• Golf Rules Clinic offered April 3 at Elliot Golf Course

    Online Staff Report The rules of golf can be fun and informative, and Rockford Park District offers the opportunity for golfers ages 8-17, and 18 and older, to learn the usual and most common rules at a...

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  • Support Walk MS — Rockford on May 5

    Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a debilitating disease that affects over 20,000 people across northern Illinois alone. MS stops people from moving, and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society exists to make sure it doesn’t. The Rockford MS Committee...

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  • Literary Hook: Poetry reading, workshop and new book debut April 13

    By Christine Swanberg Author and Poet In Print holds monthly meetings and workshops for writers at the Cherry Valley Library on the second Saturday of each month. Located at 755 E. State St., Cherry Valley, the meetings...

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  • ‘When the World Was Young’ March 28 at Kresge Hall

    Online Staff Report Rockford Dance Company’s (RDC) Dancing and Acting Workshop, funded through The United Cerebral Palsy of Blackhawk Region of the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois, will culminate in a performance at 10:30 a.m., March 28,...

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  • Children have lost a champion

    Children and their working families lost an incredible champion with the sudden and unexpected death of Diane Stout on this past Monday. Diane — in addition to being a loving daughter, wife, mother and grandmother — worked...

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  • Drop-in softball for ages 50 and older offered at Dahlquist Park

    Online Staff Report The Rockford Park District invites men and women ages 50 and older to play co-rec softball this season. Games in this drop-in program series will be played every Tuesday, April 2-Sept. 24, 9:30-11:30 a.m.,...

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  • BFAI seeks entrants for juried art show; April 1 deadline

    Online Staff Report BELOIT, Wis.— The Beloit Fine Arts Incubator is seeking entrants for its upcoming juried art show. The theme of the show is spiritual, but it is not inclusive or exclusive of any religion. Artists...

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  • Changing definitions of marriage

    Gay marriage is what we all pray our marriage will be until death. Homosexual marriage, however, has been called an abomination by many in the Christian church. Why the media continue to use gay as a definition...

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  • ‘Invasion of the Body Snatchers’ to be screened April 3 in Freeport

    Online Staff Report FREEPORT, Ill. — The 1950s Science Fiction Film Series concludes with the original black-and-white film Invasion of the Body Snatchers at 1 and 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 3, at Freeport’s Lindo Theatre, 115 S....

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  • Dianna Cole offers ‘A Dream Seen!’

    Staff Report Evangelist Dianna Cole, founder and president of WAY Enterprises, invites local women to a special “Wisdom And You” event Saturday, March 30, at Calvary Memorial Church, 2715 N. Alpine Road in Rockford.This will be the...

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