New Michigan State Police Post Commander happy to be ‘home’

NEW POST COMMANDER—Chris McIntire began his trooper career at the Rockford State Police Post. Now he has returned as commander.

by BETH ALTENA First Lieutenant Chris McIntire is back where he started his career with the Michigan State Police. The new commander of the Rockford Post first worked as a trooper here after graduating from the Michigan State Police training academy in Lansing in 1993. In between he has enjoyed a gamut of duties and […]

Great deals on dresses just in time for prom

Dress for a Cure

Relay fundraiser good news for dates In its second year, Dress for a Cure offers great deals on new and gently used dresses just in time for prom. The event raised over a cool grand last year, money which all went toward fighting cancer through Rockford’s Relay For Life. Organizer Jenn Hephner, leader of Relay […]

Thelma Golaher celebrates her 103rd birthday

Thelma Golaher

The Rockford Squire recognizes lifelong Rockford resident, Thelma Golaher who celebrated her 103rd birthday on April 8th. Her church family at Rockford United Methodist Church asks everyone to remember her with a card. Her address is: Bishop Hills, 4951 Eleven Mile Rd., Rockford, MI 49341.

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Mary Lou Phillips

Mrs. Mary Lou Phillips, age 81, of Rockford went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, April 4, 2009. Mary Lou happily spent her entire life in Cannon Township. In 1946 she graduated from Rockford High School and married Bill soon after. Mary Lou was very active in every aspect of Bostwick […]

Coopers celebrate 63rd anniversary

Pete and Ruth Cooper

On Monday April  6, Royal (Pete) and Ruth (Joslin) Cooper observed their 63rd wedding anniversary. Children of the Rockford couple are Kenneth and (Debbie) Cooper, Helen and (Steve) Smith, Donald and (Jeanne) Cooper, JoAnn and (David) Fowler, Nancy Samsel and Dale Cooper. The couple have 13 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.