• Narcotics Anonymous offers Spanish-speaking meetings in Rockford

    From press release Recovery from addiction is what happens at Narcotics Anonymous (NA) meetings, and NA meetings are now available in Rockford for Spanish-speaking individuals seeking recovery. The Spanish-speaking NA meetings, which are free to attend, will...

    • Posted October 28, 2009
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  • Boylan tops Hononegah, wins conference crown

    By Matt Nestor Sports Columnist For the second straight season, Boylan had to go into the last week of the season with the conference title on the line, missing a star player, and playing on the road...

    • Posted October 28, 2009
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  • Take action now to protect health freedom—part 4

    Editor’s note: The following is the fourth part in a five-part series. Part one appeared in the Aug. 5-11, 2009, issue, part two in the Oct. 14-20, 2009, issue, and part three in the Oct. 21-27, 2009,...

    • Posted October 28, 2009
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  • Harlem, Belvidere North take cross country regionals

    By Matt Nestor Sports Columnist Harlem cross country coach Richard Johnson decided to take a calculated risk Saturday, Oct. 24, at the IHSA class 3A regional held at Rock Valley College. All season, his freshmen and sophomore...

    • Posted October 28, 2009
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  • Yoga Rockford: The Nia experience

    By Jennie Williford Pranayama Yoga Studio Many years ago, I taught yoga at a studio in Fort Worth, Texas. Along with yoga, the studio offered other such familiar things as rolfing and tai chi, but then there...

    • Posted October 28, 2009
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  • Part III: Local lore

    Editor’s note: The following is the third in a series. Part one appeared in the Oct. 14-20, 2009, issue, and part two appeared in the Oct. 21-27, 2009, issue. By Stuart R. Wahlin Staff Writer Twin Sisters...

    • Posted October 28, 2009
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  • Stroke and Osteoporosis Screening coming to Rockford Nov. 3

    From press release MADISON, Wis.—Residents living in and around the Rockford community can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke or bone fracture. The New Milford United Methodist Church will host Life Line Screening...

    • Posted October 28, 2009
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  • IceHogs dominant on home ice to begin season

    By Doug Halberstadt Sports Columnist So far this year, it has been “home, sweet home” for the Rockford IceHogs. Rockford is a perfect 3-0 at the MetroCentre during the opening month of the 2009-2010 American Hockey League...

    • Posted October 28, 2009
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  • Debut performance of breast cancer song at Katie’s Cup Oct. 29

    From press release In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a collaboration by three Rockford-area performing artists will have its debut at an open mic session starting at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 29, at Katie’s Cup, 502...

    • Posted October 28, 2009
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  • Do some NFL teams have a ‘dome-field advantage’

    By S.C. Zuba Sports Columnist After watching the first seven weeks of the 2009 NFL season, the idea of “dome-field advantage” dawned on me. It’s a simple idea—teams that play inside a dome have an unfair advantage...

    • Posted October 28, 2009
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