Crowds pack annual EXPO despite sunny spring weather

Rockford Mayor Steve Jazwiec wears a Squire headband that staff from the local paper were handing out to kids and adults. This is Jazwiec's second term as mayor for Rockford.

                                                              Despite an unseasonably warm March day, crowds again packed this year’s EXPO with lively entertainment non-stop on the stage, four $500 cash winners, and […]

Jumpers enjoy refreshing dip for Sweetheart Splash

This entrant in Sweetheart Splash took a spin while jumping in.

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Wise Photography celebrates 15 years

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On July 5, 1995 Michelle Wise opened her business, Wise Photography, never realizing what a journey the next 15 years would hold. In that time her life changed in many ways and now she looks forward to discovering what story her future holds. Just like film is developed through a process, she believes all she discovered […]

Local Bald Eagles

Eagle tending babies.

  Rockford photographer Michelle Wise captured this beautiful image of the local eagles we have been showing to readers the past several weeks. It is amazing for Squire staff to see how quickly the two babies have been growing.