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  • Summerfield-Zoo
    Belvidere’s Summerfield Zoo opens for season April 26

    Online Staff Report BELVIDERE, Ill. — Belvidere’s Summerfield Zoo has announced its 2014 opening weekends — Saturdays and Sundays, April 26-27 and May 3-4. The public is invited to see all of our new spring babies —...

    • Posted April 24, 2014
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  • Jay Warmke
    Nationally recognized author to speak on renewable energy at RVC April 29

    Online Staff Report Jay Warmke, a nationally recognized author and educator on sustainable living, will be speaking at Rock Valley College (RVC) as part of its Earth Month events Tuesday, April 29. Warmke will present from 5...

    • Posted April 24, 2014
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  • Immunization
    Health Department to recognize Infant Immunizations Week April 26-May 3

    Online Staff Report Each year, numerous vaccine-preventable illnesses are reported in Illinois. Certain diseases, such as measles, are making a comeback as some parents choose to either delay or decline vaccinations for their children. In observance of...

    • Posted April 24, 2014
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  • workers-helmet-2
    Local Workers’ Memorial Day event April 28

    Online Staff Report Community members, faith leaders, and state and local elected officials will gather together at 5 p.m., Monday, April 28, at the E.J. “Zeke” Giorgi Building, 200 S. Wyman St., to observe Workers’ Memorial Day....

    • Posted April 24, 2014
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  • Rockford-Speedway-2-USE
    Rockford Speedway: ‘Dollar Night,’ Figure 8 race on tap for April 26

    By Rockford Speedway LOVES PARK, Ill. — Race fans will be able to take advantage of great deals AND watch exciting racing action this Saturday night, April 26, at Rockford Speedway with the return of Mobil 1...

    • Posted April 24, 2014
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  • Jean Mangan
    Rockford Public Library saddened by the loss of a 27-year library veteran

    Online Staff Report Paul Logli, president of the Board of Trustees of the Rockford Public Library (RPL), announced April 24 that Jean Mangan, Information Services manager, passed away Wednesday, April 23, as a result of complications from...

    • Posted April 24, 2014
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  • rockford-park-district
    Park District: Residents use, enjoy recreation assets

    Online Staff Report The Rockford Park District Board of Commissioners received an annual report on participation at the district’s parks, programs, facilities, partners and museums during 2013. The report demonstrates the district’s achievement of its priority of...

    • Posted April 24, 2014
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  • Rockford-City-Hall
    City receives grant for demolition of abandoned properties

    Online Staff Report The City of Rockford has received a $250,000 grant to be used for the demolition of approximately 30 properties within the next year. The grant was awarded by the Illinois Housing Development Authority Board...

    • Posted April 24, 2014
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  • Handcuffs
    Two arrested on pot charges following search of Rockford residence

    Online Staff Report Earlier this month, District 2 Detectives began investigating the alleged distribution of cannabis from a residence at 1315 Seventh Ave., Rockford. This investigation was reviewed by the Winnebago County States Attorney’s Office and the courts issued...

    • Posted April 24, 2014
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  • RockPelicansfeatured
    Today in Pictures: White pelicans on the Rock River

    Online Staff Report Every spring, the Rock River becomes a haven for migratory birds, including the American white pelican. April 20, Ellen Drew Prather, of 8 Eyes Photography, submitted this shot of a colony of pelicans on...

    • Posted April 24, 2014
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