All posts tagged "Featured"

  • feature sex
    Forest-preserve sex sting nets 10

      By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer Police say four locations within the Winnebago County Forest Preserve were the scenes of recent sex crimes, as 10 men were arrested for public indecency, the sheriff’s department announced Thursday, Sept....

    • Posted September 18, 2014
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  • GUNROBBERY
    Armed robbery reported at Machesney Park CVS

    UPDATED: 10:50 a.m. Staff Report Police are searching for a man they say robbed the CVS Pharmacy, at 8001 N. Second St., in Machesney Park, Thursday morning. According to reports, a man armed with a hunting rifle...

    • Posted September 18, 2014
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  • Obama-military
    Lee Hamilton: President, Congress should work together on military intervention

    By Lee H. Hamilton In his speech last week outlining his plans to use military force against the jihadists of the Islamic State, President Barack Obama (D) gave Congress only passing mention. “I have the authority to...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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  • Rockford-Ill
    Ethnic Parade and Festival Sunday, Sept. 21

    Staff Report An Ethnic Parade and Festival, celebrating Rockford’s global culture, will begin at 1 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 21. More than 40 cultural groups are expected to participate in the event. The parade will start downtown on...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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  • Rockford-Symphony
    Symphony begins 80th season Sept. 20

    Staff Report The Rockford Symphony Orchestra (RSO) has announced the opening of the 2014-2015 season, themed “War and Remembrance.” The first concert, which commemorates the International Day of Peace, opens the ComEd Classics Series at 7:30 p.m.,...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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  • Adrian Peterson
    Vikings bar Adrian Peterson from team activities

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer The Minnesota Vikings organization has reversed its decision to reactivate Adrian Peterson while the running back fights allegations of child abuse. In a statement released Wednesday morning, Sept. 17, the team announced...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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  • 3D-printed-car-winner-2014
    Mr. Green Car: A car from your printer

    By Allen Penticoff Freelance Writer First, I’ll have to explain a new technology to the few readers who may have never heard of it. Relatively recent technology uses a fancy computer-controlled inkjet printer to spray tiny dots...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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  • Candle-Crest-Refer
    Candle Crest owners to open their first store and manufacturing operation in Rockford

    By Betsy Lopez-Wagner Special to The Rock River Times Dave and Judy Bieck are set to open their first Candle Crest store and manufacturing operation Sept. 20. Beloved for their all-natural, environmentally friendly candles — which include...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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  • Imprelis
    DuPont ordered to pay $1.85M for killing trees

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer Chemical giant DuPont has been ordered to pay a $1.8 million penalty to settle allegations by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that it failed to submit reports about the dangers of...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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  • World-War-II-Days
    Rockford hosts America’s largest World War II-era re-enactment Sept. 20-21

    Staff Report Attend North America’s largest World War II-era re-enactment with more than 1,000 re-enactor soldiers and dozens of tanks and World War II vintage military vehicles Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 20-21, at Midway Village Museum, 6799...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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