Friendship goes beyond boundaries of expectation

Julie Carr shows off the giant bedcover she crocheted for her friend at Richter Place.

Last week’s Squire story about Julie Carr, general friend of all who really showed her true colors by creating a truly enormous bedcover for her new acquaintance Vern Criner, was missing one key thing: a picture of the quilt she crocheted. See these two pictures including the beautiful bedcover, measuring an amazing nine feet two […]

Food Bank hosts 10k hike on White Pine Trail

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This fall, Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank is embarking on a new campaign to defeat hunger in West Michigan: the Million Meal March. It begins on Saturday, September 29, with a 10-kilometer hike from the Food Bank to Belmont and back along the White Pine Trail. The Million Meal March is a multi-faceted fundraising […]

Latitudes and Steelheads Tavern combines best of both worlds in ‘gastric pub’

The entrance of Latitudes Roadhouse, the dining half of a restaurant and pub combination with “a split personality.”

by BETH ALTENA  Latitudes and Steelheads Tavern is a split-personality establishment which combines two separate eating and drinking establishments into one really amazing “gastro pub.” The term gastro pub is describing a pub or tavern where customers can drink, but also serves great food. Located in a century-old quaint historic hotel in Howard City, the […]

Welcome to newest kid on the block

Connie Taylor, CEO of Rockford Community Federal Credit Union, and Ed Ross of ELTAB Mortgage Processing welcome the Rich Family and their business Re/MAX United to the neighborhood.

The Cedar Sapien family is growing! Have you noticed these tree people growing around town? Well, there is a new Cedar Sapien kid at the Re/MAX United office on the corner of Courtland and North Monroe streets. This Cedar Sapien tree was presented to Tom and Tracie Rich of Re/MAX United from Rockford Community Federal Credit […]

Local student earns Garden Club scholarship

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Shelley Plambeck presents an award certificate to Brent Willett of Cedar Springs High School. Willett was the Rockford Garden Club’s 2012 scholarship recipient. The scholarship award was $1,000. Willett plans to attend Grand Rapids Community College in the fall for two years, then on to Michigan State University. He will be majoring in agribusiness management […]