April 28 2011

WORDS on WEATHER & CLIMATE

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The Greenhouse Effect Meteorologist Craig James, new Squire columnist In last week’s article I gave you the basic overview of what I think the science really says about human induced global warming. Let’s start this article by taking a look at the poorly named greenhouse effect. I think there are several things about our atmosphere most people are not aware of. The [...]

Klima hauls in huge steelhead

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It took Carson Klima 12, about 15 minutes to reel in this 27-1/2 inch steelhead out of the Rogue River on Saturday, April 23. Klima was probably in good shape to undertake the fight with the fish as he works hard delivering the Rockford Squire each week.   [...]

Roll up your sleeves and garden for neighbors in need

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Volunteers needed to provide fresh vegetables The North Kent Community Services received over 3,570 pounds of fresh vegetables last year to distribute to families in need. That huge amount of food was planted and harvested by a handful of volunteers who worked an acre of land to create a Community Garden. The NKCS is the largest food pantry in Kent County and services [...]

Battle against beetle continues in 2011

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The beetle battle against purple loosestrife that began in May of 2007 continues in May of 2011. Like with so many non native invasive species “control” is all we have to work with. In this case that is the good news, because in so many others we have no control at all or if we do it is a chemical control. But we need to work to keep the news good and the invader [...]

Squire introduces Account Rep Karn Crooks

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Karn Crooks has been with the Rockford Squire newspaper as an account representative since June, 2009. Karn grew up on the east side of the state in a suburb between Detroit and Ann Arbor, where most of her roots were planted. Now she lives in Rockford and many of her family members have transfered to the Grand Rapids area. In sales and marketing for over 30 years, Karn [...]
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