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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 $70,000 which is roughly $55/per square foot. More Rockford information.

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1 hr ago | Daily Herald

Mother of 21 children to speak at prayer breakfast

On Saturday, May 10, Magnificat, a ministry to Catholic women, will sponsor a prayer breakfast from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., with seating at 8:30 a.m., at Bell Tower Place at The Church of Holy Apostles, 5211 W. Bull Valley Road, McHenry.

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6 hrs ago | WIFR

Two Arrested on Drug Charges in Rockford

Nathan Bradley was charged with Possession of Stolen Property and Possession of Cannabis with Intent to Deliver 30-500 grams.

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6 hrs ago | WIFR

Jobless Rate Drops in Rockford

The Illinois Department of Employment Security says unemployment fell in March in 10 of the state's 12 metro areas.

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15 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Naperville delays approval of lead cleanup contract

Invasive trees have been removed from a 17-acre site at Sportsman's Park near downtown Naperville in advance of a second phase of soil cleanup set to take place there this spring.

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19 hrs ago | The Daily Gazette

Youth orchestra's final concert May 4

The Rockford Symphony Youth Orchestra, conducted by Daniel Black, will present the final concert of the 2013-14 season at 3 p.m. May 4 at the Hononegah High School Performing Arts Center, 307 Salem St., Rockton.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

WIFR

Kiwanis Holding New Budding Artists Fundraiser

The Budding Artist Fundraiser is the largest event supporting the Kiwanis Club of Rockford and area high school students.

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WIFR

Dist. 205 Working on Ordinance for School Bus Cameras

As many as ten kids are killed every year after being hit by cars while crossing the road in front of a school bus, that's why District 205 wants to make its buses safer with the use of more cameras.

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WIFR

Tour of Woodward Facility; Construction on Track

We are halfway through the $110 million Woodward Construction process and today we were able to get an exclusive tour of the new facility which will bring hundreds of high paying jobs to Loves Park.

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Alabama Live

Grand opening for new PANDORA jewelry store at Bridge Street in Huntsville is May 3

The Pandora store in Rockford, Ill. The new location at Bridge Street Town Centre will look similar to this storefront, according to spokeswoman Emily Williams.

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The Legal Record

Great American Cleanup targets WINNEBAGO

This Saturday, approximately 1,500 volunteers throughout the county will join Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful, Habitat for Humanity and Transform Rockford in the Great American Cleanup Day.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

WIFR

Swedish Business Agreement Expanded

An industrial agreement between Rockford and the city of Lidkoping, Sweden has been expanded to no include Winnebago County and the Skarabori region.

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WIFR

Controversy Surrounding Church Shelter

There's more controversy for a local church trying to reopen its warming center.

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WIFR

Rockford Residents Alerted to Roofing Solicitors

The City of Rockford Construction and Development Services Division is alerting property owners to be aware of soliciting roofing contractors and not to be pressured to accept work from unlicensed roofing contractors.

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Rock Valley College Job Fair

The Job Fair will be held on Thursday, May 22, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. The Aviation Maintenance Technology Dept.

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KWQC-TV Davenport

News Minute: Here is the latest Illinois news from The Associated Press

Mayors from Rockford to Peoria are repeating their call for the Illinois Legislature to overhaul local police and fire pension systems to avoid strains on municipal budgets.

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WIFR

YMCA Expands Board of Directors, Announces New Members

The YMCA of Rock River Valley has expanded its board of directors with four new members.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

WIFR

Work Begins on New Rosecrance Ware Center

The Rosecrance Health Network kicks off a multi-million dollar construction job this week, one of two significant building projects the organization has in the works over the next several months.

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WIFR

Canadian Forces Snowbirds Demonstration Team Added To Rockford

Making a long awaited return, the Chicago Rockford International Airport will be welcoming its first international performance, the Canadian Forces Snowbirds Demonstration Team, to AirFest 2014.* One of only 5 shows in the United States this year, the Snowbirds performance consists of more than fifty different formations and maneuvers utilizing the ... (more)

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WIFR

Man Arrested After Biting Police Officer

A 20-year-old Rockford man was arrested after he allegedly pointed a gun at police and bit an officer.

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Pro Sound News

Creative Audio Provides Harman's JBL VTX Loudspeakers for George Jones Tribute Concert

"Playin' Possum! The Final No Show - A Tribute to George Jones" was recently held at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena and featured a "who's who" of country music luminaries including Alabama, Alan Jackson, Dierks Bentley, Kid Rock, Miranda Lambert, Travis Tritt and many more - 122 artists in total.

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