Squire goes to Canadian Rockies

August 13, 2009 // 0 Comments

Recently, Squire reporters Cliff and Nancy Hill traveled to the Canadian Rockies with a bundle of The Rockford Squire newspapers and a 40-member tour group hosted by retired Wood TV8 Chief Meteorologist Craig James. Pictured (from left) are our globe-hopping staffers Nancy and Cliff, along with horse trainer and equestrian Marjas Becker of Gainesville, Fla., and Craig [...]

The Squire on Vacation

May 7, 2009 // 0 Comments

Stella Clove and her aunt Stella Lonigro. The Rockford Squire traveled with Rockford resident Stella Clove to Canneto, Bari, Italy to celebrate on April 23, the 100th birthday of her aunt Stella [...]

Just joking! Squire front page all good fun

April 8, 2009 // 0 Comments

by BETH ALTENA Thanks to everyone who took the time to comment on last week’s April Fool issue, featuring a fake front page. There are no wind turbines at the tannery, no State Police trooper cars in potholes, under trees or damaged by rockslides. Thanks to our new State Police Post Commander Chris McIntire (see story above) who brought in his remote control vehicle [...]

Thanks for the Memories

March 12, 2009 // 0 Comments

Some memorable Cub Scouts visited the Squire offices Thursday, February 26. Scouts and parents were very patient as the host of the event, Squire editor Beth Altena, was half an hour late due to plane delays at the airport. Thank you very much to parents who were gracious over the delay. The kids had a good time looking at papers over 100 years old and guessing what has [...]
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