September 10 2009

Puzzle through clues and win $1,000 in free gas

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IT’S JUST NOT HERE—But it is somewhere. Organizer Carl Stites has hidden the Cannon Coin and he won’t tell anyone where. Here organizers Don Kurylowicz, Carl Stites and Linda Anderson (in the water), Jim Blackall and Dennis Spitler (afraid of water spiders) look under a rock in Bear Creek. This is not where Carl hid the coin this year. Watch for clues in the Squire [...]

Ric’s Food Center wins customers through service, prices

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HAPPY CUSTOMER—Ric’s Food Center Store Director Dave Brickner bags groceries for a customer at the store. Brickner counters rumors about the store due to the stalled development nearby.                           Lack of action on development not ‘part and parcel’ to store Ric’s Food Center Store Director Dave Brickner wonders if rumors over the [...]

Governor Granholm walks with favorite hometown paper

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This past weekend the Squire traveled to Mackinac City, Michigan to participate in the 52nd annual Labor Day Big Mac Bridge Walk. Just after the 7 a.m. start of the walk, Squire reporters Cliff and Nancy Hill hooked up with avid Squire reader Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm. Ever gracious and not missing a step, the “Guv” accepted a copy of a Squire featuring [...]

Scrapbook view of the many faces of law enforcement

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REFLECTIONS—Carol Meyer’s scrapbooks contain “inside” views of ‘troopers’ lives on the street, in their off-hours and having fun. Rockford trooper’s work collected in memories Your family photo album likely contains happy pictures of a youngster eating spaghetti for the first time, the school field day, a series of birthdays. For Rockford Michgian State [...]

Student earns full-ride arts scholarship

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CREATIVE—North Rockford Middle School student Riana Hain-Gachiri, 13, is selected as a young artist to display artwork in the “Experience Blue Lake” celebration at the University of Michigan next summer. ‘If you really want to accomplish something, you can do it’ Riana Hain-Gachiri, 13, may have a future in the world of art. The student who began her second year [...]
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