All posts tagged "Featured"

  • Law
    State Supreme Court decision enhances transparency in government

    Online Staff Report SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois Press Association (IPA) applauded the Illinois Supreme Court’s unanimous decision May 23 in Nelson v. Kendall County, which will significantly increase transparency in Illinois government. The ruling, which the...

    • Posted May 23, 2014
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  • Flowing-Stream
    CAFO update from the Friends of the Central Sands

    May 22, 2014 – Update Welcome to summer and what promises to be a beautiful Memorial Day weekend. For many, this weekend is the official start of summer. It is a time to enjoy our beautiful lakes...

    • Posted May 23, 2014
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  • FeikHovercraft
    Kayakers continue down the Rock River Trail

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer The start-to-finish Rock River kayak trip continued Friday, May 23, as three college students from Illinois paddled toward Dixon, Ill., on their way to the mighty Mississippi. Jon Gress, Jake Boucher and...

    • Posted May 23, 2014
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  • kayakersSUNGLASSfeature
    Rock River kayakers paddle through Rockford, head south

    Rock River Trail News By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer Kayakers Jon Gress, Jake Boucher and Garrett Feik paddled through Rockford Wednesday, May 21, making stops at several downtown locations, including Nicholas Conservatory, Prairie Street Brewhouse and Blackhawk...

    • Posted May 22, 2014
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  • Biking
    Rockford’s Bike for the Arts event discontinued

    Online Staff Report The Rockford Symphony Orchestra (RSO), Rockford Dance Company (RDC), Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center, and Kantorei, the Singing Boys of Rockford, are jointly announcing the Bike for the Arts event will be discontinued. Event Chairman...

    • Posted May 22, 2014
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  • Viola+Piano
    Viola-piano recital featuring Tony Devroye, Daniel Schlosberg at Mendelssohn May 23

    Online Staff Report As a result of an injury within the group, the Avalon String Quartet is unable to perform the final concert of their 2013-14 season. As an alternative for this concert, Mendelssohn has announce a...

    • Posted May 22, 2014
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  • Illinois-Flag
    Guest Column: Fixing Illinois, part two: Illinois must upgrade education

    Editor’s note: The following is the second installment of four in a series drawn from the new book Fixing Illinois, by James D. Nowlan and J. Thomas Johnson. Click here to view part one. By James D....

    • Posted May 21, 2014
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  • Health-care
    Mendota Community Hospital signs letter of intent to join OSF Healthcare System

    Online Staff Report MENDOTA, Ill. — Mendota Community Hospital (MCH) has signed a letter of intent to affiliate with OSF Healthcare System (OSF HealthCare), one of the largest integrated systems in Illinois. Judy Christiansen, interim CEO of...

    • Posted May 21, 2014
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  • Medical
    May 22 event to unite survivors with their rescuers

    Online Staff Report The Rockford Fire Department, along with OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center and OSF NIEMS, will present a special event beginning at 6 p.m., Thursday, May 22, that will allow cardiac arrest survivors and survivors...

    • Posted May 21, 2014
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  • Discovery-Center-1
    Website ranks Rockford’s Discovery Center top family attraction in Illinois

    Online Staff Report Rockford’s Discovery Center Museum has been recognized on the list of “2014 Top Family Attractions Worth Traveling For in the U.S.” by Flipkey.com, the vacation rental company of leading travel site TripAdvisor. The list...

    • Posted May 21, 2014
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