All posts tagged "Featured"

  • AirFest-2014
    Rockford’s AirFest a success

    By Jon McGinty Freelance Writer After a one-year absence, Rockford AirFest returned to Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD) last weekend. The Congressional sequester last year forced U.S. military jet teams to cancel their participation in air shows...

    • Posted June 11, 2014
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  • Junk-Gypsies-USE
    Tube Talk: The return of the ‘Junk Gypsies’

    By Paula Hendrickson Contributing Writer Long before sisters Amie and Jolie Sikes’ show Junk Gypsies came to TV in 2012 on HGTV, the Junk Gypsy brand was well known, especially among high-profile clients like country music stars...

    • Posted June 10, 2014
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  • RPS-205-logo
    Meet John Doe: Keep Cherry Valley School open

    By Paul Gorski This article is in response to Eve Kirk’s “Guest Column: Proposed closure of Cherry Valley School: Do not go gentle into that good night” from the June 4-10, 2014, edition (http://rockrivertimes.com/2014/06/04/guest-column-proposed-closure-of-cherry-valley-school-do-not-go-gentle-into-that-good-night/). Eve Kirk writes...

    • Posted June 10, 2014
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  • sanchezpeter
    South Beloit school bus driver charged with sexual abuse

    Online Staff Report The area school bus driver at the center of sexual abuse investigation has been charged with multiple sex crimes, Winnebago County State’s Attorney Joe Bruscato announced Tuesday, June 10. Peter Sanchez, 68, has been...

    • Posted June 10, 2014
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  • prostitutionREDdress
    Rockford street detail nabs five women for prostitution

    Online Staff Report Monday, June 9, officers from the Rockford Police Department conducted a street crimes sweep within the Pilot Police District. During the course of the operation, undercover officers worked street-level nuisance crimes. As a result,...

    • Posted June 10, 2014
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  • RockfordRescueMissioinrockrivertimesjimhagerty
    City approves Rockford Rescue Mission expansion, downtown landscaping project

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer The Rockford Rescue Mission has the green light to expand its existing facility, Rockford aldermen voted Monday, June 9. The mission plans to expand its women’s crisis center into its main facility...

    • Posted June 10, 2014
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  • BrydenRoger
    Owner, face of Bryden Motors dies

    Online Staff Report Roger Bryden, owner and longtime face of Bryden Motors in Beloit, Wis., has died. According to company spokesmen, Bryden suffered a heart attack over the weekend while fishing in Canada. He had recently celebrated...

    • Posted June 9, 2014
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  • BearWatch420X470
    Black bear sighting dominates weekend news

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer Residents of Winnebago County were on high alert over the weekend after a black bear strolled into a yard in the 2100 block of Geddes Road Saturday morning, June 7. The bear...

    • Posted June 9, 2014
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  • Maher2
    GOP subject of Bill Maher shtick

    Bill Maher plays the Coronado Performing Arts Center Saturday, June 7 By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer Bill Maher won’t candy coat anything tonight when his standup tour stops at the Coronado Performing Arts Center. In fact, the...

    • Posted June 7, 2014
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  • Lamarcus "Kool Aid" Bassett
    Lamarcus ‘Kool Aid’ Bassett sought for suspected involvement in area shootings

    Online Staff Report Lamarcus L. Bassett, a.k.a. “Kool Aid,” 21, of Rockford, is sought by Rockford Police for his suspected involvement in several area shooting incidents. He is wanted on two active arrest warrants, and should be...

    • Posted June 6, 2014
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