February 18 2010

And the winners of the Best Lip of Rockford are:

February 18, 2010 // 0 Comments

We received dozens and dozens of entries to this year’s Rockford Squire newspaper Best Lips of Rockford contest. It was very tough to chose, but the best male lips winner was Dennis Budzinski and the best female lips were othose of Michelle Zeck. Wendy Barnes of Merle Norman and Amy McGough, Avon distributor, provided The Squire with sample lipsticks. The quality was so [...]

Words on Weather & Climate, by Craig James

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Meteorologist Craig James, new Squire columnist   Climate Data Part 1 It seems as if every time someone digs up anything new about the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate change (IPCC), something ugly crawls out. For example, the Dutch Environmental Assessment Agency has recently discovered the IPCC incorrectly reported that 55% of that country was below sea level and [...]

Indepent Bank donates to Haiti victims

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Independent Bank of Rockford employed haved raised $2,458.17 for Haiti victims. They also have collected a room full of items that were on the Baptist Haiti Mission (BHM) request list. Gently used and laundered items were included which were approved by BHM. Both money and items collected have been given to the Baptist Haiti Mission for distribution to the Haiti [...]

Auto Focus — February 18, 2010

February 18, 2010 // 0 Comments

Don’t change my tires without an electronics degree! by JON STELLEMA There’s one thing that never changes; that is Change itself. The horseless carriage compared to your modern automobile has morphed into a technological, 3,000-pound computer on wheels. And, yes, even the tires are now computerized! Well, monitoring the pressure in your tires is handled by your [...]

Rockford Rams ice win over Pioneers 3-1

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Thomas Soupal drives the net against East Grand Rapids. Photo by MICHELE VANDERVELDE   On Friday night, Feb. 12, the Rockford Rams varsity hockey team played the East Grand Rapids Pioneers for the second time this season. And for the second time this season, Rockford skated away with a well-earned victory. The Rams beat the Pioneers decisively in their first meeting, and [...]
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