Communication can be difficult for some people. It may be due to a moderate to severe stutter they've had all their life, or a catastrophic event like a stroke that renders them inarticulate.
What’s now a classroom next to the cafeteria soon will become a credit union within Guilford High School, according to Chris Magee, the college and career academy coach at GHS.
Saturday, March 31 was a pretty magical day for Chuck Jefferson -- dozens of his friends and colleagues gathered to honor the former state representative from Rockford, a library was named after him, and it was his birthday.
The question of whether the bald eagle population is dwindling in the Midwest continues to confound bird watchers along the Mississippi River. The organizer behind an annual winter count conducted in January by hundreds of volunteers …
A conversation with his daughter about a year ago led one Rockford resident to create an organization helping hundreds of homeless teenagers in the area.
“Chosen: Custody of The Eyes” has already been shown at several film festivals, while a Sunday screening at the Rockford Public Library Nordlof Center already is sold out.
Students from several high schools in northern Illinois are preparing for the national school walk-out on Wednesday.
Turnout for early voting in Rockford so far has been “above average,” according to Rockford Board of Elections Executive Director Stacey Bixby.
Several Freeport and Stephenson County business groups are combining forces to promote the area.
By Susan Stephens WNIJ News ROCKFORD -- Leaders in education, social services, and government in Winnebago County are trying to work together on a common thread they see running through their community’s biggest challenges – trauma.…