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  1. 1 dead, 1 injured after boats crash on Illinois' Rock RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | Daily Herald

    Winnebago County Chief Deputy Coroner Bill Hintz says one person is dead and another injured after two boats collided on the Rock River in northern Illinois. Hintz told WREX-TV in Rockford that the woman died after the crash about 8:40 p.m. Friday on the river near Oregon.

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  2. Missing for 7 weeks, police, family continue to look for missing South Elgin teeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Daily Herald

    Seventeen-year-old Kianna Galvin of South Elgin vanished from home seven weeks ago, leaving her family distraught and authorities searching for clues. Police say they have no evidence -- no note left behind, no one who heard her scream nor saw her being dragged into a car -- that points to Kianna either being a runaway or the victim of foul play.

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  3. Ex-Cheap Trick drummer Bun E. Carlos serves up covers discRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Daily Herald

    Bun E. Carlos' drumming introduced some of Cheap Trick's biggest hits; his sticks were the first sound audiences heard on "I Want You to Want Me" and "Ain't That a Shame," among others. Now six years removed from the Rockford, Illinois quartet that was inducted into this year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Carlos has finally recorded his long-threatened album of obscure covers that helped form his musical persona.

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  4. Love's Travel Stop proposed for Hampshire areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | Daily Herald

    Though no Love's Travel Stop location is the same, the proposed store and gas station in Hampshire would look similar to this travel center, which recently opened in Sidney, Nebraska, spokeswoman Kealey Dorian said. A Love's Travel Stop proposed for the Hampshire area could serve as a catalyst for future expansion and development, Village President Jeff Magnussen said.

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  5. Illinois budget fight erodes programs helping at risk teensRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 5 | Daily Herald

    After a rash of armed robberies and carjackings startled Rockford residents this year, police recognized a few teenagers among those arrested in an ensuing crackdown. The youths had been enrolled in a state-funded program called Redeploy Illinois, which is almost universally praised as an alternative to jail that diverts troubled youths from further crime.

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  6. Deaths of father, son found in Illinois were murder, suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 31 | Daily Herald

    Officials in northern Illinois say the deaths of a father and his young son whose bodies were found in a vehicle were a murder and suicide. The Winnebago County coroner on Tuesday identified the victims as 37-year-old Glen Fleener of Rockford and 8-year-old Kier Fleener of Chicago.

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  7. Rockford jet repair hub on schedule, to be finished by JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Daily Herald

    The executive director of Rockford's international airport says construction of a $41 million jet repair hub is on schedule and under budget. Mike Dunn told the Rockford Register Star Tuesday that the 200,000-square-foot facility is expected to complete by late June.

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  8. Search continues for South Elgin teenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Daily Herald

    Eleven days after her daughter's disappearance, Fiona Galvin can't sleep or eat -- and wonders whether 17-year-old Kianna is sleeping or eating. "It's just been horrible," the South Elgin woman said.

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  9. Sunday picks: 'Bible Bingo,' 'Mother's Day Cannoli Party'Read the original story

    May 6, 2016 | Daily Herald

    Mix Bible trivia with interactive audience fun in the show "Bible Bingo: An Act of Charity ... in Two Acts." This comedy, created by one of originators of the long-running Chicago hit "Late Nite Catechism," plays this weekend at the College of DuPage's McAninch Arts Center, 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.

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  10. Rockford lands NCJAA Division III women's soccer tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | Daily Herald

    Rock Valley College will host the 2018 tournament at MercyRockford Sportscore 2 in Loves Park, one of four large facilities the city operates to boost sports tourism in northern Illinois. President of the Rockford Area Convention and Visitors Bureau John Groh said the four-day NJCAA tournament in November 2018 was expected to draw around 750 people and have an economic impact of more than $130,000.

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  11. Parolee faces murder charges in girlfriend's beating deathRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | Daily Herald

    Thirty-five-year-old Terrell Ellis was charged Monday with two counts of first-degree murder in the death of Monica Box. The Rockford Register Star reports that he's being held on $2 million bond in the Winnebago County Jail.

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  12. Illinois man crushed by garbage dies in landfill accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | Daily Herald

    The death of a 54-year-old man buried under the weight of a tipped-over garbage truck and its contents at a Rockford landfill is under investigation by a federal workplace safety agency. The Dixon Telegraph reports that Gonzalo Trevino Sr. died Thursday at the Winnebago Landfill.

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  13. 19-year-old Iowan convicted in slaying of Illinois manRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Daily Herald

    Sentencing has been scheduled June 7 for a 19-year-old convicted in the slaying of an Illinois man in Des Moines. The Des Moines Register reports that Keith Collins was found guilty of first-degree murder.

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  14. N. Illinois man pleads guilty in girlfriend's 2012 deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | Daily Herald

    The Rockford Register Star reports 40-year-old Kurt Knutson of Loves Park pleaded guilty to one count of first-degree murder on Tuesday. Knutson had been scheduled to go on trial Tuesday in Winnebago County on charges that he killed 27-year-old Samantha Ann Therriault.

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  15. 3 Rockford schools on Illinois 'most endangered' places listRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | Daily Herald

    The list was announced Wednesday by Landmarks Illinois, a nonprofit preservation group. It also includes a YWCA building in Springfield, the Massac County Courthouse in Metropolis and other threatened and deteriorating sites.

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  16. Northwest suburban police blotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | Daily Herald

    He was described as a white male, 20-30 years old, 6-foot-tall, stocky build, shaved head, and wearing a gray hoodie, black jacket and jeans. • Thieves stole a wallet between 1 and 3 p.m. April 4 out of a purse at Jewel, 1860 S. Arlington Heights Road.

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  17. Aero Seal SolutionsRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2016 | dailyherald.com

    At Aeroseal Solutions, your comfort and your home's energy efficiency are both important. Yet, if we had to choose the one that motivates us most, it would have to be your comfort.

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  18. Steinhafels FurnitureRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2016 | dailyherald.com

    Steinhafels Furniture is a furniture store in Rockford, Illinois. Steinhafels is the fastest growing #1 furniture and mattress retailer in Wisconsin.

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  19. NIU, Rock Valley College raise money for engineering programRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | Daily Herald

    The Rockford Register Star reports school leaders are trying to raise $6 million for the NIU-RVC engineering program. They received almost half that amount during a kickoff event this week.

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  20. Rockford arboretum plans to build treehousesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Daily Herald

    An arboretum in northern Illinois hopes to draw new interest by building treehouses where visitors can climb into the branches for better views. The Register Star reports the treehouse initiative at Klehm Arboretum and Botanic Garden in Rockford coincides with efforts to offer more family-friendly activities.

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