All posts tagged "Featured"

  • Tech-Code
    Technological assessment is needed

    By Drs. Robert & Sonia Vogl President and Vice President, Illinois Renewable Energy Association In late October, a two-day teach-in was held in New York that brought together leading critics of corporately controlled technologies and advocates of...

    • Posted December 17, 2014
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  • telephone-wires
    Consumer advocates prep for looming telecom battle

    Staff Report Top consumer advocates on Tuesday, Dec. 16, united to block an expected legislative push by big telecom companies that would allow for the elimination of low-cost home phone service in Illinois, as polling conducted on...

    • Posted December 17, 2014
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  • RSO-Holiday-Pops-2014
    RSO’s Holiday Pops set for Dec. 20-21 at Coronado

    Staff Report Rockford Symphony Orchestra (RSO) will present Holiday Pops at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 20, and 3 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 21, at the Coronado Performing Arts Center, 314 N. Main St., downtown Rockford. Tickets are $22...

    • Posted December 17, 2014
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  • Jim Winkler
    National Council of Churches president to speak in Rockford Sunday, Dec. 28

    Staff Report Jim Winkler, president of the National Council of Churches, will discuss “How Churches can Help Bring about World Peace” beginning at 2 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 28, at Grace United Methodist Church, 3555 McFarland Road, Rockford....

    • Posted December 17, 2014
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  • Holiday-present
    Editorial: Got the giving spirit? Here are some places to spread it

    By Susan Johnson Copy Editor At this time of year, people are thinking of charitable giving. Not only does it leave you with a warm feeling of helping others; it can also result in some end-of-year tax...

    • Posted December 17, 2014
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  • Manziel
    Week 16 NFL picks: Colts will top Cowboys, Manziel will get first win

    By Doug Halberstadt Sports Columnist Don’t look now, but the Detroit Lions are atop the NFC North division. That’s a direct result of the Packers’ loss to the Buffalo Bills last week. Both the Lions and the...

    • Posted December 17, 2014
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  • NIU-Huskies
    NIU Huskies face Marshall Thundering Herd in Boca Raton Bowl

    By Doug Halberstadt Sports Columnist Next Tuesday night (Dec. 23), the Northern Illinois Huskies will be in Boca Raton, Florida, to take on the Marshall Thundering Herd in the inaugural Boca Raton Bowl. The Huskies earned their...

    • Posted December 17, 2014
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  • Google-Nexus-6
    Tech-Friendly: Affordable 6-inch Nexus 6 smartphone comes to U.S. Cellular

    By Paul Gorski U.S. Cellular and Google have recently announced that the 4G LTE Nexus 6 smartphone is now available in stores and online. The brand-new Google Nexus 6 is available for only $199.99 with a two-year...

    • Posted December 16, 2014
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  • Law
    Mark Anthony Barmore estate to get more than $1.1 million in settlement

    By Brandon Reid Senior Assistant Editor Rockford City Council approved a settlement agreement at its Dec. 15 meeting worth more than $1.1 million in the federal civil rights lawsuit brought against the city in response to the...

    • Posted December 16, 2014
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  • Health-care
    Mercy, Rockford Health System merger finalized

    Online Staff Report The Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board approved the merger between Mercy Health System and Rockford Health System Dec. 16. The move creates a combined multi-regional health system that will provide care in...

    • Posted December 16, 2014
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