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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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1 hr ago | Examiner.com

Know the importance of grooming your dog

As a pet owner, most people instantly realize the responsibilities that goes in the care of that animal; providing its basic needs of bed, blankets, toys, bones, food, dishes and more.

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5 hrs ago | WIFR

Rockford Tobacco Store Robbed At Gunpoint

Rockford police responded to an armed robbery at the Tobacco Outlet at 3219 N. Main Street where they say a black male got away with an unknown amount of money.

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8 hrs ago | WIFR

Lincoln Promise Zone Authority Created

There is now a new opportunity for low income Rockford high school graduates to go to Rock Valley College for free.

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12 hrs ago | WIFR

Kantorei - The Singing Boys of Rockford Names New Music Director

Kantorei-The Singing Boys of Rockford has announced the appointment of John Patrick Rakes to the post of Music Director, effective at the start of the 2014-2015 season.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

WIFR

Volunteers Come to Rockford to Make Homes Repairs

Volunteers from Michigan are helping at a home on Yonge Street this week. They're doing basic fix-ups for the homeowners.

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WIFR

Youth and Junior Police Academies Held in Rockford

This summer local police are once again teaming up to give teens a chance to learn how to fight crime.

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WAND-TV Decatur

Rockford man charged in second killing

Prosecutors in Illinois' Lee County on Tuesday filed 12 murder counts against 36-year-old Terence Doddy of Rockford in the July 1 death of 44-year-old Tonya Bargman.

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The Daily Gazette

Rockford man faces Lee County murder charge

ROCKFORD – A man already facing a first-degree murder charge for a Rockford killing now faces a murder charge in a Lee County death as well.

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TVSPY

Jon Skorburg Named VP-GM of WOI

Nexstar has appointed a new general manager of WOI , its recently-acquired ABC affiliate in Des Moines.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

WIFR

New SWAT Truck and Bomb Trailer Approved for Rockford Police

Equipment used in some of the city's most dangerous situations is long overdue to be replaced, a move that gets the green light from Rockford aldermen.

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The Daily Gazette

19-year-old arrested in April hit-and-run

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – One of two Rock Falls men wanted in a hit-and-run that left a Sterling man critically injured was arrested Monday morning in Corpus Christi, Texas, and charged with attempted murder.

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WIFR

$41 Million in New Construction Projects for Rockford

Businesses like Rockford Memorial Hospital and companies constructing new stores are adding up to about $41 million in construction.

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WIFR

Homeowner to Pay More for Electricity

No matter where we live, come September, we'll all have to dig deeper in our wallets to keep the lights on.

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Minor League Ball

Prospect Note: Jake Smolinski, OF, Texas Rangers

A reader asked me recently what I thought about Texas Rangers rookie outfielder Jake Smolinski , who is 11-for-29 in his first nine big league games.

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Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Greater Rockford Airport Authority and Rock Valley College Break...

The Greater Rockford Airport Authority and Rock Valley College broke ground on the new RVC Aviation Maintenance Technology Program facility.

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Lincoln Daily News

LCHS teacher Sally Aukamp attends Illinois Teachers Workshop

T eachers from across the State gathered for the Illinois Teachers Workshop: Rocks, Minerals & Mining in Today's Society, presented by the Illinois Association of Aggregate Producers on July 14th-16th at Rockford University in Rockford, Illinois.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

WIFR

Bookerfest Returns to Rockford

Despite some financial woes over the last year or so, an annual event at the Booker Washington Center is still going strong.

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WIFR

Pink Heals Tour Stops in Rockford

A tour involving a lot of pink made a special stop in the Stateline, changing the way we see a symbol of the fire department and a deadly disease.

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Metal Center News

Metals USA Acquires J. Rubin

Metals USA, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., has acquired Midwestern service center company J. Rubin & Co., Rockford, Ill.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The News-Gazette

Rest-stop slaying suspect now charged in earlier death

A man suspected of killing a Monticello mother at a rest stop on July 1 has been indicted for the murder of a high school classmate two days earlier.

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