Rockford High School Presents Beauty and the Beast

CHARACTERS OF BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Cast members Emily Kolenda (Babette), Jacob Loader (Lumiere), and Alex Bird (Cogsworth) at a recent fundraiser.

Rockford High School is presenting the musical, Beauty and the Beast on March 26, 27, and 28, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, March 29 at 2 p.m. in the Rockford Fine Arts Auditorium. The caliber of the musicals has continued to climb with each year topping the year before. “Beauty and the Beast” will be […]

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$500 Doorprizes and More at Expo

The fifth annual Rockford Community Expo is coming up soon, on Saturday, March 21, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Rockford High School, 4100 Kroes, Rockford. With over 180 booths – again a sold-out event – the day will be full of music by Rockford students, celebrities, displays, deals and giveaways from businesses as […]

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Michigan’s Wetlands and the Environmental Protection Agency

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by KIM SAPKOWSKI Rogue River Watershed Council One of Michigan’s greatest resources is its abundance and high quality of water. Wetlands play a key role in this vital natural resource. Wetlands are among the most productive ecosystems in the world, comparable to rain forests and coral reefs. Wetlands control flooding by absorbing rain and snow […]

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Algoma Needs Help to Finish Memorial Park

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by JUDY REED When the old Algoma Baptist Church was torn down in 2004, some may have thought it would be forever forgotten. But the township, in conjunction with the Algoma Township Historical Society, has made sure that won’t happen. On Memorial Day, the township will dedicate a new Memorial Park on the site of […]

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Thanks for the Memories

Cub Scout Pack 3283 - (back, left to right) Steven Pakiela, Kevin Pakiela, Edward Frey, Ryan Karwowski, (front) Brady Karwowski, Scott Ungrey and John Bina.

Some memorable Cub Scouts visited the Squire offices Thursday, February 26. Scouts and parents were very patient as the host of the event, Squire editor Beth Altena, was half an hour late due to plane delays at the airport. Thank you very much to parents who were gracious over the delay. The kids had a […]

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