All posts tagged "Featured"

  • AndrewLuck
    The Odds Man: Week 11 NFL picks: Underdogs will bite back

    By Jeff Helberg The Odds Man The Odds Man through Week 10 Week 10 straight up: 10-3; Season: 99-48 (67 percent) Week 10 ATS: 5-3; Season: 34-28-2 (55 percent) Week 10 survivor: 1-0; Season 9-1 (90 percent)...

    • Posted November 13, 2014
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  • Fall-leaf-collection
    Seasonal yard waste pick-up final week Dec. 1-4

    Online Staff Report The City of Rockford has announced the final week of citywide yard waste collection for the 2014 season will be Monday, Dec. 1, through Thursday, Dec. 4. Yard waste will not be picked up...

    • Posted November 13, 2014
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  • Earth-In-Hands-2014
    U.S.-China climate agreement critical step on path to Paris

    From Environment America WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Barack Obama and President Xi Jinping announced an historic agreement to cut greenhouse gas pollution Tuesday, Nov. 11, well ahead of the international climate summit scheduled for December 2015 in...

    • Posted November 13, 2014
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  • Obama-military
    U of I trustees endorse Obama library bid

    From the Office for University Relations at the University of Illinois CHICAGO —The University of Illinois Board of Trustees on Thursday, Nov. 13, unanimously endorsed the University of Illinois at Chicago’s bid to land the Obama Presidential...

    • Posted November 13, 2014
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  • Lobbying
    Lee Hamilton: Lobbyists the new fourth branch of government

    By Lee H. Hamilton Because of its power to influence public affairs, the press has long been known as “the Fourth Estate.” But I think the media may have been displaced. These days, it’s lobbyists who seem...

    • Posted November 13, 2014
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  • Home-Sales-2014
    Rockford home prices rise for fourth straight month, reach five-year October high

    Online Staff Report As a sign of continued vigorous growth in the local housing market, the three-month rolling average home price increased 7.5 percent in October over last October, marking the fourth straight month of year-over-year increases....

    • Posted November 13, 2014
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  • Health-USE
    Review Board approves OSF’s COE application for change of ownership of Mendota Community Hospital

    Online Staff Report The Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board has approved the Certificate of Exemption (COE) application of OSF Healthcare System for a change of ownership of Mendota Community Hospital. When asked to comment on...

    • Posted November 13, 2014
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  • RPS-205-logo
    Rockford Board of Education accepts construction timeline

    Online Staff Report Nov. 12, the Rockford Board of Education accepted a timeline for construction, school additions and renovations outlined in the updated 10-year facilities plan. The timeline was preliminary before the school board’s OK. The draft...

    • Posted November 13, 2014
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  • SteveMcMichael
    Ex-Bears Steve McMichael, Otis Wilson and Garrett Wolfe in Rockford Nov. 14

    Online Staff Report Former Chicago Bears players Garrett Wolfe, Steve McMichael and Otis Wilson will be in Rockford Friday, Nov. 14, to attend the Rockford Park District Foundation’s second “Ties & Tennies” fundraising event. The players will...

    • Posted November 13, 2014
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  • 2014-Rugby-Tournament-Loves-Park
    BTU Rugby Big Ten Universities Conference Championship in Loves Park Nov. 15

    Online Staff Report LOVES PARK, Illinois — Sportscore Two, 8800 E. Riverside Blvd., Loves Park, Illinois, will host the 2014 BTU Rugby Big Ten Universities Conference Championship from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 15. Nine...

    • Posted November 13, 2014
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