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The Courier Express Newspapers
Alabama inmate escapes custody for 2nd time in under 30 daysROCKFORD, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man has escaped custody for the second time in
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted 35 minutes ago
ROCKFORD, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man has escaped custody for the second time in less than one month. Coosa County Sheriff Terry Wilson told news outlets that 27-year-old Shane Anthony Vernon "physically circumvented the security of the jail and... Read more
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Northwest Herald
High school football notes: Prairie Ridge's Evans moves up in the record booksNo. 6, Glenbard North’s Justin Jackson. Also, Evans has 110 career rushing tou
Northwest Herald / Posted 5 hours ago
No. 6, Glenbard North’s Justin Jackson. Also, Evans has 110 career rushing touchdowns, which is third on the IHSA list. Rockford Lutheran’s James Robinson (2012-15, 158) is first, and Westville’s Caleb Pratt (2004-07, 115) is second. Tough... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Rockford High School band leaves to play Macy's Thanksgiving Day ParadeROCKFORD, MICH. - The Rockford High School Marching Band left Sunday to play in
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 5 hours ago
ROCKFORD, MICH. - The Rockford High School Marching Band left Sunday to play in the 91st annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. "I don't really feel nervous now, but I think it will hit when we are walking down the street with,... Read more
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Al.com
Armed and 'extremely dangerous' inmate escapes for 2nd time in less than a monthhe forcibly removed his restraints and ran from the facility. He was recaptured
Al.com / Posted 9 hours ago
he forcibly removed his restraints and ran from the facility. He was recaptured early the following morning. Anyone with information on Vernon's whereabouts is asked to call the Coosa County Sheriff's Office in Rockford at 256-377-2211, or call... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Rockford marching band leaves for NYC to perform in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day ParadeRockford students gather in cafeteria before leaving for NYC ROCKFORD, Mich.-
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 9 hours ago
Rockford students gather in cafeteria before leaving for NYC ROCKFORD, Mich.- For the first time ever, the Rockford High School Marching Band will walk through New York City during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. More than a thousand people... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Police reports for Saturday & Sunday, Nov. 18-19, 2017theft – subsequent arrest, retail theft; released with notice to appear in cour
SaukValley.com / Posted 13 hours ago
theft – subsequent arrest, retail theft; released with notice to appear in court. Ogle County Sheriff Rickey A. Davis, 27, of Rockford; Friday; warrant for failure to appear in court; released on recognizance and given notice to appear in... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Recent rains cause rivers to rise area-wide – minor flooding in Kankakee/Iroquois Counties12.0 6.62 06 AM Sun 0.19 Pecatonica River Shirland 12.0 6.10 06 AM Sun 0.08 Roc
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 18 hours ago
12.0 6.62 06 AM Sun 0.19 Pecatonica River Shirland 12.0 6.10 06 AM Sun 0.08 Rock River Rockton 10.0 3.85 06 AM Sun 0.05 Latham Park 10.0 4.90 06 AM Sun 0.10 Rockford 9.0 2.82 06 AM Sun 0.06 Byron 13.0 6.81 06 AM Sun 0.05 Dixon 16.0 9.34 05 AM Sun 0... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
BC-HKO--AHL Glance2, Syracuse 1 San Jose 1, Ontario 0 Bridgeport 5, Charlotte 2 Hartford 4, Ut
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 20 hours ago
2, Syracuse 1 San Jose 1, Ontario 0 Bridgeport 5, Charlotte 2 Hartford 4, Utica 1 Cleveland 3, Milwaukee 1 Rockford 3, Grand Rapids 2, SO Binghamton 5, Rochester 0 San Antonio 5, Texas 2 Stockton 5, Bakersfield 2 San Diego 3,... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Business transactions in McHenry County14 34 326 016 0000, FMB Portfolio BW Owner LLC to WIM FMB Portfolio Owner LLC,
Northwest Herald / Posted 23 hours ago
14 34 326 016 0000, FMB Portfolio BW Owner LLC to WIM FMB Portfolio Owner LLC, August 28 $150,000, 326 N Alpine Rd, Rockford 61107-4986, 13 16 401 001 0000, CLB Woodstock LLC to KJR Properties LLC, August 29 $64,500, 4511 Greenwood Ct,... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Rockford residents receive bottled water in contamination zonesROCKFORD, Mich. - More than 80 homes in Rockford are receiving bottled water se
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted yesterday
