Rockford water polo opens conference play with win

September 23, 2010 // 0 Comments

Rockford’s boys water polo team began defense of their OK conference crown last Wednesday, Sept. 15, with a convincing win over Zeeland. The Rams have won or shared the conference championship for the past 17 years, longer than most of this year’s players have been alive! Ram defenders Bryan Wasberg (#4), Justin Hulsebus (#20) and Pat Fase (#1) converge on the top [...]

Cannon treasure hunt for $1,000 to begin

September 16, 2010 // 0 Comments

More clues will be released this year   A thousand bucks is serious money, and this year’s treasure hunt organizers are serious about giving it away. Three clues a week will be offered instead of the two clues as in past years. Pictured are the Cannon Area Business Association members who organize the treasure hunt in Cannon Township worth $1,000 to the first to find [...]

Two hundred years of living history free to see this week

September 16, 2010 // 0 Comments

History all the way back to the French and Indian War in the 1750s will come alive this Saturday and Sunday with the 24th year of the Grand Rogue Military Encampment at the Grand Rogue Campgrounds, 6400 West River Drive. The event is free to the public and hopefully raises as much curiosity as it answers questions. Reenactor Mike DeJonge said participants take pride in [...]

Governor ‘wowed’ by annual Mackinac Bridge walker

September 16, 2010 // 0 Comments

by Cliff and Nancy Hill This past Labor Day your reporters represented The Rockford Squire by participating in, for the eighth time in a row, the annual Labor Day Mackinac Bridge walk. Sally Ruxton of Cheboygan, Mich., displays a Rockford Squire t-shirt given to her by Squire reporters to honor her amazing achievement of completing the annual Labor Day Mackinac Bridge [...]

Rockford woman creates art from heartache

September 16, 2010 // 0 Comments

When Melissa Cooper-Prince’s eleven-year marriage suddenly ended last year, she was disillusioned, angry, and heartbroken. “I felt blindsided. I needed an emotional outlet,” so the Rockford mother began painting while her children, Hannah, 9, and Cooper, 4, were visiting their father. Melissa Cooper-Price uses painting as an emotional outlet. She hopes others will [...]
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