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  • Titans survive late turnovers, advance to state finals

    By Matt Nestor Sports Columnist The Boylan Titans had caused four turnovers, saw a game-tying 55-yard touchdown run by Prairie Ridge’s Jordan Getzelman called back because of a penalty, and stopped the Wolves on a fourth down...

    • Posted November 24, 2010
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  • Miles Nielsen, Ernie Hendrickson offer Thanksgiving Concert Nov. 24

    From press release How many times before an event qualifies as “annual”? Last year was No. 2 for this event, and Charlotte’s Web for the Performing Arts had such a blast that they’re doing it again! Each...

    • Posted November 24, 2010
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  • The Second Half: Got gout?

    By Kathleen D. Tresemer Columnist I was watching TV the other day when one of those (get ready for sarcasm) fantastic new pharmaceutical commercials came on. First, let me just say that doctors have plenty to do...

    • Posted November 24, 2010
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  • Editorial: The responsibility of credible reporting and the public trust

    By Joe McGehee Staff Writer and Frank Schier Editor & Publisher WNTA’s posting of what has now become widely known as the “Dr. Hardy Letter” to its website Nov. 22 came with little or no sense of...

    • Posted November 24, 2010
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  • Local history buffs visit Gettysburg

    By Jon McGinty Free-lance Writer Five members of the Logan Camp of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War (SUVCW) journeyed to Gettysburg, Pa., this past weekend to participate in Remembrance Day activities, which commemorate...

    • Posted November 24, 2010
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  • Marmion presents stiffest test yet for Titans

    By Matt Nestor Sports Columnist Throughout the Boylan Titans’ run to the IHSA Class 6A state championship, they have been favorites along the way. In each round, they have been bigger, stronger and faster than their opponents,...

    • Posted November 24, 2010
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  • Guest Column: District 205 journalism courses must be offered for credit

    Editor’s note: The following letter was sent by Barbara O. Erickson, Journalism Education Association mentor and retired teacher/adviser of Rockford Jefferson High School Publications, to Rockford Public School District 205 Superintendent Dr. LaVonne M. Sheffield. November 19,...

    • Posted November 24, 2010
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  • Elite Defense Systems takes a stand against bullying

    From press release The Elite Defense Systems strengthens its campaign against all forms of bullying by revising its curriculum. Bullying is linked with emotional disturbances among children. It is a situation wherein a child uses words to...

    • Posted November 24, 2010
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  • Week 12 NFL picks: Patriots, Saints and Jets will win on Thanksgiving

    By Doug Halberstadt Sports Columnist Tomorrow is Thanksgiving. For millions of Americans, that means a traditional dinner of turkey and stuffing, followed by pumpkin pie and an afternoon of football. Three games are on the menu for...

    • Posted November 24, 2010
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  • Retail space at The Market Place filled by Children’s Holiday Shoppe, developer supports Children’s Home + Aid

    From press release The Children’s Holiday Shoppe returns to support MotherHouse Crisis Nursery, a program of Children’s Home + Aid. Thanks to the real estate developer SIDCOR in Lake Forest, Ill., this year’s Children’s Holiday Shoppe will...

    • Posted November 24, 2010
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