A Message for You

God is Strong and He Cares—Message of Hope by PASTOR MICHAEL CISLER North Kent Bible Church Concerning the terrible devastation that has come upon Japan following the earthquake and tsunami of March 11, a newsperson recently asked which of the following two things is true. Is God strong enough to take care of things but […]

WWW increases quarterly dividend

Directors of Wolverine World Wide Inc. (NYSE: WWW) recently declared a quarterly cash dividend increase of $0.12 per share of common stock, representing a 9.1% increase over the previous quarterly dividend. The dividend is payable on May 2, 2011 to stockholders of record on April 1, 2011, and reflects an indicated annual dividend of $0.48 per […]

Injured Marine and veterans honored at Ultimate Sport Show

Flag-bearing military honor guards, representing each of the Armed Services, enter DeVos Place.	Photo by CLIFF HILL

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Last Thursday evening was Veterans Night at the opening of this year’s Ultimate Sport Show at DeVos Place. The Rockford Squire was there to specifically cover a very special ceremony honoring surviving veterans who had served their country in times of war and peace since WWII. We were especially pleased […]

Moon closer to Earth, larger than normal

by CARSON CLAY One night recently I took our dog, Annie, for a walk along the ridge. The path leads to a swinging bridge that spans Michigan’s Rogue River. Lake effect snow had accumulated but the trail was still open. The temperature and wind were cold but not bitterly so. Annie and I continued on […]

Rockford boys place third at Div. I State Swim Championships

The Rockford Rams swim/dive team wins third place in the state championships.

With over 50 teams competing at the Division I State Swim Championships on March 11-12 at Oakland University, Rockford showed just how far they have come this year when they nabbed the third-place title with 150 points, becoming the only west side team to bring home a trophy. It has been 10 long years since […]