November 3 2011

Wolverine Worldwide employees help build new trail at nature center

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WOLVERINE WALKING THE TALK—to encourage enjoyment of the outdoors. The Outdoor Group helped create a new trail at Howard Christensen Nature Center. Birds, chipmunks, deer and most Michiganders have been spending the last warm days of fall preparing for winter. Volunteers at the Howard Christensen Nature Center have been busy too! On October 21, they completed a new [...]

Tragedy results in Faith, Hope, and Love

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by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL This beautiful re-circulating waterfall feature plays a soothing role within the newly dedicated Rockford Reformed Church Memorial Prayer Garden. Photo by STEVE BROWNELL Early this spring a single redbud tree, having heart-shaped leaves, was planted on a hillside overlooking the City of Rockford. Planted in the grassy acreage fronting the West side [...]

For veterans: the story of a local tribute

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BEFORE AND AFTER—Pine trees on an acre of land at the intersection of Jupiter and Belmont roads were destroyed by straight line winds. Plainfield Township Trustee Charles Weldon helped transform the jumbled mess into a beautiful memorial park for veterans. The creation of the Veterans Memorial Park began when the S&J Development Group donated an acre of land at the [...]

Reporter, former Squire intern heads out into the world

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Former Rockford High School intern for The Rockford Squire, Matt Marn, who wrote many wonderful articles for the newspaper as a student and then later as a full-fledged reporter, has left his home turf to find his way in the world. Relocated to Glendale, Ariz., due to job opportunities, Marn took a Squire with him so we could see he is fine in his new, warmer home. The [...]
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