All posts tagged "Featured"

  • The-Price-Is-Right
    ‘The Price is Right Live!’ at Coronado March 1; tickets on sale Nov. 21

    Staff Report Rockford’s Coronado Performing Arts Center will host The Price is Right Live! at 6 p.m., Sunday, March 1. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m., Friday, Nov. 21, at Ticketmaster.com, Coronadopac.org, the Coronado Performing...

    • Posted November 20, 2014
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  • E. Faye Butler
    Rockford’s E. Faye Butler to perform at Ten Chimneys in Wisconsin

    Staff Report MILWAUKEE — Friday, Nov. 21, Ten Chimneys Foundation will welcome back its 2012 Lunt-Fontanne Fellow, Rockford’s own E. Faye Butler, for an electrifying night of storytelling and live music. The event, Keeping the Home Fires...

    • Posted November 20, 2014
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  • Stockholm-Inn
    Stockholm Inn to be honored by Illinois Office of Tourism

    Online Staff Report Rockford eatery Stockholm Inn will be honored by the Illinois Office of Tourism for its 46 years in business during a presentation at 1:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 21, at the restaurant. According to a...

    • Posted November 20, 2014
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  • Seat-Belt
    Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office to be out in force during Thanksgiving holiday

    Online Staff Report Police and safety officials in Winnebago County are reminding residents to fasten their seat belts and drive sober over the Thanksgiving holiday, or run the risk of receiving a ticket. The Winnebago County Sheriff’s...

    • Posted November 20, 2014
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  • Minimum-wage
    Wallace co-sponsors bill to increase minimum wage

    Online Staff Report To ensure Illinois working families receive a fair wage, state Rep. Litesa Wallace, D-Rockford, is co-sponsoring a bill to raise the minimum wage in Illinois, a measure voters overwhelmingly supported in the November election....

    • Posted November 20, 2014
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  • illinois-state-capitol
    Stadelman’s measure to prevent layoffs passes state Senate

    Online Staff Report The Illinois General Assembly passed a bill Nov. 20 by state Sen. Steve Stadelman, D-Rockford, that would ease the pain for businesses and employees during tough economic times. If signed by the governor, Senate...

    • Posted November 20, 2014
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  • Thanksgiving-live-turkey
    More than 46 million Americans to travel for Thanksgiving, most since 2007

    Online Staff Report AURORA, Illinois — AAA Travel projects 46.3 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Thanksgiving weekend, the highest volume for the holiday since 2007 and a 4.2 percent increase...

    • Posted November 20, 2014
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  • Starved Rock State Park in Utica, Illinois.
    Parks and recreation vital to a stronger Illinois, report shows

    Online Staff Report SPRINGFIELD, Illinois — Parks and recreation — natural drivers of health for both Illinoisans and the economy — are in danger of further cuts if state lawmakers allow revenue to plunge next year, according...

    • Posted November 20, 2014
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  • Home-Sales-2014
    Illinois home sales see slight gain in October

    Online Staff Report SPRINGFIELD, Illinois — Illinois home sales inched higher in October and median home prices continued upward with a statewide year-over-year increase of 6 percent, according to the Illinois Association of Realtors. Statewide home sales...

    • Posted November 20, 2014
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  • Homeless
    Rockford Rescue Mission on the front lines of battling war on homelessness

    Online Staff Report A new survey of rescue missions across North America indicates that among the homeless individuals served by rescue missions, more than one in three adults who seek help are facing homelessness for the first...

    • Posted November 20, 2014
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