The biggest show in town is this Saturday

There are always games to play for prizes or fun at the EXPO.

Seventh annual EXPO packed with fun, give-aways Four visitors will walk away with $500 and no one else will leave empty-handed unless they choose to do so. This year’s Community EXPO is the seventh, and promises to be the best so far with give-aways, entertainment, educational workships and the chance to meet the people who […]

Canine readers take local paper on vacation

These three pups brought the Rockford Squire along on their trip to Hilton Head Island this winter. They are Angus (border collie) Annie (bichon) and Dugie (bichon).  Matt and Judie Norton, who escorted their pets, were happy to take a picture while the dogs were bringing their paper to the beach to catch up on local news.

Purple Heart recipients to be honored at Ultimate Sport Show

Rockford resident Sherrie Coke proudly displays her creation ”Freedom,” an American flag composed of hundreds of Michigan veterans’ thumbprints.

Honor Guard to carry flag made by Rockford woman by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL An annual harbinger of spring returns to DeVos Place this Thursday through Sunday, March 17-20. The Showspan-produced Ultimate Sport Show is eagerly awaited every year at this time by winter weary West Michiganders. Michigan sportsmen never miss this show and readers […]

BIRTHDAYS — March 19–25

19th Jean Moerman 20th Tom Baer, Phyllis Good, Cliff Hill, Will Ragsdale 21st Randy Oostdyk, Sandy Oosrdyk, Bill Walsworth 22nd JC Dygert, Erna Gross, Carson Klima 22nd Helen Platt, Calli VanDorp 23th Susan Bodenner, JP Venman, Lori VerMerris 24th Neta Buckley, Heather Mervenne, Timothy J. Poddig 25th Karla Thompson  

11 Rams swimmers, one diver advance to state level


After winning the Division I OK Red swimming and diving conference title for the third consecutive year on February 26, the season didn’t end for 12 Rockford competitors. The Rams will continue to stir up the waters at Oakland University for the March 11 and 12 state preliminaries and finals. Representing Rockford are (pictured in […]