• Help Atwood Park on Saturdays

    Staff Report Rockford Park District’s Atwood Center in Seth B. Atwood Park welcomes help from citizens to maintain and preserve areas of the park’s 334 acres while enjoying the outdoors. The Park District’s second-largest park is uniquely...

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  • Noted Rush University Medical Center social worker to speak at 15th Annual Alzheimer’s Association Conference

    Staff Report Susan Frick, MSW, of the Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center in Chicago will be the keynote speaker at the 15th Annual Alzheimer’s Association Conference to be held from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 13, at Sauk...

    • Posted June 6, 2012
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  • OSF Healthcare names new chief medical officer

    Kathleen Forbes, M.D., MSMM, CPE, has accepted the new position of chief medical officer and chief clinical officer for OSF Healthcare System. Dr. Forbes started June 1 and reports to Kevin Schoeplein, CEO for OSF Healthcare System....

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  • Guest Column: City fails public-private partnership

    By Paul Arena Rockford Apartment Association President The Rockford City Council is considering an ordinance for the “Registration of Residential Rental Property.” The word “registration” is important in the debate of this proposal. From the perspective of...

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  • Rockford AirFest: Doing loops and rolls over RFD

    By Jon McGinty Free-lance Writer “Don’t bump the throttle with your arm. Keep your feet off the rudder pedals. And don’t touch the control stick between your knees.” This was my pre-flight briefing before taking a ride...

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  • Golf: Tiger Woods shows guts in earning his 73rd career win

    By Doug Halberstadt Sports Columnist “To do it at age 36, that’s not too shabby.” That’s the way Tiger Woods summed up his performance in the final round of the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide Insurance at...

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  • Youth Baseball: Golden Eagles’ summer baseball camp set for June 11-14

    Staff Report Rock Valley College’s (RVC) summer youth baseball camp will run June 11-14 and is open to players ages 7-13. The youth baseball camp will be held at RVC’s baseball field. The Physical Education Center will...

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  • Photos: High-flying fun at AirFest

    From the June 6-12, 2012, issue

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  • Guest Column: Goals for our state legislators

    Editor’s note: Although this paper disagrees with Environmental Law & Policy Center’s (ELPC) support of industrial wind in many areas, the organization extends premier and tireless efforts to protect our environment. Offer them your support, and ask...

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  • Lawn Care: Tips for combating summer lawn weeds

    By Lisa Valle University of Illinois Extension Ogle County, Extension Program Coordinator Thanks to our early spring, many homeowners are finding that, despite having put down crabgrass preventer, they are seeing more crabgrass and other annual grass...

    • Posted June 6, 2012
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