• Paintings of natural landscapes on display at JustGoods thru Sept. 30

    From press release Paintings of natural landscapes from the Kishwaukee River to the Chicago River are on display until Sept. 30 at Just Goods in the heart of Rockford’s Midtown District. The beautiful artworks in oil, pastel...

    • Posted September 23, 2009
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  • Attorney Daniel Kattman to speak at RAMI meeting, seminar

    From press release Attorney Daniel Kattman will be the speaker at a Rockford Area Music Industry (RAMI) meeting and seminar at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 1, at the Lombardi Club, 309 Olive St., Rockford. Kattman will speak...

    • Posted September 23, 2009
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  • What’s Local: J. Carlson growers: experienced and trusted since 1982

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer Succeeding in any industry as a local business for almost 30 years is a noteworthy accomplishment. One Rockford company has done just that in the nursery business. J. Carlson Growers, Inc. is...

    • Posted September 23, 2009
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  • Editorial: Can we choose the wind?

    By Frank Schier Editor & Publisher Here’s a question that was posed to me the other day:  “Wind farms are the industrial production of energy. How can we drop these energy plants in the middle of an...

    • Posted September 23, 2009
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  • Energy-saver homes

    By Drs. Robert & Sonia Vogl President and Vice President Illinois Renewable Energy Association With 40 percent of our nation’s primary energy use occurring in buildings, residences are an important target for energy savings. Bill Miller and...

    • Posted September 23, 2009
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  • This week in The Times: Steve Pearce

    Vitals: Steve Pearce, 39, co-owns the Quick Wok at Forest Hills Plaza with his wife, Terry. Pearce is originally from Hackensack, N.J. He graduated from North High School in North Ft. Myers, Fla., before spending 20 years...

    • Posted September 23, 2009
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  • Community news and notes

    Eileen Liezert was recently named regional vice president of Children’s Home + Aid Northern Region. Liezert will assume her responsibilities effective Oct. 9. She has worked for the agency for more than 24 years, and most recently...

    • Posted September 23, 2009
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  • Obituary Notices: Week of Sept. 23-29, 2009

    Australia Hines, 80, Rockford, 9/11/09 Anthony Genovese, 84, Rockford, 9/11/09 Robert Welch, 87, Rockford, 9/11/09 Jacob Morhardt, 20, Scott County, 9/11/09 Laura Wright, 81, Rockford, 9/11/09 Katherine Jones, 74, Rockford, 9/11/09 John Bartelli, 64, Rockford, 9/12/09 Michelle...

    • Posted September 23, 2009
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  • Special Report ‘Real Healthcare Reform’ program at Stockholm Inn—part two

    By Susan Johnson Copy Editor This is the second part of a report given on Real Healthcare Reform: Power to the People, hosted by Concerned Citizens for America, Aug. 3, 2009, at Stockholm Inn Restaurant in Rockford....

    • Posted September 23, 2009
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  • Cutler, Bears rebound in home opener

    By S.C. Zuba Sports Columnist It’s funny how one game can change so much. Last Sunday night at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wis., Jay Cutler made arguably his most anticipated and worst start of his career....

    • Posted September 23, 2009
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