May 10 2012

Rockford Relay For Life celebrates 10 years

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by CAROL DELP-KURZEJA U.S. servicemen and Rockford firefighters led the first lap of last year's Relay for Life event. Relay For Life of Rockford will be celebrating their 10-year anniversary next weekend, from 3 p.m. Friday, May 18, to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 19, with this year’s theme being “Color a Cure.” We can’t believe that it has been 10 years since that [...]

OBITUARIES — Mr. Bruce L. Elkins

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Elkins Mr. Bruce L. Elkins, age 86, of Rockford went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, May 1, 2012. He was a 1944 graduate of Rockford High School, where he participated in the Drum and Bugle Corps. At this time he also worked at Stanfield Drug Store and Ernie Fonger’s Texaco Station. After high school he marched off to war with the U.S. Army. Bruce was a [...]

MEMORIALS — Arlo K. Elkins

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Elkins A memorial service for Arlo K. Elkins will be held Friday, May 18, 11a.m. at the First Congregational Church of Rockford. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Rockford Historical [...]

‘BBQ Boot Camp’ coming to Rockford

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Hearth Business LLC is proud to announce the date of the nationally famous “BBQ Boot Camp” to be hosted by Rockford Ace Hardware at 643 Northland Dr., Rockford. This Boot Camp is put on around the country by Rob Russell and Cumulus Broadcasting’s BBQ Bob. Russell is a real Kansas City BBQ expert who travels the country for Ace of Hearts BBQ Specialties of Kansas [...]

Reader e-mails unusual sight

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Readers Jack and Barb Palazzolo sent the Squire this picture of three deer who swam across Big Brower Lake Saturday, April 28. We wonder what would prompt the deer to undertake such an endeavor. If any readers have an answer, we'd love to hear it. E-mail squiremail@aol.com. Thanks for the [...]
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