ChalleNGe cadet meets Dale Earnhardt Jr. ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Respect, hard work, integrity. These were not words familiar to Dylan Johnson’s way of living. Instead, his life was dominated by unhealthy habits and a lack of direction, which ultimately led to dropping out of high school. Today, life is different. The 17-year-old Rockford native […]

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Third annual Labor Day Duathlon off and running

By John Hogan Duathlon fever is starting to grip the normally quiet Village of Cannonsburg as preparations hit full-stride for the third annual Labor Day event. “I’ve never been in a Duathlon, but it’s what a lot of people are talking about,” said Dave Kaechele, co-host of morning radio’s Andy & Dave show on WFGR […]

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Florida based organized crime gang members arrested in Rockford

On Monday August 19, 2013 officers from the Rockford Department of Public Safety arrested two people that are known associates of the Felony Lane Gang. Police Officers arrested Travis Brown 31, of Lauderhill, Florida and Melissa Duncan 34, of Apopka, Florida as they were fleeing after attempting to cash a forged stolen check at the […]

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Elizabeth LaVonne Gillette

(Comstock Park) – Mrs. Elizabeth LaVonne Gillette, age 94 went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, August 21, 2013. She is survived by her children, Richard and Gloria DeJonge, Mark and Janet Gillette, Gary and Jamie Gillette, and Faith Gillette; grandchildren, Julie Shellhouse, Janelle Stutzman, Keith DeJonge, Teri Van Dusen, Stacy Beene, […]

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Squire family makes first visit west

Usually heading to Maine for a summer vacation, the Altena family, with their Squire newspaper, instead drove west for the first family vacation in that part of the country. Watch for a write-up with photos of elk, moose, mule deer, male and female big horned sheep. Here Beth (Squire Editor and owner) and Bill Altena […]

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