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Rockford, Illinois is located in Winnebago County. Zip codes in Rockford, IL include 61102, 61126, and 61114. The median home price in Rockford is $79,900 which is roughly $58/per square foot. More Rockford information.

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14 hrs ago | Christian Newswire

International Petition Responds to Attacks of Sexual Radicals on Pro-Family Conference in Melbourne

Contact: Don Feder, Communications Director, World Congress of Families , 508-405-1337, dfeder@worldcongress.org ; The Howard Center for Family, Religion & Society at 815-964-5819, media@worldcongress.org ROCKFORD, Ill., Aug. 22, 2014 / Christian Newswire / -- World Congress of Families Managing Director Larry Jacobs praised those leaders who ... (more)

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Yesterday | SCAtoday.net

Shire of Blackhawk sponsors Newcomers' Night

On June 19, 2014, the Shire of Blackhawk, the local chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism in Rockford, Illinois, invited those interested in the Middle Ages to join them at the Northwest Community Center's Corbett Building for hands-on activities practiced by the group.

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Yesterday | Daily Herald

Paralyzed Rockford man jailed after deadly crash

A 25-year-old Rockford man left paralyzed from the waist down after a fatal crash has been booked into the Winnebago County Jail.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

WAND-TV Decatur

1 of 2 men charged in home invasions pleads guilty

One of two men accused of breaking into Rockford and Rockton homes and attacking the elderly residents has pleaded guilty to attempted murder and home invasion charges.

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WIFR

Rockford Sharefest Projects Almost Complete

Kids in the Rockford Public School District head back to school on Monday and some students will be walking into major improvements thanks to thousands of volunteers with Sharefest.

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Elburn Herald

Laura E. 'Betty' Lyle

She was born Nov. 29, 1924, on the Dayton farm, northeast of Maple Park, the daughter of Andrew and Bessie Lyle.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

WIFR

4 Arrested in Rockford for Burglary

Assistant Deputy Chief Patrick Hoey says just after 12:00 p.m. on August 20 officers responded to a burglary in progress at the old Church School at 1419 Blaisdell Street.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

WIFR

Bagel Place Moving Into Mary's Market

If you missed the taste of New York Style bagels in the last two months since the Bagel Place in Rockford closed its doors, don't worry.

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WIFR

Attendance Hurts Business at Rockford City Council

When it comes to the city council in Rockford, there have been five meetings all year where all 14 aldermen have been present.

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Food & Drug Packaging

Portion packaging of frozen treats

With the public consuming more single portion snacks than ever, frozen food start-ups with the "next great" frozen dessert or culinary delight must figure out how to navigate the delicate balance between conserving precious capital and providing professional-grade packaged products.

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WIFR

New Airplane Maintenance and Repair Facility Announced, Expected to Bring 500 Jobs

The Rockford Airport is building a 200,000 sq. ft. hangar with AAR, a large plane maintenance company.

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WIFR

Eminent Domain One Step Nearer for Downtown Business

A business that has called downtown Rockford home for 70 years may be uprooted to make way for the planned Amerock hotel and conference center.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Daily Gazette

Officials detail $40M Rockford jet repair facility

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn speaks at a news conference Monday at the Chicago Rockford International Airport in Rockford during the announcement of a planned 200,000 square foot jet-repair and maintenance center will run 24 hours a day when it opens.

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WIFR

KNIB Accepting New Kids' Gym Shoes for Share A Pair Campaign

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful Recycle Centers in Rockford and Roscoe will accept new children's gym shoes as a community drop-off site for Annie's Locker Share A Pair campaign.

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WIFR

Motorcycle Club Gives Away 520 Backpacks to Area Kids

More than 500 kids in the Rockford area are ready to go back to school in style and they have a motorcycle group to thank for it.

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WIFR

Man Arrested for Allegedly Punching Opponent in Basketball Game

A 33-year-old Rockford man has been arrested on aggravated battery charges after an incident during a basketball game at the YMCA in Loves Park in early August.

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Daily Herald

Police: Woman found dead on highway in Rockford

Winnebago County officials say a Rochelle woman has been found dead on a highway after being hit by a semitrailer.

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WKOW-TV

Fatal crash near Rockford, IL

WINNEBAGO COUNTY, IL -- There was a fatal truck versus pedestrian accident in Winnebago County, Illinois Sunday morning.

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WIFR

United Way Looking for Volunteer Readers and Mentors

Help kindergarten students learn to read, so they can eventually "read to learn" by 4th grade.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

WIFR

Possible Overhaul for Liquor Permits in Rockford

Many of us are used to seeing the bright neon of video gaming machines at local bars and restaurants, a sight that's prompted Rockford aldermen to take another look at how to regulate that growing industry.

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