Rockford well represented at Camper, Travel & RV Show

Woodland Travel Center owner Dave Carlson, standing  inside the spacious and well appointed two-level interior of a “Perfect Cottage”, one of Woodland’s extensive lines of Breckenridge park models.

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Last Saturday afternoon, the Squire paid a visit to the Showspan produced Grand Rapids Camper, Travel & RV Show at DeVos Place. Under one roof, we found West Michigan RV dealers displaying more than 100 RV lines in the largest RV Show in the state. Large is an understatement when […]

Squire travels to Xuantunich Mayan Ruins

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Michelle and Doug Loper visited Belize in January and took their local paper, the Rockford Squire, along. The couple are pictured at the Xuantunich Mayan Ruins (pronounced CHEW-nahn-too-neech) on January 19. The runs are just eight miles from the Guatemala border. “The largest structure is the pyramid El Castillo, which is 160 feet from the […]

Dad may have Best Lips of Rockford

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Gabe Bosscher, 6, dropped off the impressive “Best Lips” contest submission from his dad. At The Rockford Squire, we love it when manly men aren’t afraid to put on a little lipstick for a good cause—our entertainment and yours. Plus, the best men’s and women’s lip print wins some prizes in addition to bragging rights. […]

Rockford Area Historical Society News & Update

by TERRY KONKLE President, Rockford Area Historical Society Rockford Educational  Leaders – Superintendents Construction on Rockford’s first high school began in 1869 and was completed in 1870. Students, however, did not begin to attend the building until the fall of 1871. At that time my research shows that O.O. Fletcher replaced E.J. McEwan as principal […]

Video of Sinatra interview, audio available online

Mark Randisi, the star of the upcoming “Sound of Sinatra” fundraiser for the new Rockford Area Museum (RAM), was in town on Tuesday, Jan. 24 to spend the day promoting the show, which will be presented on Saturday, Feb. 18 at Rockford High School (RHS). Randisi’s visit started with dinner on Monday evening with several […]