• Community news and notes for week of Jan. 27-Feb. 2, 2010

    Linda Cooper joined William Charles Real Estate as a property manager and residential business representative. She will oversee the leasing and customer service of Pembrook Place Apartments at Harrison Avenue and Mulford Road, and the William Brown...

    • Posted January 27, 2010
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  • To the Editor: Vote MacKay for Precinct Committeeman

    Vote MacKay for Precinct Committeeman Pete MacKay is retired, but his many years of political service and election experience is an asset that needs to be utilized and heeded now. Pete is running for Republican Precinct Committeman,...

    • Posted January 27, 2010
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  • Tube Talk: Conan signs $32.5 million exit deal, his final Tonight Show likely Jan. 22

    By Paula Hendrickson Contributing Writer When NBC announced they were canceling Jay Leno’s abysmal nightly primetime series and giving him a half-hour show immediately following the late news, bumping the Tonight Show back 30 minutes (literally “tomorrow”...

    • Posted January 21, 2010
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  • Conference championship picks: Vikings, Colts will advance to Super Bowl

    By Doug Halberstadt Sports Columnist In the NFC Championship game, it’s the Minnesota Vikings versus the New Orleans Saints. In the AFC Championship game, it’s the Indianapolis Colts versus the New York Jets. I correctly picked three...

    • Posted January 20, 2010
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  • The Second Half: Tips for safely getting through the winter thaw

    By Kathleen D. Tresemer Columnist What happens in mid-January that gives us a few moments of joy, of hope, of warmer days and (relatively) balmy nights? January Thaw, that’s what happens—and it has finally arrived! “I don’t...

    • Posted January 20, 2010
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  • District 205 administrators spend nearly $2,000 on photos of themselves

    Other expenditures include $800 to cater funeral of student who was fatally shot, $948.96 for Learning Academy uniforms, and $17,300 on trip to Chicago By Joe McGehee Staff Writer While Rockford Public School District 205 continues to...

    • Posted January 20, 2010
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  • This week in The Times: Ann Honer

    Vitals: Ann Honer, of Rockford, recently asked herself what the homeless men and women of the Rock River Valley may need most during yet another harsh winter in the Midwest. Her answer: warm socks. Her efforts, and...

    • Posted January 20, 2010
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  • NIU men’s basketball—hottest team in the state

    By Doug Halberstadt Sports Columnist The hottest thing in Illinois sports right now is about 45 miles from Rockford. It happens to be the Northern Illinois Huskies men’s basketball team. They have won five games in a...

    • Posted January 20, 2010
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  • Illinois Renewable Energy Association remains active

    By Drs. Robert & Sonia Vogl President and Vice President Illinois Renewable Energy Association The Illinois Renewable Energy Association (IREA) has had another active year. As a non-profit organization, it provides services and programs for the public....

    • Posted January 20, 2010
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  • Rockford Art Museum unveils Rockford Midwestern Jan. 22

    From press release The 2010 Rockford Midwestern marks the 71st presentation of Rockford Art Museum’s (RAM) juried exhibition, which began in 1913 as an annual showcase of local artists, then expanded eligibility and was known as the...

    • Posted January 20, 2010
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