ROCKFORD, Mich. - More than 80 homes in Rockford are receiving bottled water service Saturday due to the ongoing Wolverine Water contamination issue in Northern Kent County. Gordon Water Systems Vice President Tom Duisterhof said Wolverine Worldwide... Read more
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Northwest Herald
High school girls basketball roundup: Harvard snaps losing streak17 points for Central in a win over Willows Academy. Fleming also grabbed six
Northwest Herald / Posted yesterday
17 points for Central in a win over Willows Academy. Fleming also grabbed six rebounds and Hamill added five assists. Rockford Boylan 64, Dundee-Crown 49: At the Dundee-Crown Tournament, Kennedy White scored 19 for the Chargers in a loss.... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Eureka women win 85-62 at RockfordROCKFORD — Sabrina Clay had 18 points and 13 rebounds, Hayley Reneau scored 21,
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
ROCKFORD — Sabrina Clay had 18 points and 13 rebounds, Hayley Reneau scored 21, and Eureka women's basketball coach Amos Arbogast earned his first victory with the program after an 85-62 decision at Rockford on Saturday. Lexi Dooley had 14 rebounds... Read more
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CBS 58 Milwaukee
Silver Alert helps prevent wrong-way tragedy in Wisconsinbut never arrived. The man was reported missing by family later in the day, and
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted yesterday
but never arrived. The man was reported missing by family later in the day, and police discovered that the man had been in Rockford, Ill. around noon. Given the close proximity of Rockford to the Wisconsin border, and the time that had passed... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
After three years of silence, action on sexual harassment in Springfieldlegislators had never taken a course in sexual harassment education — until las
The Journal-Standard / Posted yesterday
legislators had never taken a course in sexual harassment education — until last Thursday. State Rep. Litesa Wallace, D-Rockford, has been increasingly vocal about sexual harassment in government. "I spent three years as a legislative staffer... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Danica Patrick to end racing career at next year's Indy 500By the time Danica Patrick turned 16, she was on her own in Europe, pursuing a
Daily Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
By the time Danica Patrick turned 16, she was on her own in Europe, pursuing a racing career. Patrick, who grew up near Rockford in the small town of Roscoe, was a fearless woman in a sport almost exclusively comprised of male drivers. She raced... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Drew E. CraseJohn Tilstra officiating. Burial will be at Chapel Hill Cemetery in Freeport. O
SaukValley.com / Posted 2 days ago
John Tilstra officiating. Burial will be at Chapel Hill Cemetery in Freeport. Olson Funeral & Cremation Services, Ltd., in Rockford is handling arrangements. A memorial fund is being established in Drew’s name. Memorial contributions can be sent... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
Two In Hospital After Shooting In North Tulsashot Friday night in north Tulsa. Around 7:15 p.m., officers responded to a re
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted 2 days ago
shot Friday night in north Tulsa. Around 7:15 p.m., officers responded to a reported shooting near 51st Place North and Rockford, police said in a news release. The victims were shot at another location and drove to a house in the 1500 block of... Read more
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Ogle County News
DLR Junior High students salute veteransmain attraction for the day was guest veteran speaker Dr. James Cole, a surgeon
Ogle County News / Posted 2 days ago
main attraction for the day was guest veteran speaker Dr. James Cole, a surgeon with Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital, Rockford. Commissioned in 1988, Cole served as an active duty physician and surgeon, paratrooper and military diver, and a... Read more
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Ogle County News
Leaf River firefighter perishes in house fireof the Leaf River Fire Department, was listed in fair condition Tuesday in the
Ogle County News / Posted 2 days ago
of the Leaf River Fire Department, was listed in fair condition Tuesday in the burn unit at OSF St. Anthony Medical Center, Rockford, and his younger brother Travis, 16, a cadet firefighter, is in good condition at Mercyhealth Hospital,... Read more
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TSN
Raptors’ VanVleet ready to fill void with Wright outat Wichita State – one in which he helped lead the Shockers to two Sweet 16 app
TSN / Posted 2 days ago
