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  • OUR ENDORSEMENTS

    THE ROCK RIVER TIMES NOVEMBER 2, 2010 GENERAL ELECTION ENDORSEMENTS FOR CITY OF ROCKFORD and WINNEBAGO COUNTY VOTERS Following are the endorsements, or lack of them for the General Election, Nov. 2. As has been the position...

    • Posted October 27, 2010
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  • Outdoor City Market a big hit with summer and Halloween

    It was the last Friday City Market Oct. 22, and they went out with a great costume parade! The Rockford City Market, which offered fresh, locally-grown produce and other local and regional products, “ran for 20 weeks...

    • Posted October 27, 2010
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  • Meeting to discuss morals and planet

    From press release You’re invited! A Community Meeting hosted by the Four Rivers Environmental Coalition and Rock Valley College to discuss and act upon the newly-released book, Moral Ground: Ethical Action for a Planet in Peril, 7...

    • Posted October 27, 2010
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  • Another natural building material—clay plaster

    By Drs. Robert & Sonia Vogl President and Vice President Illinois Renewable Energy Association Another natural material has been used in Jim Hutchison’s straw-clay building: clay plaster. Anna Wolfson of Wolfson Earth Finishes, professional plasterer and art...

    • Posted October 27, 2010
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  • Guest Column: Captives to our captors

    By Gregory John Campbell Americans are slated to be the dupes of the establishment parties in November again. The “Tea Party” could do some good, but probably won’t, because it’s been co-opted by the GOP elite. Mr....

    • Posted October 27, 2010
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  • Animal Services theft case still not ready for court

    By Susan Johnson Copy Editor A former Winnebago County Animal Services employee, Gloria Ohman-Knox, has been charged with nine felony counts for allegedly embezzling $10,000 from the county facility. State’s Attorney Joseph Bruscato’s office is in the...

    • Posted October 27, 2010
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  • Rock the Air campaign for Embry-Riddle tops 19,000 signatures

    From press release Thanks to support from several more regional organizations, the petition drive to bring Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University to Rockford has topped 19,000 signatures. Friday, Oct. 1, the Rockford IceHogs got 500 signatures from fans at...

    • Posted October 27, 2010
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  • RVC First Tuesday Lecture Series continues Nov. 2 with two offerings

    From press release The Rock Valley College (RVC) First Tuesday Lecture Series continues Nov. 2 with two unique lectures. RVC Assistant Professor of Business Stacy McCaskill will present “The Ethics of Fair Trade” at noon in the...

    • Posted October 27, 2010
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  • Obituary Notices: Week of Oct. 27-Nov. 2, 2010

    Leo Peters, 85, Rockford, 10/15/10 Preston Evans, 93, Rockford, 10/15/10 Theodore Merchant, 74, Rockford, 10/15/10 Carol Diehl, 51, Rockford, 10/15/10 John Grimmett, 57, Rockford, 10/15/10 Jerome Meurer, 62, Rockford, 10/15/10 Dorothy Young, 70, Rockford, 10/15/10 Joann Meurer,...

    • Posted October 27, 2010
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  • Used Art Sale at JustGoods Gallery begins Nov. 5

    From press release Rockford Urban Ministries is hosting its Fourth Annual Used Art Sale at 201 Seventh St., Rockford, in the JustGoods Gallery. The sale begins Friday, Nov. 5, with a special art reception from 4-7 p.m....

    • Posted October 27, 2010
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