All posts tagged "Featured"

  • Imprelis
    DuPont ordered to pay $1.85M for killing trees

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer Chemical giant DuPont has been ordered to pay a $1.8 million penalty to settle allegations by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that it failed to submit reports about the dangers of...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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  • World-War-II-Days
    Rockford hosts America’s largest World War II-era re-enactment Sept. 20-21

    Staff Report Attend North America’s largest World War II-era re-enactment with more than 1,000 re-enactor soldiers and dozens of tanks and World War II vintage military vehicles Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 20-21, at Midway Village Museum, 6799...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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  • Amtrak
    Guest Column: Former alderman: Rail station should be on Cedar Street

    By Victory Bell Based on the dream of Gordon Geddes and his 1977-1979 vision outlined in a preliminary study conducted by Rock Valley Metropolitan Council, I truly believe the best location for the new proposed rail station...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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  • Wall-That-Heals-Refer
    A visit to The Wall That Heals

    VIEW PHOTOS from The Wall That Heals Editor’s note: The Wall That Heals — a one-half-scale traveling replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. — made a four-day stop at the Field of Honor Veterans Memorial,...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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  • JetD
    The Odds Man: ‘D’ is key in Week 3

    UPDATED: Sept. 18, at 2:27 p.m. By Jeff Helberg The Odds Man Week 2 of the NFL regular season scorched a lot of teams and bettors, as the Saints, Bucs, Seahawks, 49ers, Titans, and Colts all went...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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  • Capital-Oktoberfest-2014
    Craft Beer Scene Around Rockford: Capital Brewery’s Oktoberfest a delicious, malty lager

    By Michael Sears President, Forest City Brewers Greetings, craft beer lovers. The weather sure is playing tricks with us, eh? That cool snap coupled with the fact that I noticed the leaves starting to lose their green...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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  • NFL-WEB
    Week 3 NFL picks: Wins for Bears and Packers, losses for Lions and Vikings

    By Doug Halberstadt Sports Columnist I know we only just wrapped up the second week of a 17-week NFL regular season. I also know there are loads of games left to be played. I don’t know if...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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  • John “Brizz” Brizzolara
    Rockford Rocked Interviews: Catching up with John ‘Brizz’ Brizzolara of 96.7 The Eagle

    By Todd Houston https://www.facebook.com/RockfordRockedInterviews Following is an interview with John “Brizz” Brizzolara from 96.7 The Eagle. Rockford Rocked Interviews (RRI): Good morning, John, and thanks for taking time to chat with Rockford Rocked Interviews. Most people know...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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  • Pillls
    Guest Column: The threat of antibiotic resistance

    By Dev Gowda Advocate, Illinois Public Interest Research Group Jeanine Thomas President and Founder, MRSA Survivors Network and Jessica Fujan Organizer, Food and Water Watch Illinois The story of medicine is one of hope and progress. Today,...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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  • Medical-Emergency
    Man in critical, but stable, condition following shooting on North Independence

    Online Staff Report At around 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 16, Rockford police responded to the 1000 block of North Independence Avenue to investigate a shooting incident. Upon arrival, officers located a 30-year-old male with multiple gunshot wounds....

    • Posted September 16, 2014
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