April 26 2012

Reader takes best guess at mystery tree

April 26, 2012 // 0 Comments

The Rockford Squire readers are pretty smart. John Hogan of Cannon Township e-mailed us his best guest of the mystery huge tree in last week’s edition. “The tree pictured in this week’s Squire is massive, to say the least. Judging from the deeply furrowed bark, and the fact it is at the edge of the river, I’d have to guess it is an Eastern [...]

Seniors stand in support of citizens for ‘our community college’

April 26, 2012 // 0 Comments

Senior citizens and middle-aged workers all around Kent County are coming together in support of the GRCC Yes Campaign for “our community college.” Senior citizens and middle-aged workers join local elected officials, labor organizations, public safety officials, Republicans and Democrats in the large and growing list of individuals and organizations urging Kent [...]

Big Daddy Duck Race to pick up pace for summer reading

April 26, 2012 // 0 Comments

IN GOOD COMPANY—These fine folks from Rockford Ambulance, United Bank and other Rockford businesses are proud to be part of the inaugural Big Daddy Duck Race. There is only one more duck to purchase, so don't delay to be part of this group. Rockford Rotary Club has provided scholarship funding for the Rockford Public Schools (RPS) Summer Reading Program for several [...]

Visiting teen finds geocaching one of Rockford’s attractions

April 26, 2012 // 0 Comments

Jack Kison, 14, with his grandmother Jill Mackie, was proud to find his first geocache at The Rockford Squire newspaper office on Wednesday, April 14. Kison, who was visiting Rockford for spring break, found the microcache after some searching. It is ironic that the very first geocache he has ever found is located at the town’s oldest business, established February 8, [...]
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