Six Flags to lease and operate Magic Waters

ROCKFORD - Magic Waters will fly a new banner in 2019. The Rockford Park District Board of Commissioners has approved a lease agreement that allows Six Flags Entertainment Corporation to operate the water park next year. This lease…

Your Horoscope: October 10,2018

ARIES You’ll be able to restore harmony after a dispute. You need to be more open to compromise. You may also succeed in getting rid of a bad habit this week. TAURUS You’ll be happy to take part in all sorts of activities with…

NHL: Blackhawks recall Alexandre Fortin from Rockford

ROCKFORD - The Chicago Blackhawks announced Tuesday that they have recalled forward Alexandre Fortin from the Rockford IceHogs. Fortin, 21, has skated in two games with the IceHogs this season, firing four shots on goal during the team’s…

What’s Local: Alpha Controls expands footprint

ROCKFORD - A homegrown Rockford company with roots in Barber-Colman is expanding its footprint beyond the Stateline. Alpha Controls & Services has purchased the assets of Controls Solutions Inc. (CSI), of Belville, Wisconsin. The…

GOP graffiti suspect Tim Damm arrested again

ROCKFORD - The 42-year-old man arrested for vandalizing the Republican headquarters downtown is now charged with battery and resisting a peace officer. What led to the new charges against Damm is currently unknown. He was arrested Friday.…