Local Bald Eagles

June 11, 2009 // 0 Comments

  Eagle tending to babies. Photo by Michele Wise Rockford photographer Michelle Wise captured this beautiful image of the local eagles we have been showing to readers the past several weeks. It is amazing for Squire staff to see how quickly the two babies have been [...]

Elderly woman killed in crash

June 11, 2009 // 0 Comments

FATAL CRASH-—This SUV struck a Buick Roadmaster that ran a stop sign at Tefft and 13 Mile. Photo by J. Reed by JUDY REED Margaret and Jerry Yakes were sitting in their family room about 7 p.m. June 3, when they heard an explosion, and then another. It was followed by sirens. What the Yakes heard was the crash at the corner of  Tefft and 13 Mile Road, in Courtland [...]

Birthday Donation to Locks of Love

June 11, 2009 // 0 Comments

Kamryn Roney before. Kamryn Roney recently turned 6 and for her birthday decided to cut her hair and donate it to Locks of Love. Kamryn just completed kindergarten at Valley View. She had her hair cut by Kara at Xscape in Rockford. Kamryn Roney [...]

Squire on Spring break

June 11, 2009 // 0 Comments

Nick Brouwer. Nick Brouwer of Comstock Park took advantage of Spring Break to fly to Tucson, Arizona and travel home with his grandparents Mac and Judy Thomas of Rockford. He was found taking a rest to read the Squire after a hike in the Florida Mountains, Rockhound State Park, Demming, New [...]

In Your Own Backyard – June 11, 2009

June 11, 2009 // 0 Comments

Forest tent caterpillar outbreak heavy this year Michigan is experiencing a heavy outbreak of forest tent caterpillars (FTC) this year, particularly in areas around Gaylord, Cadillac, Traverse City and Petoskey in the northern Lower Peninsula, according to the Department of Natural Resources, (DNR). Widespread outbreaks of FTC occur at intervals of 10 to 15 years. These [...]
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