Ban on eagle watching makes national news

Photo by Karen Salyer (taken before no stopping, no standing signs were erected)

The new signage making it illegal for residents to watch nesting American eagles on 12 Mile Road made national news, according to Neil Blakeslee, who last week took the Squire to task for publicizing the nest location. Blakeslee said he was out of the state when his wife saw the nest on television on a […]

River Valley Auto assists Rockford Lions

SET IT DOWN RIGHT THERE BOYS!—Mike Bouwkamp assists in positioning a shed for use by the Market Master during Rockford’s Farm Market.

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL In future weeks, visitors to the Rockford Farm Market will find a Rockford Lions donated shed smack dab in the center of the popular Saturday morning marketplace. The shed will serve as headquarters for the Market Master as he oversees the Market’s vendors and morning’s activities. Head Market Master Bob […]

WELCOME-—Wendy and Jon Klein are excited to be joining Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church’s staff and congregation.

Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church, 4610 Belding Rd., Rockford, will ordain and install Jonathan Klein as its associate pastor in a special 10 a.m. worship service on Sunday, July 12. A cookout will follow the service. The community is invited to join by bringing a dish to share, while hamburgers and hotdogs will be provided. […]

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Rockford Post Office to close at noon on July 3

Noon set as day’s final mail collection Rockford’s Post Office will close at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, July 3, 2009, to allow retail employees to spend more time with their families. Noon will be the last collection for mail deposited in blue collection boxes that day. All collection points that have a regularly scheduled collection […]

Lion Nancee DeVogel (left) is presented the Melvin Jones award by Rockford Lions President Jan Strauss (right).

At a recent Rockford Lions Club meeting, Lion Nancee DeVogel was presented with the highest form of recognition by the Lions Clubs’ International Foundation. Receiving a plaque reading, “For Dedicated Humanitarian Service,” DeVogel was named a Melvin Jones Fellow for her service to her club, her Lions district and especially for her work with the […]

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