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  • Charles Story: Illinois Budget

    • Posted March 31, 2010
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  • Wolf sightings in Ogle County

    By Drs. Robert & Sonia Vogl President and Vice President Illinois Renewable Energy Association We had two visitors last fall who reported seeing what they believed to be a wolf on our property in Daysville, southeast of...

    • Posted March 31, 2010
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  • Editorial: Real zoning or ‘Green Tuxedos and Ball Gowns’?

    By Frank Schier Editor & Publisher Editor’s note: this editorial is an expansion and loose reconstruction on mostly extemporaneous remarks made during the public comment period of the Winnebago County Board meeting, March 25. The major questions...

    • Posted March 31, 2010
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  • RVC football debate spills into council chambers

    By Stuart R. Wahlin Staff Writer After granting Rock Valley College’s (RVC) football program a reprieve last year, RVC President Dr. Jack Becherer’s decision in January to terminate the program has been unpopular with many, the African-American...

    • Posted March 31, 2010
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  • Former NIC-10 star helps lead Butler to Final Four

    By Matt Nestor Sports Columnist In Indianapolis, the Butler Bulldogs making it to the Final Four as the host city is a great story. And their local success reaches to local success here as well. One of...

    • Posted March 31, 2010
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  • What’s Local: Fine art and interior design, a natural step

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer Defining art is a subjective process. Recognizing it is another evolution altogether. Masses often overlook artistic works that fail to capture images of recognizable objects or people. An abstract oil painting or...

    • Posted March 31, 2010
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  • Into The Wild: Hike or bike the Cherry Valley Path

    As with “No Child Left Inside,” welcome to a new series of articles in partnership with Four Rivers Environmental Coalition (FREC) and The Rock River Times. In recognition of the United Nations designation of 2010 as the...

    • Posted March 31, 2010
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  • The Second Half: The three essential ingredients to renewal at any age

    By Kathleen D. Tresemer Columnist Oh, happy days! Flowers are blooming, birds are singing, and the motorcycles are rumbling up and down the road. With the exception of a few brief snow showers, I think spring is...

    • Posted March 31, 2010
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  • Yoga Rockford: The experiment of yoga

    By Jennie Williford Pranayama Yoga Studio B.K.S, Iyengar is quoted as saying that “for a yogi, the body is the laboratory for perpetual experiment and research,” and I would have to agree. I am a scientist, a...

    • Posted March 31, 2010
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  • 16th Annual Botanica–a gardener’s luncheon

    From press release Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden presents Botanica Wednesday, April 21, at Cliffbreakers Restaurant in Rockford. Botanica is well known as the stateline’s premier kick-off event to the gardening season. Klehm welcomes author Ellen Zachos...

    • Posted March 31, 2010
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