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What’s Local: Mrs. Fisher’s sells chips off the fryer

By Jim Hagerty Reporter ROCKFORD - Snack-food lovers were able to enjoy some freshly cooked, "Made in Rockford" potato chips this week, thanks to a company with an 86-year history. Mrs. Fisher's sold one-pound bags of its chips – hot…

Body found in Keith Creek

UPDATE: The body found in Keith Creek Monday has been identified as 41-year-old Jose "Buddy" Vazquez, of Rockford. He was last seen Monday, June 18, near Charles and 11th streets. A cause of death has not been announced. No foul play is…

Catholic Diocese announces school consolidation

As part of the Catholic Diocese of Rockford's Faith Forward Strategic Plan, St. Peter, St. Bernadette and St. James schools will continue to operate independently for the 2018-2019 school year and combine into a newly named multi-parish…