Injured Marine and veterans honored at Ultimate Sport Show

Flag-bearing military honor guards, representing each of the Armed Services, enter DeVos Place.	Photo by CLIFF HILL

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Last Thursday evening was Veterans Night at the opening of this year’s Ultimate Sport Show at DeVos Place. The Rockford Squire was there to specifically cover a very special ceremony honoring surviving veterans who had served their country in times of war and peace since WWII. We were especially pleased […]

Sand pirates at work on Monroe Street Beach

Sand Pirate, Janet Moore Schrader, awarding Justin Katerberg his first place grand prize in the 11 to 15 year-old age bracket of the Sand Castle Contest.

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Saturday, March 28, the Squire visited DeVos Place to attend the Cottage & Lakefront Living Show.  We’ve been attending a lot of these shows lately. They are a breath of spring and a harbinger of better (make that warmer) days to come. Upon entering the Great Hall we almost stumbled […]

Powers Outdoors Floats Their Boats on Devos Place ‘Huge Lagoon’

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By Cliff and Nancy Hill Whatever floats your boat! Last Friday evening, seeking to affirm that spring is indeed on the way, your reporters attended the annual Grand Rapids Boat Show at Devos Place. Along with the recent Camper, Travel & RV Show and the Golf Show winter-weary West Michiganders welcomed these harbingers of Spring. […]