2 hrs ago
RU Grad Students Collect 400 Books for CICS Patriots Charter School
This past month Rockford University graduate students have been collecting books for their class project.
13 hrs ago
Palatine and developer will negotiate for Menard's property
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.
23 hrs ago
Area GED Initiative Reaches Testing Goal
Boone-Winnebago Counties Regional School Superintendent Dr. Lori Fanello announced today that 1110 individuals in the two-county area passed their GED tests and achieved their high school equivalency diplomas in the last 17 months.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Council Considers Grant to Hire More Cops
Rockford police have to hire more officers to take advantage of a federal grant that will help them hire even more in the future.
U.S. Students Show Little Improvement in Global Exam
Results from a global exam given to 15-year-olds show U.S. students lag in math and just average in science and reading.
Cherry Valley Expected to Hire Jim Wise for Village Administrator
The board is expected to approve Jim Wise's appointment Tuesday night. Wise recently held the same title in Morrison, Illinois.
"Stroll on State" Brings Big Bucks for Businesses
New numbers out today show more than 40,000 people spent time in downtown Rockford Saturday for the city's first "Stroll on State" holiday celebration.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Pedestrian injured in hit-and-run collision
A man from Rockford, Ill., was injured when he was struck by a vehicle in Monroe on Thanksgiving, according to the Monroe Police Department.
Belvidere Gang Unit Increasing Presence
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.
Applied Clinical Trials
PCI Expands Clinical Distribution with New Facility - Release
Packaging Coordinators Inc. is pleased to announce it has undertaken construction of a new stand-alone Clinical storage and global distribution facility to support its growing business.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Some Rockford Aldermen Propose Freeze for Some City Fees
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.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Teen Accused of Belvidere Murder Turns Himself In
A teenager is shot and killed in what Belvidere Police say is a gang-related shooting.
Store Windows in Midtown District Decorated for the Holidays
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.
The Daily Gazette
Two hurt in Tuesday accident in Ogle County
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.
Rockford Police Release Tobacco Compliance Check Results
The Rockford Police Department Community Services Unit combined efforts with the Winnebago County Health Department to conduct a city wide tobacco compliance checks at businesses that sell tobacco products in the City of Rockford.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
7th Person Dies from Illinois Tornadoes
Peoria County Coroner Johnna Ingersoll says 82-year-old Rosamund Allison of the north-central Illinois community of Washington died Thursday at a Peoria hospital.
Hit and Run Victim's Family Establishes Reward to Find Driver
It's a very sad holiday weekend for one Rockford family as they deal with the death of their loved one.
Various Artist Compilations - Various Artists - Will Sing For Food:...
Various Artist Compilations - Various Artists - Will Sing For Food: A Charity Album To Benefit The Rock River Valley Food Pantry, Rockford, Illinois In a gracious effort to support a worthwhile cause, or own Gary Hill put together Will Sing For Food , a compilation of local and non-local artists who each volunteered a track for the record.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Car and Driver
Survey Reveals That the More People Who Own Smartphones, the More...
Like a good newsmaker, State Farm is there, reliably issuing headline-ready press releases such as William Shatner Saves the World From Exploding Turkeys , a companion to Dad, the Burgers are Burning .