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City, judge temporarily block chancery demolition

By Jim Hagerty Reporter ROCKFORD -- First the city, then a Winnebago County judge halted demolition of the former chancery building on the city's northwest side Friday morning. The first measure occurred a little after 9 a.m., when…

Entertainment venue coming to CherryVale Mall

Staff Report CHERRY VALLEY -- CherryVale Mall announced today the addition of a new-to-market entertainment venue, Tilt Studio and Tilt Ten. The venue will feature more than 121,000 square feet of entertainment, chef-crafted food,…

SwedishAmerican to operate county wellness center

Staff Report ROCKFORD – SwedishAmerican Hospital has been been awarded a contract with Winnebago County to operate its onsite health and wellness center. The employer-sponsored health care facility, located at 526 W. State Street in…

Local nurse receives Daisy of the Year Award

By Jim Hagerty Reporter ROCKFORD -- A local nurse was honored with the Daisy of the Year Award Thursday during a breakfast honoring National Nurses Week at SwedishAmerican Hospital. Liz EauClaire is a registered nurse for…

Rockford lands Olympic table tennis trials

Staff Report ROCKFORD -- Rockford will the site of the 2019 International Table Tennis Federation North American Olympic Table Tennis Trials, officials announced Friday. The trials will start at 3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 5, at the BMO…

Rockford mayor wraps things up in Springfield

By Jim Hagerty Reporter ROCKFORD -- Rockford Mayor Tom McMamara wrapped up his two-day visit to Springfield Thursday morning by testifying at a House hearing on casino expansion. McNamara urged lawmakers to include Rockford in bill…

Mayor, chamber of commerce push for Rockford casino

By Jim Hagerty Reporter ROCKFORD -- Mayor Tom McNamara will travel to Springfield this week to further the city's push for a casino license. McNamara, along with Rockford Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Einar Forsman, addressed…

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