• Guest Column: Driver’s licenses for illegals — again

    By E.J. Pagel Advocates for illegal aliens are trying again to provide them with Illinois driver’s licenses. They expect this new bill, when written, to easily pass in the lame-duck session. Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn (D) is...

    • Posted November 28, 2012
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  • Renewable barriers return

    By Drs. Robert & Sonia Vogl President and Vice President, Illinois Renewable Energy Association The 200 villagers in Effelter, Bavaria, invested in renewable energy systems to reduce energy costs as part of their retirement plans. They found...

    • Posted November 28, 2012
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  • U of I Extension radon program offered in Pecatonica Dec. 13

    Staff Report PECATONICA, Ill. — You may have heard of radon, but what is it really? Radon is a gas produced from the natural decay of uranium that is found in nearly all soils. While all of...

    • Posted November 28, 2012
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  • RVC Model U.N. chosen as outstanding delegation

    The Rock Valley College Model United Nations team recently attended the National Model United Nations (NMUN) conference in Washington, D.C. The team was chosen as one of only six outstanding delegations at the conference. The NMUN drew...

    • Posted November 28, 2012
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  • Week 13 NFL picks: Atlanta, Houston to maintain best records

    By Doug Halberstadt Sports Columnist The Atlanta Falcons and the Houston Texans have the best records in the NFL. Both teams have identical 10-1 records as the month of November draws to a close. The Falcons will...

    • Posted November 28, 2012
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  • Yoga Rockford: ‘Tis the season for yoga

    By Jennie Williford Pranayama Yoga Studio Holidays are celebrated all over the world at this time of year. It is the season of lights, of being thankful, of sacrifice and overall sharing in the glories of life....

    • Posted November 28, 2012
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  • Settlement reached with Traditions Investment regarding mega-dairy

    Attorney General Lisa Madigan is my hero and has announced the filing of a proposed settlement with Traditions Investment, LLC, concerning the construction of a mega-dairy operation here in Jo Daviess County. The settlement proposes to resolve...

    • Posted November 28, 2012
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  • Sand Ridge Prairie tree farm donates branches, sells trees

    Staff Report OREGON, Ill. — Evergreen branches decorating Oregon’s downtown were donated by the Prairie Preservation Society of Ogle County (PPSOC) and were cut and hauled by Oregon High School students and their teacher, Justin Ebert. Branches...

    • Posted November 28, 2012
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  • Your Horoscope: Week of Nov. 28-Dec. 4, 2012

    By Denise Guzzardo Week of Nov. 28-Dec. 4, 2012 This Week: The brutal Mercury retrograde has moved on as of this past Monday, Nov. 26, leaving many of us with broken vehicles, appliances and hearts. Now, it’s...

    • Posted November 28, 2012
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  • Theater Review: ‘Greetings’ from Pec Playhouse

    By Edith McCauley Theater Critic Written by Tom Dudzick and directed by Michael Dice at Pec Playhouse Theatre in Pecatonica, Ill., Greetings is the story of a family holiday complicated by differences in religious beliefs, a disabled...

    • Posted November 28, 2012
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