All posts tagged "Featured"

  • Consignment-sale
    Popular consignment sale at Indoor Sports Center Oct. 2-4

    Staff Report More than 150 families will have their new and gently used items for sale during the Oct. 2-4 “Just Between Friends Sale” at Indoor Sports Center, 8800 E. Riverside Blvd., Loves Park, Illinois. The event...

    • Posted October 2, 2014
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  • touching
    Study: More than 20 percent of middle school students experience inappropriate touching

    By Sharita Forrest Education and Social Work Editor, University of Illinois News Bureau CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — More than one in five youth in middle school has experienced physical sexual violence such as being inappropriately touched against their...

    • Posted October 2, 2014
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  • ebolastrain
    County health officials monitoring Ebola situation

    Staff Report The Winnebago County Health Department (WCHD), along with our local health systems, continues to monitor the current Ebola situation in the United States and worldwide, officials said Thursday, Oct. 2. Working together, the WCHD and...

    • Posted October 2, 2014
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  • claymatthewesathome
    The Odds Man: Home teams to dominate Week 5

    By Jeff Helberg The Odds Man Week 4 results Week 4 Straight Up: 7-6 (54 percent); Season 38-23 (62 percent) Week 4 Against the Spread (ATS): 3-3 (50 percent); Season 7-4-1 (64 percent) Week 4 Survivor: 1-0;...

    • Posted October 2, 2014
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  • casa
    Winnebago County CASA hosts inaugural Race the Runway event Oct. 4

    Staff Report Winnebago County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), in partnership with the Chicago Rockford International Airport, will host its inaugural Race the Runway Oct. 4. The event features four short to moderate runs in a unique...

    • Posted October 2, 2014
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  • Nadia Bolz-Weber
    The Rev. Nadia Bolz-Weber to speak in Belvidere Oct. 6

    Staff Report BELVIDERE, Illinois — The Rev. Nadia Bolz-Weber, founding pastor of House for All Sinners and Saints in Denver, will share the message of acceptance of all people and how to be real and relevant as...

    • Posted October 2, 2014
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  • Voting
    Lee Hamilton: November’s elections won’t resolve much of anything

    By Lee H. Hamilton Members of Congress are home now, campaigning for the upcoming elections. Their messages are all over the map, and for a good reason: they have very little to brag about. The Congress that...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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  • Theater-masks
    Pec Playhouse Theatre announces auditions for holiday production

    Online Staff Report Pec Playhouse Theatre will hold auditions for its Nov. 21-Dec. 7, 2014, run of FrUiTCaKeS, Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 6-7, at the theater, 314 N. Main St., Pecatonica. Auditions are for four men, four women,...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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  • Aida-Frey
    Keeping up with Aida: A western adventure, part three

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer and Aida Frey Junior Ranger Hiking through cliff dwellings, snapping photographs of Puebloan ruins and shooting video were perfect ways for Aida Frey, of Algonquin, Illinois, to conclude the 20-day, 6,000-mile leg...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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  • Marijuana
    State prepares for thousands of medical marijuana applications

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer The Illinois Department of Public Health has sent out about a dozen approval letters to medical marijuana patients and expects its workload to increase in coming weeks. The department is working on...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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