All posts tagged "Featured"

  • Flag-football
    Three local NFL Flag Football teams head to regional competition

    Staff Report Three teams from the Rockford Park District’s NFL Flag Football program are headed to the 2014 Indianapolis Colts Regional Tournament Saturday, Nov. 1, at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Every fall, current registered NFL Flag...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • owl
    ‘Hoo’ Haven hosts annual open house Nov. 2 in Durand

    Staff Report DURAND, Illinois — From 1 to 4 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 2, volunteers at “Hoo” Haven Wildlife Rehabilitation & Education Center, 10823 Cleveland Road in Durand, Illinois, will offer tours and share the educational opportunities available...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • Boone-County-Conservation-District
    Boone County Conservation District celebrates 50 years Nov. 1

    Staff Report BELVIDERE, Illinois — The Boone County Conservation District (BCCD) will host a 50th Anniversary Celebration at the Apollo Theatre in Belvidere, Illinois, Nov. 1. Evening festivities begin at 6 p.m. and will include a one-man...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • Brushing-Teeth
    Five tricks for a tooth-friendly Halloween

    By Delta Dental of Illinois NAPERVILLE, Illinois — Most little boys and “ghouls” will dress up and ring neighborhood doorbells hoping to collect a large stash of candy this Halloween. After trick-or-treating, Delta Dental of Illinois encourages...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • VOTE-USE-2014
    Nov. 4 General Election endorsements

    By Frank Schier Editor & Publisher My disgust with the election process and many foregone results continues. As I learned in Washington, D.C., from 1974-1976 as an American University School of International Service student, U. S. government...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • Antibiotics
    Poll: Majority of doctors concerned about antibiotics use on healthy food animals

    By Illinois Public Interest Research Group CHICAGO — An overwhelming majority of doctors — 93 percent — are concerned about the common meat industry practice of using antibiotics on healthy animals for growth promotion and disease prevention,...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • Winnebago County’s Civil War statue, sometimes called the “Boy in Blue,” stands guard by Veterans Memorial Circle at North Main and Auburn streets in Rockford. (Photo by Jon McGinty)
    ‘Boy in Blue’ finds new home

    By Jon McGinty Freelance Writer Winnebago County’s Civil War statue, sometimes called the “Boy in Blue,” which currently stands guard by Veterans Memorial Circle at Main and Auburn, will soon have a new home. Thanks to a...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • GreatLakes
    Craft Beer Scene Around Rockford: Beer vampires: Great Lakes Nosferatu is really well done

    By Michael Sears President, Forest City Brewers Greetings, my ghoulish beer geeks. Friday night is All Hallows’ Eve, better known as Halloween. I have fond memories of a group of us kids trick or treating, staying out...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • Missing-Links-USE
    Rockford’s Missing Links celebrate 50th anniversary with Nov. 1 gig

    Staff Report Renowned stateline-area band The Missing Links will mark their 50th anniversary with a gig and party at 9 p.m., Nov. 1, at Shooter’s East, 7171 CherryVale Blvd., Rockford. Past members have been invited to join...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • Halloween-Candy-Collecting
    Rockford trick-or-treat hours: 5:30-7:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 31

    Staff Report Trick-or-treat hours in the city of Rockford will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., on Halloween, Friday, Oct. 31. The following tips for the City of Rockford can help children experience a safe and fun...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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