The Rockford Squire

Herman’s Boy Floyd returns from Florida vacation with new employee in tow

March 31, 2011 // 0 Comments

Se habla español? Now everyone knows that Floyd Havemeier, of Rockford’s Herman’s Boy, likes to keep his thumb on the pulse of Rockford. (Huge understatement!) ALL THE COMFORTS OF HOME—On a recent visit to Florida, Floyd and Sharon Havemeier enjoy news from home in The Rockford Squire and “imported” Herman’s Boy coffee served by their personal butler [...]

Introducing Kym Steffes, Squire account representative

March 10, 2011 // 0 Comments

Kym Steffes is an account representative at The Rockford Squire newspaper. She has been with the paper for two years now. Kym and her husband David have lived in Rockford for over 12 years, previously long-time residents of Grandville. Kym and Dave will be celebrating their 37th wedding anniversary this June. They have three adult children and two grandchildren (Kaeden, [...]

Tenth annual Examples unveiling to be held

February 24, 2011 // 0 Comments

by BETH ALTENA “I can’t believe it’s been ten years,” said Rockford photographer Dan Davison of Douglas Photography. Davison brought the Examples in Excellence program to Rockford Public Schools (RPS) a decade ago. In the years since RPS, Davison and The Rockford Squire newspaper have been working together to recognize a very special group of students. Families [...]

City plaque honors ‘Water Dance’ sculptor

February 24, 2011 // 0 Comments

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Recently the City of Rockford installed a plaque recognizing Steve Anderson of Anderson’s Metal Sculpture. Squire readers will recall last May’s installation of the beautiful stainless steel “Water Dance” sculpture on the face of the Rockford Dam. photo by CLIFF HILL Located above the three-fish sculpture, the plaque honors the sculptor for [...]

The Rockford Squire/The Rockford Weekly Register celebrates 140th

February 3, 2011 // 0 Comments

by BETH ALTENA Anyone visiting the Squire office may have noticed a yellowed newspaper framed and hanging on our wall. It’s old, but you would have to look closely to see the significance. Dated February 8, 1871, the print on the brittle paper reads that it is Issue 1, Volume 1. photo by JANE HERSHBERGER This week The Rockford Squire newspaper, then in business as The [...]
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