• Dr. Julia’s Inn: Vibrant health through enzymes

    By Dr. Julia Whipkey-Michniewicz, N.D. Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine We can buy all the natural organic foods and use the best cooking techniques with the proper stainless steel cookware. This is all designed to make sure our...

    • Posted May 5, 2010
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  • Your Horoscope: Week of May 5-11, 2010

    This Week: Well, we are just about in the clear now of annoying astral clutter. Just hang in there—better days are coming. We start with Mercury retrograde going direct Tuesday, May 11—a day to watch for turbulence,...

    • Posted May 5, 2010
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  • To the Editor: ‘Do whatever it takes’ poses ethical problems

    Today in every sphere, we fail our young people so bad, it’s almost as if we intended to. Once, however, the ubiquity as well as the iniquity of letting the inmates run the asylum is taken into...

    • Posted May 5, 2010
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  • Obituary Notices: Week of May 5-11, 2010

    Doris C. DeClute Lindroth Godino, 92, Las Vegas, 4/20/10 Eleanor Lindgren, 87, Rockford, 4/23/10 Kenneth DeVaney, 52, Rockford, 4/23/10 Deidre Lovings, 51, Rockford, 4/23/10 Phillip Glick, 79, Rockford, 4/23/10 Victor Gutierrez, 71, Rockford, 4/23/10 Lorraine Hanley, 89,...

    • Posted May 5, 2010
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  • To the Editor: Say ‘NO’ to Phil Hare

    Which party is really the party of NO? The Democrat Party, including Phil Hare, are vociferous in their claim that Republicans and conservative members in Congress are obstructionists by saying NO to the demands of an out-of-control...

    • Posted May 5, 2010
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  • Mr. Green Car: Maintaining your older vehicle: Brakes–part one

    By Allen Penticoff Free-lance Writer I write occasionally about vehicle maintenance topics because a survey by The Rock River Times once determined readers were interested in keeping their existing vehicles maintained rather than reading about new cars...

    • Posted May 5, 2010
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  • Don’t let spring fever melt away your safe driving habits

    From press release BLOOMINGTON, Ill.—As Illinois begins to thaw after a long winter, it’s important drivers don’t let their guard down on the road. Spring weather can be just as dangerous as the snow and ice. The...

    • Posted May 5, 2010
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  • To the Editor: Progressive reject common sense–replace them!

    The U.S. Constitution became a topic of interest recently when our incumbent congressman (Phil Hare) was questioned about his recent health care vote. He said those who have no health insurance are a greater concern to him...

    • Posted May 5, 2010
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