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Your Horoscope – April 10, 2019

ARIES With warm weather around the corner, you’re excited about the different getaways you’re planning. Your curiosity will be piqued and you’ll need to find an answer to a question you’ve been asking. TAURUS You’ll take the…

One family’s tragedy

Kathi Kresol Contributor Rockford, like many cities, has always struggled with the issue of how to care for those that are not able to support themselves. This quest began when the town first started but by the mid 1800s Winnebago…

Your Horoscope – April 3, 2019

ARIES You’re more vulnerable to colds and flus, even if you’re only slightly tired. Make sure to take time to recover from your superhuman efforts. TAURUS People who are easily confused will surround you and you’ll need to withdraw…

Your Horoscope – March 27, 2019

ARIES You’ll start to be weary of dark and dreary weather. Lift your spirits by looking into last minute deals on a beach vacation. TAURUS You’re due for a cleanup of your circle of friends and should avoid crowds this week. You’ll…

Your Horoscope – March 20, 2019

ARIES At work, your leadership will lead to a long-term agreement between various parties. This situation will help resolve any financial difficulties. TAURUS At home and at work compromises will need to be made in order for…

21st Annual RAMI Spring Benefit March 23

Staff Report ROCKFORD -- This 21st Annual Rockford Area Music Industry (RAMI) Spring Benefit will be Saturday, March 23, at Tebala Event Center, 7910 Newburg Road. Doors open at 6 p.m. Dancing starts at 7 p.m. Live music will be…

Your Horoscope – March 13, 2019

ARIES You’ll be particularly chatty this week and ready to crack a joke in all situations. Your humor will help diffuse a difficult situation at home or work. TAURUS Your shopping habit might be come compulsive. In the face of…

Tube Talk: From the mind of Neil Gaiman

By Paula Hendrickson Contributor Fantasy, horror, and sci-fi fans love Neil Gaiman. Why? Because Gaiman is one of the most creative and prolific storytellers around, working in multiple formats – graphic novels, traditional novels,…

Voice from the Grave: Swept away

By Kathi Kresol Contributor Susan Ilsley was very concerned on the evening of June 3, 1858. The torrential rains that started to fall around 5 p.m. that day were still raging by 10 p.m. She knew her husband Horatio was also worried…

Your Horoscope – March 6, 2019

ARIES After a period of intense stress, it’s important to step back and relax. Take some time to rejuvenate and make a fresh start. TAURUS You’ll work overtime this week. Luckily, you’ll also have some time off to have fun with…

Your Horoscope – February 27, 2019

ARIES Taking a trip or going off on an adventure will strike you as appealing. You’ll finally manage to find the time and the means to accord yourself a well-deserved vacation, or at least a weekend getaway. TAURUS Some nuisances…