All posts tagged "Featured"

  • RiverWater
    Fordham Dam, Rock River water levels still in question

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer According to Steve Lucas, of Rock River Enterprises, low water levels downtown are still a concern, and he is still looking to ComEd, who owns the Fordham Dam, for answers. “Water level...

    • Posted July 24, 2014
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  • Iasparrofeat
    Dominic Iasparro to retire from sheriff’s department this year

    Online Staff Report After 43 years in law enforcement, Winnebago County Deputy Chief Dominic Iasparro is retiring, according to a Facebook post by WREX-TV’s Ken DeCoster Thursday, July 24. According to the report, Iasparro, 64, will retire...

    • Posted July 24, 2014
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  • Home-Sales-2014
    Illinois home sales see slight uptick in June, prices continue annual upward trend

    Online Staff Report SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois home sales reversed course in June with statewide home sales experiencing a slight year-over-year gain for the first time this year. Home prices continued to climb and marked the 22nd...

    • Posted July 23, 2014
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  • Pat-Quinn
    Governor signs $1.1 billion capital construction bill

    Online Staff Report CHICAGO — Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn (D) has signed a new state capital construction bill that invests $1.1 billion in road and bridge projects to improve transportation and create jobs and boost economic development...

    • Posted July 23, 2014
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  • police-investigation
    Armed robbery at Tobacco Outlet on North Main

    Online Staff Report At about 8:37 p.m., July 22, Rockford police officers responded to the Tobacco Outlet at 3219 N. Main St. in reference to a reported armed bobbery to the business. Upon arrival, officers learned a...

    • Posted July 23, 2014
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  • Medical-Emergency
    Rockford man dies following July 13 motorcycle crash

    Online Staff Report The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the death of Cristian Casque, 30, of Rockford, who died nearly 10 days after being involved in a motorcycle accident July 13. The Winnebago County Coroner’s Office...

    • Posted July 23, 2014
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  • Tour-De-North-End-2014
    Bike repair station installed on riverfront bike path, thanks to Tour de North End proceeds

    Staff Report There’s something new on Rockford’s riverfront bike path — a free bike repair station, located behind the YMCA, and it’s all thanks to the riders from last year’s Tour de North End. Last year was...

    • Posted July 23, 2014
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  • Sammy the Dog (Photo by Jim Hagerty)
    Dog saves biker after Harley crash

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer When Rodney and Jane Shaw were looking for a dog to adopt, bringing home the worst-looking animal they saw at Noah’s Ark Animal Sanctuary in Rockford was not what they were thinking....

    • Posted July 23, 2014
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  • Earth-quake
    To Your Health: Illinois faces serious earthquake threat in next 30 years

    By Richard S. Gubbe What may surprise many of us from the northern part of the state is that Illinois is in the top 16 states for earthquake danger. Not so much up here, but you never...

    • Posted July 23, 2014
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  • Pec-River-Clean-Up-2014
    11th Annual Pecatonica River Clean-Up set for July 27

    • Event is held in conjunction with River Warrior Challenge at Rock Hollow Hunt Club Staff Report FREEPORT, Ill. — The 11th Annual Pecatonica River Clean-Up will be Sunday, July 27, sponsored by the United Sportsmen’s Youth Foundation....

    • Posted July 23, 2014
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