Law firm opens new Rockford office

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With arguably the best view in Rockford and an incredible spread of refreshments provided by Grill One Eleven, the new Rockford office of Mika Meyers Beckett & Jones PLC had an open house on Tuesday, June 12. With a breathtaking balcony view of the Rogue River, the office in the upper level of the Promenade, […]

Resident celebrates citizenship with visit from rockabilly legend

PAPERWORK, APPLICATIONS, STUDY GUIDES—Rosee Douthett shows some of the documentation, paperwork, files and tests she has accrued in her efforts to become a citizen of the United States. Her certificate of citizenship is also pictured.

Milestone represents more than a decade of work by BETH ALTENA  Rosee Douthett is a quiet sidekick to her outspoken husband Jerry, of the “Kiko ate my toe” fame, but the Rockford nurse is a person with her own determination and perseverance. Rosee is celebrating becoming a citizen of the United States, an accomplishment that […]

Chicken dinner, urban camping, first weekend of Harvest Festival

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Hayrides, scarecrow, art kids events all three weekends “If the Colonel [Sanders] had our recipe he’d have been a General,” said Rotarian Rick Ehinger of the annual Rockford Rotary chicken BBQ dinner sale to be held this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The sale takes place at the Rotary Pavilion on the corner of Courtland and […]

Local shop, restaurant work together to showcase quality

Grill 111 Executive Chef and General Manager Matt Lenkiewicz along with Corey DeLong and Shasta Fase hold bottles of Old World Olive Press vinegar after dinner at the restaurant.

You may have visited Grill One Eleven and enjoyed a first-rate meal and ambiance. You may have cooked with aged balsamic vinegar and specialty oils from Old World Olive Press. Business owners with brains teamed up to combine shopping and dining opportunities at one event. On Wednesday, April 29, Aaron Zania, Grill One Eleven owner, […]

Mysterious Rockford stone figure identified

Matt Lenkiewicz presents contest winner Leta Halloway with a $50 gift certificate to the fine Rockford eatery.

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Many readers submitted entries in The Rockford Squire newspaper’s February 4 contest that asked for the correct identification of a pictured stone figure. Of the many entries received by the paper, 13 very intelligent and industrious people correctly identified the stone figure. Not only did they identify the figure, they […]