Post-Journal

Goodwill Industries International’s new president, CEO visits Goodwill Northern Illinois

Goodwill Industries International’s new president, CEO visits Goodwill Northern Illinois Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois and Wisconsin Stateline Area (Goodwill Northern Illinois) was honored with a visit from the new Goodwill Industries International (GII) President and CEO Steven C. Preston recently. Preston, former Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing […]

 
 

Goodwill Industries International’s new president, CEO visits Goodwill Northern Illinois

Goodwill Industries International’s new president, CEO visits Goodwill Northern Illinois

SUBMITTED PHOTO The Journal Local native Steven Preston sets to further advance the Goodwill® mission by locking arms on the ground and providing support and resources.

 
 

 Rockton Yeti Fest

Rockton Yeti Fest welcomes record crowds Yeti Fest which is billed as “A festival where the abominable snow people of Rockton and their friends come out to enjoy come out to enjoy a mixture of winter related activities and is a celebration of all things winter; mainly revolving around Yetis.” […]

 
 

Yeti Visits With Kids

Yeti Visits With Kids

MARIANNE MUELLER PHOTOS The Journal The Yeti visited with kids of all ages during the four day event which ran from Jan. 30-Feb. 2. Pictured with the Yeti are: Five-year-old Jude Rockwell of Rockford, Three year old Raelynn Tabb of Rockton and four-year-old Josie Rockwell of Rockford.

 
 

Machesney Park hires company to search for delinquent dollars

Machesney Park hires company to search for delinquent dollars By Bob Balgemann REPORTER It has worked for the cities of Rockford and Belvidere, to the tune of more than $140,000. And now the village of Machesney Park is hoping for the some success. Azavar Government Solutions Inc., out of Chicago, […]

 
 

Harlem cheer 9th at state; bowlers, wrestlers advance to sectionals

Harlem cheer 9th at state; bowlers, wrestlers advance to sectionals By Bob Balgemann REPORTER Saturday was yet another day of celebration for Harlem athletics. The competitive cheer squad, under head coach Rebecca Doxtater, advanced to Saturday’s final round for the first time in school history and came home with a […]

 
 

The Harlem Competitive Cheer Squad

The Harlem Competitive Cheer Squad

SUBMITTED PHOTO The Journal The Harlem competitive cheer squad, under head coach Rebecca Doxtater, advanced to Saturday’s final round for the first time in school history and came home with a ninth place finish.

 
 

Park District Board of Commissioners President Receives Top Commissioner Award

Park District Board of Commissioners President Ian Linnabary receives Top Commissioner Award from Illinois Association of Park Districts Rockford Park District Board of Commissioners President Ian Linnabary received one of the top awards last week at the Illinois Association of Park Districts (IAPD)/Illinois Park and Recreation Association (IPRA) annual conference […]

 
 

Rockford Park District Board of Commissioners President Ian Linnabary received Mike Cassidy Commissioner Community Service Award.

Rockford Park District Board of Commissioners President Ian Linnabary received Mike Cassidy Commissioner Community Service Award.

Rockford Park District Board of Commissioners President Ian Linnabary received Mike Cassidy Commissioner Community Service Award.

 
 

Loves Park council honors ‘Catholic Schools Week’

Loves Park council honors ‘Catholic Schools Week’ By Margaret Downing Reporter At the Jan. 14 Loves Park City Council meeting, Mayor Greg Jury read a proclamation celebrating Catholic Schools Week (Jan. 27 through Feb. 2) as St. Bridget’s student council members, church members, and others attended. As noted by Jury, […]