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Heartland Hospice sponsored a special “Welcome Home to Vietnam Vets”

Finally: A “Welcome Home” to Vietnam veterans By Margaret Downing Reporter Those of us who remember when we were involved in the Vietnam War also have to remember the lack of “welcome home” given to returning veterans. As just one example, a local Vietnam vet, a combat engineer, recalled arriving […]

 
 

Anderson Japanese Gardens Opens for the 2019 Season

Anderson Japanese Gardens Opens for the 2019 Season

  Anderson Japanese Gardens opens for the 2019 season Anderson Japanese Gardens will be opening for the season on Friday, April 26. The Garden evolved from an individual’s vision to create a unique amenity for the Rockford region into an internationally renowned public garden. Anderson Japanese Gardens is operated as […]

 
 

RACVB Announces New Mural Festival May 15-19

RACVB Announces New Mural Festival May 15-19

RACVB announces new festival with lasting impact Including the creation of eight large-scale murals and daily Block pARTy events, the Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau, together with Mayor Tom McNamara and the City of Rockford, announced plans for CRE8IV: transformational ART, a new mural festival that will take place […]

 
 

Local artists participate in 16th Annual Unforgettable Art: An Affair for Alzheimer’s

Local artists participate in 16th Annual Unforgettable Art: An Affair for Alzheimer’s The Alzheimer’s Association Illinois Chapter is excited to announce the 2019 “Unforgettable Art: Annual Affair for Alzheimer’s.” Unforgettable Art will take place Saturday, April 27, at University of Illinois College of Medicine at 1601 Parkview Ave., in Rockford. […]

 
 

7 More Harlem Student-Athletes Moving on to Compete in College

7 More Harlem Student-Athletes Moving on to Compete in College

  7 more Harlem student-athletes moving on to compete in college By Bob Balgemann REPORTER Seven student-athletes representing the tennis, basketball/track, football, wrestling, volleyball and bowling programs at Harlem High School have signed national letters of intent to attend colleges and universities in the Midwest. Another large crowd turned out […]

 
 

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Road work, public works building on village’s summer schedule

Road work, public works building on village’s summer schedule By Bob Balgemann Reporter Plans are in the works for summer of 2019 projects, ranging from road improvements to a new home for the village’s public works department. Resolutions calling for bids for the road work were approved by the village […]

 
 

Tad’s On The Rock Wins Best Float

Tad’s On The Rock Wins Best Float
 
 

Discovery Center, Burpee Museum team up for ‘Egg Hunt Egg-Stravaganza’

Discovery Center, Burpee Museum  team up for ‘Egg Hunt Egg-Stravaganza’

  Discovery Center, Burpee Museum team up for ‘Egg Hunt Egg-Stravaganza’ On Saturday, April 20, Burpee Museum of Natural History and Discovery Center Museum are teaming up to double the fun with their “Egg Hunt Egg-stravaganza.” Highlights: 10,000 hidden eggs Live bunnies to pet Fossilized eggs to see and touch […]

 
 

Illinois becomes first state in midwest to adopt ‘Tobacco 21’

Illinois becomes first state in midwest to adopt ‘Tobacco 21’ Illinois became the first state in the Midwest to raise the buying age of nicotine products to 21 after Gov. JB Pritzker signed landmark legislation surrounded by public health advocates, medical providers and state legislators. “Today is a milestone day […]

 
 
 
 
 
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