All posts tagged "Featured"

  • Swedish-American-Hospital
    SwedishAmerican to build new clinic in Byron

    Staff Report SwedishAmerican Medical Group is pleased to announce it will build a new, state-of-the-art building in Byron to replace its existing clinic. Scheduled to open in fall or winter of 2015, SwedishAmerican Medical Group/Byron will operate...

    • Posted October 16, 2014
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  • 2014dodgedurango
    Chrysler recall affects 907k vehicles

    Staff Report Nearly 907,000 Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep SUVs and cars are being recalled for alternator problems. The recall includes  470,000 Jeep Grand Cherokees, Chrysler 300s, and Dodge Chargers, Challengers and Durangos from 2011 through 2014. According...

    • Posted October 16, 2014
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  • Police Lights
    7-year-old struck by car near Walker School

    Staff Report A 7-year-old child was hospitalized Wednesday, Oct. 15, after being struck by a car across from Walker School in Rockford. At approximately 7:25 a.m, a parent dropped off their 7- and 10- year- old children on Post...

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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  • Rockford-City-Market
    Final City Market of the season Friday, Oct. 17

    Online Staff Report The final Rockford City Market of the season is the annual Fall Harvest market this Friday, Oct. 17. Kids will have the chance to dress up in Halloween costumes and participate in the Kids’...

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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  • Founding-Fathers
    Lee Hamilton: Viewing political corruption more broadly

    By Lee H. Hamilton Earlier this year, veteran political writer Thomas Edsall reported an eyebrow-raising fact about Americans’ views toward government. Polling by Gallup, he noted, found that the proportion of Americans who believed that corruption is...

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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  • Messiah
    Rehearsals begin Oct. 19 for 69th presentation of Handel’s ‘Messiah’

    Staff Report The 69th annual presentation of Handel’s “Messiah” will be at 7 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 29, and 3 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 30, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 200 N. First St., Rockford. Admission is free. The two-hour...

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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  • Egyptian-Theatre
    Amenti Haunted House opens Oct. 17 at DeKalb’s Egyptian Theatre

    Staff Report DEKALB, Illinois — “Amenti” is the Egyptian Goddess guarding the world of the dead. Within her gates lie the horrors of the Egyptian underworld. Terror after terror await those who dare to enter. But be...

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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  • Violin-music
    Freeport celebrates oldest public school orchestra in the country Oct. 16

    Staff Report FREEPORT, Illinois — The Freeport School District Orchestra Department will celebrate its 150th anniversary during the 2014/15 school year. This makes it the oldest public school orchestra in the country. Thursday, Oct. 16, there will...

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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  • An-Empty-Bowl
    More Americans in their golden years are going hungry

    By Debra Levey Larson Media/Communications Specialist, University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences URBANA, Ill. — In a country as wealthy as the United States, it may come as a surprise that one in...

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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  • Electric-guitar
    Groove Walk returns to downtown Rockford Oct. 18

    Staff Report Rockford Area Music Industry (RAMI) and The River District Association (RDA) present Groove Walk-ing Dead from 9 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 18, to 1 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 19. The event is a celebration of Rockford’s downtown...

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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