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Cycle on 2nd returns Sept. 8

Staff Report ROCKFORD - The second annual Cycle on 2nd returns to Rockford Sunday, Sept. 8.  The event is hosted by I Bike Rockford. Starting at Rockford City Hall, the ride stretches for two miles along Second Street, parallel to the…

Tony Gasparini sworn in as Second Ward alderman

By Jim Hagerty Reporter ROCKFORD - A longtime Rockford funeral director, on Monday, was sworn in as the new alderman of the city's Second Ward.  Tony Gasparini, owner of Tony Gasparini Funerals, will sit in for Jonathan Logemann,…

Rockford aldermen take first step in casino zoning

By Jim Hagerty Reporter ROCKFORD - The Rockford Code & Regulation Committee, on Monday, approved a text amendment to add casinos to the city's zoning ordinances.  The vote will send the amendment to the Zoning Board of Appeals,…

Area cooling centers open during hot weather

Staff Report ROCKFORD - There are several cooling centers for citizens to take shelter and rest during the recent hot temperatures.  Following is a list of area centers and their hours.  Winnebago County The Carpenter’s Place…