All posts tagged "Featured"

  • Crayons-USSE
    Crayon recycling offered by Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful

    Online Staff Report Instead of throwing away those old or broken crayons in the trash, how about recycling them? Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful (KNIB) will take your old crayons and remold them into colorful shapes and give...

    • Posted June 4, 2014
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  • Theater-USE
    Lifescape’s Senior Follies June 11-12 at Harlem High School

    Online Staff Report Lifescape Community Service’s Senior Follies, SHOWTIME, will be staged at 2 and 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 11, and at 2 p.m., Thursday, June 12, in the auditorium at Harlem High School, 1 Huskie Circle...

    • Posted June 4, 2014
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  • Electric-guitar
    Free Music in the Park concerts begin June 10 at Sinnissippi

    Online Staff Report Enjoy summer evenings at the Sinnissippi Park Music Shell, 1401 N. Second St., for Rockford Park District’s free Music in the Park concerts, held Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7 p.m., June 10-Aug. 14 (except...

    • Posted June 4, 2014
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  • Mac-Arnold
    Blues legend Mac Arnold in Monroe, Wis., June 7

    Online Staff Report MONROE, Wis. — Legendary blues singer and musician Mac Arnold, along with his Plate Full O’ Blues band, will serve up a heap of blues and soul music to satisfy the musical appetite of...

    • Posted June 4, 2014
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  • Emily-Hurd
    Emily Hurd brings Stone Blind Valentine to ‘Concerts on the Creek’ June 7

    Online Staff Report Emily Hurd and her band Stone Blind Valentine will perform at Rockford’s new “Concerts on the Creek” music series, hosted by United Church of Christ, 4500 Spring Creek Road, Rockford. The show will be...

    • Posted June 4, 2014
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  • Golf-Tee
    RAMP Bad Pants Nine-Hole Golf Scramble June 12

    Online Staff Report POPLAR GROVE, Ill. — RAMP’s Fifth Annual Bad Pants Nine-Hole Golf Scramble will be Thursday, June 12, at Timber Pointe Golf Course, 5750 Woodstock Road, Poplar Grove, Ill. Registration is at 2 p.m., shotgun...

    • Posted June 4, 2014
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  • Youth-Explorer
    U of I Extension, Klehm offering Young Explorers summer series

    Online Staff Report University of Illinois Extension, in partnership with Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden, is offering a series of summer programs for area youth. The series, titled “Young Explorers,” will investigate a variety of environmental science...

    • Posted June 4, 2014
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  • Fordham-Dam
    ComEd set to donate Fordham Dam to state

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer An agreement centered on ownership of the Fordham Dam is said to be in the works to bring a riverfront recreational park to the Rock River in downtown Rockford. The dam is...

    • Posted June 4, 2014
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  • WEB-Javier-Baez-2014
    Sports Nest: Chicago Cubs need future to come now

    By Matt Nestor Sports Columnist The Chicago Cubs have a plan in place. If things work out, the future could be bright. When that future is, is anybody’s guess. Originally, the Cubs, under Theo Epstein, pointed to...

    • Posted June 4, 2014
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  • Oil-Pipeline-USE
    Rock River Trail Initiative takes aim at proposed oil pipeline

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer A proposal that would send an oil pipeline from Superior, Wis., to the Illinois state line has drawn staunch criticism from the Rock River Trail Initiative (RRTI). Calgary, Alberta-based Enbridge Energy Co.,...

    • Posted June 4, 2014
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