Ban on eagle watching makes national news

June 25, 2009 // 0 Comments

Photo by Karen Salyer (taken before no stopping, no standing signs were erected) The new signage making it illegal for residents to watch nesting American eagles on 12 Mile Road made national news, according to Neil Blakeslee, who last week took the Squire to task for publicizing the nest location. Blakeslee said he was out of the state when his wife saw the nest on [...]

Twenty-five year time capsule to be opened

June 25, 2009 // 0 Comments

The one-hundredth graduating class of Rockford High School buried a time capsule to commemorate the occasion twenty-five years ago. This Saturday it’s coming out. The public is welcome to observe the event at North Rockford Middle School on Ten Mile (Division) at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 27 at 11 a.m. The time capsule is a concrete burial vault donated by Pederson [...]

River Valley Auto assists Rockford Lions

June 25, 2009 // 0 Comments

SET IT DOWN RIGHT THERE BOYS!—Mike Bouwkamp assists in positioning a shed for use by the Market Master during Rockford’s Farm Market. by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL In future weeks, visitors to the Rockford Farm Market will find a Rockford Lions donated shed smack dab in the center of the popular Saturday morning marketplace. The shed will serve as headquarters for the [...]

Birthdays, June 27-July 3

June 25, 2009 // 0 Comments

27th  Len Carpenter   •   Andy Havemeier   •   Charles Traxler 29th  Megan Blakely    •   Frank Nelson   •   Roberta Shripka   •   Shelia Tidey 30th  Mark Blakeslee   •   Fred VandenBoogert   •   Sue Wobma JULY  1st     Sonia Andrews   •   Jean Karloski  2nd   Kerri TenBrink  3rd    Maggie Chipman   • [...]
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