- Guest Commentary: Earth Day or April Fools Day?
- State Roundup: Concerns raised about proposed change in DUI pot standard
- Bill would decrease pot penalties; small amounts would draw only ticket, fine
- Senate votes to restore human service cuts; bill moves to House for consideration
- Bill to restrict red light cameras passes House
- State Roundup: Budget fix in current FY not yet done
- State Roundup: GOMB Director won’t support borrowing
- Economists: pros, cons to raising the state fuel tax
- ‘Hogs fall just shy of Midwest title
- Fork and Stein Urban Gourmet delivers beer infused delicacies to Rockford
Company outsourcing does not promote ‘buy local’
Goodbye to the Rockford Register Star. I try to buy local, and if a company outsources, it is no longer local. I understand it is owned by a company that is not [in] Rockford, but most newspapers are. But to fire your Rockford employees and send that work to Chicago, well, goodbye, remembering the people you just put out of work.
From the March 16-22, 2011, issue