August 18 2011

The Squire along for Yellowstone trip

August 18, 2011 // 0 Comments

“This summer our family headed out west for our family vacation,” reported readers Mark and Marsha Cizuuskas. “We made sure to bring a copy of the Squire so that we could make sure and take some pictures with the paper. Our family really enjoys the Squire. Reading local stories about people we know is great. One of our stops was Yellowstone National Park. This is a [...]

Rockford Riptide concludes summer session with state meet

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by LINDSAY PATTON-CARSON Rockford Riptide celebrated the end of its summer session with a successful trip to the state meet, held at Eastern Michigan University (EMU) in Ypsilanti, Mich. The USA swim team sent 17 of its members to the meet, a result of hard work paid off during the summer. The swimmers include Jacob Fase, 13, Sara Fredricks, 12, Rachel Gamm, 8, Andrew [...]

Balch signs lacrosse letter of intent

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Taylor Balch signs a letter of intent to play lacrosse at Davenport University. Rockford 2011 graduate Taylor Balch recently signed a letter of intent to play lacrosse at Davenport University. Balch was a three-year starter for the Rams lacrosse program and a member of the state championship team of 2010. She has played lacrosse for five years. This past season Balch was [...]

Chef educates Rockford with culinary expertise

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Chef Robin Toldo Robin Toldo is a locally trained chef who has been teaching fun, informative and delicious classes in the Rockford area for the last four years, as well as adult enrichment cooking classes for Rockford Community Services. “I have endeavored to work in every aspect of the culinary world, starting at the age of 14 at the infamous west side hangout, [...]

Auctioneering the ‘second oldest profession’

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Resident describes advantages, history of service  by BETH ALTENA Every piece tells the story of its history—Jack Robillard, auctioneer, can tell you if what you have is worth what you hope. Now a Rockford resident, he shared secrets with the Squire staff. One secret was kept by a husband and wife after a brutal murder in the heat of passion. Auctioneer and Rockford [...]
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