• Holiday Open House — A Celebration of Stars Dec. 4

    Online Staff Report The Community Foundation of Northern Illinois will hold a Holiday Open House — Celebration of Stars, from 4:30-6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 4, at Forest Hills Country Club, 5135 Forest Hills Road. The program will...

    • Posted November 29, 2012
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  • Rockford Symphony’s principal harpist featured at Rockton church Dec. 2

    Online Staff Report ROCKTON, Ill. — Nanette Felix, principal harpist for the Rockford Symphony Orchestra (RSO), will perform a program of sacred and seasonal music for the first Sunday of Advent at the Unitarian Universalist Church in...

    • Posted November 29, 2012
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  • Stephenson County Museum’s Annual Christmas Tea Dec. 2

    Online Staff Report FREEPORT, Ill. — A Victorian Child’s Christmas will be the theme at this year’s Annual Christmas Tea at the Stephenson County Museum Sunday, Dec. 2. The event runs from 1 to 4 p.m. at...

    • Posted November 29, 2012
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  • Notions Nook quilting and sewing shop relocates to Edgebrook

    • Special events include Cathedral Window class Dec. 1, Floriani Family Secrets Tour Dec. 14-15 Online Staff Report Notions Nook has relocated from its previous location at 2222 E. State St. to the Edgebrook shopping center, 1645 N....

    • Posted November 29, 2012
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  • 2nd City Chorus presents holiday program Dec. 1

    Online Staff Report 2nd City Chorus will present a musical production to kick off the holiday season at 3 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 1. The production will be at Second Congregational United Church of Christ, 318 N. Church...

    • Posted November 29, 2012
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  • Nativity Display and Concert set for Nov. 30-Dec. 1

    Online Staff Report The public is invited to attend the Nativity Display and Concert presented by the Rockford Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at 324 W. University, Rockford. The event will run...

    • Posted November 29, 2012
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  • The Good Lovelies perform in Monroe, Wis., Nov. 30

    Online Staff Report MONROE, Wis. — Funny and upbeat, with just a pinch of sass, the Good Lovelies prove they are not your run-of-the-mill “all-girl” band. At a time when too many of us are affected by...

    • Posted November 29, 2012
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  • Nationally-known Peter Mayer in concert in DeKalb Nov. 30

    Online Staff Report DEKALB, Ill. — The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of DeKalb (UUFD), Ill., will host a special return concert with nationally-known singer/songwriter Peter Mayer. The concert will be at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 30, at the church,...

    • Posted November 29, 2012
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  • SwedishAmerican Hospital awarded ‘A’ for patient safety

    Online Staff Report Rockford’s SwedishAmerican Hospital, 1401 E. State St., was honored with an “A” Hospital Safety Score by The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit organization run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits....

    • Posted November 29, 2012
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  • Medical cannabis patients rally in Springfield

    Staff Report SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Medical cannabis patients and advocates lobbied elected officials at the Illinois State Capitol Nov. 27 in an attempt to become the 19th state to legalize the plant for medicinal purposes. Lawmakers in...

    • Posted November 28, 2012
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