All posts tagged "Featured"

  • nursegraduate
    St. Anthony College of Nursing announces graduation ceremony

    Online Staff Report More than 100 students from the Saint Anthony College of Nursing in Rockford are set to graduate next week. 92 students will be receiving their Bachelor of Science in nursing degree and 10 students...

    • Posted May 7, 2014
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    ‘Forever Honest Abe’ at Memorial Hall May 13

    Online Staff Report Rockford Lutheran Academy (RLA) fourth-graders will present Forever Honest Abe, an Original Musical Play, at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 13, at Veterans Memorial Hall, 211 N. Main St., downtown Rockford. The musical is written...

    • Posted May 7, 2014
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    Bill Cosby at Coronado tickets on sale May 9

    Online Staff Report Comedian Bill Cosby will bring his “Far From Finished Tour” to Rockford’s Coronado Performing Arts Center at 8 p.m., Friday, Oct. 3. Tickets ($59, $49, $39) go on sale at 10 a.m., Friday, May...

    • Posted May 7, 2014
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  • Trolley
    ‘Trolley Car 36’ offers spring excursion rides through May 17

    Online Staff Report For the first time, Rockford Park District’s rail-based Trolley Car 36 is operating public excursion rides during the spring season. The 30-minute narrated rides provide passengers with fun and fascinating information about Rockford’s history...

    • Posted May 7, 2014
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    MELD Mother’s Day Cards, Note Cards available for purchase

    Online Staff Report The 2014 MELD Mother’s Day Cards and Note Cards are now available for purchase at local businesses. The feature this year is beautiful scenes of Anderson Japanese Gardens by local photographer Jeffrey Anderson. The...

    • Posted May 7, 2014
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    Congressional Art Competition winners, runners-up announced

    Online Staff Report U.S. Reps. Cheri Bustos, D-Ill., and Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., have announced the winners and runners-up for the annual Congressional Art Competition, “An Artistic Discovery.” The first-place winner in Bustos’ 17th District is Kamryn Gryp...

    • Posted May 7, 2014
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    Summerfield Zoo celebrates Mother’s Day weekend May 10-11

    Online Staff Report BELVIDERE, Ill. — Celebrate Mother’s Day weekend with Summerfield Zoo, 3088 Flora Road, in Belvidere, Ill. The zoo will be celebrating the arrival of all of its spring babies — reindeer, wallaby, emu and...

    • Posted May 7, 2014
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    University students to travel entire 320 miles of Rock River

    Jon Gress, Jake Boucher and Garret Feik begin their journey Tuesday, May 13, from the Horicon Marsh By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer Two Maranatha Baptist University students and a friend from Black Hawk East Community College will...

    • Posted May 7, 2014
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    ‘Explore Rockford’s Roots’ May 11

    By Susan Johnson Copy Editor South West Ideas For Today and Tomorrow (SWIFTT) invites you to “Explore Rockford’s Roots” Sunday, May 11. Three southwest Rockford attractions will open their doors to the public and offer food coupons...

    • Posted May 7, 2014
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  • Katie Maringer (from left), David A. Gingerich, Lisa VanDyke and Stephen F. Vrtol. (Photo by John Cobb)
    Artists’ Ensemble stages ‘God of Carnage’ May 9-25

    Staff Report When two 11-year-old boys come to blows, their parents get together for a civilized, rational discussion about the problem. But in Yasmina Reza’s side-splitting comedy, it doesn’t take long for the so-called “adults” to lose...

    • Posted May 7, 2014
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