All posts tagged "Featured"

  • Tesla-S-sedan-review
    Mr. Green Car: Tesla S sedan — a test drive, part one

    By Allen Penticoff Freelance Writer Long-time readers of this column know I have been lusting for a test drive of the all-electric Tesla S sedan. Well, it has finally happened. A few weeks ago, I had the...

    • Posted December 3, 2014
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  • Green-City-Market-Cookbook
    Book Review: ‘Green City Market Cookbook’: Put it on your reading menu

    By Susan Johnson Copy Editor The Green City Market Cookbook: Great Recipes from Chicago’s Award-Winning Farmers Market (Agate Midway; 978-1-572894-157-4, published July 2014, $24.99) is a locovore’s dream. As the press release says, it is “a beautiful...

    • Posted December 3, 2014
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  • Clyde-Stubblefield-2014
    Clyde Stubblefield, The Major Hamberlin, Freddie Crawford at Mary’s Place Dec. 5

    Staff Report Legendary drummer Clyde Stubblefield will make an appearance at Rockford’s Mary’s Place Bar, 602 N. Madison St., at 9:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 5. Stubblefield will perform as part of the show “Stubblefield, Hamberlin, and Crawford.”...

    • Posted December 3, 2014
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  • DeMarco-Murray
    Week 14 NFL picks: Cowboys will win easily over Bears

    By Doug Halberstadt Sports Columnist Many NFL fans say it’s the games in December that matter the most. I’m not certain I totally agree with that, but there is no denying they do take on an added...

    • Posted December 3, 2014
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  • Cigarettes
    Roscoe tobacco compliance check finds no violations

    Online Staff Report ROSCOE, Illinois — Sunday, Nov. 30, all Roscoe, Illinois, tobacco retailers were inspected for the first of three rounds of compliance checks to be conducted on all tobacco retailers within the community. A total...

    • Posted December 2, 2014
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  • Surface-Pro-3
    Tech-Friendly: Surface Pro 3 ad comparing it to MacBook Air is a joke, part 2

    By Paul Gorski This is a follow-up article to my post: “Surface Pro 3 ad comparing it to a MacBook Air is a joke,” posted Nov. 25 (https://onedrive.live.com/view.aspx?resid=6F3DB4E7B817C2E1!442&app=Word). That article hit Google News, and seemed to upset...

    • Posted December 2, 2014
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  • Rockford-IceHogs-120214
    Tales from the Trough: ’Hogs snag three points in week eight

    By Todd Reicher Sports Columnist The Rockford IceHogs’ last two weeks on the schedule were quite tough, and Rockford managed to come away with some hard-earned points. The load would not get any lighter, as Rockford would...

    • Posted December 2, 2014
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  • Sports
    Halberstadt: Sports fans are basically the same wherever you go

    By Doug Halberstadt Sports Columnist Over the Thanksgiving holiday, I had a chance to take a little trip down to Branson, Missouri. One of the interesting things I observed during the trip is sports fans are basically...

    • Posted December 2, 2014
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  • During good weather, visitors can borrow the Beloit College’s 10-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain telescopes to view the heavens with. Pictured is Beloit College Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy Dr. Britt Scharringhausen, who hosted the Nov. 26 Open House at the Beloit College Center for the Sciences. (Photo by Jeremy Oster)
    Thanksgiving Eve comets at Beloit College

    By Jeremy Oster Staff Writer BELOIT, Wisconsin — A frosty autumn fog clung to the sky over the Rock River, blurring out the moon and hiding the stars from view. Visitors would not be able to use...

    • Posted December 2, 2014
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  • Crime-scene
    Violent Crime Task Force Quarterly Public Review Meeting Dec. 3

    Online Staff Report The Winnebago County Violent Crime Task Force (VCTF) will host its Quarterly Public Review Meeting from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 3, at Rockford Metropolitan Agency for Planning, 311 N. Main St.,...

    • Posted December 1, 2014
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