Geocache a first for youngsters

September 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

There was another hit on our geocache here at the Squire Newspaper. The cache isn’t ours, but we gave permission to have it on our property. Free Since 1871 is a reference to the age of the company, which is the oldest in the City of Rockford. Actually, the paper used to be by subscription back in the day, with delivery through the post office horse and buggy. We have a [...]

Geocaching brings people together

June 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

‘Free Since 1871’ is popular in the summer Ethan Haack and Braden Deyman   What a small world! The Squire has a little geocache located on our property and all summer long we enjoy watching people try to find it. On Friday, June 19 we watched Ethan Haack and Braden Deyman searching for it. When chatting with them, we learned Haack works in Rockford as a chef at [...]

Youngsters find first geocache at Squire

September 9, 2010 // 0 Comments

On a beautiful afternoon on Friday, August 6, Logan Lovall, 8, and sister Ava, 4, found their first-ever geocache at the Rockford Squire newspaper. Free since 1871 is the name of the cache and refers to the age of the business and that we are a free publication. The geocache is free, too. Ava is putting in a coin and taking out a pretty ring. Our cache is small, the size [...]