All posts tagged "Featured"

  • Josiah's Angel, by Josiah Henson.
    Byron firefighters unveil 9/11 tribute

    By Jeremy Oster Staff Writer Sept. 11, 2014, marks the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States of America. To honor the 343 firefighters who perished while attempting to save the victims at...

    • Posted September 11, 2014
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  • Swedish-American-Hospital
    SwedishAmerican announces new doctors

    Staff Report SwedishAmerican Health System announced two new physicians Thursday, Sept. 11. Endocrinologist Dr.‭ ‬Vijay Eranki received his medical degree from Gandhi Medical College in Hyderabad,‭ ‬India and completed internal medicine residency at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical...

    • Posted September 11, 2014
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  • uofi
    U of I approves $5.6 billion budget for fiscal 2015

    Staff Report URBANA, Ill. —The University of Illinois Board of Trustees on Thursday approved a $5.64 billion budget for fiscal 2015 that increases spending by less than 1 percent for the more than 78,000-student university and its...

    • Posted September 11, 2014
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  • State-Police
    Illinois State Police promotes Rail Safety Week

    Staff Report The State of Illinois has declared Sept. 14, as Illinois Rail Safety Week in order to promote vehicle and pedestrian safety around railroad tracks and trains. In Illinois during 2013, there were 126 crossing collisions...

    • Posted September 11, 2014
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  • Richard McClung
    Man guilty of sexual abuse of child

    Staff Report A 71-year-old man has been found guilty of aggravated criminal sexual abuse after a jury trial in Winnebago County. Richard McClung faces three to seven years in prison when he’s sentenced by Chief Judge Joe McGraw in...

    • Posted September 11, 2014
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  • U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos
    Bustos to accept applications for nominations to U.S. armed services academies

    Staff Report U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-Ill., has announced she is accepting applications from high school students from across Illinois’ 17th District for nominations to the United States armed services academies for the class entering in fall...

    • Posted September 11, 2014
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  • BHTC
    Blackhawk Technical College reports enrollment increase

    Staff Report JANESVILLE, Wis. – Blackhawk Technical College’s (BTC) new student enrollment is trending upward. In its most recent submission to the Wisconsin Technical College System office, BTC reported an 11.6 percent increase in new students for...

    • Posted September 11, 2014
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  • UPS
    Hydraulics problem grounds UPS plane in Rockford

    Staff Report Nobody was inured when a UPS plane with four people on board made an emergency landing in Rockford Wednesday night. Flight 8621 out of Ontario, California, was heading to Louisville, Kentucky, when the pilot radioed...

    • Posted September 11, 2014
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  • Rockford-Public-Library
    Rockford Public Library names candidates for executive director

    Staff Report The Board of Trustees for the Rockford Public Library announced the final candidates for the position of executive director. After considering several candidates, the board has selected four top candidates to move on in the...

    • Posted September 10, 2014
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  • julianwasontheliquor
    Liquor Control Commission hearing in Rockford Sept. 17

    Staff Report SPRINGFIELD, Illinois — Twenty-nine Illinois liquor licensees will state their case before the Illinois Liquor Control Commission (ILCC) after each licensee recently failed to comply with the law prohibiting the sale of liquor to individuals...

    • Posted September 10, 2014
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