All posts tagged "Featured"

  • RAM-Midwestern-2014
    ‘2014 Rockford Midwestern’ opens May 16 at Rockford Art Museum

    Click here to view images from the show. Online Staff Report The 2014 Rockford Midwestern is the 73rd presentation of Rockford Art Museum’s (RAM) survey exhibition of contemporary art in the Midwest today. The biennial competition was...

    • Posted May 15, 2014
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  • Jake Boucher celebrates the break in weather Thursday, May 15. (Photo provided)
    Rock River kayakers chilly, yet on schedule

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer The three university students headed for the Quad Cities by kayak down the Rock River began the third of their 18-day trip slightly later than planned Thursday, May 15. However, Jon Gress, Jake...

    • Posted May 15, 2014
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  • Beloit College
    278 students to graduate from Beloit College May 18

    Online Staff Report BELOIT, Wis.—Sunday, May 18, 278 graduates will collect their diplomas when Beloit College hosts its 164th Commencement Exercises at 11 a.m.  The commencement address will be delivered by award-winning poet Kevin Young, Beloit’s 2012-2013 Lois and Willard Mackey Chair...

    • Posted May 14, 2014
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  • chirologo
    Rockford chiropractic clinic offers free health event

    “Summer Shape” at Chiropractic First of Rockford set for Monday, May 19, at 6:30 p.m. Staff Report After a very tough Rockford winter season, it appears that summer has finally arrived. It truly is the best time...

    • Posted May 14, 2014
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  • Alex Papini
    Rockford Speedway update: Papini wins third straight race, local girls shine

    By Eric Huenefeld Director of Media and Sales, Rockford Speedway LOVES PARK, Ill. — Much like that old coffee commercial, last Saturday night’s Stanley Steemer NASCAR Late Model feature at Rockford Speedway was ‘good til the last drop.’...

    • Posted May 14, 2014
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  • garrettjonjakeOFF
    Rock River Journey: Day 1

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer Jon Gress, Jake Boucher and Garrett Feik arrived at the southern tip of Lake Sinissippi, in Dodge County, Wis., a bit chilly, yet on schedule Tuesday, May 13. The three college students are...

    • Posted May 14, 2014
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  • Kyle Long
    Bears players reach out to area kids

    By Doug Halberstadt Sports Columnist Have you ever wondered what professional football players do during the off season? If you’re anything like me, you assume they’re out spending some of their millions at a variety of exotic...

    • Posted May 14, 2014
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  • Mike Donze
    Eulogy for Mike Donze

    Editor’s note: The following is the text of the eulogy given at Honquest Family Funeral Home with Crematory, Mulford Chapel on Monday, May 12, 2014. By Frank Schier Editor & Publisher Mike Donze, 62, died peacefully at...

    • Posted May 14, 2014
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  • deadbee
    Pesticide companies smoke screening bee crisis?

    By Susan Johnson Copy Editor It’s no secret that honeybees are in trouble. But researchers differ on the major cause of the problem. Something in the environment is apparently to blame, but depending on whom you ask,...

    • Posted May 14, 2014
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  • Cubs
    Press Box 815: End to Cubs’ misery may come sooner than fans think

    By Chris Luttig Sports Columnist Chicago Cubs fans have been hearing the names Kris Bryant, Javier Baez, Jorge Soler and Alberto Almora since last year’s draft — and for great reasons. They are some of the top...

    • Posted May 13, 2014
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