All posts tagged "Featured"

  • Tinker-Swiss-Cottage-USE
    Tinker Swiss Cottage honored for restoration of hidden letter

    Online Staff Report Rockford’s Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum, 411 Kent St., has been presented with an Illinois Association of Museums Award of Excellence in the area of Best Practices — Collection Conservation for the restoration of a...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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  • Health-care
    Mendota Community Hospital to join OSF Healthcare System

    Online Staff Report MENDOTA, Illinois — OSF Healthcare System (“OSF”) and Mendota Community Hospital (“MCH”) have signed an affiliation agreement that will result in MCH joining OSF, pending approval from the Illinois Health Facilities & Services Review...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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  • Health-USE
    SwedishAmerican Medical Center Belvidere celebrates five years

    Online Staff Report SwedishAmerican Medical Center/Belvidere is celebrating five years of service to the Belvidere community. Since the facility opened in 2009, it has provided emergency care to more than 62,000 people, and more than 134,000 outpatient...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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  • Blues-music-use
    Three Crossroads Blues Society events on tap this weekend

    By Steve Jones President, Crossroads Blues Society At 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 10, Brent Johnson and the Call Up perform downstairs at the Lyran Society Club building on Fourth Avenue, just east of Seventh Street. There is...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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  • Elderly-woman-finances
    Seniors shouldering heavy student loan burden

    By Take Charge America PHOENIX — Student loan debt is wreaking havoc on Americans’ finances. Many assume it’s a young person’s problem, but senior citizens are now shouldering a hefty debt load. While their share of total...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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  • Mohammed Hamzah Khan
    Letters prove Bolingbrook teen was set to join ISIS, according to authorities

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer Letters to his parents indicated a Bolingbrook, Illinois, teen was on his way to Turkey to join Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), according to federal authorities. Mohammed Hamzah Khan, 19,...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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  • NFL-WEB
    Week 6 NFL picks: Bears not good enough in second half to keep up with Falcons

    By Doug Halberstadt Sports Columnist Making my weekly picks is far more enjoyable following a good week. Last week, I was 12-2 with only the Monday night game to be played at press time. I took Seattle...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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  • Winnebago-County-Admin-Building
    New home for coroner’s office still up in the air

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer While the Rockford Police Department has a plan in place for when the Winnebago County Public Safety Building is torn down, the coroner’s office may be in a bind come next year....

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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  • RAM-Tradiciones-102014
    ‘Tradiciones’ opens Oct. 10-11 at Rockford Art Museum

    • Exhibit captures the cultural traditions that celebrate beauty in life and death Staff Report Tradiciones — opening Friday and Saturday, Oct. 10-11, at Rockford Art Museum (RAM), 711 N. Main St. — examines thought-provoking cultural traditions that...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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  • Hanging-Flowers
    Rockford gets four-bloom rating from America in Bloom

    • City also recognized for historic preservation Staff Report Rockford received a four-bloom rating and a special mention for its efforts in historic preservation in the prestigious America in Bloom national awards program. The honors were announced Oct....

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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