Santa wants to know what you think this holiday season

December 15, 2011 // 0 Comments

Kids, look in this issue of the Squire for your chance to fill out a letter to Santa on page 22. Some of the letters will be published in the paper next week. Young readers (pictured l–r) Bailey, 3, and Aiden, 4-1/2, dropped off their letters to Santa last week. Here at the Squire, we make sure the letters reach their correct [...]


December 8, 2011 // 0 Comments

City lights awed visitor Dear Editor, Thanks to the City of Rockford and the employees for decorating the City with sparkling lights. They left me in awe, a 93-year-young lady, with a renewed spirit of the holiday season. Gramma Anne DeRuiter Another option for holiday giving Dear Editor, I read “What Gift to Give” by Pastor Michael Cisler, and would like to add one [...]


December 1, 2011 // 0 Comments

GOP mourns Fred Meijer Dear Editor, With our deepest sympathy we extend our thoughts and prayers to the Meijer family following the passing of Fred Meijer. Mr. Meijer cared deeply about our community and he was a generous and thoughtful philanthropist in each and every endeavor he pursued. May God bless the entire Meijer family during this difficult time of grieving. Sam [...]


November 17, 2011 // 0 Comments

Dog parks improve canine behavior Dear Editor, It has come to my attention that there is a group of local dog owners raising funds to establish a dog park in the city of Rockford. I was part of a group of Lowell area citizens that raised funds for a free, public dog park. Since opening four years ago, our dog park has been found to be a large asset to the community and [...]


November 3, 2011 // 0 Comments

Hills earned tough national honor Dear Editor, As the farm market year comes to a close, I would like to give kudos to Cliff and Nancy Hill. They faithfully set up shop at the farmers market in June, July and August to collect e-mail addresses for voting purposes. Due to their dedication, Rockford came in first place to win as America’s Favorite Farmers Market. What an [...]
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