March 24 2011

Bronkema signs with Indiana Wesleyan

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Dylan Bronkema of Rockford has signed a letter of intent to play with the Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) men’s soccer team. Bronkema has achieved accolades from the high school level as First Team All Conference and All State Second Team. He also plays with the Michigan Wolves Soccer Club, which is one of the premier soccer clubs in the United States. Mark [...]

Ram wrestlers Scogg, Vander Stel earn MVP

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On Wednesday, March 16, Rockford wrestlers Austin Scogg and Eric Vander Stel were recognized for their accomplishments. Scogg earned MVP for the 2010-2011 varsity wrestling season for his hard work, talent and leadership. He has been a mentor to the Rockford wrestling team and like a big brother to Vander Stel. Vander Stel earned MVP for the 2010-2011 junior varsity [...]

Mick DeBoer receives Robert Townsend/Robert Zahm Wrestling Scholarship

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Wednesday, March 16 was the night to recognize the accomplishments of the 2010-2011 Rockford wrestling team. It was also a big night for senior Mick DeBoer, who was the recipient of the 5th Annual Robert Townsend/Robert Zahm Wrestling Scholarship. The award is given to a senior who exhibits great passion for the sport, enthusiasm to learn over a four-year commitment to [...]

WORDS on WEATHER & CLIMATE

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What is The Earth’s Figure Axis? by CRAIG JAMES Meteorologist Craig James, new Squire columnist Since the huge earthquake in Japan earlier this month, I have read in many places that it not only shifted the island of Japan eight feet, but it also shifted the axis of the Earth about six-and-a-half inches to the east. What hasn’t been made all that clear is that it [...]

Grooming business reaches milestone anniversary

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by BETH ALTENA There are two things to know about Donna Bouwkamp, groomer and owner of Petropolis Pet Grooming Salon at 118-1/2 Courtland Street (across the parking lot from Rockford Lanes). She can read dogs’ minds and she does butts. Bouwkamp is celebrating the 25th anniversary of her dog grooming business and has seen the clientele grow over the years from 200 to [...]
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