Author Archive: Melanie Bradley

CYT Youth Theater bringing High School Musical to Performing Arts Center

CYT Youth Theater bringing High School Musical to Performing Arts Center

By Marianne Mueller Reporter Directed by Dan Endlund a talented cast of 100 youth ages of CYT Chicago: Rockford is presenting Disney’s High School Musical on Hononegah High School’s Performing Arts Center stage Nov. 9-11. Action starts the day after winter break at East High located in Salt Lake City, […]


Two Rockford men charged with stealing firearms from licensed firearms dealers

Two Rockford area men were charged by a federal grand jury last week on firearms offenses. Kyland Willis, 20, and Martaevien Q. Stevenson, 20, were each charged with one count of conspiracy to steal firearms from a licensed firearms dealer and to possess stolen firearms, one count of stealing firearms […]


Morrow legacy at Harlem: 15 years, 101 wins, 13 state qualifiers By Bob Balgemann Reporter Jim Morrow has resigned as head coach of the football program at Harlem High School. The announcement was made last week by the school’s athletic director, Kurt Weigt. Morrow’s tenure was the most successful among […]


Split votes accompany open sales lot proposal on North Second St.

Two advisory bodies have sent along split votes on a proposed use for property at the southwest corner of North Second Street and Wallace Avenue. It is a two-fold issue. The first request is for an amendment to the zoning map, changing the designation from multi-family residential to commercial general. […]


Kishwaukee Valley ABATE hosting pasta fundraiser

By Marianne Mueller Reporter The Kishwaukee Valley Chapter of ABATE-A Brotherhood Aimed toward Education is hosting a pasta dinner fundraiser on Feb. 17. Join ABATE at the VFW Post 9759 at 2018 Windsor Road in Loves Park for food, fun and entertainment will fill four hours of guaranteed fun! Doors […]


City of South Beloit approves requests; denies one

By Margaret Downing Reporter Commissioners at the South Beloit city council meeting on Feb. 5 okayed several ordinances and resolutions concerning planned residential development sites off Willowbrook Road, while denying a special use request for a used auto sales/all-terrain vehicle sales, and retail hobby shop in the 1800 block of […]


Hononegah bowling team brings home State Championship

Hononegah bowling team brings home State Championship

  By Jean Seegers REPORTER The Hononegah Boys Bowling Team came home victorious after winning the IHSA Boys Bowling Championship, Jan. 28, at St. Clair Bowl in O’Fallon, Illinois. This was the team’s second title in four years, finishing 420 pins ahead of Free-port who came in second. Senior Nick […]


State Baseball Hall of Fame beckons Harlem’s Doug Livingston

State Baseball Hall of Fame beckons Harlem’s Doug Livingston

By Bob Balgemann Reporter Two years after retiring as the highly successful coach of baseball teams at Auburn and Harlem high schools, accolades continue to be afforded to Doug Livingston. Last week he was one of six inducted into the Illinois High School Baseball Coaches Association (IHSBCA) Hall of Fame […]

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