• Leave No Child Inside: Parents: Time to grab your child’s hand and get outside

    The Four Rivers Environmental Coalition, in concert with the national Leave No Child Inside campaign, is committed to ensuring the children of this region will grow up with a strong connection to nature, and, as a result,...

    • Posted November 25, 2009
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  • Yoga Rockford: Thanksgiving and the ‘Season of Yoga’

    The Four Rivers Environmental Coalition, in concert with the national Leave No Child Inside campaign, is committed to ensuring the children of this region will grow up with a strong connection to nature, and, as a result,...

    • Posted November 25, 2009
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  • The Second Half: Get and stay healthy by eating to live

    By Kathleen D. Tresemer Columnist I am always on the lookout for a way to get and stay healthy, so I gave up one of my precious Saturday afternoons to find out how. The expert was David...

    • Posted November 25, 2009
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  • Obituary Notices week of Nov. 25

    Melvyn Yurgil, 77, Rockford, 11/13/09 Gloria Cole, 75, Rockford, 11/13/09 Danny Carter, 56, Rockford, 11/13/09 James Broullard, 56, Rockford, 11/13/09 Linda Lipovsky, 68, Rockford, 11/13/09 Elizabeth McDonald, 87, Rockford, 11/13/09 Ruth Ashpole, 89, Rockford, 11/13/09 Carroll Magin,...

    • Posted November 25, 2009
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  • Don’t let your house take a beating this winter

    Courtesy of ARA Content No matter what part of the country you live in, the fall and winter months can be downright abusive on your home. From frozen Minnesotans dropping heaps of water-logged clothing on the floor...

    • Posted November 25, 2009
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  • Thompson, Molln have tough run at state

    By Matt Nestor Sports Columnist Rose Thompson of Byron and Taylor Molln of Boylan were hoping to make a big splash at the IHSA Girls’ Swimming State Championships. Both had qualified in four events, and both had...

    • Posted November 25, 2009
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  • ‘Dr. Goose’ discusses nuisance geese, other annoying animals

    By Drs. Robert & Sonia Vogl President and Vice President Illinois Renewable Energy Association The Prairie Preservation Society of Ogle County recently hosted a meeting at the new energy-efficient Kickapoo Center near Oregon, Ill. Dr. Philip Whitford...

    • Posted November 25, 2009
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  • Charles Story: Thanksgiving Memories

    • Posted November 25, 2009
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  • 1 green thing: Green solutions to cold symptoms and holiday stress

    By Jan Herbert Rockford Park District Whether you were “green” before the color was fashionable or whether you’re just ready to find the “shade” that works best for you, here’s information about doing just “one green thing.”...

    • Posted November 25, 2009
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  • Left Justified: Thanksgiving thoughts about giving gifts

    By Stanley Campbell Americans get stuffed on Thanksgiving, then shop until we drop. I think that should change. As a shopkeeper (JustGoods Fair Trade Market, 201 Seventh St., open Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.,...

    • Posted November 25, 2009
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