Fashion show and Fingers chicken dinner fund raisers planned to benefit Kelly’s Place

September is a big month for Kelly’s Place, The CanDid House, thanks to local support and two major fund raising efforts – a Fall Fashion Show in downtown Rockford on September 18th and a nostalgic journey back to Fingers Restaurant charity dinner at Beacon Hill at Eastgate in Grand Rapids on September 22nd. Building Kelly’s […]

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NorthStar Gymnastics, 20 years and growing strong

You know the old saying, “it just seems like yesterday.” That’s what it seems like to Tim Chesla the owner of Northstar Gymnastics Inc.  NorthStar is entering their 20th season in business in the Rockford area.  Chesla has been in the gymnastics business since December of 1977 when he purchased Alpine Gymnastics which was in […]

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Annual Art In The Park event scheduled for Saturday September 7

Crowds of art-lovers will once again line the banks of the Rogue River for the 2013 Art In The Park event from 9 am to 5 pm on Saturday, September 7, hosted by the Rockford Area Arts Commission. Under the white tent canopies, visitors will find original paintings, pottery, sculpture, photography, pastels, jewelry, glassware and […]

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Squire enjoys family trip to national icon

The Stone family brought their local paper along on a trip to Yellowstone National Park this summer. Pictured are Sam, 8, Ellie, 5, and Sean, 9, Stone. Thank you to the Stone family for this exciting glimpse at one of our great national parks. Send Squire vacation pictures to squiremail@aol.com or drop off at our […]

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Arts flourishing in Rockford area

The arts are enjoying a resurgence in the Rockford area. In addition to the upcoming Art in the Park event on September 7, art-lovers have much more to enjoy coming up in the next couple of weeks. First Friday Art Walk-Rockford will have new exhibits from Michigan artists in place for the First Friday of […]

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