October 13 2011

Squire reporters hooked on fishing

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by CLIFF AND AND NANCY HILL One for the books, a fishing trip to remember. Pictured are Nancy and Cliff Hill holding two beautiful (and tasty) rainbow trout caught recently “somewhere” in the greater Rockford community. This past spring, the Hills had occasion to bid in a silent auction on a guided fishing trip to a secret “honey hole”. Even more enticing was the [...]

From the City of Rockford

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Michael Young, Rockford City Manager by ROCKFORD CITY MANAGER MICHAEL YOUNG Financial Outlook Over the past several years, the City Council has implemented numerous cost cutting measures to ensure that the City of Rockford budget is maintained within our budget constraints. One of the many cuts that were made included the elimination of the publication of the Rockford [...]

Deli and catering business celebrates anniversary

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Twisted Vine’s Laura DeWilde ‘always thinking of something new’  A business is never finished with the process of experimenting and evolving, and this is good news for diners in Rockford. Twisted Vine’s owner Laura DeWilde Cummings recently celebrated the one year anniversary of her cafe and catering business located at 51Bridge Street in downtown Rockford. “I [...]

Young angler catches nice fish at dam

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Linda Garty, visiting her sister from Indiana, was enjoying some nice photographic moments in downtown Rockford on October 1. While down by the dam, she saw a teenager who had just landed himself a pretty nice salmon. John Young said the fish was nine pounds and 37 inches long. “It was a nice bundle to take home, as it was six miles one way and he had biked,” Garty [...]

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

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Resident considers DEQ investigation for home Dear Editor, Today as I was walking on North Monroe Street, I thought I saw dust emanating from a house. I’m not sure, but it could have been asbestos dust. I’ve been considering contacting the DEQ to have this investigated. If these people do not have asbestos in the house, they should be made to prove it. Also, this is [...]
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