All posts tagged "Featured"

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    Man in wheelchair stable after being hit by van

    Staff Report A 71-year-old man in a wheelchair was hospitalized Monday night after being hit by a van in the 400 block of Phelps Avenue. Police say the driver of the van, a 52-year-old Rockford woman, didn’t...

    • Posted October 7, 2014
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    Ceremony pays tribute to tissue donors

    Online Staff Report JANESVILLE, Wisconsin — RTI Donor Services (RTI DS) hosted more than 40 donor family members in Janesville, Wisconsin, Saturday, Oct. 4, for its “Reflections of Life, Reflections of Love” donor memorial ceremony. Representatives from...

    • Posted October 6, 2014
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    Nine juveniles arrested for curfew violation in response to elevated criminal activity

    Online Staff Report Recent crime analysis had shown specific areas of the city had experienced an elevated level of criminal activity. The reported crimes included aggravated battery with a firearm, armed robbery, aggravated assault and robbery. This...

    • Posted October 6, 2014
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    Rockton Lions Club to host blood drive Nov. 23

    Staff Report The Rockton Lions will host a blood drive in conjunction with Rock River Valley Blood Center (RRVBC) Sunday, Nov. 23, during the Peppermint Swirl Craft Show at Hononegah High School. The drive will be held...

    • Posted October 6, 2014
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    Rockford coffee roaster up and running downtown

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer It’s only been eight hours, but staff at Rockford Roasting Facility and Brew Bar are operating like they’ve been up and running for years. Owners Lucretia Ristin and Ben Chauvin opened for...

    • Posted October 3, 2014
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  • Walk-to-School
    These legs were made for walkin’: International Walk to School Day Oct. 8

    By Phyllis Picklesimer Media/Communications Specialist, U of I ACES News and Public Affairs URBANA, Illinois — A globally recognized observance, Oct. 8 is International Walk to School Day, said University of Illinois Extension Nutrition and Wellness Educator...

    • Posted October 3, 2014
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    Scarecrow Harvest Festival at Rockford’s Midway Village Oct. 4-5

    Online Staff Report Enjoy the ambiance of Rockford’s Midway Village and the fall colors as you make and take a scarecrow at the Scarecrow Harvest Festival from noon to 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 4-5, at...

    • Posted October 3, 2014
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  • Organ-donation
    Oct. 5 remembrance ceremony features candlelight memorial, recognition of tissue donors

    Online Staff Report JANESVILLE, Wisconsin — “Reflections of Life, Reflections of Love” is the theme of a remembrance ceremony scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 5, at the Pontiac Center in Janesville, Wisconsin. The ceremony will honor families whose...

    • Posted October 3, 2014
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    Momentum Art Guild’s ‘Windows’ exhibition opens Oct. 4 at Freeport Art Museum

    Online Staff Report FREEPORT, Illinois — The Momentum Art Guild has cooperated with the Freeport Art Museum (FAM) to display the exhibition, titled “Windows,” in the Contemporary Gallery. This exhibition will feature more than a dozen art...

    • Posted October 3, 2014
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    Illinois Paranormal Conference at Memorial Hall Oct. 4

    Staff Report The Third Annual Illinois Paranormal Conference will be from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 4, at Veterans Memorial Hall, 211 N. Main St., downtown Rockford. The event is hosted by Steve Litteral of...

    • Posted October 2, 2014
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