Rockford American Legion hosts mobile food pantry

At 10 a.m., Wednesday November 25, American Legion Post 102 of Rockford, in cooperation with St. Stephens Evangelical Lutheran Church, hosted their first Mobile Food Pantry from the Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank.   Over 40 Legion members were assisted by 30 Boy Scouts from Troops 264, 282 and 228. In a brief ceremony […]

Squires Youngest Field Trip

Four years old from Rockford Public Schools day care walked to The Squire for a visit Thursday, December 3. The children learned about community helpers and how many people in the community help the Squire staff put out the weekly paper. Thanks kids for visiting.

Santa in Town

Santa made an early trip to Rockford (prior to the big night coming up). After waving to the 66th Annual Santa Parade he visited with children in the Rockford Pavilion.

Rockford wrestling season opens with shocker at Comstock Park

Jake Byers sets up a take-down in the finals at Comstock Park.

Sixty-two young men start the season for the Rockford wrestling team this year. Notable returning wrestlers are Jake Byers and Jake Johnson, both runners-up from last year’s individual state tournament, along with defending state champions Jake Dorulla and Joe Stefanski. All four seniors have verbally committed to wrestle for Eastern Michigan University next year. Joining […]

Rams hockey showcases win 7-3 over East Grand Rapids

Junior Zach King (#26)

“A true team win—every line and every player contributed tonight,” summarized Head Coach Ed Van Portfliet of an impressive 7-3 Rams varsity hockey victory Saturday night, Dec. 5, against the always tough East Grand Rapids Pioneers. The game was part of the Tier 1 Showcase Tournament, pairing all the Tier 1 high school hockey teams […]