Words on Weather & Climate — December 31, 2009

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Meteorologist Craig James, new Squire columnist Is weather more severe? by CRAIG JAMES I had a good laugh a couple of months ago when the mayor of Moscow promised there would be no snow in that city this winter because he was going to have the clouds seeded, causing all of the snow to fall somewhere else. Well, his plan hasn’t worked too well so far. As of Christmas, [...]

Rams hockey wins big against Reeths Puffer

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  Alex Fox and Robert Perry celebrate after a goal. Photo by MICHELE VANDERVELDE On Wednesday evening, Dec. 23, the Rams varsity hockey team traveled to Lake Shore Arena in Muskegon to take on Reeths Puffer High School. Coming off two very close conference losses, the Rams were looking for a little revenge and they got it, pounding Reeths Puffer with 51 shots on goal for [...]

Rockford takes close second in West Michigan Relays

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31 medals, one state-qualifying time by DENISE WEBB Nick Willison helps his team earn fourth place in the 400-yard medley relay. Photo by DENISE WEBB At the beginning of the season, Rockford Head Coach Tom Parks commented that it was going to be a tough OK Red conference season for Rockford’s swim/dive team. The truth of this statement became evident on December 19 at [...]

Rockford girls off to a strong start in bowling

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Rockford bowlers (l–r) Nick VanDrunen, Katie Schmock and Megan Wood qualify for the Traverse City All-Tournament team. After graduating eight seniors over the last two seasons and rebuilding their team, the Lady Rams bowling team got off to a strong start in December by taking fourth place at the Lowell Invitational, second at the Traverse City Invitational, and being [...]

Assumption School wraps up Advent

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This year, the Assumption School’s Advent Outreach Project was the collection and delivery of approximately 175 care packages to the children at Metro Health Breton Clinic. The Assumption students tied fleece blankets for the project and used the blankets to wrap up a pair of pajamas and a children’s book as Christmas gifts for the patients at the clinic. On Friday, [...]
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