• 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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  • Save on energy bills–plant trees

    By Jan Herbert Rockford Park District Whether you were “green” before the color was fashionable or whether you’re just ready to find the “shade” that works best for you, here’s information about doing just “one green thing.”...

    • Posted July 28, 2010
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  • ‘It’s All About You’ Wellness Fair Aug. 14 at Center for Living Whole

    From press release “It’s All About You” Wellness Fair will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 14, at the Center for Living Whole, 5906 Elaine Drive, Rockford. Admission is free. The fair will feature...

    • Posted July 28, 2010
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  • Obituary Notices: Week of July 28-Aug 3, 2010

    George Chamberlain, 76, Rockford, 7/16/10 Mary Walker, 45, Rockford, 7/16/10 William Elliott, 77, Rockford, 7/16/10 Arlo Stalvik, 65, Rockford, 7/16/10 Charles Hansen, 86, Rockford, 7/16/10 David Rozman, 73, Rockford, 7/16/10 Duane Lay, 60, Rockford, 7/16/10 Joan Phelps,...

    • Posted July 28, 2010
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  • Saving energy and the environment

    By Drs. Robert & Sonia Vogl President and Vice President Illinois Renewable Energy Association The Gulf oil gusher and processing of tar sands in Alberta, Canada, to secure oil makes clear the connection between oil consumption and...

    • Posted July 21, 2010
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  • Illinois Renewable Energy and Sustainable Lifestyle Fair Aug. 7-8

    From press release OREGON, Ill.—The Ninth Annual Illinois Renewable Energy and Sustainable Lifestyle Fair will be Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 7-8, at Ogle County Fairgrounds near Oregon, Ill. More than 100 exhibitors and 60 workshops will be...

    • Posted July 21, 2010
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  • Obituary Notices: Week of July 21-27, 2010

    Kirk Mengelt, 50, Rockford, 7/9/10 Charles Hamberg, 68, Rockford, 7/9/10 Brian Becker, 65, Rockford, 7/9/10 Alliea Nelson, 91, Rockford, 7/9/10 Anthony Linton, 80, Rockford, 7/9/10 Matilda Ballan, 93, Rockford, 7/9/10 Evelio Bonilla, 74, Rockford, 7/9/10 Elmer Levy,...

    • Posted July 21, 2010
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  • Joan K. Phelps 1926~2010

    Joan K. Phelps died July 16 after a brief illness. She was born Aug. 18, 1926 to Lawrence N. and Blanche R. Justen in Fond du Lac, Wis., where she graduated from Fond du Lac High School...

    • Posted July 21, 2010
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  • Growers can boost benefits of broccoli and tomatoes

    From press release URBANA, Ill.—A University of Illinois study has demonstrated that agronomic practices can greatly increase the cancer-preventive phytochemicals in broccoli and tomatoes. “We enriched preharvest broccoli with different bioactive components, then assessed the levels of...

    • Posted July 21, 2010
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  • Freedom Field’s open house

    By Drs. Robert & Sonia Vogl President and Vice President Illinois Renewable Energy Association The new Rockford Water Reclamation District’s LEED-certified administration building was an appropriate setting for Wednesday’s (July 7) Freedom Field press conference. Nearly 100...

    • Posted July 14, 2010
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