Valentine’s Day Best Lips Contest is in full swing

Rockford’s 8-year old Sweeney sisters, (L to R) Mara and Emma, challenge you to top these luscious and kissable Valentine’s Day lips!  Brother Kyle, also 8, is thinking “I’m glad I’m not a girl!!” The three siblings are triplets. Don’t forget to enter YOUR lips in the Squire’s annual Valentine’s Day Best Lips Contest.	  Photo by CLIFF HILL

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. […]

Squire travels to J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge

Bob and Gail Stegmier

Gail and Bob Stegmier visited the J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge in Sanibel Island, Florida. Bob attended an Izaak Walton League directors meeting in Fort Myers and decided to extend their Florida stay on Sanibel Island to visit the beach, swim in 84 degree pool water and for time to visit the wildlife refuge. […]

Duck, duck, what?

Rockford Squire editor Beth Altena snapped a picture of this crazy duck at a neighborhood park. The ducks in the pond were mallards and domestic ducks and mixes of the two. This one, however, stood apart (and a bit above with those long legs). Could any of our readers guess what the lineage of this strange bird might be. Email to squiremail@aol.com. We also welcome any interesting wildlife picture readers might like to share.

Splish Splash—Seventeenth winter jump in the Rogue nears

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All are invited to jump or watch Saturday, February 11, 1:00 p.m.  The Rotary Club of Rockford presents the seventeenth annual Sweetheart Splash on Saturday, February 11, 2012 at 1:00 pm.  This winter fun event takes place at the Rockford dam is a community favorite.  Area “jumpers” brave the icy Rogue River with participants performing […]