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Rockford, Illinois is located in Winnebago County. Zip codes in Rockford, IL include 61102, 61126, and 61114. The median home price in Rockford is $79,900 which is roughly $56/per square foot. More Rockford information.

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Local news for Rockford, IL continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

8 hrs ago | WIFR

Bagel Place Moving Into Mary's Market

If you missed the taste of New York Style bagels in the last two months since the Bagel Place in Rockford closed its doors, don't worry.

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Madden 15 Gameplay! (So Much Rage!!)

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

12 hrs ago | WIFR

Attendance Hurts Business at Rockford City Council

When it comes to the city council in Rockford, there have been five meetings all year where all 14 aldermen have been present.

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17 hrs ago | Food & Drug Packaging

Portion packaging of frozen treats

With the public consuming more single portion snacks than ever, frozen food start-ups with the "next great" frozen dessert or culinary delight must figure out how to navigate the delicate balance between conserving precious capital and providing professional-grade packaged products.

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21 hrs ago | WIFR

New Airplane Maintenance and Repair Facility Announced, Expected to Bring 500 Jobs

The Rockford Airport is building a 200,000 sq. ft. hangar with AAR, a large plane maintenance company.

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Yesterday | WIFR

Eminent Domain One Step Nearer for Downtown Business

A business that has called downtown Rockford home for 70 years may be uprooted to make way for the planned Amerock hotel and conference center.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Daily Gazette

Officials detail $40M Rockford jet repair facility

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn speaks at a news conference Monday at the Chicago Rockford International Airport in Rockford during the announcement of a planned 200,000 square foot jet-repair and maintenance center will run 24 hours a day when it opens.

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WIFR

KNIB Accepting New Kids' Gym Shoes for Share A Pair Campaign

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful Recycle Centers in Rockford and Roscoe will accept new children's gym shoes as a community drop-off site for Annie's Locker Share A Pair campaign.

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WIFR

Motorcycle Club Gives Away 520 Backpacks to Area Kids

More than 500 kids in the Rockford area are ready to go back to school in style and they have a motorcycle group to thank for it.

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WIFR

Man Arrested for Allegedly Punching Opponent in Basketball Game

A 33-year-old Rockford man has been arrested on aggravated battery charges after an incident during a basketball game at the YMCA in Loves Park in early August.

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Daily Herald

Police: Woman found dead on highway in Rockford

Winnebago County officials say a Rochelle woman has been found dead on a highway after being hit by a semitrailer.

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WKOW-TV

Fatal crash near Rockford, IL

WINNEBAGO COUNTY, IL -- There was a fatal truck versus pedestrian accident in Winnebago County, Illinois Sunday morning.

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WIFR

United Way Looking for Volunteer Readers and Mentors

Help kindergarten students learn to read, so they can eventually "read to learn" by 4th grade.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

WIFR

Possible Overhaul for Liquor Permits in Rockford

Many of us are used to seeing the bright neon of video gaming machines at local bars and restaurants, a sight that's prompted Rockford aldermen to take another look at how to regulate that growing industry.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

WIFR

Man in Critical Condition After Found Unconscious in Rockford

Rockford Police are trying to figure out what happened to a man found in the 800 block of 8th Avenue.

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WIFR

Model of WWII Memorial On Display in Rockford

Families in the Stateline can take a trip to the country's WWII Memorial without having to take a plane to Washington, DC.

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WIFR

Black Family Reunion Draws Big Crowds

Good food, music, and a little stepping. Rockford's African American community celebrated its culture Saturday in this year's Black Family Reunion.

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New York Daily News

Naked Illinois robber caught getting dressed: police

Ezekial Deanda, 32, was arrested Friday morning after holding up a Rockford, Illinois bank with his naked body.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

WIFR

Neighbors Voice Their Concerns in Crime Meeting

Dozens at Thursday's crime meeting at St. Peter's Cathedral say they want to see more police patrols in their neighborhoods.

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Examiner.com

Recipes from Grandma E.: banana pudding

Banana pudding is known as a distinctly Southern treat; however, my Northern-born grandmother loved it.

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Sys-Con Media

Red Dot Storage Acquires 9th Property

The new Rockford property is conveniently located near the Chicago Rockford International Airport and U.S. Route 20. In addition, the location offers Red Dot Customers more than 200 storage units in a variety of sizes, including climate controlled units.

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