Thursday Feb 20
Last Week for Free Pine Mulch at 13 Tree Recycling Sites
Free pine mulch is available, while supplies last, at 13 sites in Winnebago County where Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful arranged for Christmas trees to be dropped off for chipping.
Grandson helps save man buried in Ill. grain bin
Family members hug Friday while emergency personnel try to rescue a trapped farm worker in a grain bin in Rockton.
Valpak Announces New Franchisee in Greater Rockford, Illinois
Valpak, a leader in local print and digital coupons, announced it has signed a franchise agreement with Timothy Powers to acquire the Valpak of Rockford, Ill., territory.
Winter Means Boom for Some Businesses, Bust for Others
"It's so discouraging to put so much work and effort into something you like doing to have nobody come in," The last three weeks have been rough for bartender Caitlin Dull.
Blowing and Drifting Snow Prompts Road Closures
The Winnebago County Sheriff's Department says drifting snow is so bad more than half a dozen roads are closed... some with snow as high as cars.