All posts tagged "Featured"

  • Get-Covered-Illinois
    More than 6,100 residents of Winnebago County enrolled in Marketplace

    Online Staff Report CHICAGO — More than 6,100 residents of Winnebago County have enrolled in a health plan through the Health Insurance Marketplace as of Jan. 16, 2015, according to federal data. “With more than 6,100 residents...

    • Posted January 23, 2015
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  • US-Cuba-relations
    First large U.S. delegation to visit Cuba since opening of relations

    Online Staff Report Two Rockford-area organic farmers will be among the first large U.S. delegation to visit Cuba since the opening of relations with the country. Rockford-area organic farmers Barbara and Richard Kanak will be joining the...

    • Posted January 23, 2015
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  • Bank-Merger
    Merger complete for Illinois Bank & Trust, Galena State Bank

    Online Staff Report Illinois Bank & Trust, with headquarters in Rockford, completes its merger Jan. 23 with Galena State Bank, one of its sister banks. Both banks are subsidiaries of Heartland Financial USA, Inc. The combined banks...

    • Posted January 23, 2015
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  • Dr. Maria Lozano Vazquez
    Crusader welcomes Dr. Maria Lozano Vazquez

    Online Staff Report Dr. Maria Lozano Vazquez has joined the Internal Medicine Practice at the Crusader Community Health on West State Street, 1200 W. State, Rockford. Dr. Vazquez received her doctor of medicine degree from the University...

    • Posted January 23, 2015
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  • shooting
    Bullet grazes man’s chin in 11th Street/15th Avenue shooting

    Online Staff Report At 3 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 22, a shooting victim walked in to SwedishAmerican Hospital Emergency Room. The victim suffered a non-life-threatening gunshot injury when a bullet grazed his chin. The shooting happened near the...

    • Posted January 23, 2015
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  • Scam-Alert!
    Child predator email scam targets parents

    Online Staff Report The Better Business Bureau (BBB) is warning everyone, but especially parents, to be on the lookout for an email scam that pretends to be a “community safety” alert. The email is a hoax being...

    • Posted January 22, 2015
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  • Rockford-Dance-Company-2015
    Jan. 24 USO-style dance marathon to benefit Rockford Dance Company

    Staff Report Rockford Dance Company (RDC) will host a “Lights & Tights USO Dance Marathon” Saturday, Jan. 24. The USO swing-style community dance event will benefit RDC’s scholarship and financial assistance programs. Doors open at 6 p.m.,...

    • Posted January 22, 2015
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  • American-Red-Cross
    Local Red Cross to expand services area, hold open house Jan. 27

    Staff Report The American Red Cross of Northwest Illinois will host an open house and ribbon-cutting for the community from 3 to 6 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 27, at its headquarters, 727 N. Church St., Rockford. The open...

    • Posted January 22, 2015
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  • United Way of Rock River Valley President & CEO Paul Logli
    Epilepsy Foundation to roast United Way CEO Jan. 23

    Staff Report The Epilepsy Foundation is holding its Eighth Annual Roast Friday, Jan. 23, at Radisson Hotel & Conference Center, 200 S. Bell School Road, Rockford. This year’s honoree is United Way of Rock River Valley President...

    • Posted January 22, 2015
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  • Radon-Test
    January is National Radon Action Month

    Staff Report January 2015 has been declared “ National Radon Action Month” according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Health agencies throughout the United States have joined forces to promote awareness of the leading cause of lung cancer...

    • Posted January 22, 2015
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