Rhythm Dance Center announces open auditions for the 2012-13 competitive dance season

Rhythm Dance Center (RDC), located in Belmont Michigan, is holding open auditions for the upcoming competitive dance season on Saturday, May 19. This is the first time since opening over six years ago that RDC is inviting experienced dancers from outside the studio to audition for a roster spot. “This is an open invitation to […]

Weird weather brings bumper, early morel crop

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 caused the mushrooms to pop up sooner and perhaps disappear before their typical season would even be well underway. Squire Editor Beth Altena had a great time hunting mushrooms last week and found so many it was hard not to step on […]

Poppy Day helps support local veterans

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 America that millions have sacrificed their lives and health to keep our nation strong and free. If you see a “poppy lady,” please remember our heroes, the veterans, past and present, by contributing and receive your […]

Local boy donates for Locks of Love

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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. […]

Sneak peak—who will be at Relay for Life

Deejay Wally Kurzeja works hard, but makes it look easy.