Student strength of character to be recognized

LAST YEAR’S STUDENTS—chosen for Examples in Excellence, Rockford Students Making a Difference. The unveiling ceremony for this year’s honored students is next Monday, February 8 at 7:30 p.m.

It is one of the most positive stories the Squire covers in the course of a year. Actually, it is over a dozen separate stories. From every school in the Rockford district, principals and staff have the hard task of picking just one student for a very special honor. In Examples in Excellence, Rockford Students […]

Are these lips best?

Mrs. Havemeier thinks they are. You can enter too. See form on page 13 of the February 4, 2010 Rockford Squire.

City to draft wind turbine ordinance, proposes moratorium on growing medical marijuana

The City of Rockford Planning Commission listened to advice from Cascade Engineering’s Jessica Lehti on crafting a wind turbine ordinance. She spoke before the group on Thursday, January 28 at Rockford City Hall after a dinner of pizza and soda. Cascade Engineering’s Renewable Energy Solutions has sold turbines around the world and has worked with […]

Members honored at Chamber dinner

Last year’s winner of the Service Award, Action Tax and Money Concepts’ Jerry Coon hands out this year’s award to Blaine Kellermeier of Kellermeier Plumbing, Inc.

Rockford Chamber of Commerce members and guests met for a gala evening of honors and dining on Friday, January 29, at the Chamber’s annual meeting and awards ceremony. The guest speaker was Dan Gaydou, publisher of the Grand Rapids Press and a Rockford resident. Gaydou offered what he called “a brief synopsis of a serious […]

Pizza just part of the package at new restaurant

Philip Jackson, general manager, pictured with server Erin, holds the ten-page menu offered at the new Pizza Hut - Wing Street restaurant opened on Ten Mile Road

“When you add a new piece of equipment, it opens up what you can offer,” Cronkright said. He referred to the fryer brought in to offer the wings: traditional, breaded and boneless, but which allows the new eatery to expand from the pizza-based traditional offerings. Diners may choose sides, such as the spinach artichoke dip, […]