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New contract approved for Rockford staff, police

Two city employee contracts were approved Monday, July 20, by the Rockford City Council, covering employees of the police department and public works. Both groups will receive two percent raises for each of the first two years of the contract. … Continue reading

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Community Endowment connects present with historic figures

This spring, The Rockford Squire reported that five historic people in the Rockford area were honored at Recognition Plaza at Peppler Park. The event is a newer tradition in its second year and organized by the Rockford Area Community Endowment … Continue reading

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Latest, greatest outdoor sport—available at the Squire

They can be as big as military ammunition canisters hidden in hollow trees or as tiny as a nitroglycerine tube stashed behind a fake screw head. Geocaches in the Rockford area are increasing all the time, including the latest installed … Continue reading

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Armed robber holds up local credit union

by BETH ALTENA “It isn’t against any law to go into a bank with a helmet on, but it certainly should be a red flag for tellers,” said Kent County Sheriff Lt. Kevin Kelley. The Sheriff’s Department, assisted by task … Continue reading

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Community Endowment connects present with historic figures

This spring, The Rockford Squire reported that five historic people in the Rockford area were honored at Recognition Plaza at Peppler Park. The event is a newer tradition in its second year and organized by the Rockford Area Community Endowment … Continue reading

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