Tag Archives: September 9 2010

Art, music, nature at Art in the Park

Take the opportunity to enjoy one of Rockford’s last summer festivals before the three weekends of Harvest Festival kick off the fall. On Saturday, September 11 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. the Rockford Area Arts Commission will be hosting its … Continue reading

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Wolverine tannery demolition underway

Company offers reassurance on safety precautions Readers have continued to express concerns over the safety of the demolition of the 100-plus year-old tannery in downtown Rockford. The Squire contacted Wolverine and asked that some of the concerns be addressed again. … Continue reading

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Lucky reader wins Kindle at Reading Rocks festival

When the Rockford Rotary Club called Char Bouwkamp at D&W Fresh Market to ask if D&W would be involved in the annual reading festival, Reading Rocks in Rockford, Char responded, “Absolutely!” D&W Foods provided a Kindle Electronic Reader to be … Continue reading

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New store offers locally-made gifts, candy bouquets

Karen’s Candy and Gifts owner Karen Elliott is thrilled with her shop location at 8450 Algoma Avenue NE, Suite C near Little Sack Grocery off Ten Mile Road. She is also happy to open a shop that offers a unique … Continue reading

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Second-grader donates hair to Locks of Love

Rebecca Loker, 7, a second-grader at Roguewood Elementary School, is in the Spanish Immersion program. She has a very big heart and decided to donate her hair to a sick little girl who did not have hair. Loker had her … Continue reading

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