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 […]

Rockford Register – May 28, 2009

Thursday, May 28 Rockford Lions Club Meeting- 6 p.m. at the Community Cabin. Program by Richard Hert, executive director of W. Michigan Tourist Assoc. and CEO of W. Michigan Film Office. Friday, May 29 Rummage & Bake Sale-9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Rockford United Methodist Church, 159 Maple St., Rockford. Kids and adult clothes, […]

Spring cleaning not just for the home

“STANDING TALL”— Pictured is Gerry Pike, soon to be 99 years old, standing next to a pile of Kent County Adopt-A-Road pick-up bags containing trash collected by friends along Gerry’s adopted stretch of road. Thanks, Gerry!

  By CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Do you have a stretch of county road that leads to the front door of your home, business, or community?  Is it littered with a winter’s accumulation of road trash that harms the environment and diminishes the curb appeal of your property?  The Kent County Road Commission has an […]