• Top five reasons the White Sox will win the AL Central

    By S.C. Zuba Sports Columnist With baseball season just around the corner, I feel it is the perfect time for me to unveil my “Top five reasons the Chicago White Sox will win the AL Central Division...

    • Posted March 31, 2010
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  • Literary Hook: Check out my workshop this May at The Clearing in Door County

    By Christine Swanberg Author and Poet Each year, this column runs a series on offerings for writers at The Clearing in Door County, Wisconsin. As taken from this year’s Clearing catalog: “The mission of The Clearing is...

    • Posted March 31, 2010
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  • Loves Park scraps deconstruction project

    By Stuart R. Wahlin Staff Writer As a disagreement between Carpenters Local 792 and Comprehensive Community Solutions, Inc. (CCS) heads to federal court, the City of Loves Park will resort to demolition of the former Hines Lumber...

    • Posted March 31, 2010
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  • Byron Civic Theatre stages The Producers beginning April 23

    From press release BYRON, Ill.—Byron Civic Theatre’s (BCT) upcoming production of The Producers has so much talent, it can barely be contained on stage! The cast has a combined total of more than 250 years of theatrical...

    • Posted March 31, 2010
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  • Crumbling concrete at Justice Center not included in suit against architect

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer Repairs to crumbling concrete outside the Winnebago County Justice Center will be paid for out of county funds and not included in a lawsuit filed against the building’s architect. Winnebago County Purchasing...

    • Posted March 31, 2010
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  • Park District hosts Easter Seals Family Fun Night April 9

    From press release Rockford Park District’s Therapeutic Recreation Department is having a Family Fun Night with Family Support Services from Easter Seals CDC. This free event, which includes dinner, will be at Carlson Ice Arena from 6...

    • Posted March 31, 2010
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  • Ethnic Heritage Museum accepts Father of the Year nominations

    From press release From noon to 4 p.m., Sunday, June 6, the Ethnic Heritage Museum (EHM) celebrates the 20th Annual International Music Festival and honors six “Father of the Year” recipients at the Lithuanian Club. The Ethnic...

    • Posted March 31, 2010
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  • Local alternative to Tea: Coffee Party USA holds inaugural meeting

    From press release The inaugural meeting of the Rockford chapter of the Coffee Party USA took place at Katie’s Cup coffee house in downtown Rockford Saturday, March 27. Organized by local residents who do not view government...

    • Posted March 31, 2010
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  • Rockford Dance Company presents A Midsummer Night’s Dream

    From press release Who doesn’t enjoy watching fairies flit about to the amazing music of Felix Mendelssohn? Add Shakespeare’s favorite comedy, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and you have a fantastical night of entertainment. Lighten your heart and...

    • Posted March 31, 2010
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  • Tea Party Express arrives April 6

    By Susan Johnson Copy Editor   The Tea Party Express bus arrives in Rockford at 2:30 p.m.,Tuesday, April 6, and speakers will begin at 1 p.m. The Sons of Liberty Riders will escort them into town and...

    • Posted March 31, 2010
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