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  • UPS
    Hydraulics problem grounds UPS plane in Rockford

    Staff Report Nobody was inured when a UPS plane with four people on board made an emergency landing in Rockford Wednesday night. Flight 8621 out of Ontario, California, was heading to Louisville, Kentucky, when the pilot radioed...

    • Posted September 11, 2014
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  • Rockford-Public-Library
    Rockford Public Library names candidates for executive director

    Staff Report The Board of Trustees for the Rockford Public Library announced the final candidates for the position of executive director. After considering several candidates, the board has selected four top candidates to move on in the...

    • Posted September 10, 2014
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  • julianwasontheliquor
    Liquor Control Commission hearing in Rockford Sept. 17

    Staff Report SPRINGFIELD, Illinois — Twenty-nine Illinois liquor licensees will state their case before the Illinois Liquor Control Commission (ILCC) after each licensee recently failed to comply with the law prohibiting the sale of liquor to individuals...

    • Posted September 10, 2014
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  • sheltercare
    Lou Ness to share lessons from her 900-mile march on Washington Sept. 11

      Staff Report Shelter Care Ministries invites the public to “Lessons from the March,” a presentation by Lou Ness about her March to Washington, D.C., to highlight the plight of America’s poor. “Lessons from the March” at...

    • Posted September 10, 2014
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  • WallHeal
    Vietnam veterans memorial The Wall That Heals in Rockford through Sept. 14

    Staff Report The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) is bringing The Wall That Heals traveling half-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial to Rockford this week. The Wall will be hosted by the Rockford Charter Chapter VietNow...

    • Posted September 10, 2014
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  • Republican-Party-2014
    County Republicans hold third annual Constitution Day program Sept. 20

    Staff Report The Winnebago County Republican Central Committee (WCRCC) will host a Constitution Day program Saturday, Sept. 20, at Stockholm Inn, 2420 Charles St., Rockford. Sept. 17, 1787, was the date the U.S. Constitutional Convention signed the...

    • Posted September 10, 2014
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  • beltranfire
    Benefit for Leaf River fire victims set for Sept. 13

    Staff Report Saturday, June 7, the Steve Beltran family of six lost all their worldly possessions in a devastating house fire just north of Leaf River. Their home — including their family pet lab, Bella — were...

    • Posted September 10, 2014
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  • USCEll
    U.S. Cellular to donate $1 million to teachers to help boost classroom experiences

    Staff Report U.S. Cellular is donating $1 million to fund teacher classroom projects through its Calling All Teachers program, and Rockford-area public school teachers are encouraged to submit their projects for consideration. U.S. Cellular is working with...

    • Posted September 10, 2014
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  • Tire
    Fourth Annual ‘Rods on the Rock’ car show Sept. 13 at Lombardi Club

    Staff Report The River District Association (RDA), in partnership with The Lombardi Club, will host the Fourth Annual “Rods on the Rock” event on Saturday, Sept. 13. The event will be in The Lombardi Club’s river parking...

    • Posted September 10, 2014
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  • Swimming
    Park District indoor swim lessons begin Sept. 17

    Staff Report Rockford Park District will again hold indoor swimming lessons for ages 5-17 at Rolling Green School, 3615 W. Gate Pkwy., Rockford, where children and youth can gain the benefits of exercise while learning a lifelong...

    • Posted September 10, 2014
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