All posts tagged "Featured"

  • 4G-LTE
    Tech-Friendly: Moto G LTE is a great entry-level Android phone and is available at U.S. Cellular and AT&T

    By Paul Gorski The Moto G LTE is a great entry-level Android 4.4 KitKat smartphone and two local carriers sell the phone: U.S. Cellular and AT&T. Verizon appears to only carry the older, slower 3G model as...

    • Posted October 14, 2014
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  • COLUMBUS
    Editorial: Christopher Columbus and the bloody truth

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer Baseball, apple pie and Chevrolet are American traditions, correct? Sure, why not? Often considered America’s pastime, baseball is a treasure, although the NFL is king in fall. Americans strive to make pies...

    • Posted October 13, 2014
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  • new hangar MRO
    Airport to break ground on new hangar facility Thursday

    Staff Report The Greater Rockford Airport Authority, along with U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin and Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, will break ground on the MRO hangar facility at noon Thursday, Oct. 16, at the Chicago Rockford International Airport,...

    • Posted October 13, 2014
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  • transformRockfordlogo
    Final Transform Rockford ‘vision’ session tonight at Auburn High School

    Staff Report Transform Rockford, the region’s long-term planning initiative aimed at improving the social and economic condition of the Rockford area, will present the final version of its Community Vision on a 5:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 13,...

    • Posted October 13, 2014
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  • Swedish-American-Hospital
    SwedishAmerican honored by researchers

    Staff Report SwedishAmerican was named a 2014-2015 Consumer Choice Award by National Research Corporation, as announced in the Oct. 13 issue of Modern Healthcare magazine. The annual award identifies hospitals across the United States that healthcare consumers...

    • Posted October 13, 2014
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  • fries
    McDonald’s invites food questions on social media

    Staff Report McDonald’s knows its U.S. customers have questions about its food, and are ready to answer. Starting Monday, , McDonald’s is inviting customers, fans and food skeptics to get a deeper look at where McDonald’s gets...

    • Posted October 13, 2014
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  • Factory-Farms-Cows
    Public hearing Oct. 14 on environmental impact of Richfield CAFO

    Editor’s note: The following is from Bob Clarke of Friends of the Central Sands in Coloma, Wis. Among other efforts, the group has been fighting to preserve waterways by fighting against a proposed Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation...

    • Posted October 13, 2014
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  • IceHogs-USE
    ‘Hogs iced in home opener

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer The Rockford IceHogs fell one goal short of beginning the 2014-15 AHL season with a win Saturday, falling 3-2 to the Milwaukee Admirals at the BMO Harris Bank Center. Rockford opened the...

    • Posted October 11, 2014
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  • piglet
    Piglet brain atlas new tool in understanding human infants

    By Stephanie Henry University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences A new online tool developed by researchers at the University of Illinois will further aid studies into postnatal brain growth in human infants based...

    • Posted October 10, 2014
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  • Golf-Tee
    Park district announces fall golf prices

    Staff Report The changing of the season means lower golf fees in the Rockford Park District. Starting Friday, Oct. 10, green fees and motorized cart rental fees will be reduced at all five courses to the following:...

    • Posted October 10, 2014
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