• Guest Column: New and seasonal dealers give Alpine Flea Market fresh look

    By Tye Hartall The Alpine Flea Market in Rockford has come alive this winter with the influx of new and seasonal dealers that have added a cultural flair, as well as an international mix. Always the haunt...

    • Posted May 26, 2010
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  • Health information now available at your fingertips at Choices Natural Market

    From press release Choices Natural Market, Rockford’s natural food store, is excited to announce the addition of “Oscar,” our new Fresh Ideas Center, an exciting new interactive tool that offers health tips and recipes to customers seeking...

    • Posted May 26, 2010
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  • Hononegah dominates boys track sectional

    By Matt Nestor Sports Columnist The Hononegah Indians were disappointed that they had to share the NIC-10 championship with Jefferson the previous weekend. So they took out their frustration on the field in their IHSA Class 3A...

    • Posted May 26, 2010
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  • Have breakfast with 1st Step Chiropractic June 5

    From press release Join 1st Step Chiropractic for breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m., Saturday June 5. Pancakes, eggs, sausage, muffins, fruit, juice and coffee will be served, and door prizes, office tours and free posture screenings...

    • Posted May 26, 2010
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  • Subtle gift ideas for Father’s Day

    By Doug Halberstadt Sports Columnist I realize Father’s Day is still a little ways off, but I feel it’s never too early to start dropping some subtle gift idea hints. Fortunately for me, I got some help...

    • Posted May 26, 2010
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  • EPA announces start of national lead-safe renovation program

    From press release WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that renovations and repairs of pre-1978 housing must now be conducted using safe practices to protect children and pregnant women from exposure to lead-based paint. Almost...

    • Posted May 26, 2010
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  • Nominate a ‘Hometown Hero’ to fly with the Thunderbirds at AirFest

    From press release The Chicago/Rockford International Airport and the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds have teamed to host a “Hometown Heroes” flight program in Rockford during AirFest 2010. This program is designed to highlight someone from the Rockford...

    • Posted May 26, 2010
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  • Waterkeeper News: Triumph Foods should have had an EIS done instead of an EIA

    Editor’s note: On very, very short notice, Art Norris agreed to represent the counties of Henry and Rock Island at the April 16 Creating the Rock River Trail Conference, held at the Best Western Clock Tower Resort...

    • Posted May 26, 2010
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  • 1st Step Chiropractic: A different way to do chiropractic

    Dr. Philip Schalow In any group of people, you may find some who have derived great benefit from one of the hundreds of chiropractic procedures, and some that consider chiropractic a form of primitive shamanism. It is...

    • Posted May 26, 2010
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  • Northern Illinois Hospice and Grief Center offers free camp for grieving children and teens

    From press release Northern Illinois Hospice and Grief Center and The Moyer Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded by Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher Jamie Moyer and his wife, Karen, announced the opening of Camp Erin Chicago/Northern Illinois,...

    • Posted May 26, 2010
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