June 17 2010

Girls lacrosse take state championship

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The Rockford girls lacrosse team claimed their first Division 1 state title  Saturday defeating the Brighton Bulldogs 19-11 in front of a sea of orange clad  Ram fans. The rams had an exciting week with 10 seniors on the squad graduating. Tuesday,playing a semi-final Thursday and winning it all Saturday bringing the  d-1 title out of the metro Detroit area for the [...]

‘Waterdance’ installed — let the celebration begin

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by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL As dawn broke on Tuesday morning of this week Anderson’s Metal Sculpture installed and attached a much-anticipated work of art to the face of Rockford’s iconic Rogue River Dam. Last one – a Brown Trout – and the rest is history! The Squire was there at the very beginnings of Waterdance and saw it through every step of the way to its [...]

Wolverine presents responsible approach to tannery site redevelopment

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by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL At the May City of Rockford Planning Commission meeting, Wolverine World Wide (WWW) offered up a conceptual proposal and rendition of the company’s plans for redevelopment of the tannery facility. The following in verbatim is the verbiage of that spring 2010 update. Much of the 15 acres of the Wolverine waterfront complex will be undeveloped [...]

Squire begins vacation season with trip to Florida

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Rockford resident and local artist Ruth Koster brought her hometown paper along for the ride when she visited a friend in Florida. Koster is pictured here in Del Ray Beach where she was spending time with her friend Joyce Gabiou. Let’s see where else the Squire may end up this summer and offer a prize for the most exotic locale and most creative photograph. Send Squire [...]

McDaniel earns prestigious Scout rank

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Tyler McDaniel, a 2009 graduate of Rockford High School, attended his Eagle Scout Court of Honor Ceremony on May 14. He earned the prestigious Scout rank in September 2009. To earn this honorable rank, McDaniel built a set of benches for the Veterans Home cemetery in Grand Rapids. McDaniel’s Scouting career began in Pack 3264 as a Cub Scout. He complemented his career [...]
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