All posts tagged "Featured"

  • Crusader-Clinic
    Crusader recognized for integration of routine HIV testing

    Online Staff Report Rockford’s Crusader Community Health was recently recognized for its outstanding work for the integration of routine HIV testing at the Fourth Annual All Sites Meeting of the Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago and...

    • Posted June 26, 2014
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  • Manufacturing-decay
    Chicago Federal Reserve economist to share insight on turning manufacturing-based cities around

    Online Staff Report Transform Rockford and the Rockford Chamber of Commerce are co-hosting a special session to learn from a top economist with the Chicago Federal Reserve on their Industrial Cities Initiative (ICI). The event will be...

    • Posted June 26, 2014
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  • shooting
    Shooting victim wanted for parole violation

    Online Staff Report At 8:59 p.m., Wednesday, June 25, Rockford police responded to the intersection of Fourth Street and 17th Avenue in reference to a shooting victim. Upon arrival, officers located a black male later lying in...

    • Posted June 26, 2014
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  • Erik Estrada
    Erik Estrada at Gateway Community Church June 29

    Online Staff Report MACHESNEY PARK, Ill. — Gateway Community Church, 8545 N. Alpine Road, Machesney Park, Ill., will be screening a new faith-based family-friendly film called Uncommon at 9 a.m., Sunday, June 29. Gateway Community will also...

    • Posted June 26, 2014
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  • Electric-guitar
    Wounded Warrior Benefit Concert June 28

    Online Staff Report MT. MORRIS, Ill. — The Second Annual Wounded Warrior Benefit Concert will be Saturday, June 28, in downtown Mt. Morris, Ill., on Wesley Avenue. Gates open at noon, and the concert will continue until...

    • Posted June 26, 2014
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  • Eating-Out
    Peer pressure can influence food choices at restaurants

    By Debra Levey Larson Media/Communications Specialist, University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences URBANA, Ill. — If you want to eat healthier when dining out, research recommends surrounding yourself with friends who make healthy...

    • Posted June 26, 2014
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  • Swedish-American-Hospital
    SwedishAmerican to open Stateline clinic July 1

    Online Staff Report ROSCOE, Ill. — SwedishAmerican Medical Group will open its new Stateline clinic in Roscoe, Ill., July 1. At 4282 E. Rockton Road, Roscoe (west of I-90 and east of Dorr Road), the 20,000-square-foot facility...

    • Posted June 26, 2014
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  • Field-of-Dreams
    Halberstadt: My 10 favorite sports-related movies

    By Doug Halberstadt Sports Columnist As the mercury in the thermometer rises during the dog days of summer, millions of Americans flock to movie theaters to soak up the air conditioning and take in a flick. Whether...

    • Posted June 26, 2014
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  • gar
    Gymnastic Academy of Rockford athletes win national titles

     Online Staff Report Fourteen athletes from the Gymnastics Academy of Rockford (GAR) came home national champions this week, after competing at the 2014 U. S. T. A. National Championships in Louisville, Ky., June 17-21. Individually, GAR athletes...

    • Posted June 25, 2014
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  • The center of Greensburg, Kan., 12 days after being hit by a tornado in May 2007. Greensburg Mayor Bob Dixson will speak during the Illinois Renewable Energy and Sustainable Lifestyle Fair Aug. 23-24, at Ogle County Fairgrounds. (Image courtesy of FEMA Photo Library)
    Extreme weather, abandoned factories and renewable energy

    By Drs. Robert & Sonia Vogl President and Vice President, Illinois Renewable Energy Association As we live through another week of extreme weather events, it seems appropriate to address the topic. Tornadoes, hail, snow and ice, severe...

    • Posted June 25, 2014
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