Algoma Township

Alcohol a factor in one-vehicle fatal accident

July 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

This photo, from WOODTV.com, is of a Sunday, June 28 accident that claimed one life and injured another person. Alcohol was believed to be a factor, authorities stated. The driver of a 1997 Pontiac Sunfire lost control of the vehicle at 8:19 p.m. Sunday, June 28 on Summit Avenue just north of the intersection of Fourteen Mile Road. The vehicle struck a tree on the ? side [...]

Voters choose candidates during primary elections Tuesday, August 7

August 2, 2012 // 0 Comments

Many local elections will be decided during the primary elections held on Tuesday, August 7 in the cases where candidates are of the same political party. The following are those who filed to run at the time The Rockford Squire began sending out notices asking for information on each of the candidates. Additional information may now be available at the website [...]

Gift of recognition puts brick buyers in good company

September 22, 2011 // 0 Comments

Consider Recognition Plaza tribute for holiday giving  by BETH ALTENA Historians, RACE board members, friends and family joined in recognition of the area’s historically important people in spring of 2011. This year’s inductees were the late Paul Robe and Homer Burch. Indisputably, the shops and service providers in downtown Rockford are among the best local sources [...]

The Rockford Squire travels to Africa

April 28, 2011 // 0 Comments

Gordon and Sharon Pickerd of Algoma Township took the Squire on a photo safari to Zulu Land, South Africa during spring break. Gordon and Sharon Pickerd of Algoma Township took the Squire on a photo safari to Zulu Land, South Africa during spring [...]

Algoma Township drops D.A.R.E. funding

December 9, 2010 // 0 Comments

Program the last in Kent County by BETH ALTENA Rockford Superintendent of Schools Dr. Michael Shibler and Rockford Police Chief Dave Jones can’t understand the reasoning for Algoma Township’s decision to discontinue their $5,000-a-year funding of the D.A.R.E. program, and they aren’t taking it quietly. Ms. Sollner’s 5th grade class, Belmont Elementary, celebrate [...]
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