• Harlem runners come close at State

    By Matt Nestor Sports Columnist Looking to add an outdoor state title to her indoor state title in the 55-meter hurdles, Harlem senior Jenna Combs had two chances, competing in the 100 hurdles and the 300 hurdles...

    • Posted May 26, 2010
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  • Vikings hope strong finish carries over in Regional

    By Matt Nestor Sports Columnist The Guilford Vikings baseball team are the 4th seed heading into the IHSA class 4A regionals this week. But they are playing as well as anyone in the conference heading in. The...

    • Posted May 26, 2010
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  • Charles Story: ComEd

    • Posted May 19, 2010
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  • Peak oil–cutting oil consumption and its damages

    By Drs. Robert & Sonia Vogl President and Vice President Illinois Renewable Energy Association As economic interests pursue dwindling fossil fuels, environmental degradation will intensify. Devastation accelerates as the energy industry seeks new supplies to run our...

    • Posted May 19, 2010
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  • Rockford’s TIF report card: Negative balances will drain public funds

    By Stuart R. Wahlin Staff Writer As Rockford aldermen consider tightening their belts with regard to future funding for organizations like the River District Association, Miracle Mile Rockford, Midtown District, Inc., and other nonprofits, the source of...

    • Posted May 19, 2010
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  • Help clean up the Rock River!

    By Frank Masterman Founder & Volunteer Staff Member Rock River Sweep.org invites all communities along the Rock River in Wisconsin and Illinois to join with us for the first-ever Great Rock River Sweep of 2010, scheduled for...

    • Posted May 19, 2010
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  • RMAP launches sustainability plan

    From press release The Rockford Metropolitan agency for Planning (RMAP) has released its “Blueprint To a More Sustainable and Dynamic Future in anticipation of National Transportation Day, Friday, May, 21. The Sustainability Blueprint, created in conjunction with...

    • Posted May 19, 2010
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  • Rock Valley College to host groundbreaking ceremony

    From press release The public is invited to a ceremony marking the groundbreaking for the Karl J. Jacobs Center for Science and Math on the main campus of Rock Valley College, 3301 N. Mulford Road, Rockford. The...

    • Posted May 19, 2010
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  • This week in the Times: Stephanie Ingram

    Vitals: Stephanie Ingram, 26, works part time in the restaurant and hospitality industry. Ingram has spent the majority of her life in Rockford, despite living in Virginia for three years. She is an avid traveler who has...

    • Posted May 19, 2010
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  • Community news and notes: Week of May 19-25, 2010

    Tricoci University of Beauty Culture in Rockford recently donated a 50-gallon bin of discarded hair to Matter of Trust, an organization using hair to help clean up the recent oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. This...

    • Posted May 19, 2010
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