• Winnebago County News Briefs

    Winnebago County News Briefs

    ROCKFORD Rockford Sharefest efforts help improve Levings Park For nine days, more than 2,900 volunteers helped expand and improve Levings Park amenities while building unity and relationships…

  • Winnebago County News Briefs

    ROCKFORD RU hosts business luncheon June 29 “The Economic Value of Cross-Sector Collaboration,” Rockford University’s ninth annual Business Luncheon, will be Thursday, June 29,…

STATE NEWS

Illinois bail reform law draws mixed reviews

Cash-bail reforms signed into law June 9 by Gov. Bruce Rauner are a good first step, but need more strength to really affect the number of persons who are held in jail because they…

NIU President walks away with $600,000 settlement

Northern Illinois University President Douglas Baker, who resigned as of June 30, will walk away with one year’s salary, plus a payoff for not taking a job as an instructor at the…

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