All posts tagged "Featured"

  • Smashing-pumpkins
    Smash your pumpkin at Rockford’s Discovery Center Nov. 2

    Online Staff Report Not sure what to do with that Jack-o-lantern with the face that’s starting to turn black and cave in? Take the kids and your gloomy gourd to Discovery Center after Halloween. Watch catapults set...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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  • Halloween-Candy-Collecting
    Control the candy without limiting the Halloween fun

    Online Staff Report From toddlers to teens, Halloween is a sweet opportunity for many kids to parade around in costumes and collect candy. For parents advocating healthy diets, it can be a struggle to find the balance...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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  • Halloween
    RHS Ambassadors host Halloween party for hospitalized children

    Online Staff Report The RHS Ambassadors, a volunteer organization of the Rockford Memorial Development Foundation, will bring Halloween festivities to children hospitalized at Rockford Memorial Hospital. The annual Halloween party takes place from 11 a.m. to 1...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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  • Standby-MODE
    Beware of the energy-sucking vampires in your home, ComEd warns

    Online Staff Report CHICAGO — They lurk in the dark in your kitchen, your living room and even in your bedroom while you sleep. They look like little glowing red fangs, on televisions, game consoles and other...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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  • golf
    Rockford Park District golf season begins to wrap up

    Online Staff Report As the temperature continues to drop, the golf season in the Rockford Park District also begins to come to end, at least at select courses. After Friday, Oct. 31, the Rockford Park District will...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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  • Lincoln-Academy
    Two locals to be honored among state’s top college students

    Online Staff Report Two Rockford-area college students will be recognized by the Lincoln Academy of Illinois Saturday, Nov. 1. Roscoe, Illinois, resident Allison A. Jackson, a student at Rockford University, and Rockford resident David C. Lynch, a...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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  • RPS-205-logo
    Freshmen in Rockford schools beat state average in ‘on track’ to graduate

    Online Staff Report New data from the Illinois State Board of Education show Rockford Public Schools (RPS 205) students are performing better than the state average when measuring students who are on track to graduate. The State...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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  • romofeatured
    The Odds Man: NFL QBs holding up Vegas in Week 9

    By Jeff Helberg The Odds Man Quarterback questions are keeping Vegas from opening lines for Arizona at Dallas, Washington at Minnesota, and New York Jets at Kansas City. It seems RG3 (Robert Griffin III) and Mike Vick...

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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  • Karen Williams
    Murder charges filed in crash that killed Rockford attorney

    Staff Report A grand jury has returned a bill of indictment against three men in connection with a car crash that resulted in the death of a Rockford attorney this August. Bryant Locke, 20, faces three counts...

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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  • vote election
    Nov. 4 General Election endorsements: Re-elect Madigan, Kinzinger

    Following are endorsements in the Nov. 4 General Election. • • • FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL (VOTE FOR ONE) LISA MADIGAN DEMOCRATIC PAUL M. SCHIMPT REPUBLICAN BEN KOYL LIBERTARIAN There is little doubt incumbent Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is connected to...

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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