• Tube Talk: Local hauntings on FEARnet

    By Paula Hendrickson Contributing Writer What’s more appealing this time of year than ghost stories? Local ghost stories! Some area residents shared the legend of Bloods Point Road for a segment of FEARnet’s series, Streets of Fear....

    • Posted October 28, 2009
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  • Can’t sell? Wary of being a landlord? Try corporate housing instead

    Courtesy of ARA Content The housing market is making it hard for many homeowners to sell. Yet, the alternative—becoming a landlord and renting out your house—isn’t always appealing. A growing number of savvy homeowners are pursuing a...

    • Posted October 28, 2009
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  • Hanging Out in Rockford: Good government

    By Mike Leifheit Columnist Ronald Reagan said government is the problem. That’s a ridiculous statement. That says all government is bad. The corollary is that all business is good: like Enron in California? Weren’t those guys convicted...

    • Posted October 28, 2009
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  • PAWS Humane Society Happenings

    From October 2009 newsletteer Jester Jester, Jax and Starr are kittens that came from a farm in Davis Junction. There were many kittens and cats there, several which were killed by coyotes. The owners of the farm...

    • Posted October 28, 2009
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  • Garth Brooks sells out first Vegas shows

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer It’s difficult to determine if Garth Brooks has lost any of his ability to put on powerful performances since retiring from the stage nine years ago. The one thing the country music...

    • Posted October 28, 2009
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  • Healthy Halloween Party set for Oct. 31

    From press release Children up to age 10 are invited to attend a “Healthy Kids Halloween Party” from 1 to 3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 31, in the lobby at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at...

    • Posted October 28, 2009
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  • NFL week 8 picks: Favre and Vikings will beat Packers

    By Doug Halberstadt Sports Columnist During this time of year in Wisconsin, opening day of deer hunting season is usually the biggest red-letter and most anticipated day on most sports fans’ calendars. This coming Sunday (Nov. 1)...

    • Posted October 28, 2009
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  • CD release party for Jim Post Oct. 30

    From press release Charlotte’s Web for the Performing Arts welcomes back an old favorite, Jim Post, at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 30, to help him celebrate with a CD release party. Go to Katie’s Cup, 502 Seventh...

    • Posted October 28, 2009
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  • Just Between Women—Women’s health issues presented

    From press release NorthPointe Health and Wellness will host an educational seminar for women from 7-8 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 3, at 5605 Rockton Road, near the southwest corner of East Rockton and Willowbrook roads. Drs. Christel Tecarro,...

    • Posted October 28, 2009
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  • 2,020 participate in area used clothing drive

    From press release LOVES PARK, Ill.—Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful’s (KNIB) success continues this month with 2,020 area residents dropping off clothing and other soft goods at the Fall Clothing Drive at all Hilander Food Stores and Forest...

    • Posted October 28, 2009
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