Wild Birds Unlimited offers free live bird program

UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL—Joe Rogers shows off an owl at Wild Birds Unlimited, 5426 Northland. He will have about ten live wild birds for a free show this Saturday, July 25 from 2 to 3 p.m. The public is invited and will be able to ask questions and hear about how to help more birds stay healthy and alive in Michigan. The show is open to the public.

“Looking an American eagle or great horned owl in the eye is a once-in-a-lifetime experience,” said Laurie Tieman, who manages Wild Birds Unlimited, 5426 Northland Drive. The store will offer a free live bird show on Saturday, July 25 from 2 to 3 p.m. Famed wild bird rescuer Joe Rogers will bring approximately ten live […]

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Rockford artist competing for world’s largest art prize

Linda Bassford is pictured with some of her art—classy Rockford postcards (available at the Squire) and a mural she created for CarStar of Rockford.

  Local artist among hundreds vying for $250,000 Linda Bassford of Rockford has entered her art in ArtPrize. She’ll compete with artists from all over the world for nearly one-half million dollars in prize money, including $250,000 to the artist who receives the most public votes. ArtPrize will run from Sept. 23 through Oct. 10 […]

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Squire tags along on UP vacation

The Hanson family recently visited the Upper Peninsula. They brought their local paper along to Greenland, Mich. to tour the Adventure Mines. They also stopped and saw waterfalls along the way (to and from). Pictured are Nick, Andy and Jenna Hansen with cousin Trevor Hansen, all of Rockford. Above the kids are pictured in the […]

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Rockford student is top recruit at police academy

  Rockford Police Chief Dave Jones extolled the achievements of a Rockford High School student during the regular meeting of the city council on Monday, July 20. Maria Sapp was chosen to participate as the representative from Rockford in the week-long 2009 Metro High School Police Academy. According to Jones, the City has been participating […]

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Latest, greatest outdoor sport—available at the Squire

They can be as big as military ammunition canisters hidden in hollow trees or as tiny as a nitroglycerine tube stashed behind a fake screw head. Geocaches in the Rockford area are increasing all the time, including the latest installed at The Rockford Squire office at 331 Northland Drive. This geocache is called “Free Since […]

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