at Wichita State – one in which he helped lead the Shockers to two Sweet 16 appearances and a trip to the Final Four – the Rockford, Ill., native went undrafted in 2016. The first call he and his agent received after the draft was from the... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Court: Kids of divorced stepparent must pay inheritance taxguarantee of equal protection. They inherited the bulk of the estate of their s
KWWL Iowa / Posted 2 days ago
guarantee of equal protection. They inherited the bulk of the estate of their stepfather, Donald Hitzhusen, a Rockford area farmer. The court found that the state did not violate the constitution by revising tax laws as a way to... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Rockford softball captain stays local on signing dayROCKFORD, Mich. - Rockford High School softball team captain Jenna Davis is exc
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 2 days ago
ROCKFORD, Mich. - Rockford High School softball team captain Jenna Davis is excited for another 4 years of softball, but on the next level. Davis signed with Aquinas College Thursday as family, players and coaches celebrated at Rockford Den. Davis... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
The Corner Bar continues demolitionROCKFORD, Mich. – The Corner Bar shared a video on its Facebook page early this
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 2 days ago
ROCKFORD, Mich. – The Corner Bar shared a video on its Facebook page early this afternoon as crews were back at it. Video shows an excavator removing what is left of the interior after the early morning fire on August 14th 2017. Owners have been... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Court: Kids of divorced stepparent must pay inheritance taxguarantee of equal protection. They inherited the bulk of the estate of their s
KTTC Rochester / Posted 2 days ago
guarantee of equal protection. They inherited the bulk of the estate of their stepfather, Donald Hitzhusen, a Rockford area farmer. The court found that the state did not violate the constitution by revising tax laws as a way to... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Bonnie ClaybournGreenwood of Cherry Valley and Matthew (Shelley) Greenwood of Stillman Valley;
Bureau County Republican / Posted 2 days ago
Greenwood of Cherry Valley and Matthew (Shelley) Greenwood of Stillman Valley; one daughter, Bonnie (Lisa) Nyen of Rockford; three brothers, James "Butch" Meyer of Tucson, Ariz., Martin Meyer of Mancelona, Mich., and Joseph Meyer of Peoria;... Read more
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CBS 58 Milwaukee
Brewers and Admirals bring back ticket packageat 7:30 p.m. Brewers/Admirals Trapper Hat Giveaway (First 2,500 Fans) Saturda
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted 2 days ago
at 7:30 p.m. Brewers/Admirals Trapper Hat Giveaway (First 2,500 Fans) Saturday, March 10, 2018 – Milwaukee Admirals vs. Rockford Icehogs at 6:00 p.m. Brewers/Admirals Mid-High Socks Giveaway (First 2,500 Fans) The Brewers games available for... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Kathryn Schmidt's 31 points carry short-handed Burlington Centrallike they were dictating what to do instead of us [doing so]. Credit to Larkin.
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
like they were dictating what to do instead of us [doing so]. Credit to Larkin. They were playing hard and physical." Looking ahead, the Rockets face Belvidere North and East Aurora on Saturday, while Larkin has East Aurora and Rockford Gu... Read more
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Northwest Herald
High school girls basketball roundup: Knobloch scores 28, Marengo beats East AuroraAubry and Jordan Parker all scored four that quarter. Aubry and Parker finished
Northwest Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Aubry and Jordan Parker all scored four that quarter. Aubry and Parker finished with six points each. Prairie Ridge 46, Rockford Guilford 37: At the Burlington Central Tournament, Karly Statter led the Wolves with 19 points. Sarah Wolf scored... Read more
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Northwest Herald
High school boys bowling: McHenry beats Grayslake Northfor McHenry. Ryan Hicks bowled a 617, Shane McCue bowled a 550, Ayden Banks bow
Northwest Herald / Posted 3 days ago
for McHenry. Ryan Hicks bowled a 617, Shane McCue bowled a 550, Ayden Banks bowled a 538 and Norman Swanson bowled a 528. Rockford Lutheran 3,175, Johnsburg 3,108: At Raymond’s Bowl in Johnsburg, Jacob Smith rolled a 625 to lead the Skyhawks in a... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
HS Football All-Northwest District TeamsSt. Henry; Paul Wourms St. Henry; Ryan Buening St. Henry; Zach Niekamp St. Henr
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 3 days ago
St. Henry; Paul Wourms St. Henry; Ryan Buening St. Henry; Zach Niekamp St. Henry; Caden Niekamp St. Henry; Nick Hawk Rockford Parkway; Caden May Rockford Parkway; Theo Hernandez, Gibsonburg; Paul Latz, Oregon Cardinal Stritch; Bryce Ketner,... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Drew E. CraseJohn Tilstra officiating. Burial will be at Chapel Hill Cemetery in Freeport. O
