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NEW YORK - Illinois' Department of Transportation and CN are negotiating an infrastructure improvement plan and budget for starting passenger rail service linking Chicago and Rockford, Ill., northwest of Chicago, by the end of 2015, according to the National Association of Railroad Passengers .
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The Chicago Rockford International Airport says the Blue Angels and Thunderbirds have confirmed RFD on their schedules.
Rockford police are ramping up their efforts to put gang members behind bars. It seems like just about every week for the past few months we've told you about cops arresting another alleged gang member.
The Kody Walsh murder trial has been delayed. Walsh is the Rockford man accused of killing Lori Daniels of Afton, Wisconsin on I-90 in September of 2012.
The Rockford Handmade Market show continues to grow as in its forth year vendor and crowds sizes are both increasing according to organizers.
Matthew L. Hunsaker, MD, has been named campus dean for the Medical College of Wisconsin - Green Bay.
Photo: Tim and Christine Carey with sons Dylan, 3, and Gavin, 6. The family lives in Shabbona, Ill.
MLive.com reports the creation, named "From Seed to the Senses," is being shown off Thursday evening at the brewery Comstock Township, near Kalamazoo.
With the fight over solving Illinois' worst-in-the-nation pension shortfall moving to the courts, the state faces a grim possibility: The plan could be tossed, and Illinois could wind up in an even deeper fiscal hole.
Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden has been awarded a matching grant of $10,000 by the Carroll H. Starr Endowment Challenge Grant of the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois According to Klehm Executive Director Daniel Riggs, the grant will be used to build the Bur Oak Endowment Fund dedicated to the operating support for the Klehm Arboretum & ... (more)
This past month Rockford University graduate students have been collecting books for their class project.
The Palatine village council this week authorized Village Manager Reid Ottesen to begin negotiating a contract with a Rockford-based real estate firm hoping to redevelop the former Menard's site on Rand Road.
Rockford police have to hire more officers to take advantage of a federal grant that will help them hire even more in the future.
Results from a global exam given to 15-year-olds show U.S. students lag in math and just average in science and reading.
The board is expected to approve Jim Wise's appointment Tuesday night. Wise recently held the same title in Morrison, Illinois.