• Yoga Rockford: Don’t be afraid … try yoga!

    By Jennie Williford Pranayama Yoga Studio There are many reasons to try yoga, although it’s not surprising that many misconceptions persist among the general public about the practice and what it entails. Covers of popular magazines commonly...

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  • Park District recognizes Latino outreach assistance

    At the June 25 Rockford Park District Board of Commissioners meeting, two members of Rockford’s Latino community, Rudy Valdez and Ricardo Oceguera, were introduced by Youth Sports Manager Lamont Jones and recognized for their assistance in the...

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  • Guest Column: Edward Snowden: Internet folk hero

    By Eric Howanietz After 12 years of warnings, there it is before us: the NSA’s monitoring of internal American activities. Twelve years of the PATRIOT Act, 12 years of speculation and fear, all found to be completely...

    • Posted July 31, 2013
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  • Who needs cable TV?

    Personally, I’m sick and tired of all the repetitive reruns that cable television provides. It’s bad enough that their (Comcast/Verizon) monthly charges keep creeping up. But, paying $134 each month is simply too much! Just think about...

    • Posted July 31, 2013
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  • Mastercraft Exteriors provides continued support to local communities

    Online Staff Report LOVES PARK, Ill. — Mastercraft Exteriors joined together with the Grace Lutheran Church, GPS Faith Community Mobile Food Pantry and numerous volunteers for the second time to provide local families with much-needed food. The...

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  • Rockford native Matt Ulery brings chamber jazz ensemble to Sinnissippi

    Staff Report The Aug. 1 Sounds of Summer concert at Sinnissippi Park Music Shell marks the return of a Rockford original. Rockford native Matt Ulery, Chicago-based bassist and composer, will bring his nine-piece chamber jazz ensemble to...

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  • NASCAR losing popularity?

    By Doug Halberstadt Sports Columnist It wasn’t that long ago that every time I watched a NASCAR race on television, I never failed to notice how packed the stands were at each and every venue. Times have...

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  • Openfields Local Foods Dinner Aug. 8 at Toni’s of Winnebago

    Online Staff Report Michelle Princer, owner and executive chef at Toni’s of Winnebago, is a huge advocate for rural Winnebago County and its local farmers, and this passion is reflected in her meals. She purchases ingredients from...

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  • Rockford’s John Murray Team REO takes top honors

    As reported in the Wall Street Journal for “This Year’s Top Performing Individuals and Teams in the Country,” John Murray Team REO in Rockford was No. 1 for closed transactions. The source for “Celebrating Superlative Achievements in...

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  • Fantasy football just around the corner

    By Doug Halberstadt Sports Columnist Fantasy football time is here. Men and women all over the country are busy preparing draft strategies and wish lists for the upcoming season. Some leagues are already done with their drafts...

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