All smiles

January 19, 2012 // 0 Comments

Photos by TOM SCOTT The weather cooperated just in time for Rockford’s third annual Ice Festival. A wet and rainy week turned snowy with some sun for Saturday and Sunday’s event. Visitors had a great time. [...]

Drawing winner takes home dream dolls

January 12, 2012 // 0 Comments

Aunt Candy’s Toy Company recently had a drawing to win two American Girl Dolls, Cecil and Marie Grace. In September, five-year-old Alexi Vanzweden came in with her mom, Kelli, and entered the drawing. She hoped to win the doll for her birthday on October 6, but that date came and went. On December 23, Aunt Candy called Alexi’s home to tell her she had won. Alexi’s [...]

Historic Rockford school on holiday tour

October 27, 2011 // 0 Comments

Wilson School, 3992 Kroes NE, (corner of Kroes and Brewer in Rockford) a one-story, one-room, front gable yellow brick building, is on a holiday open house tour. Eight homes and the Plainfield Senior Center will be part of the two-day event on Friday, November 4 from noon until 7 p.m. and Saturday, November 5 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Admission is $5 for both days, [...]

Harvest Fest coloring contest winners enjoy their prizes.

October 13, 2011 // 0 Comments

  More than 50 children showed their incredible talent for The Rockford Squire newspaper’s coloring contest for Harvest Fest. The judges had a difficult time selecting the winners, because everyone did such a great job. However, after much discussion, the following claimed the prizes for the contest:   • ages 3-5: first place, Liliana Dunbar, 5; second [...]
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