• SwedishAmerican breaks ground on new Rockton clinic

    Staff Report ROCKTON, Ill. — SwedishAmerican Medical Group has broken ground on its new clinic in Rockton, Ill. Scheduled to open in spring 2014, SwedishAmerican Medical Group/Stateline will operate from a 20,000-square-foot facility on East Rockton Road,...

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  • Mini Masterpieces featured at Freeport Art Museum

    Staff Report FREEPORT, Ill. — Back by popular demand, Mini Masterpieces are coming to the Freeport Art Museum. More than 65 local and regional artists have signed up to donate works, measuring 6 inches by 6 inches,...

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  • Katie’s Choice Book Club to discuss ‘The Secret Garden’

    Staff Report The Katie’s Choice Book Club selection for June is The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett. The Book Club is hosted by Katie’s Cup, 502 Seventh St., Rockford. The discussion will be held at the...

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  • Summer concerts begin June 7 at Mt. Morris Band Shell

    Staff Report MOUNT MORRIS, Ill. — The Friday Night Campus Concerts Committee has announced the final lineup for its 2013 free music performances on the Mt. Morris Band Shell. Performances are as follow: June 7: The DeKalb...

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  • Chrisisms: 10 steps to preparing for ‘Green Light’ (June 12 this year)

    By Chris Wachowiak Putting on a music show comes with a high price tag, compared to potential revenue income. And then, creating a “unique” or niche event is also difficult. Just in our market alone, it seems...

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  • Photo: Rival Sons rock at The District

    From the June 5-11, 2013, issue

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  • Free ‘Tunes on the Terrace’ offered Wednesdays, June 5-Aug. 7

    Staff Report Rockford Park District’s Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens invites the community to enjoy “Tunes on the Terrace” free weekly musical performances this summer, Wednesdays, June 5-Aug. 7, from 5 to 7 p.m. A variety of performers...

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  • Broadway stars featured in Timber Lake’s ‘A Chorus Line’

    Staff Report MOUNT CARROLL, Ill. — Timber Lake Playhouse (TLP) opens its 52nd season in rural Mount Carroll, Ill., with the record-breaking classic musical, A Chorus Line, Thursday, June 6. Executive Director James Beaudry has brought in...

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  • Tube Talk: Who will be Doctor Who’s 12th Doctor?

    By Paula Hendrickson Contributing Writer With Doctor Who’s 50th anniversary rapidly approaching, people around the world have been discussing the show, its history and its cultural impact. Last week, one of my Twitter friends, Mekeisha Madden Toby...

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  • Music in the Park concerts begin June 11 at Sinnissippi

    Staff Report Enjoy summer evenings at the Sinnissippi Park Music Shell, 1401 N. Second St., for Rockford Park District’s free Music in the Park concerts, which run Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7 p.m., June 11-Aug. 15 (except...

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