Just joking! Squire front page all good fun

by BETH ALTENA Thanks to everyone who took the time to comment on last week’s April Fool issue, featuring a fake front page. There are no wind turbines at the tannery, no State Police trooper cars in potholes, under trees or damaged by rockslides. Thanks to our new State Police Post Commander Chris McIntire (see […]

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Main Street

“Where’s my paper?” It isn’t just mortgages and General Motors; the newspaper industry has its own crisis. Long-established papers everywhere are cutting staff, curtailing delivery, or even going out of business. Your hometown weekly newspaper (that’s us) is NOT going broke or cutting publication. Sure, the rotten economy presents us with the same kind of […]

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The TAX ATTIC

Reasons to file The end of the 2009 tax filing season is coming up quickly. The majority of all tax returns are completed and either mailed in or e-filed. However, there are still several million, perhaps up to 20 million, taxpayers who are going to file an extension. There are actually some very legitimate reasons […]

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Thelma Golaher celebrates her 103rd birthday

Thelma Golaher

The Rockford Squire recognizes lifelong Rockford resident, Thelma Golaher who celebrated her 103rd birthday on April 8th. Her church family at Rockford United Methodist Church asks everyone to remember her with a card. Her address is: Bishop Hills, 4951 Eleven Mile Rd., Rockford, MI 49341.

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Phillips

Mary Lou Phillips

Mrs. Mary Lou Phillips, age 81, of Rockford went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, April 4, 2009. Mary Lou happily spent her entire life in Cannon Township. In 1946 she graduated from Rockford High School and married Bill soon after. Mary Lou was very active in every aspect of Bostwick […]

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