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Rockford software company recognized for excellence

ROCKFORD (BUSINESS WIRE) -- When the world’s leading food logistics organizations are faced with EDI and integration challenges that threaten to disrupt their business and jeopardize revenue opportunities, they turn to Cleo for help. The…

Man wanted in fatal Rockford shooting in custody

ROCKFORD -- A suspect in a fatal shooting at a Rockford gas station last fall is now behind bars. Marquell Longs, 26, was arrested by the U.S. Marshalls Fugitive Task Force shortly after 2 p.m. Thursday  in the 1600 block of 10th Street.…

Rockford Women’s March still on for Jan. 19

ROCKFORD -- The national Women’s March has faced accusations of anti-Semitism, and organizers in Chicago recently canceled their event, citing logistical challenges. Organizer Alicia Neubauer says none of those issues apply to the …

Pedal-down Bears keep Vikings out of playoffs

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The NFC North champion Chicago Bears refused to let up, riding Jordan Howard for 109 rushing yards and two touchdowns and that relentless defense for a 24-10 victory over Minnesota on Sunday that kept the rival Vikings…

Rockford mourns at vigil for homeless

ROCKFORD -- The coroner's office says nearly 3,000 people in Winnebago County died within the last year. 45 of them were part of the area's homeless population. That's according to Carpenter's Place, a non-profit homeless shelter in…

IHSA football changes will take time

SPRINGFIELD -- High school football in Illinois is changing. Eventually. High schools across the state recently voted 324 to 307 to move from a conference system for football to a district system. The first thing that they need to do

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