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RACVB releases Stroll on State by the numbers

RACVB releases Stroll on State by the numbers

5,406 volunteer hours, 62 parade floats highlight 7th Annual Stroll Stroll on State, presented by Illinois Bank & Trust, welcomed residents and visitors to downtown Rockford for the seventh year on Saturday, Nov. 30 to ring in the holiday season. The Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (RACVB) produces the […]

 
 

Enroll in music lessons and more at the NIU Community School of the Arts

Enroll in music lessons and more at the NIU Community School of the Arts

Spring registration is open now at the NIU Community School of the Arts. The school offers music lessons, classes, and year-round programming for children and adults of all ages. More than 400 students come to NIU from nearly 50 cities, towns, and suburbs to participate in CSA classes, lessons, and […]

 
 

Battle of the Bells is over

Battle of the Bells is over

courtesy photo The Journal The Battle has ended; the totals are in … the Rockford Police Department won by only a difference of $31.82! The Rockford Fire Department far surpassed the Police Department with their online kettle. Congratulations to all and thank you Winnebago County for your support.

 
 

Man wanted for 2010 Rockford Murder found dead in Mexico

  A Rockford man, wanted in connection to a nearly 10-year-old murder case, is found murdered in Mexico. On Sept. 10, 2010 shortly after 5:30 p.m., Rockford Police Officers responded to the 600 block of Morgan St. in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located the victim, 23-year-old Steven […]

 
 

Harlem bowlers dominate NIC-10; girls basketball wins 3 in a row

  By Bob Balgemann Reporter The end of the 2019 portion of the 2019-20 conference season was a busy one for Harlem in boys and girls bowling, boys and girls basketball and wrestling. All four Harlem bowling teams – boys varsity and junior varsity, girls varsity and JV – are […]

 
 

Assessor Sorrentino recalls a life dedicated to community service

Assessor Sorrentino recalls a life dedicated to community service

      By Bob Balgemann Reporter He described his youth as one spent on the road, living in Japan, Germany, California, Boston, and “most everywhere in between.” In fact, he attended 13 different schools before graduating from Harlem High School. And so the life of Mark Sorrentino, as a […]

 
 

Machesney Park’s Holiday Decorating Contest 2019

Machesney Park’s Holiday Decorating Contest 2019

The Village of Machesney Park is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s annual Outdoor Holiday Decorating Contest. This event, which is coordinated by Clerk Lori Mitchell, encourages residents to bring holiday spirit into their neighborhoods by decorating their homes. Village President Steve Johnson says the annual outdoor decorating […]

 
 

Discovery Center hosts New Year’s Eve celebration for families

Discovery Center hosts New Year’s Eve celebration for families

Three… Two… Fun! Discovery Center is bringing the sights, sounds and excitement of Times Square to the museum… all before bedtime. Ring in the New Year at “Countdown to Fun” on Tuesday, Dec. 31 from 12 to 4 p.m. The family-friendly celebration is filled with countdowns to ball drops and […]

 
 

Holidays & Heroes brings joy to everyone

Holidays & Heroes brings joy to everyone

Dozens of officers, families participated in “Holidays & Heroes” event Rockford Police and GiGi’s Playhouse teamed up for the fifth year in a row for “Holidays & Heroes.” Officers shopped side-by-side with nearly 30 local families to find the perfect presents this holiday season. “We’ve been doing this event for […]

 
 

Rep. Kinzinger welcomes Harlem Middle School to D.C.

Rep. Kinzinger welcomes Harlem Middle School to D.C.

Congressman Adam Kinzinger (IL-16) recently welcomed the students of Harlem Middle School in Loves Park to our nation’s capital. Representing Illinois, Harlem Middle School was selected as one of 58 schools around the country to create a one-of-a-kind ornament for the 2019 National Christmas Tree. Through a partnership with the […]

 
 
 
 
 
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