Speaking of Bridge Walks, Governors, and statues

Sparta resident Robert Shangle took a break  to read The Rockford Squire while appearing as LiveStatue during a 3-day exclusive Labor Day weekend sidewalk engagement at Mackinaw Crossings Mall in Mackinaw City, MI.

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL For the ninth year in a row your locally owned and original hometown newspaper, The Rockford Squire, was present Labor Day morning to participate in the 54th annual Labor Day Mackinac Bridge Walk. Wanting to be in the first wave of walkers on Labor Day morning, we awoke at 4 […]

Gov. Snyder joins thousands in bridge walk

Governor Rick Snyder along with Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley at the head of the crowd. The Mackinac Bridge Walk is a Labor Day tradition.

 

Governor ‘wowed’ by annual Mackinac Bridge walker

Sally Ruxton of Cheboygan, Mich., displays a Rockford Squire t-shirt given to her by Squire reporters to honor her amazing achievement of completing the annual Labor Day Mackinac Bridge Walk for the 51st consecutive time.

by Cliff and Nancy Hill This past Labor Day your reporters represented The Rockford Squire by participating in, for the eighth time in a row, the annual Labor Day Mackinac Bridge walk. The bridge walk tradition began in 1958 when then Governor G. Mennen “Soapy” Williams led thousands of participants across the five-mile bridge that […]