- Guest Commentary: Earth Day or April Fools Day?
- State Roundup: Concerns raised about proposed change in DUI pot standard
- Bill would decrease pot penalties; small amounts would draw only ticket, fine
- Senate votes to restore human service cuts; bill moves to House for consideration
- Bill to restrict red light cameras passes House
- State Roundup: Budget fix in current FY not yet done
- State Roundup: GOMB Director won’t support borrowing
- Economists: pros, cons to raising the state fuel tax
- ‘Hogs fall just shy of Midwest title
- Fork and Stein Urban Gourmet delivers beer infused delicacies to Rockford
Community news and notes
Jacqueline Gommel of Gommel Design fulfilled the requirements to become a LEED-accredited Professional for Commercial Interiors. Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for Commercial Interiors provides a set of standards to help create high-performance green interiors that are healthy, productive places to work, less costly to operate and maintain, and have a reduced impact on the environment. Gommel Design, based in Rockford, provides interior design services in northern and central Illinois. … Eric Holstein was named sales manager at Rj Link International Inc. He is responsible for planning and directing all aspects of the sales and marketing strategies to maximize growth and revenue. Rockford-based Rj Link is a precision manufacturer of gear boxes, including speed increasers, speed reducers, transfer cases and custom designs for major industrial original equipment manufacturers worldwide.
from the Aug. 26-Sept. 1, 2009 issue