SaukValley.com / Posted 3 days ago
John Tilstra officiating. Burial will be at Chapel Hill Cemetery in Freeport. Olson Funeral & Cremation Services, Ltd., in Rockford is handling arrangements. A memorial fund is being established in Drew’s name. Memorial contributions can be sent... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
'We love it here'us. Everywhere we go, people are talking about the team. "It's been unbelievab
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 3 days ago
us. Everywhere we go, people are talking about the team. "It's been unbelievable. This was a great move by Ottawa.” From Rockford to Binghamton, and plenty of places in between, Blunden has seen just about every AHL rink there is to see. He said... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Silver Alert: Search is on to locate 81-old Rock County manSilver Alert has been issued for a man missing from Janesville. Police say 81-y
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 3 days ago
Silver Alert has been issued for a man missing from Janesville. Police say 81-year-old Jon Schleisner was last seen in the Rockford, Illinois, area around noon Thursday, November 16th. According to police, Schleisner is believed to be driving a... Read more
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Beloit Daily News
Ex-area hoopsters stand outCODY RISSEEUW, BELOIT COLLEGE (CLINTON): Risseeuw scored six points in 30 minut
Beloit Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
CODY RISSEEUW, BELOIT COLLEGE (CLINTON): Risseeuw scored six points in 30 minutes in Beloit's season-opening loss to Rockford Wednesday night. • KELLY LOUDON, BELOIT COLLEGE (CLINTON): Loudon didn't play in Beloit College's season opener. •... Read more
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Beloit Daily News
S. Beloit chooses new chiefSOUTH BELOIT - Patrick Hoey, former assistant deputy chief of the Rockford Poli
Beloit Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
SOUTH BELOIT - Patrick Hoey, former assistant deputy chief of the Rockford Police Department, will become the new South Beloit police chief. Public Safety Commissioner Tom Fitzgerald said he chose Hoey for the position with the consensus of the... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Police Reports for Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017at 600 13th Ave.; possession of methamphetamine; taken to Whiteside County Jail
SaukValley.com / Posted 3 days ago
at 600 13th Ave.; possession of methamphetamine; taken to Whiteside County Jail. Ogle County Sheriff Ethan Eklund, 20, of Rockford, 11:11 p.m. Wednesday in the 2700 block of North Indian Heights road; aggravated fleeing to elude, reckless driving,... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Rockford marching band counts down to Macy's Thanksgiving ParadeROCKFORD, MICH. - "It's happening in a week and we're all still in shock," said
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 3 days ago
ROCKFORD, MICH. - "It's happening in a week and we're all still in shock," said Candice Adkins, a senior in high school and one of the drum majors in the Rockford marching band. Adkins is referring to the highly anticipated 91st Macy's Thanksgiving... Read more
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Business Wire
Jim Warren Named President & CEO of Forging Industry Association (FIA)deserves.” Jim and his wife, Sandy, are the proud parents of two daughters. Ji
Business Wire / Posted 3 days ago
deserves.” Jim and his wife, Sandy, are the proud parents of two daughters. Jim and Sandy will be relocating from the Rockford, Illinois, area to the Cleveland area in the first quarter of 2018. About FIA The Forging Industry Association... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
5 things to know for November 16Band and the Caroling Company, plus there'll be hot chocolate, coffee, and cook
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 3 days ago
Band and the Caroling Company, plus there'll be hot chocolate, coffee, and cookie. The festivities start at 7 p.m. 3. Rockford High School's Marching Band will make history as they are the first band from West Michigan to perform in the Macy's... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
Officials: Water safe at 3 schools amid chemical concernsROCKFORD, Mich. (AP) — Officials say says trace levels of hazardous chemicals i
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted 3 days ago
ROCKFORD, Mich. (AP) — Officials say says trace levels of hazardous chemicals in water at three western Michigan elementary schools don't pose a public health risk. Rockford Public Schools Superintendent Michael Shibler released an update Wednesday... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Water safe at 3 schools amid chemical concernsROCKFORD, Mich. (AP) - Officials say says trace levels of hazardous chemicals i
