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By Gerald Shankel , president and chief executive officer of Rockford, Ill.-based Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International , a professional organization with more than 2,100 members working together to improve the metal forming and fabricating industry.
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Sun Mar 09, 2014
Republican Primary Race for Ogle County State's Attorney
The two men competing for the State's Attorney seat in Ogle County are also trying to save lives through their work.
Laurent House Renovations Almost Complete
Jerry Heinzeroth, a friend of Kenneth and Phyllis Laurent, gave an update on the project at Midway Village today.
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Ill. medical marijuana law poses workplace dilemma
Illinoisans hoping to make use of the state's fledgling medical marijuana law may risk their jobs if their employers opt to maintain or adopt zero-tolerance drug policies.
Rockford Police Investigating Fatal Shooting
Rockford Police are investigating an apparent Homicide on the City's Northwest side.
Lifescape Hosting Multi-County ACA Enrollment Event
Lifescape Community Services is the lead organization for a multi-county public event to enroll for health insurance coverage through the Affordable Care Act.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Get Covered Illinois Volunteers Going Door-to-Door with Health Care Information
Don't be surprised if you get a knock on the door over the next few days. The Get Covered America group is going door to door to help us get signed up for health care coverage.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
World Congress of Families Calls on Pro-Family Groups Around the...
Contact: Don Feder, Director, WCF Communications, 508-405-1337, email@example.com ; The Howard Center for Family, Religion, & Society, 815-964-5819, firstname.lastname@example.org , email@example.com ROCKFORD, Ill., March 7, 2014 / Christian Newswire / -- World Congress of Families managing director Larry Jacobs today called on the international pro-life and ... (more)
Rockford to Provide Onsite Medical Services
The City of Rockford will offer onsite healthcare and wellness services to employees and their families next summer as part of a citywide effort to improve health, healthcare delivery, and the overall socioeconomic environment within the region.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Local Couple Returns from Ukraine
Ukraine appears to be headed toward a possible breakup after lawmakers in Crimea unanimously declare they want to join Russia.
Galapagos Rockford Charter School Progress
The future of two Rockford charter schools is up for debate, District 205 is in the process of deciding whether their applications should be renewed.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Rockford Man Found Dead in Pool
A 31 year-old Rockford man is dead, after police say he was found at the bottom of a pool.
Inside the Cloister
One of the paradoxes of monastic life is that those who try to leave the world are often pursued by it.
City of Rockford Declares Snow Emergency
The City of Rockford has declared a citywide snow emergency starting Wednesday March 5 at 1:00 p.m. The odd/even parking will be in effect until the Public Works department deems it no longer necessary.
The Legal Record
In a move designed to promote economic development and position a more strongly aligned workforce, the Greater Rockford Airport Authority and Rock Valley College have combined efforts to create an expanded Aviation Maintenance Technology Program.
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A fire for filmmaking
Matthew Gregory Jones has wanted to be a filmmaker since he was 4 years old. Now 27, the Rockford native premiered his third film, "The Albert Pick," in the hopes of garnering enough attention to do what he loves on a larger scale.
Woodstock officer hurt in traffic accident with 15-year-old
A Woodstock police officer was released from the hospital Monday evening after the officer's squad car was struck by a car driven by a 15-year-old, the McHenry County Sheriff's office said.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Divvying Up Tourism Funds in Winnebago County
The Rockford area has a long way to go before reclaiming first when it comes to sports tourism, but after a big win downstate last year, the next step in that process kicks off today.
Mattress Catches on Fire
A mattress caught on fire at an apartment on the 1600 block of Overdene Avenue in Rockford.
Serious Car Crash Shuts Down 15th Ave. & 7th St. in Rockford
The Rockford Police Department is asking us to avoid the intersection of 15th Ave. and 7th St. because of a major car crash with serious injuries.