Dorothy Christiansen celebrates 90th birthday

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The family of Dorothy Christiansen invites you to join them in celebrating her 90th birthday. An open house will be held in Dorothy’s honor on Saturday, April 17, 2010 at the Rockford Community Cabin, 220 N. Monroe, Rockford, from 1 to 4 p.m

Words on Weather & Climate

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Arctic Sea Ice How is this for an alarmist statement? It appears in a journal called Monthly Weather Review, which is published by The American Meteorological Society: “The arctic seems to be warming up. Reports from fishermen, seal hunters, and explorers who sail the seas about Spitzbergen and the eastern Arctic, all point to a […]

Youngsters tour Squire office

Two groups of young people stopped by the Squire office this spring to learn about communication and literacy. A Rockford Public Schools preschool class (below) visited on March 12 and the Valley View Tigers pack 3264 Cub Scouts (above) visited March 24. Both groups of children learned about how the newspaper business has changed over the years and saw equipment and from The Squire (then the Rockford Register) from over 100 years ago. You can tell what smart youngsters they are as they are as they read their local paper.