Rockford football season kicks off with annual Hots ‘N Brats

As has become tradition for the Rockford football team, the annual Hots ‘N Brats event will be held on Friday, August 21. This fun-filled evening gives everyone in the community the opportunity to get up close and personal with the players and their families as well as enjoy a good old-fashioned hot dog barbeque. The […]

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Rams JV football remembers Chiara

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Rockford’s JV football team, led by head coach Brian Richardson, shows support of teammate Giles Howard by commemorating the loss of his sister. While at pre-season 7 vs. 7 at Alma College, teammates wore “Chiara Quiet Grace” bracelets in honor of her fatal drowning one year ago.

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Saturday Night at the zoo for grown-ups

John Ball Zoo, WGVU co-host Saturday Night Alive As fundraising galas go, Saturday Night Alive offers music, food and drinks. Yet there is something very different about this event. On Saturday, August 15, from 7 to 10 p.m., adults will rule the zoo. They will have their turn to pet stingrays and enjoy the animals, […]

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Squire goes to Canadian Rockies

Recently, Squire reporters Cliff and Nancy Hill traveled to the Canadian Rockies with a bundle of The Rockford Squire newspapers and a 40-member tour group hosted by retired Wood TV8 Chief Meteorologist Craig James. Pictured (from left) are our globe-hopping staffers Nancy and Cliff, along with horse trainer and equestrian Marjas Becker of Gainesville, Fla., […]

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Secretary of State offices closed for furlough day

Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land reminds customers that all branch offices and the Office of the Great Seal will be closed on Friday, August 21 and Super Centers will close on Saturday, August 22 due to mandatory state employee furlough day. The Department of State mails notices to motorists 45 days before their driver’s […]

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