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  • February’s First Friday event at Beloit Fine Arts Incubator

    Online Staff Report BELOIT, Wis. — The Beloit Fine Arts Incubator has announced Thomas Traush’s “Impressions in Light and Color” as its February show. The show will run through Feb. 22 with an Open Gallery event from...

    • Posted January 30, 2013
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  • A new ‘WAY’ to celebrate Black History Month

    Online Staff Report Join Dianna Cole and “Wisdom And You” (WAY) Enterprises for another inspirational, educational first Saturday “It’s ALL In Me” women’s workshop retreat from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 2, at St. Paul Lutheran Church...

    • Posted January 30, 2013
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  • Annual Forest Stewardship Conference March 9

    By Debra Levey Larson Media/Communications Specialist, University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences URBANA, Ill. — University of Illinois and Iowa State University will host the annual Tri-State Forest Stewardship Conference Saturday, March 9,...

    • Posted January 30, 2013
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  • Orchid Quest 2013 Feb. 2-3 at Madison’s Alliant Energy Center

    Online Staff Report MADISON, Wis. — Orchid Quest 2013, sponsored by the Madison Orchid Growers’ Guild, will be held at the Alliant Energy Center Exhibition Hall, 1919 Alliant Energy Center Way, Madison, Wis., Saturday and Sunday, Feb....

    • Posted January 30, 2013
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  • SwedishAmerican, Rosecrance partnernership aims to improve continuum of mental health care services

    Online Staff Report Wednesday, Jan. 30, SwedishAmerican and Rosecrance Health Network announced a new partnership aimed at improving the continuum of mental health care services in northern Illinois. The partnership involves improvements in the delivery of both...

    • Posted January 30, 2013
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  • Battle of the Badges blood drive Jan. 31 in Belvidere

    Online Staff Report BELVIDERE, Ill. — Thursday, Jan. 31, Belvidere Police and Fire departments will host blood drives in their semi-annual competition, Battle of the Badges. The competition, which started in 2007, is taking place during National...

    • Posted January 30, 2013
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  • DeKalb’s Egyptian Theatre offers AFI’s Top Ten beginning Feb. 2

    Online Staff Report DEKALB, Ill. — The Egyptian Theatre in DeKalb, Ill., is partnering with several departments at Northern Illinois University and Kish Health System to offer the community the American Film Institute’s (AFI) Top Ten Films...

    • Posted January 30, 2013
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  • Rescue Mission benefits from area Taco John’s holiday specials

    Online Staff Report Once again this year, two Rockford-area Taco John’s restaurants supported Rockford Rescue Mission with holiday specials. The Machesney Park store at 8304 N. Second St., and the store at 3007 N. Main St., in...

    • Posted January 30, 2013
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  • Your Horoscope: Week of Jan. 30-Feb. 5, 2013

    By Denise Guzzardo Week of Jan. 30-Feb. 5, 2013 This Week: Utilize this time frame to take a personal inventory on your long-term goals. This is also a time when we can restructure our personal relationships, clearing...

    • Posted January 30, 2013
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  • Colorful, eccentric drawings featured in Kortman exhibit

    Staff Report Artist Mindy Joy Nutter Young is a Rockford College graduate who has made a name for herself in Rockford printmaking circles for elaborate and provocative monochromatic works. Friday, Feb. 1, she will present a new...

    • Posted January 30, 2013
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