GRANT GRANTED — After years of work on infrastructure, Dixon can finally complete its in-town renovations with 12 million dollars.
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ROCKFORD (WREX) — After a long process through City Council, the Rockford Park District signed off on a deal to sell one acre of land at Beyer…
Wednesday morning marked the start of construction for a new library in Rockford's downtown. But that's not the only new development coming. Just a few steps over, another project will soon begin.
The 2nd to last week of the high school football regular season produced plenty of good highlights from around the area.
The Rockford Park District got the money it needed for renovations and upkeep, including two sheets of ice, a new refrigeration system, locker room updates and more.
U.S. Census Bureau officials are pondering whether to produce less granular data in the next release of 2020 census data, dealing with housing and family relationships. That stands to upset researchers who rely on neighborhood-level information for their projects. Census Bureau officials on Friday described the proposal as a tradeoff for producing more accurate information
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbian state television is reporting that a public bus swerved off the road into a children’s playground in a residential area of Belgrade and injured several people. RTS television said the bus broke through a fence at around 1:30 p.m. Friday, stormed across the playground and hit a parked car at
BEIJING (AP) — Harry Potter fans came dressed as wizards as Universal Studios opened its first theme park in China under anti-virus controls. The Hollywood studio’s “Jurassic Park,” “Kung Fu Panda” and “Harry Potter” film franchises, plus Minions from “Despicable Me” feature prominently at the park on the eastern outskirts of Beijing, the Chinese capital.
SAO PAULO (AP) — One of Sao Paulo’s biggest favelas is celebrating its centennial — a sign of the permanence and resilience of poor communities that were once thought of as temporary. Paraisopolis community leader Gilson Rodrigues says that authorities didn’t do much to help the local residents, “so we learned to organize ourselves.” Across
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A project to give children in poor neighborhoods a shot at going to the movies has resumed in Rio de Janeiro now that the pace of new cases and deaths from COVID-19 has ebbed. Some 200 children in the Vila Cruzeiro favela lined up to catch a free movie screening