All posts tagged "Featured"

  • Police Lights
    Man arrested after ax incident

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer A man was shot with a non-lethal bean-bag round after police say he was smashing his neighbor’s property with an ax Friday morning in the 2800 block of Highcrest Road. Eric Fasnacht,...

    • Posted September 26, 2014
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  • Jay-Cutler
    The Odds Man: Chicago, Detroit, San Diego good bets in Week 4

    By Jeff Helberg The Odds Man Week 3 straight up: 11-5 (69 percent) After Week 3: 31-17 (64 percent) Against the spread (ATS) bets: 4-1-1 (80 percent) Survivor: 1-0 (N.E.) Week 3’s biggest disappointments were Packers, Texans,...

    • Posted September 25, 2014
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    Updated: Roosevelt High School evacuated after bomb threat

    Update: Students and staff at Roosevelt Community Education Center have returned to the building, following a bomb threat Thursday morning. Rockford police and fire determined the threat was not credible, and a student was taken into police custody....

    • Posted September 25, 2014
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  • tonystewart
    Grand jury: No charges against Tony Stewart

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer There will be no criminal charges filed against NASCAR driver Tony Stewart in the death of Kevin Ward Jr., court officials announced Wednesday, Sept. 24. The investigation was sent to a grand...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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    Laurent House to remain open for tours throughout the year

    Staff Report Tours of Rockford’s historic Laurent House, 4646 Spring Brook Road, will now be offered year round. The home, considered by designer Frank Lloyd Wright as one of the 38 best works of his career, is...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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  • Ryan&Ryan
    Dynamic father-son piano duo at Mendelssohn Sept. 26

    Staff Report Experience the sound of two 9-foot Steinways masterfully played together on the same stage at Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center’s Mainstage Series concert “Ryan & Ryan” at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 26, at Mendelssohn Hall, 406...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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  • Dr. Amina Gautier
    Award-winning author Dr. Amina Gautier at Rock Valley Sept. 25

    Staff Report The Rock Valley College (RVC) Department of Composition and Literature will welcome award-winning author Dr. Amina Gautier for the 2014 Visiting Writer Series. Dr. Gautier will lecture from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 25,...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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  • stoplight
    City to remove traffic lights

    Staff Report The City of Rockford completed a traffic signal study that will result in the removal traffic lights at six intersections. Since the study began in Julyn there have been no accidents at the corners of...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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  • Apple-Orchards
    Apple orchards still hurting from last winter’s cold

    By Susan Johnson Copy Editor The last winter was rough on everyone, but if you were an apple orchard owner, the ravages of weather were even worse. The Rock River Times spoke with several area orchard owners...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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