All posts tagged "Featured"

  • garbage on truck
    Registration under way for April 26 Great American Cleanup

    Staff Report LOVES PARK, Ill. — Coordinating agency Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful’s (KNIB) Executive Director Lori Gummow has announced that the 26th Annual Great American Cleanup will be Saturday, April 26, in northern Illinois. Volunteer registration is...

    • Posted April 8, 2014
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  • Daryl Hannahpeacesign
    Daryl Hannah: Our best efforts — Locally!

    By Drs. Robert & Sonia Vogl President and Vice President, Illinois Renewable Energy Association We applaud Daryl Hannah’s efforts to alert the public about how our lack of connection to the functioning of natural systems contributes to...

    • Posted April 8, 2014
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  • Crime
    Rockford man arrested following joint burglary investigation on 19th Street

    Online Staff Report Monday, April 7, Rockford police detectives, Rockford NRU officers, Winnebago County sheriff’s detectives and Loves Park Police detectives were working on a joint burglary investigation. During that investigation, several officers and detectives approached two...

    • Posted April 8, 2014
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  • LarrySOCity
    Rockford Mayor Larry Morrissey to deliver State of the City Address Wednesday, April 9

    Staff Report ROCKFORD, Ill.— Wednesday, April 9, the Honorable Lawrence J. Morrissey (I) will present his Ninth Annual State of the City Address. The Mayor’s speech, ‘”A Better Rockford Today”, will focus on the positive direction the...

    • Posted April 7, 2014
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  • The Junior Chariots are coached by Justin South and Dominique Walker.
    Public invited to celebrate Junior Chariots’ national wheelchair basketball title

    Online Staff Report The public is welcome to attend a celebration in honor of the Rockford Park District’s Junior Chariots wheelchair basketball team Tuesday, April 8, at Midway Village, 6799 Guilford Road, Rockford. The Junior Chariots claimed...

    • Posted April 7, 2014
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  • George Strait has recorded 44 No. 1 singles since 1981.
    George Strait takes top honor at 2014 ACM Awards

    Online Staff Report George Strait was named the Entertainer of the Year for the second time in his career Sunday, April 6, at the 49th Academy of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, in...

    • Posted April 7, 2014
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  • Fatal-fire
    UPDATE: Two die in fire at abandoned house on Knowlton

    Update: The Winnebago County Coroner’s Office has released the names of the two men who died in the fire. Timothy W. Porter, 59, was pronounced dead at the scene at 1:15 a.m., Monday, April 7. An autopsy...

    • Posted April 7, 2014
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  • RooneyMickey
    Mickey Rooney dies at 93

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer Entertainment legend Mickey Rooney died Sunday, April 6, at his North Hollywood, Calif., home. He was 93. Born Joe Yule, Jr. Sept. 20, 1920 in Brooklyn, N.Y., Rooney was the son of...

    • Posted April 7, 2014
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  • RiverWater
    Man rescued after jumping from East State Street Bridge

    Online Staff Report A rescue team from the Rockford Fire Department used a rope and ladder to pull a man from the Rock River Saturday morning. Police say rescue personnel received a call at 8:16 a.m, that...

    • Posted April 5, 2014
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  • Arrest-Report
    Rockford man arrested on crack cocaine charges

    Online Staff Report Rockford man was arrested Friday, April 4, for allegedly selling crack cocaine out of a residence on Crosby Street, police announced Saturday, April 5. Andre S. Tucker, 21, was arrested after members the Rockford...

    • Posted April 5, 2014
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