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One man was airlifted to a hospital and is in critical condition after a fire broke out late this morning inside a rented storage unit... [Read More]
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ROCKFORD — The Rev. Kenneth Board likened Marchesano Drive to an "old western ghost town" when he first saw it more than a decade ago."There was... [Read More]
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In honor of Rockford Day, also known as 815 Day, we had the people who call 815 home tell us what their town means to... [Read More]
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OREGON — Ogle County State's Attorney Eric Morrow has retreated from prosecuting a case against the Oregon man accused of causing a boat crash that killed... [Read More]
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These Rockford facts are historical (8), symbolic (1) and very entertaining (5) [Read More]
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In recognition of the theater's 90th anniversary, the Coronado Performing Arts Center will hold its largest free-of-charge public event since reopening in 2001.Presented by the... [Read More]
One person was evacuated by helicopter for treatment of burn injuries after a multialarm fire in the 12000 block of North Second Street.Fire Chief Don... [Read More]
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Firefighters are on the scene of a multialarm blaze at Annon Auto Sales on North Second Street.The fire started before noon. Thick, charcoal-colored clouds are... [Read More]
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A Rockford man is due in bond court thisafternoon after police said he was arrested Monday for sexually assaulting several children.Tadelle A. McDaniel, 31, is... [Read More]
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ROSCOE —Police are investigating whether arson is to blame for two vehicle fires that occurred less than a mile apart Monday night in Roscoe.Officers were... [Read More]
Here's a look at some notable moments in history recorded on Aug. 15.1483: The Sistine Chapel was consecrated by Pope Sixtus IV.1620: The Mayflower, the... [Read More]
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Mayor Tom McNamara is proposing an advisory committee to evaluate the city's business and economic development climate and suggest ways it could be improved.A city... [Read More]
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Alderwoman Linda McNeely, D-13, is planning a second town hall meeting to find solutions to what she said is racial discrimination in Rockford Public Schools.Spurred... [Read More]
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When your calendar and your area code match, you throw a citywide celebration.That's the reason Tuesday - Aug. 15, or 8.15 - and not any of... [Read More]
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ROCKFORD — Caitlin Schoepfer at first tried to downplay her 72 at Rockford Country Club.It wasn't even par, she said, because 1½ holes on the front... [Read More]
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Decontaminating site part of plan to bring RVC manufacturing school to former industrial complex... [Read More]
It was Rockford's first playoff game in franchise history, and it certainly did not disappoint.Although the game was a scoreless tie through six innings, Rockford... [Read More]
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ROCKFORD — Their best lineman is a dancer.Their smallest player is 5-foot-1 and 95 pounds.He'll be needed. Rockford's Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, the smallest... [Read More]
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In the past week, several people have asked me, "So, do you think we'll have a nuclear war?" I've answered, "I don't worry about it.... [Read More]
Two road closures in Rockford were recently announced.The city of Rockford closed the eastbound lane of Elm Street in front of BMO Harris Bank Center... [Read More]
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