• Guest Column: ‘Quest for Living’ columnist reflects on TRRT’s 25 years

    Editor’s note: The Rock River Times will feature various items from previous columnists and contributors throughout the year as we celebrate 25 years in publication. The following is from former columnist Lisa Rubin Johnson, who wrote the...

    • Posted December 5, 2012
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  • Thanks for a CASA fund-raiser success!

    CASA of the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit, which serves abused and neglected children of Lee, Ogle and Carroll counties recently hosted a “Celebrity Waiter Dinner” as a fund-raiser. Local community leaders served as waiters for their guests, our...

    • Posted December 5, 2012
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  • ‘Turn Green Into Green’ workshop in Oregon, Ill., Dec. 12

    Staff Report ROCK FALLS, Ill. — Carol Kulek, consultant for the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO), will speak at the upcoming “Turn Green Into Green: Illinois Energy Now Public Sector Workshop” at 10 a.m.,...

    • Posted December 5, 2012
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  • Tales from the Trough: IceHogs snag three road wins to end week seven

    By Todd Reicher Sports Columnist Rockford was riding a three-game winning streak into a rare Tuesday night (Nov. 27) matchup at the BMO Harris Bank Center where the ’Hogs were hosting the Texas Stars. Early, it looked...

    • Posted December 5, 2012
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  • Agitate, America!: Let’s get along: Finding common political ground

    By Nancy Churchill A Progressive Visionary I’m tired of the vitriol. I want to find common ground with reasonable conservatives of compassion who I know are out there, who are not politicians dependent upon giant Super PACS...

    • Posted December 5, 2012
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  • Award-winning local film to be released as web series

    • Award-winning film Hand of Glory to be released in four parts throughout December Staff Report Following a successful festival run, Hand of Glory will take on a new life as a web series on Facebook throughout December....

    • Posted December 5, 2012
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  • OSF Saint Anthony seeks public feedback through survey

    Staff Report OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center, in collaboration with the Rockford Health Council, is conducting a Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) survey to assess the health needs of the community. The information will allow OSF Saint...

    • Posted December 5, 2012
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  • Lutheran High students distribute Advent books

    A dedicated group of Rockford Lutheran High School students has written and published a 28-page booklet with a devotional for every day of Advent this holiday season. The booklets were distributed to all the area Lutheran churches...

    • Posted December 5, 2012
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  • 4-Hers honored for outstanding achievement

    Ogle County’s top 4-H members were honored for outstanding achievement at a special program Nov. 18 in the Oregon Coliseum. Top county honors went to 4-H teens Rebecca Eden, Oregon, and Bethany Fike, Pearl City. Eden and...

    • Posted December 5, 2012
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  • Taproot at Rockford’s Bar 3 Sunday, Dec. 9

    Staff Report Modern rockers Taproot will perform at Rockford’s Bar 3 Sunday, Dec. 9. Opening acts include 12 Stones, Digital Summer, Prospect Hill, Dorydrive, 3 Pill Morning, Gone for Days, Beyond Threshold and In the Hour. Tickets...

    • Posted December 5, 2012
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