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MLive.com reports the creation, named "From Seed to the Senses," is being shown off Thursday evening at the brewery Comstock Township, near Kalamazoo.
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With the fight over solving Illinois' worst-in-the-nation pension shortfall moving to the courts, the state faces a grim possibility: The plan could be tossed, and Illinois could wind up in an even deeper fiscal hole.
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Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden has been awarded a matching grant of $10,000 by the Carroll H. Starr Endowment Challenge Grant of the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois According to Klehm Executive Director Daniel Riggs, the grant will be used to build the Bur Oak Endowment Fund dedicated to the operating support for the Klehm Arboretum & ... (more)
This past month Rockford University graduate students have been collecting books for their class project.
The Palatine village council this week authorized Village Manager Reid Ottesen to begin negotiating a contract with a Rockford-based real estate firm hoping to redevelop the former Menard's site on Rand Road.
Rockford police have to hire more officers to take advantage of a federal grant that will help them hire even more in the future.
Results from a global exam given to 15-year-olds show U.S. students lag in math and just average in science and reading.
The board is expected to approve Jim Wise's appointment Tuesday night. Wise recently held the same title in Morrison, Illinois.
A man from Rockford, Ill., was injured when he was struck by a vehicle in Monroe on Thanksgiving, according to the Monroe Police Department.
The Stateline's Integrity Task Force is investigating an officer involved shooting after police tell us a Boone County Sheriff's Deputy shot one of four murder suspects Saturday.
For some Rockford families, making ends meet can be a struggle, so a few city aldermen are working on a plan to cut down on some of our monthly bills.
A teenager is shot and killed in what Belvidere Police say is a gang-related shooting.
It's not just businesses in downtown Rockford getting in the holiday spirit. A number of shops in the Midtown District are also decked out for the holidays.
DAVIS JUNCTION – Two people were treated at Rockford hospitals after a two-car accident Tuesday on Interstate 39 north of state Route 72. An SUV driven by Aslyn R. Neeld, 33, of Davis Junction, was headed north on I-39 when Neeld tried to change lanes, state police said.