All posts tagged "Featured"

  • Nielsen-family
    The Nielsen legacy in Rockford and ‘Teaching Cheap Tricks of the Trade’

    By Marti Frantz Executive Director, The Music Academy Rick Nielsen, Miles Nielsen and the entire Nielsen family shared their love of music with The Music Academy family and friends on Sunday afternoon, Jan. 18. Theirs is a...

    • Posted January 21, 2015
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  • Alpine-Hills-Rockford
    New snow park facility dedication Jan. 21

    Online Staff Report Rockford Park District, in partnership with Gateway Parks, will dedicate a new snow park facility at Alpine Hills Adventure Park, 4402 Larson Ave., Rockford, at 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 21. A short program will...

    • Posted January 20, 2015
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  • Russell-Wilson-Tom-Brady
    In search of Rockford’s best Super Bowl party

    By Doug Halberstadt Sports Columnist I was talking with a friend of mine about a half hour before the NFC Championship Game last Sunday, Jan. 18. He is a huge Green Bay Packers fan. I asked him...

    • Posted January 20, 2015
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  • Tales-wk-14-2015
    Tales from the Trough: IceHogs’ goaltenders shine

    By Todd Reicher Sports Columnist One thing that has been constant for the Rockford IceHogs has been their goaltending. This was reinforced by three excellent outings in three games for Rockford. The first game of the week,...

    • Posted January 20, 2015
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  • Lino's
    Lino’s named a state ‘Delicious Destination’

    Staff Report Rockford’s Lino’s Restaurant was recently named a recipient of the “Enjoy Illinois: Delicious Destination” award by the Illinois Office of Tourism (IOT). The award honors local food establishments around the state that are beloved destinations...

    • Posted January 20, 2015
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  • 2015-snow-sculpting-winners
    Snow sculpting winners named

    Online Staff Report Kilted Snow Weasels team of George Harnish, Grant Rundblade and Randy Tackett (captain) from Rockford won the 29th Annual Illinois Snow Sculpting Competition with their sculpture titled “Shot of Whiskey … Leave the Bottle.”...

    • Posted January 19, 2015
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  • Rockford-Specialties
    Rockford Specialties expands capabilities

    Online Staff Report Rockford Specialties has announced the expansion of its robotic welding and press brake capabilities with the acquisition of a Panasonic Tawers 750S Robotic Welder and an Accurpress Edge Press Brake. “Over the past 12...

    • Posted January 19, 2015
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  • Texting-While-Driving
    Roscoe business promotes tech safety, offers scholarship

    Online Staff Report ROSCOE, Illinois — Texting while driving is a problem that isn’t going away. Apple Shack repair has announced participation in a public service commitment with StopTextsStopWrecks.org to raise awareness of the serious dangers that...

    • Posted January 19, 2015
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  • Thomas Piatak
    Tom Piatak named Rockford Institute president

    Online Staff Report After several months of successful work as vice president, Thomas Piatak has been named president of The Rockford Institute by the Institute’s Board of Directors. Former President Thomas Fleming will continue to guide the...

    • Posted January 19, 2015
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  • Grizzly-Bears
    EarthTalk: Safeguarding grizzlies

    From E — The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: What is being done to safeguard grizzly bears now? I heard that their numbers are dwindling and they could vanish from the lower 48 if we don’t protect them....

    • Posted January 19, 2015
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