• Wood River Mayor Dies

    Wood River Mayor Dies

    WOOD RIVER – Fred Ufert, 65, long-time mayor of Wood River died unexpectedly from an aortic aneurysm on Wednesday, March 25. A man who loved his city and worked tirelessly on…

  • Childhood Hunger

    Child hunger and food insecurity are growing concerns nationwide, especially in suburban areas where many low-income families have relocated in search of employment, affordable housing…

  • TOLL SPEEDS MAY RISE

      Speed limits are expected to go up on tollways in Kane and DuPage counties in the near future but no road limit will hit 70 miles per hour.   The Illinois Tollway’s Customer…

  • Lutheran hoops

    Lutheran hoops

    As time passes Rockford Lutheran’s fourth place finish at last weekend’s state basketball finals will seem pretty special.   The immediate reaction was disappointment as the…

  • NIU black culture

    Northern Illinois University will officially welcome the Association for Black Culture Centers (ABCC) to campus during a March 27 welcome luncheon at Altgeld Auditorium. The event begins…

  • Rockford golf initiative

    Golf has played a major role throughout the history of the Rockford Park District, dating back to 1912, when the District’s first nine-hole golf course opened inside Sinnissippi…

  • Child Poverty in Winnebago County

    Child poverty rates in Illinois and Winnebago County remain higher than pre-recession levels and are much higher than in 2000, according to the Illinois Kids Count 2015 report, Confronting…

STATE NEWS

Illinois Celebrates National Ag Day

Gov. Bruce Rauner and Acting Director Philip Nelson joined together with producers and commodity groups from across the State today to celebrate National Ag Day in Illinois. The two…

Kraft recalls select boxes of Mac & Cheese

Foods Group is voluntarily recalling approximately 242,000 cases of select code dates and manufacturing codes of the Original flavor of Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Dinner — due to…

Kraft recalls select boxes of Mac & Cheese

Foods Group is voluntarily recalling approximately 242,000 cases of select code dates and manufacturing codes of the Original flavor of Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Dinner — due to…

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