• Obituary Notices: Week of July 31-Aug. 6, 2013

    Darrell Adams, 78, Rockford, 7/23/13 Mary Adrignola, 88, Rockford, 7/23/13 George Boan, 86, Rockford, 7/23/13 Janet Choppie, 67, Rockford, 7/23/13 Robert Brynolf, 61, Rockford, 7/23/13 Debra Herrick, 57, Rockford, 7/23/13 Janet McMilland, 77, Rockford, 7/23/13 Karen Taylor,...

    • Posted July 31, 2013
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  • ‘Swashbuckling Science’ at Discovery Center July 26

    Online Staff Report Discover if a pirate’s life is for you at Discovery Center’s Swashbuckling Science Family Friday event from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Friday, July 26. A variety of special activities will be included with...

    • Posted July 25, 2013
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  • Madigan calls on Congress to help states fight child sex trafficking

    Online Staff Report CHICAGO — Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan (D) and her counterparts across the country called on Congress July 24 to approve a change to the Communications Decency Act to better fight child sex trafficking....

    • Posted July 24, 2013
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  • Jarrett not right choice for school board

    I just finished reading your July 10-16 issue. It’s too bad Rockford School Board members don’t do more research before hiring a new superintendent! Dr. Ehren Jarrett does not sound right for this city or any city...

    • Posted July 24, 2013
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  • Lutheran Academy’s principal among nation’s best

    Michael Rottmann, principal of Rockford Lutheran Academy, was selected as a 2013 National Distinguished Principal. The 2013 celebration marks the 30th year the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) has presented this prestigious award. Rottmann was...

    • Posted July 24, 2013
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  • Your Horoscope: Week of July 24-30, 2013

    By Denise Guzzardo Week of July 24-30, 2013 This Week: Still under the positive influence of the water grand trine, it will be much easier to embrace with mischievous Mercury out of the way. However, early on...

    • Posted July 24, 2013
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  • Bears, Packers to begin training camp

    • Bears open training camp in Bourbonnais, Ill., July 25; Packers in De Pere, Wis., July 26 By Doug Halberstadt Sports Columnist By my own admission, the last time I got genuinely excited about anything sports-related was well...

    • Posted July 24, 2013
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  • Extension has emerald ash borer resources available

    Staff Report If you have an ash tree in your yard, the emerald ash borer should be something to be aware of. If you’ve never heard of the emerald ash borer, University of Illinois Extension has many...

    • Posted July 24, 2013
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  • Angelic Organics’ Sixth Annual Peak Harvest Farm Dinner Aug. 3

    Staff Report CALEDONIA, Ill. — Angelic Organics Learning Center will celebrate its 15th anniversary with the Sixth Annual Peak Harvest Farm Dinner benefit at 5 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 3, at Angelic Organics Farm, 1547 Rockton Road, Caledonia,...

    • Posted July 24, 2013
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  • Cheap Trick lawsuit

    By Frank Schier Editor & Publisher July 22, 2013, was a sad day for Rockford’s favorite band Cheap Trick and their fans, as the band’s former “manager David Frey, Silent Partner Management, Brad Carlson aka Bun Carlos...

    • Posted July 24, 2013
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