All posts tagged "Featured"

  • pregnant-mother
    ‘LABORfest’ to explore birth options April 12

    Online Staff Report The local ICAN (International Cesarean Awareness Network) chapter of the Rock River Valley will hold its second annual “LABORfest: Learning About Birth Options in Rockford” from 1 to 4 p.m., Saturday, April 12, at...

    • Posted April 9, 2014
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  • Crime-mapping
    Tech-Friendly: Visit crimemapping.com to see maps of local crimes

    By Paul Gorski I was reading commentary about crime and economic development, and the commentators did not seem to realize how close to home some crimes were to them. Crimemapping.com is an interactive website where you may...

    • Posted April 9, 2014
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  • Shultis-refer
    Rockford Speedway: Shultis is ‘rock solid’ en route to Stone & Double T 200 win

    By Eric Huenefeld Director of Media and Sales, Rockford Speedway LOVES PARK, Ill. — Saturday afternoon’s (April 5) Stone and Double T 200 at Rockford Speedway was a back-and-forth affair, featuring multiple lead changes and plot twists...

    • Posted April 9, 2014
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  • Arrington, Thomas J
    Rockford man arrested on drug charges after search of Marshall Street residence

    A Rockford man faces drug charges after being arrested by Rockford Police Department’s Narcotics Unit Wednesday, April 8, at his Marshall Street residence. Police say Thomas J. Arrington, 57, was involved with selling cocaine from his home...

    • Posted April 9, 2014
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  • cloudband2500
    Chrisisms: Two cities, two venues come together for the music of one band

    By Chris Wachowiak In my 13 years of running a music venue and nightclub, I’ve had very little opportunity to really work with similar venues outside my market. Sure, I’ve been to plenty of other venues in...

    • Posted April 9, 2014
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  • Red Shoe RunLogo
    Red Shoe Run for Donor Awareness April 12 at NIU-Rockford

    Staff Report The annual Red Shoe Run for Donor Awareness will begin at 8 a.m., Saturday, April 12, at NIU-Rockford, 8500 E. State St. The event is held every April to celebrate National Donate Life Month, increase...

    • Posted April 9, 2014
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  • Trees
    An exercise for carbon sequestration by trees

    By Larry McPheron Adjunct Professor of Environmental Science at Kishwaukee College Editor’s note: After reading our editorial “Restoration means clear cutting?” , Professor McPheron offered to show how much carbon is lost by cutting down one tree....

    • Posted April 9, 2014
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  • ArtScene
    Spring ArtScene at 37 area locations April 11-12

    Staff Report Rockford Area Arts Council’s 12th Annual Spring ArtScene will be from 5 to 9 p.m., Friday, April 11, and 4 to 9 p.m., Saturday, April 12. This year’s event features original works of art at...

    • Posted April 9, 2014
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  • Amerock-USE
    Downtown hotel, convention center approved

    Rockford City Council approves Amerock project in 13-1 vote By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer A key vote was met with resounding applause by the large crowd inside Council Chambers Monday, April 7, as aldermen approved the plan...

    • Posted April 9, 2014
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  • Cash
    Supreme Court: Limits on political contributions unconstitutional

      By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer The United States Supreme Court Wednesday, April 2, in its decision in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission, may have sealed a deal to forever lose democracy as America knows it to...

    • Posted April 9, 2014
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