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RAAC seeks help from the community

Contributors are like snowflakes, no two are the same. You may support the Rockford Area Arts Council because you enjoy seeing new artwork from local artists at ArtScene, or you may be involved with an organization RAAC works with to bring…

Letter to the Editor: Veterans past and present

The year 2015 started out very trying. On January 1 I learned that my eldest niece had been murdered that day. At the time I was suffering with multiple problems; nightmares, post-traumatic stress disorder, paranoia, flashbacks and very bad…

Little Event with a Big Heart – Nik’s Home Run

Three years ago I watched in deep sadness the passing of my son, Nik. Grief overwhelmed me as the realization that all of Nik’s hopes and dreams for his own life and our family and friends hopes and dreams of sharing our lives with Nik were…

Letter to the Editor: Supporting clean water

The lines have been drawn in the legal showdown over clean water, and Illinois needs our attorney general to champion the state's waterways and drinking water. Tell Attorney General Madigan now is the time to defend clean water in the…

Letter to the Editor: Hospice House of Pecatonica

On Wednesday, October 8, 2015, I attended the village zoning board meeting and there were speakers both for and against The Hospice House Project of Pecatonica. The architect of the project stated that the license for the project was state…

Letter: Remembering our manufacturing roots

Rockford can be proud of its long heritage as a manufacturing community. There were four major firms in the toy manufacturing industry which are closed today or not actively operating. These firms include: Testor Corp., Carter True Scale,…