Post-Journal

City to have new communication system, services

By Margaret Downing Reporter LOVES PARK – At the Jan. 19 Loves Park City Council meeting, aldermen approved a resolution authorizing Mayor Darryl Lindberg to enter into a 60-month contract on a new phone service usage and telephone system per a contract at a cost not to exceed $591.99 a […]

 
 

Free pine mulch available at 13 tree recycling sites

Free pine mulch available at 13 tree recycling sites

WINNEBAGO COUNTY — Free pine mulch is available, while supplies last, at 13 sites in Winnebago County. Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful annually arranges for real Christmas trees to be chipped at sites in Cherry Valley, Loves Park, Machesney Park, Roscoe, Rockton, Rockford and Pecatonica. Mulch availability is not guaranteed, and […]

 
 

Loves Park Police arrest reckless driver

Loves Park Police arrest reckless driver

LOVES PARK – On Wednesday. Jan. 14, at about 12:45 a.m., Loves Park officers observed a vehicle westbound on Riverside Blvd., approaching the curve just west of Clifford Ave. at a high rate of speed. An officer locked the vehicle’s speed in on radar at 71 MPH in the 30 […]

 
 

Rockford man charged with Criminal Sexual Abuse

Rockford man charged with Criminal Sexual Abuse

WINNEBAGO COUNTY – Winnebago County State’s Attorney Joe Bruscato announces that David Seaton, 51, has been charged with Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse. The charges stem from an investigation into inappropriate contact David Seaton had with a child under the age of 13. Seaton is a former Auxiliary Police Officer for […]

 
 

Time for residents to weigh in on buying Penney’s building

By Bob Balgemann Reporter MACHESNEY PARK – Now is the time for residents who have an opinion on the village proposal to buy the vacant J.C. Penney building on North Second Street to be heard. Village board members voted 5-2 Jan. 5 to approve a resolution calling for purchase of […]

 
 

FREDERICK HEUSER

FREDERICK HEUSER

Rockford man tasered by Loves Park Police LOVES PARK – On Tuesday night, Dec. 30, officers investigated a complaint of an incident in the 700 block of Windsor Road. During the investigation, at around 10:30 p.m., officers went to a home in the 700 block of Island Ave., in Rockford, […]

 
 

Police make arrest in quadruple homicide case

Police make arrest in quadruple homicide case

ROCKFORD – Winnebago County State’s Attorney Joe Bruscato announces charges against a suspect in the recent quadruple murder in Rockford. Calvin L. Carter, 22, faces four counts of First Degree Murder. The charges stem from the shooting deaths of Martia Flint, 24, her sons Tyrone Smith III, 6, and Tobias […]