Caruana, Springer to face off in Oct. 8 sheriff’s debate

Staff Report

Gary Caruana (R) and Bob Springer (D) — the two candidates for Winnebago County sheriff — will square off in a debate from 6 to 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 8, at Rockford University Clark Arts Center/Maddox Theatre, 5050 E. State St., Rockford.

The event is sponsored by the Rockford League of Women Voters, Rockford University and WREX Channel 13. Moderator is Ken DeCoster of WREX. Those arriving early to the debate will have a chance to meet both candidates.

The Winnebago County sheriff’s race appears on the Tuesday, Nov. 4, General Election ballot. Polls are open 6 a.m.-7 p.m., that day. Learn more at

From the Sept. 17-23, 2014, issue

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