• Tag team GOP match

    When it comes to the GOP nomination, maybe it would help some folks to see this contest in a different light, like that of a tag team wrestling match. In this match we have the Establishment Libertarian...

    • Posted January 18, 2012
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  • Japanese Snow Viewing Tea Ceremony Feb. 4 at Anderson Japanese Gardens

    Staff Report Rockford’s Anderson Japanese Gardens will offer the rare opportunity to participate in a yukimi chakai, a traditional Japanese Snow Viewing Tea Ceremony, Saturday, Feb. 4. The demonstration will be in Anderson Japanese Gardens’ 16th-century Sukiya-style...

    • Posted January 18, 2012
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  • ‘Get Moving: Playing with Food’ Jan. 21 at Discovery Center

    Staff Report To start the year off on a healthy note, Rockford’s Discovery Center is hosting “Get Moving: Playing with Food” from noon to 3 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 21. Discover your plate while you play with portions,...

    • Posted January 18, 2012
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  • Guest Column: Issuance of pardons is a very public matter

    Editor’s note: The following guest column was submitted by the Illinois Press Association (IPA) to show the important role the publishing of public notices in newspapers plays in the public’s right to know. The IPA, located in...

    • Posted January 18, 2012
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  • Tickets for ‘Waste MISmanagement’ at Pec Playhouse on sale Jan. 20

    By Dan Doyle As a prosecutor, I once found myself, both literally and figuratively, “down in the dumps.” The murder case I was handling had some solid physical evidence, except for one rather noticeable omission — the...

    • Posted January 18, 2012
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  • Klehm’s Donation Day moves to first Tuesday of the month

    Staff Report Rockford’s Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden has moved its Donation Day to the first Tuesday of each month. Admission is free, and donations of any amount are encouraged on Donation Days. Klehm is a 155-acre...

    • Posted January 18, 2012
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  • Guest Column: The 17th Congressional District’s best candidate

    By Richard Montgomery In response to many articles about 2012 Democratic candidates for the Illinois 17th Congressional District, let me say that, from the several candidate forums I have attended, Freeport Mayor George Gaulrapp is the voters’...

    • Posted January 18, 2012
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  • Wine, Cheese & Chocolate Tasting Feb. 3 at Freeport Art Museum

    Staff Report FREEPORT, Ill. — Freeport Art Museum’s (FAM) 20th Annual Wine, Cheese & Chocolate Tasting is set for 6-9 p.m., Friday, Feb. 3, at the museum. The event will feature a variety of fine wines, world-class...

    • Posted January 18, 2012
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  • Mike Mangione & The Union at DeKalb’s House Café Jan. 22

    Staff Report Mike Mangione & The Union will perform with Gina Venier and Dave Tamkin at the House Café, 263 E. Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb, Ill., beginning at 6 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 22. This past year, Mike Mangione...

    • Posted January 18, 2012
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  • Beloit Film Fest offers Student Filmmaker Showcase

    • Day of preparation Saturday, Jan. 21, at Beloit Public Library Staff Report BELOIT, Wis. — Beloit International Film Festival (BIFF) has announced the new Student Filmmaker Showcase as part of the 2012 BIFF schedule. Presented in...

    • Posted January 18, 2012
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