• Charles Story: Justice

    • Posted July 29, 2010
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  • Yoga Rockford: Practicing yoga: Your opportunity to experiment

    By Jennie Williford Pranayama Yoga Studio Though the “fad” of yoga has come and gone, many have yet to try the practice. And for those who have tried and stayed, many are still missing the link between...

    • Posted July 28, 2010
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  • Leadership–essential for a sustainable economy

    By Drs. Robert & Sonia Vogl President and Vice President Illinois Renewable Energy Association Last week, we had the honor of inducting Frank Schier, editor and publisher of The Rock River Times, and Scott Christiansen (R), Winnebago...

    • Posted July 28, 2010
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  • ArtsPlace culminates with Emerge July 30-31

    From press release Rockford Area Arts Council’s ArtsPlace summer youth apprenticeship program culminates with Emerge, an art exhibit and sale and a collaborative performance featuring dance, music, poetry, storytelling and visual arts. The event will be Friday...

    • Posted July 28, 2010
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  • To the Editor: Out of sight, not out of mind

    The losses of Dr. Patrick Hardy, Dr. Robert DeLacey and other principals and educational leaders within the Rockford School District and our Rockford community have been serious blows to ethical leadership and honorable behavior. Is the current...

    • Posted July 28, 2010
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  • Byron Dragway hosts Summer Thunder super show Aug. 1

    From press release BYRON, Ill.—Sunday, Aug. 1, Byron Dragway will host the inaugural Summer Thunder super show. Headlining the event will be two of the most exotic drag racing machines ever built—jet-powered trucks. Certainly the Super Shockwave...

    • Posted July 28, 2010
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  • Morrissey: 5 percent pay decrease for city employees won’t cut it

    By Stuart R. Wahlin Staff Writer Two fire stations on the chopping block remain open for the time being, and four firefighters remain on every engine, but Rockford Mayor Larry Morrissey (I) says that’s little solace for...

    • Posted July 28, 2010
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  • Left Justified: A great 25 years

    By Stanley Campbell U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-9) was the keynoter at Rockford Urban Ministries’ (RUM) 48th annual dinner Sunday, July 18. Grace United Methodist Church did a great job hosting the affair, with the United Methodist...

    • Posted July 28, 2010
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  • City gets ‘very good’ rate in $3.4M bond sale

    By Stuart R. Wahlin Staff Writer Rockford aldermen unanimously confirmed the sale and authorized the issuance of $3.4 million in general obligations bonds during the July 26 meeting. The bonds are to defray the cost of the...

    • Posted July 28, 2010
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  • Rockford native, Grammy winner Kurt Elling at Coronado Aug. 6

    From press release Rockford native Kurt Elling will be in concert at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Aug. 6, at the Coronado Performing Arts Center. This benefit concert is presented by the Urban Christian Education Fund (UCEF), which provides...

    • Posted July 28, 2010
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