Getting a hand-written letter in the mail is a pleasant surprise in today's technology-driven world. Rolling Green Elementary's, Mrs. Brandie Fago, not only got a written note, but a Teacher of the Week Award to go with it. More>>
The U.S. government's first official report on how arts and culture impact the economy shows those industries add over $500 billion, at least 3.2 percent, of the nation's gross domestic product. More>>
Late Tuesday afternoon, members of theWinnebago County Violent Crime Task Force took 27-year-old Delaneo D. Love into custody.Love was wanted on outstanding warrants for Aggravated Battery with a Firearm More>>
A cold snap last week helped Wisconsin ice fishermen get off to an early start. More>>
Gov. Pat Quinn is set to get about $74,000 in back pay now that Illinois lawmakers have finally approved a pension deal. More>>
For the first time in almost 60 years, the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed William Winslow Home in River Forest is on the market. More>>
A 64-year-old Belleville man is dead after what his brother called a rocket explosion at Bagram Air Force Base in Afghanistan. More>>
After nearly four decades of service, Rockford Fire Department District Chief Charlie Martini hangs up his badge. More>>
A Rockford tradition is back for the holidays. It's the 18th production of J.R. Sullivan's annual Hometown Holiday Show. More>>
A day after Illinois lawmakers pass historic pension reform, the conversation continues.Talks are a little different though when it comes to cities like Rockford which face a burden of their own, while More>>
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