All posts tagged "Featured"

  • votefeature
    Nov. 4 General Election endorsements: Weichel and Maggio for forest preserve commissioner

    FOR COUNTY FOREST PRESERVE COMMISSIONER (Vote for not more than 2) One of these candidates will not be elected: Lenae Weichel, Jeff Tilly or Cheryl Maggio. Tilly is on the Winnebago County Board of Appeals, which has...

    • Posted November 3, 2014
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  • Election Guide
    Nov. 4 General Election Guide

    Following is an overview of endorsements made by The Rock River Times in key races in the Tuesday, Nov. 4, General Election. See the Editorials Section for in-depth endorsements.  Local Winnebago County Sheriff Bob Springer (D) NO ENDORSEMENT Gary Caruana (R) Forest Preserve...

    • Posted November 3, 2014
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  • U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos
    Nov. 4 General Election endorsements: Re-elect Cheri Bustos

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer It’s a pugilistic rematch between U.S. Rep Cheri Bustos (D) and GOP challenger Bobby Schilling for 17th Congressional District seat. The latest drama unfolded last week as Bustos staffer Heidi Schultz resigned...

    • Posted November 3, 2014
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  • vote election
    Race for Winnebago County Sheriff: Which ‘Good Ol’ Boys Club’ do you want? Or none at all?

    By Frank Schier Editor & Publisher One could assert: “How exactly does 26 years of guarding packages at the UPS cargo facility at Chicago Rockford International Airport in Rockford — with no power to arrest and no...

    • Posted November 3, 2014
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  • IceHogs-USE
    IceHogs sweep in Texas, extend win streak

    Staff Report SAN ANTONIO  – The Rockford IceHogs (7-2-0-1) defeated the San Antonio Rampage (5-5-0-0) for the second consecutive night. The visiting Hogs tallied two goals in the first two periods and added a third period goal...

    • Posted November 1, 2014
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  • IceHogs-USE
    IceHogs eye fifth straight win

    Staff Report SAN ANTONIO – The Rockford IceHogs hope to make it five wins in a row as they face the San Antonio Rampage Saturday, Nov. 1, at the AT&T Center in the second of a two-game...

    • Posted November 1, 2014
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  • Winnebago County Clerk Margie Mullins
    Nov. 4 General Election endorsements: Retain County Clerk Margie Mullins

    Winnebago County Clerk Margie Mullins (D) is challenged by John Guevara, a Republican member of the Winnebago County Board. When examining this race, it’s impossible to ignore a significant blunder under Mullins’ watch. Her office failed to certify...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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  • Secretary of State Jesse White
    Nov. 4 General Election endorsements: Re-elect Jesse White

    At 80, Jesse White doesn’t seem to be slowing down. In fact, White continues to make the office of secretary of state tech friendly; the cyberdriveillinois.com website, along with an upcoming smartphone app, has transformed the office’s...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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  • Sheila Simon
    Nov. 4 General Election endorsements: Elect Sheila Simon as state comptroller

    Judy Baar Topinka is seeking her second term as Illinois comptroller. Her first was solid, complementing a groundbreaking career that began in the early 1980s, when women in politics was still a fleeting concept. As comptroller, she’s...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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  • Brad Roos
    Brad Roos to step down as Zion Development executive director

    Online Staff Report ZION Development Corporation announced Oct. 31 that Executive Director Brad Roos will step down from his position at the faith‐based, non‐profit community development organization at the end of the year. Roos has served ZION...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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