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 3 days ago
ROCKFORD, Mich. (AP) - Officials say says trace levels of hazardous chemicals in water at three western Michigan elementary schools don't pose a public health risk. Rockford Public Schools Superintendent Michael Shibler released an update Wednesday... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Corruption probe: Grand jury investigates official misconduct in Algonquin TownshipCroon said, “It is the policy of the FBI not to comment on any investigation we
Northwest Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Croon said, “It is the policy of the FBI not to comment on any investigation we may or may not be conducting until charges have been filed or someone has been arrested.” Illinois State Police referred questions to the FBI’s Rockford field... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Corruption probe: Grand jury investigates official misconduct at Algonquin Townshipuntil charges have been filed or someone has been arrested.” Illinois State Po
Northwest Herald / Posted 4 days ago
until charges have been filed or someone has been arrested.” Illinois State Police referred questions to the FBI's Rockford field office. Bob Miller, former Algonquin Township Highway Commissioner, has been accused of using public funds by... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Grant helps Alta Head Start families get fresh producecenter, 1988 McCartney Road; OCCHA Learning Center, 3660 Shirley Road; Renaissa
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 4 days ago
center, 1988 McCartney Road; OCCHA Learning Center, 3660 Shirley Road; Renaissance Learning Center, 345 Oak Hill Ave.; Rockford Village Learning Center, 1406 Dogwood Drive; Sebring Learning Center, 126 W. Indiana Ave., Sebring,; Boardman... Read more
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Northwest Herald
High school girls basketball roundup: Big games from Statter, Dorn lead Prairie Ridge to first winSchwartz and Kerri Healy each had five points and a 3 for the Golden Eagles (0-
Northwest Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Schwartz and Kerri Healy each had five points and a 3 for the Golden Eagles (0-1), and Courtney Pahl added four points. Rockford Boylan 53, Huntley 23: At the Dundee-Crown Tournament, the Red Raiders fell behind the Titans, 24-5, after the first... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Highway to be named after Freeman shooting victimHighway to be named after Freeman... ROCKFORD, Wash. - Two months after a stud
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 4 days ago
Highway to be named after Freeman... ROCKFORD, Wash. - Two months after a student opened fire in the halls of Freeman High School, the community is coming together to memorialize victim Sam Strahan. The Washington State Transportation Commission... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Rockford marching band jazzed for Thanksgiving performance in New YorkROCKFORD, Mich. — Rockford High School’s marching band is set to make local his
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 4 days ago
ROCKFORD, Mich. — Rockford High School’s marching band is set to make local history this Thanksgiving. They’ll be the first band from West Michigan to perform in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade in New York City. The 300 band members and their... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Forreston vs. Lena-Winslow is latest greatest matchup in area sportsMatt Trowbridge Staff writer @matttrowbridge ROCKFORD — Forreston is supposed
The Journal-Standard / Posted 4 days ago
Matt Trowbridge Staff writer @matttrowbridge ROCKFORD — Forreston is supposed to be even better than last year’s undefeated Class 1A state champions. The Cardinals began the year as the unanimous No. 1-ranked team in the state. Yet, the defending... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Toxicologist recommends bottled water for any home with PFAS in well waterwater and municipal water. It all has to do with a chemical once used in Scotc
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 4 days ago
water and municipal water. It all has to do with a chemical once used in Scotchgard to waterproof shoes and boots made by Rockford-based Wolverine. It showed up in well water around Wolverine's old dump site on House Street NE. The fluorinated... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Donald N. Wilkin II, J.D.FALLS – , 65, of Rock Falls, died Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, at OSF St. Anthony Med
SaukValley.com / Posted 4 days ago
FALLS – , 65, of Rock Falls, died Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, at OSF St. Anthony Medical Center in Rockford. He was born Oct. 31, 1952, in Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, to Dr. Donald and Eleanor (Catrambone) Wilkin. Don... Read more
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