All posts tagged "Featured"

  • Missing-Links-USE
    Rockford’s Missing Links celebrate 50th anniversary with Nov. 1 gig

    Staff Report Renowned stateline-area band The Missing Links will mark their 50th anniversary with a gig and party at 9 p.m., Nov. 1, at Shooter’s East, 7171 CherryVale Blvd., Rockford. Past members have been invited to join...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • Halloween-Candy-Collecting
    Rockford trick-or-treat hours: 5:30-7:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 31

    Staff Report Trick-or-treat hours in the city of Rockford will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., on Halloween, Friday, Oct. 31. The following tips for the City of Rockford can help children experience a safe and fun...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • Joakim Nordstrom was picked 90th overall in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft by the Chicago Blackhawks. He skated 16 games with the Blackhawks last season.  (TOOD REICHER/ICEHOGS)
    Joakim Nordstrom named IceHogs’ captain

    Staff Report Rockford IceHogs head coach Ted Dent announced today that forward Joakim Nordstrom has been named the team’s captain for the 2014-15 season. Additionally, Cody Bass, Adam Clendening, Klas Dahlbeck and Pierre-Cedric Labrie will serve as...

    • Posted October 28, 2014
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  • Mashinter
    Tales from the Trough: Offensive explosion leads to two ’Hogs wins

    By Todd Reicher Sports Columnist Although sporting a good record to start the season, Rockford’s goal total was somewhat lacking compared to what was expected at the start of training camp. This weekend, however, Rockford finally managed...

    • Posted October 28, 2014
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  • VOTE-USE-2014
    Meet John Doe: More police board conflicts of interest this election

    By Paul Gorski Last week, I described what I considered questionable ethics and the good old boys network being alive and well in “Meet John Doe: Caruana should have avoided police board conflicts of interest” Oct. 22-28...

    • Posted October 28, 2014
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  • iPhone6-USE
    Tech-Friendly: iPhone 6 is much bigger and a little better from U.S. Cellular

    By Paul Gorski The press seems to love Apple’s new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Rave reviews fill search engine results. Well, not here. I have been reviewing a new iPhone 6 from U.S. Cellular (http://www.uscellular.com)...

    • Posted October 28, 2014
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  • Prostitution
    Police street detail results in five prostitution arrests

    Staff Report A street crimes detail on Rockford’s east side resulted in the arrest of five individuals on prostitution-related charges last weekend, police announced Tuesday, Oct. 28. During the detail conducted Sunday, Oct. 26, the Rockford Police...

    • Posted October 28, 2014
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  • 2hampton
    Local finds second Dan Hampton wallet at Sinnissippi Park

    Staff Report A local resident became the second to find a wallet lost by former Chicago Bear great Dan Hampton as part of a fan engagement program to raise money for the United Way. Danielle Simpson found Hampton’s missing wallet...

    • Posted October 28, 2014
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  • halloweensexoffender
    Police warn of registered sex offenders as Halloween nears

    Staff Report To ensure a safe Halloween for trick-or-treaters, the Rockford Police Department is warning parents that there are 472 registered sex offenders living in the city. Police say it is important to learn where offenders reside...

    • Posted October 28, 2014
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  • Football-USE
    Rockford unbeatens lead IHSA football playoff pairings

    UPDATED: Tuesday, Oct. 28 By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer Eight Rockford high school football teams, including a pair of unbeatens, will play in the first round of the IHSA Football Playoffs this weekend. In Division 4A, top-seeded...

    • Posted October 27, 2014
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