All posts tagged "Featured"

  • Rockford Ice Hogs
    IceHogs fall to Admirals

    The IceHogs must win Saturday to keep their Calder Cup playoff chances alive. By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer The IceHogs’ 2014 playoff chances took another blow Friday, as Rockford fell to the Milwaukee Admirals 4-1 at the...

    • Posted April 12, 2014
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  • Electric-guitar
    Best in local music honored at 23rd Annual RAMI Awards

    Online Staff Report The 23rd Annual RAMI (Rockford Area Music Industry) Awards Ceremony was held Friday night, April 11, at Tebala Shrine Center. The event, which honors area musicians and music supporters, included performances by Christian Collins,...

    • Posted April 11, 2014
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  • crime-scene-police-lights
    All Credit Lenders in Machesney Park robbed, suspect sought

    Online Staff Report MACHESNEY PARK, Ill. — All Credit Lenders, 7900 N. Second St., Machesney Park, Ill., was robbed at about 1 p.m., Friday, April 11. According to the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office, a white male entered...

    • Posted April 11, 2014
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  • Stanley D. Sellers
    Trooper seizes 3 pounds of cannabis in traffic stop on I-90

    Online Staff Report PECATONICA, Ill. — At approximately 10 p.m., Wednesday, April 9, an Illinois State Police trooper conducted a traffic stop in the westbound lanes of I-90 near South Beloit in Winnebago County. A black 2013...

    • Posted April 11, 2014
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  • Money-in-Politics
    Locals to rally against influence of money on politics April 12

    Online Staff Report Local activists will stage a rally by the Trolley Station near Riverview Ice House, 324 N. Madison St., downtown Rockford, at 3 p.m., Saturday, April 12, as part of a national day of action...

    • Posted April 11, 2014
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  • Epipen
    Bill to expand access to emergency epinephrine in Illinois schools passes state House

    Online Staff Report SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan (D) has announced that House lawmakers unanimously voted to expand access to emergency epinephrine in Illinois schools to protect children from deadly allergic reactions. House members...

    • Posted April 11, 2014
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  • Payroll-card
    State House approves legislation aimed at protecting low-wage workers

    Online Staff Report SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan (D) praised Illinois House lawmakers for passing legislation that puts in place protections for low-wage workers who receive their wages on a payroll card, an increasingly...

    • Posted April 11, 2014
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  • Amtrak2
    Rail coming back to Rockford

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer Rockford is now part of a nearly half-billion-dollar plan that will make passenger rail service a reality for the first time in more than 30 years, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn (D) announced...

    • Posted April 11, 2014
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  • Gavel
    Crime victims’ rights amendment to be on November ballot

    Online Staff Report SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan (D) has announced that April 10, Senate lawmakers unanimously passed a constitutional amendment to better protect crime victims and strengthen their rights. The vote ensures that...

    • Posted April 10, 2014
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  • Spring-Classic
    Rockford Speedway: More than 30 track, series champs to compete in April 13 Spring Classic

    By Eric Huenefeld Director of Media and Sales, Rockford Speedway LOVES PARK, Ill. — Once again this year, the Big 8 Late Model Series Spring Classic at Rockford Speedway will be a “Clash of the Champions.” The...

    • Posted April 10, 2014
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