Kristin A. Darby awarded 2009 Chamber

Kristin A. Darby

Kristin Darby, a Rockford High School senior, is the proud recipient of the Rockford Chamber of Commerce Scholarship. Darby was among 13 applicants who applied for the $1,000 scholarship.  A panel of 12 board members had the difficult task of poring over the applications and whittling down the list to the eventual winner. Darby impressed […]

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Cannon Pool reopens for 45th year

Cannon pool.

The Cannon Pool has reopened for its 45th year to the joy of many kids and families. This year families want and need inexpensive fun, choosing the Cannon Pool as a vacation alternative.  Member, Mark Lemoine said, “We join the pool every year because of the fun, the Snack Shack and because it would cost […]

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The Squire visits Africa

  ALL THE WAY-The Bowman family took a copy of their hometown paper along as they went to Africa to help with a hospital built with inspiration by Dave Bowman (left) and, according to him, plenty of miracles. The Bowmans and their children continue to look for ways to improve the lives of their family […]

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North Rockford Middle School Honor Roll – June 2009

Eighth Grade Sydney Aldrich Amie Atkinson Terrill Atwood Kaitlin Bartholomy Emily Beard Austin Cantu Dylan Carter Jonathan Champion Lauren Copping Quinn Deyer Mackenzie Dunn Jacklyn Eding Victoria Elliott Alison Erbes Nathaniel Fazio Brooke Glencer Olivia Guswiler Aglahen Gutierrez Danielle Hamelink Chelsea Hamilton Robbyn Holthof Justin Hopkins Justin Hulsebus Trevor Hulst Bryce Hutson Taylor Jezak Houston […]

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Rockford girls soccer wins district title in shootout thriller

The Rockford girls varsity soccer team proudly displays their district tournament trophy. They beat West Ottawa in a shootout to win the championship.	Photo by BRET DOUD

by JACKIE HOLLAND-DECKER Talk about pressure! After playing 110 intense, scoreless minutes of soccer-including two 15-minute overtimes-against host West Ottawa in the district title game Friday night, May 29, the Rams needed to outshoot the Panthers at point-blank range to call the title theirs. Assistant coach Scott Hazel, using an abandoned envelope from a greeting […]

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