Couple bet their farm on ‘green’ community

July 9, 2009 // 0 Comments

‘Lettuce’ introduce you to newest regular vendor at Rockford’s Farm Market. The market is held each Saturday in downtown Rockford. by CLIFF and NANCY HILL Last summer The Rockford Squire published a series of articles highlighting a cross-section of vendors at the Rockford Farm Market. There were no plans to continue the series this year, but a young couple has [...]

Grad shares ‘Sugar’ sweet memories of ‘Great White Nope’

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MEMORIES—Class of 1984 graduate Kim (Tucker) Bartlett holds classmate Chris Carlson's time capsule contribution of a poster of his idol, CMU's standout basketball player, Melvin "Sugar" McGlaughin. Sugar regularly poured in 40 points per game during that era. by CLIFF & NANCY HILL and CHRIS CARLSON, RHS class of ’84 In covering the time [...]

Lions Club presents annual scholarship award

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Lion Tom Hosford (left) presents the Rockford Lions Club Annual Scholarship to Ashleigh Kline and Shawn Hurley in recognition of the Rockford High School students’ achievements. May 25, 2009, was Honors Night at Rockford High School. Among the many worthy recipients, graduating seniors Ashleigh Kline and Shawn Hurley each received a Rockford Lions Club Annual [...]

Familiar face found in photo collection

July 9, 2009 // 0 Comments

It’s a small world. Audlane Pedley stopped by the Squire office to put in a notice for her 50th wedding anniversary. As she looked around the office, she admired the photo display and camera collection we have in honor of Rockford’s own Clarence Blakeslee. Clarence’s pictures and many of the cameras he used over the years are on our walls and shelves. [...]

Maghielse & Company to host Chamber After Hours event

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The Monday, July 13, Chamber After Hours will be hosted by Maghielse & Company, an honored Chamber member since March 28, 2005. Come join other business leaders at this high-energy business located on 117 Courtland Street, Rockford from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Owners Steve and Denise Maghielse invite everyone to bring lots of business cards and be prepared to network like [...]
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