• Local woman featured in ‘People’ magazine

    March 15, 2010, Angela McCullough of Rockford walked into the local Jenny Craig Center. Asked what was motivating her to change her life, she said: “I tried every diet, no matter how crazy it sounded, from the...

    • Posted January 18, 2012
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  • Real Estate News: Dickerson & Nieman, Doyle Woodhouse & Moore merge to form area’s largest real estate firm

    Staff Report Dickerson & Nieman Realtors, the largest residential real estate firm in the Rockford market, and Doyle Woodhouse & Moore Realtors, the area’s leading commercial real estate broker, merged Jan. 12. The newly-expanded real estate business...

    • Posted January 18, 2012
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  • Former DNR officer speaks out

    I found your recent article on trees being removed from OUR forest preserves very interesting. Also, the input from residents who live near the forest preserves hit the nail on the head. I’m attaching an e-mail I...

    • Posted January 18, 2012
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  • Guest Column: Public input needed on Rockford Public Library decisions

    By Amy Orvis Curled in the lap of the library; surrounded by shelf upon shelf of information, cultural explorations, adventure and reading freedom … this is a public paradise, a place to be preserved. What part of...

    • Posted January 18, 2012
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  • Farmer jailed on milk, organic food sale charges

    By Richard S. Gubbe Contributing Writer Wisconsin small farmer Vernon Hershberger had his day in court, then spent time in jail, and now faces another day in court. Hershberger was summoned to face state charges relating to...

    • Posted January 18, 2012
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  • Illinois Snow Sculpting Competition set for Jan. 25-28 at Sinnissippi

    Staff Report The 26th Annual Illinois Snow Sculpting Competition is set for Jan. 25-28 at Sinnissippi Park, 1401 N. Second St., Rockford. Eight teams from Illinois will compete, with the winner advancing to the 2012 National Championship...

    • Posted January 18, 2012
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  • Rockford-area Catholic women honored

    Sunday, Jan. 29, the Rockford Deanery Council of Catholic Women will hold its 20th Annual Woman of the Year Banquet at Cliffbreakers Restaurant in Rockford. This dinner honors women who have been selected by their own parishes...

    • Posted January 18, 2012
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  • Pro Football: The miraculous story behind Tim Tebow

    By Doug Halberstadt Sports Columnist Now that Tom Brady and his New England Patriots teammates have eliminated the Denver Broncos from the playoffs, one might think the end of (Tim) Tebowmania has finally arrived. Not so quick....

    • Posted January 18, 2012
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  • Home Safety: Risk of fire increases during winter months; tips to stay safe

    Staff Report PATTERSON, N.Y. — The National Fire Sprinkler Association (NFSA), the longest-tenured fire sprinkler advocacy organization in the U.S., reminds families to take time during the winter months to review the dangers of fire with their...

    • Posted January 18, 2012
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  • Lawn Care: Spring-Green Lawn Care to donate $10,000 to plant 10,000 trees

    Staff Report LINCOLN, Neb. — Spring-Green Lawn Care, a three-year Arbor Day Foundation partner, has committed to donating $10,000 to plant 10,000 trees in 2012. With every new customer, Spring-Green will make a donation toward tree planting...

    • Posted January 18, 2012
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