All posts tagged "Featured"

  • Josh LaBree (photo by Mike Gustafson Photography)
    Rockford Rocked Interviews: Interview with Rockford-area native and kick-boxer Josh ‘Lights Out’ LaBree

    By Todd Houston https://www.facebook.com/RockfordRockedInterviews Rockford Rocked Interviews: How are you doing? The last time we spoke was after a great fight against Tony Leitzen, where you were able to take home more than just a win! Looks...

    • Posted June 25, 2014
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  • Beer-Festival
    Craft Beer Scene Around Rockford: Summer is the time for beer festivals

    By Michael Sears President, Forest City Brewers Saturday was the first day of summer, Hooray! While some complain about the heat and humidity, I absolutely love summer weather. After living (and working outdoors) in Arizona during the...

    • Posted June 25, 2014
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  • fp625
    This Week In Print: June 25-July 1, 2014

    In addition to our online stories, the following articles can be found in the Wednesday, June 25, print edition of The Rock River Times. “Extreme weather, abandoned factories and renewable energy” “Police Union: Chief tampered with investigation”  “Field...

    • Posted June 24, 2014
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  • KNOCKONOURDOORS
    Video: Visit Beloit: Knock on our Doors

    When the Beloit Inn was remodeled this past year to become the new Ironworks Hotel, dozens of metal doors were replaced and left without homes. Visit Beloit and Friends of Riverfront had an idea to bring the...

    • Posted June 24, 2014
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  • shooting
    UPDATE: Teen dead in early morning shooting

    The victim in this morning’s fatal shooting has been identified as 19-year-old Joshua Williams. Winnebago County Deputy Coroner William Hintz said Williams suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was pronounced dead at 4:45 a.m. Williams...

    • Posted June 24, 2014
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  • U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger
    House passes Kinzinger’s energy bill

    Online Staff Report The House of Representatives today passed the Thermal Insulation Efficiency Improvement Act (H.R. 4801), a bill introduced by U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill.  The legislation directs the Department of Energy to study the potential...

    • Posted June 23, 2014
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  • Home-Sales-2014
    Median home prices up 8.3 percent in Illinois

    Online Staff Report SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — May Illinois home prices rose 8.3 percent and home sales decreased 9.4 percent compared to May 2013, while the trend continues of recent month-over-month sales gains, according to the Illinois Association...

    • Posted June 23, 2014
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  • State-Police
    Illinois State Police announces roadside safety checks in Winnebago County June 27-29

    Online Staff Report The Illinois State Police (ISP), District 16, will conduct a Roadside Safety Check (RSC) in Winnebago County during the June 27-29 weekend, according to Police Cpt. Todd Rohlwing. The ISP has zero tolerance for...

    • Posted June 23, 2014
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  • Police Lights
    Armed robbery reported at North Main Street Check Into Cash

    Online Staff Report Rockford Police are on the scene of an armed robbery they say occurred at around 10 a.m., Monday, June 23, at Check Into Cash, 3437  N. Main St., according to published reports. Police say...

    • Posted June 23, 2014
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  • Law
    State Supreme Court raises attorney registration fees

    Online Staff Report The Illinois Supreme Court announced June 23 an increase in the annual registration fee for attorneys practicing in Illinois. The increased funds will be directed to the regulatory body that disciplines attorneys and the...

    • Posted June 23, 2014
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