All posts tagged "Featured"

  • Ties&Tennies
    Park District’s ‘Ties & Tennies’ fund-raiser Nov. 14; deadline Nov. 6

    Staff Report Dress like an adult, but party like a kid at the Rockford Park District Foundation’s second “Ties & Tennies” fund-raising event. Ties & Tennies will be Friday, Nov. 14, at Giovanni’s Restaurant & Convention Center,...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • Jodi Beach
    Nov. 2 concert celebrates release of Jodi Beach’s sixth recording

    Staff Report Rockford’s Jodi Beach will release her sixth CD, You Are Not Alone, at a free concert at 6 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 2, at the Salvation Army Rockford Temple Corps, 500 S. Rockford Ave., Rockford. The...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • Halloween
    Healthy Halloween Party Nov. 1 at U of I College of Medicine at Rockford

    Staff Report Kids up to fifth grade are invited to a Healthy Halloween Party from 2 to 4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 1, at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford, 1601 Parkview Ave., Rockford. Participants...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • Flag-football
    Three local NFL Flag Football teams head to regional competition

    Staff Report Three teams from the Rockford Park District’s NFL Flag Football program are headed to the 2014 Indianapolis Colts Regional Tournament Saturday, Nov. 1, at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Every fall, current registered NFL Flag...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • owl
    ‘Hoo’ Haven hosts annual open house Nov. 2 in Durand

    Staff Report DURAND, Illinois — From 1 to 4 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 2, volunteers at “Hoo” Haven Wildlife Rehabilitation & Education Center, 10823 Cleveland Road in Durand, Illinois, will offer tours and share the educational opportunities available...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • Boone-County-Conservation-District
    Boone County Conservation District celebrates 50 years Nov. 1

    Staff Report BELVIDERE, Illinois — The Boone County Conservation District (BCCD) will host a 50th Anniversary Celebration at the Apollo Theatre in Belvidere, Illinois, Nov. 1. Evening festivities begin at 6 p.m. and will include a one-man...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • Brushing-Teeth
    Five tricks for a tooth-friendly Halloween

    By Delta Dental of Illinois NAPERVILLE, Illinois — Most little boys and “ghouls” will dress up and ring neighborhood doorbells hoping to collect a large stash of candy this Halloween. After trick-or-treating, Delta Dental of Illinois encourages...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • VOTE-USE-2014
    Nov. 4 General Election endorsements

    By Frank Schier Editor & Publisher My disgust with the election process and many foregone results continues. As I learned in Washington, D.C., from 1974-1976 as an American University School of International Service student, U. S. government...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • Antibiotics
    Poll: Majority of doctors concerned about antibiotics use on healthy food animals

    By Illinois Public Interest Research Group CHICAGO — An overwhelming majority of doctors — 93 percent — are concerned about the common meat industry practice of using antibiotics on healthy animals for growth promotion and disease prevention,...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • Winnebago County’s Civil War statue, sometimes called the “Boy in Blue,” stands guard by Veterans Memorial Circle at North Main and Auburn streets in Rockford. (Photo by Jon McGinty)
    ‘Boy in Blue’ finds new home

    By Jon McGinty Freelance Writer Winnebago County’s Civil War statue, sometimes called the “Boy in Blue,” which currently stands guard by Veterans Memorial Circle at Main and Auburn, will soon have a new home. Thanks to a...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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