All posts tagged "Featured"

  • Veterans
    State Rep. Jefferson urges support for Illinois Veterans History Project

    Online Staff Report State Rep. Charles “Chuck” Jefferson, D-Rockford, is encouraging residents to take part in the Illinois Veterans History Project developed by Secretary of State Jesse White (D) to ensure a permanent record of Illinois’ veterans...

    • Posted May 1, 2014
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  • Family-reciliency
    Foster resiliency in yourself and your family

    By Phyllis Picklesimer Media/Communications Specialist, U of I ACES News and Public Affairs URBANA, Ill. — Have you ever known a person who went through very difficult times and left you wondering, “How can they handle so...

    • Posted May 1, 2014
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  • Electricity
    ComEd hosts utility conference on storm response

    More than 40 executives from 26 leading utilities share best practices Online Staff Report CHICAGO— As part of ComEd’s ongoing efforts to improve service to customers and enhance its storm restoration process, the company today hosted a...

    • Posted May 1, 2014
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  • U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger
    Kinzinger urges Pentagon to complete Air Force whistleblower probe

    Online Staff Report Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R- Ill., and U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner. D-Va., Thursday, May 1, asked U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to order the timely completion of a nearly two-year Pentagon investigation into alleged...

    • Posted May 1, 2014
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  • State-Police
    ‘Operation Heroin Highway’: State Police combat heroin trafficking on Illinois roads

    Online Staff Report DUPAGE COUNTY, Ill. — The Illinois State Police (ISP) Drug Enforcement Group has announced the results of Operation Heroin Highway — an undercover drug enforcement collaboration with the Illinois State Police, Chicago Police and...

    • Posted May 1, 2014
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  • Gas-Pump-USE
    Gas prices continue to rise in Illinois and Indiana, AAA reports

    Online Staff Report AURORA, Ill. — Gas prices continue to rise as Illinois and Indiana drivers are paying on average $3.89 and $3.73, respectively, for a gallon of regular unleaded. Illinois prices reflect a rise of nearly...

    • Posted May 1, 2014
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  • DEMSvGOP
    Local GOP chairman apologizes for Obama-donkey comment

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer Winnebago County Republican Committee Chairman Jim Thompson issued an apology Tuesday, April 29, for what has been reported as a disparaging remark about President Barack Obama (D). The remark was included in...

    • Posted April 30, 2014
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  • Gas
    Nicor extends Extreme Winter Relief Fund deadline to May 9

    Online Staff Report NAPERVILLE, Ill. — Nicor Gas is extending the deadline for its Extreme Winter Relief Fund to May 9. The special, temporary program was put into place in March to help more eligible customers qualify...

    • Posted April 30, 2014
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  • DrRobertHead-RU
    Rockford University president to speak at May 8 Chamber event

    Online Staff Report Dr. Robert Head, president of Rockford University, will be the featured speaker at the Rockford Chamber of Commerce Celebration of Leadership event Thursday, May 8, at Cliffbreakers Riverside Resort. Head will share his perspective...

    • Posted April 30, 2014
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  • Shelter-Care-Spring-Luncheon
    Shelter Care Ministries’ Spring Luncheon May 8

    Online Staff Report Shelter Care Ministries’ Annual Spring Luncheon will be from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m., Thursday, May 8, at Prairie Street Brewhouse, 200 Prairie St., downtown Rockford. Admission is $35 per person or $280 for...

    • Posted April 30, 2014
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