All posts tagged "Featured"

  • Abraham-Lincoln
    Lincoln associates found in recently discovered 1840 Menard County census

    Online Staff Report SPRINGFIELD, Illinois — Illinois Secretary of State and State Archivist Jesse White (D) has announced his office has found the original 1840 state census for Menard County. Menard County Treasurer Jacqueline S. Horn, along...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • Slingshot-USE
    BIFF Year ’Round presents the documentary ‘Slingshot’ Oct. 29

    Online Staff Report BELOIT, Wisconsin — The Beloit International Film Festival (BIFF) has announced the next seven films in the popular Blackhawk Bank BIFF Year ’Round weekly film series. The series, which offers popular films from past...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • Spooky-Science
    Rockford’s Discovery Center presents ‘Spooky Science’ Oct. 25

    Staff Report Rockford’s Discovery Center Museum, 711 N. Main St., will present an evening of family-friendly “Spooky Science” from 6 to 9 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 25. The event will be spooky enough for haunt-seekers, but friendly enough...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • Education-use
    Academic Dr. Duke Pesta speaks against Common Core, part 2

    Editor’s note: Part one of this series appeared in the Oct. 15-21, 2014, issue. Read a correction to part one here. By Susan Johnson Copy Editor This is the second part of Dr. Duke Pesta’s lecture Sept....

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • Record-album
    Rockford Record Crawl 2014 celebrates music, indie retailers

    Staff Report Music aficionados can shop Rockford’s expansive selection of independent local stores this month during the first-ever Rockford Record Crawl 2014, scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 25. Organizers created the crawl to put Rockford on the map...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • VOTE-USE-2014
    Early voting continues after ballot error corrected

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer Early voting has resumed at the Rockford Board of Elections office, after an error on the ballot was discovered Tuesday morning, Oct. 21. On 241 early ballots, voters are asked to vote...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • Money
    Caruana outpacing Springer in money race for sheriff

    By Brandon Reid Senior Assistant Editor In the race for Winnebago County Sheriff in the Nov. 4 general election, the campaign of Republican Gary Caruana has $49,258.30 in remaining funds compared to $33,839.98 for the campaign of...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • NFL-WEB
    Week 8 NFL picks: Lions, Packers will continue to share NFC North lead

    By Doug Halberstadt Sports Columnist The defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks are a .500 team this season. They have the same 3-3 record as Miami, Kansas City, Cleveland and Pittsburgh. This Sunday, they travel cross country...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • Money-and-Oil
    Impacts of low oil prices

    By Drs. Robert & Sonia Vogl President and Vice President, Illinois Renewable Energy Association This past Tuesday, crude oil prices were at $87.170 per barrel and falling. Gasoline prices in Illinois averaged $3.291 per gallon. Falling prices...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • Monica-Lewinsky
    Monica Lewinsky takes aim at online bullying

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer Former White House intern Monica Lewinsky launched a campaign to end online bullying Monday, Oct. 20, claiming to be the first person to have her name smeared online. “I was Patient Zero,”...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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