Post-Journal

Winnebago Fire Chiefs Association elects new officers

ROSCOE – Harlem-Roscoe Fire Chief Don Shoevlin hosted the monthly dinner meeting of the Winnebago Fire Chiefs Association (WFCA) on Jan. 27 at the Roscoe VFW Post 2955. More than 60 local Fire Chiefs and Officers were in attendance. After a delicious meal prepared by the Roscoe VFW Post 2955 […]

 
 

City’s agreement with State Comptroller will help collect unpaid debts

By Margaret Downing Reporter LOVES PARK – At the Jan. 25 Loves Park City Council meeting, aldermen gave the okay to authorizing Mayor Darryl Lindberg to sign “an intergovernmental agreement between the Illinois Office of Comptroller and the City of Loves Park regarding access to the Comptroller’s Local Debt Recovery […]

 
 

Rockford Area Habitat for Humanity ReStore sees highest sales to date in 2015

Rockford Area Habitat for Humanity ReStore sees highest sales to date in 2015

ROCKFORD – The Rockford Area Habitat for Humanity ReStore rounded out 2015 by surpassing its highest sales to date. The ReStore, located in NorthTowne mall, attributes these record sales to a year-end promotion in which every individual who donated during November or December was entered into a raffle for a […]

 
 

Rockford’s Christmas tree lives on…as a table

Locally-owned business to repurpose Rockford’s Christmas tree as auction item for Paint the Downtown Green event ROCKFORD – The Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau is thrilled to partner with a local area business, Mulvain Woodworks, to repurpose Rockford’s Christmas tree into a custom-designed table that will be among items […]

 
 

Illinois State Board of Education awards $20.4 million in School Improvement Grants

Five schools will receive funds to improve student performance SPRINGFIELD – More than $20 million in federal Title I Section 1003(g) School Improvement Grants (SIG) will be distributed to five schools across the state over the next five years to help them implement comprehensive programs to improve student performance and […]

 
 

Juvenile arrested afte armed robbery at Dollar General

ROCKFORD – On Wednesday, Jan. 20, at approximately 3:10 p.m. the Dollar General at 1405 Kishwaukee St. was robbed at gunpoint. A lone white male suspect entered the business armed with a handgun and demanded money. The suspect obtained some money and fled on foot. Rockford Police Officers and an […]

 
 

Harlem hits back against Hononegah

Harlem hits back against Hononegah

By Chris Johnson Reporter MACHESNEY PARK – The Harlem Lady Huskies prepared for their NIC-10 clash with the Hononegah Lady Indians on Friday, Jan. 8, by competing outside of the conference against some of the toughest programs in the State. After closing the 2015 portion of their winter sports schedule […]

 
 

Flood ordinance updated to meet FEMA regulations

By Margaret Downing Reporter LOVES PARK – At the Jan. 4 Loves Park City Council meeting an ordinance, second reading, “regulating development in floodplain areas” was approved per FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) regulations. The ordinance “is enacted pursuant to the police powers granted to this city by the Illinois […]

 
 

Jean Seegers photos A door where the Hononegah High School inflated dome once stood looked like a door to nowhere following the collapse of the iconic structure, Dec. 29.

Jean Seegers photos A door where the Hononegah High School inflated dome once stood looked like a door to nowhere following the collapse of the iconic structure, Dec. 29.

LOVES PARK – On Tuesday, Dec. 29, at about 11:20 p.m., Loves Park officers were dispatched to a traffic crash in the 1800 block of Harlem Road, near the intersection with N. Alpine Road. A driver eastbound on Harlem Road left the south side of the roadway and crashed into […]

 
 

Harlem, Hononegah bowlers to battle for NIC-10 supremacy

By Bob Balgemann Reporter MACHESNEY PARK – Harlem and Hononegah will take their sports rivalry – this time in boys varsity bowling – to Forest Hills Lanes this afternoon (Thursday) with first place in the NIC-10 at stake. The Huskies and Indians brought identical 6-0 records into the first week […]

 
 
 
 
 
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