May 17 2012

Weird weather brings bumper, early morel crop

May 17, 2012 // 0 Comments

NOT BAD FOR AN HOUR IN A THUNDERSTORM—Sorry Rockford Area Historical Society, Squire editor Beth Altena meant to spend only an hour in the woods before the 7 p.m. meeting on Thursday, May 3, but couldn’t leave with morels turning up everywhere. This pile was collected in just two hours. Usually May is Morel Month in Michigan, but the early spring weather apparently [...]

Poppy Day helps support local veterans

May 17, 2012 // 0 Comments

Auxiliary members Dorothy Mills, Sandy Huebner (past president), Jackie Cook (Poppy chairman), Iny Couturier (president), and Sheri VerWey (first vice president) remind America that millions have sacrificed their lives and health to keep our nation strong and free. Poppy Day is here again. For over 70 years, the American Legion Auxiliary has sponsored Poppy Day to remind [...]

Local boy donates for Locks of Love

May 17, 2012 // 0 Comments

Family friend with cancer inspired idea The Rockford Squire has shared the news of many generous and caring girls who have donated hair to Locks of Love for those who have lost their hair due to medical treatment. Eric Carey, 12, is the groundbreaking first young man to send the Squire his story of donating. Eric donated two eight-inch ponytails to the charity just before [...]
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