Letters to the Editor – June 4, 2009

What’s wrong with this picture? Dear Editor On May 25 I heard a small plane overhead as I was in my front yard. I looked up and the plane was towing a banner behind it. It circled the City several times, as the parade was forming. The banner was advertising Fox Motor sales in Grand […]

Rockford remembered our heroes Monday

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Rockford joined the country remembering our fallen heroes on  Memorial Day, Monday, May 25.  Many celebrations include arts and craft booths, entertainment, pig roasts, and parades with lavish floats. In contrast, Rockford’s traditional Memorial Day celebration, sponsored by American Legion Post 102, focused on the true purpose of the holiday-to honor the men and women […]

Birthday haircut a gift for someone

Marissa Bouwkamp

  Marissa Bouwkamp waited her whole life to do this. The 10-year-old Parkside Elementary student donated 13 inches of her hair to Locks of Love.  Marissa’s grandfather died of cancer and the girl wanted to do something to help others fighting the disease. Bouwkamp has never had her hair cut, and started to get cold […]

Bald Eagles Nesting

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Reader Bob Mackie sent in this beautiful shot of the American bald eagles nesting in Rockford. Several other readers have sent in wonderful pictures, but we don’t have room here to print them all. Visit online at rockfordsquire.com to see other reader photos. Share your pictures with Rockford by emailing squiremail@aol.com.   Reader Michele Longfield […]

Adrian College celebrates 2009 spring commencement

Congratulations, graduates! It was a proud day for Adrian College as the most recent group of graduates joined the ranks of alumni at spring commencement on Sunday, May 3 in the Multisport Performance Stadium. On a beautiful Michigan day, over 100 students received their diplomas. Kurt L. Darrow, a 1977 graduate of the college and […]