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Amtrak returns to Elgin
State officials last week announced a $233 million state capital investment to restart Amtrak service between Chicago and Rockford beginning next year.
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Tue Apr 15, 2014
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Mastroianni named Rock Valley president
After months of a national search, the Rock Valley College Board of Trustees last week announced the appointment of Michael Mastroianni as college president.
Finding New Uses for Old Big Box Stores
After nearly 25 years in business, the American TV and Appliance store in Rockford is closed for good, leaving the city with yet another empty big box store.
My FOX Chicago
Backward bowler looks to bowl perfect game
It's where perfection was born- the first recorded perfect game of bowling took place in Rockford, Ill.
PRLog US Entertainment
Musician on Will Sing for Food Honored with Award
Apr. 14, 2014 - ROCKFORD, Ill. -- Tania Nicholson won a RAMI Award for best Christian/gospel artist in the 2014 RAMIs.
Illinois Offers New Homebuying Program
First time home-buyers could get record low interest rates by getting a mortgage through a new state housing program.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Proposal to Equalize School Funding
Over the last few years, the state budget crunch has forced some local school districts to lay off teachers and scale back after school programs to save money.
Rockford Woman Wins $200K on Lottery TIcket
A Rockford woman may have thought she was fooled this month after scratching an instant ticket, but instead she's now $200,000 richer.
Jury Selection Begins in Murder Trial
Jury selection has begun for the Rockford man accused of shooting a man to death in his driveway on the City's south side.
Filling your dog's Easter basket with the perfect toys
With the impending holidays, most pet owners feel the need to include the pets, and likely so.
City of Rockford to Hold Community Development Public Input Sessions
The week of April 21, 2014 the City of Rockford's Community and Economic Development Department is hosting a series of Public Input Sessions in the preparation of the 2015 - 2019 Consolidated Plan.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Youth Division of 73rd Young Artist Show Opens
The youth division of the 73rd Young Artist Show opened Sunday at the Rockford Art Museum.
Visitors Enjoy WWI Days At Midway Village
This year marks 100 years since the start of the First World War in Europe and Midway Village Museum in Rockford brought that part of history to life over the weekend.
International Travel Writers Leave Rockford With Positive Reviews
Some of Rockford's biggest tourist attractions hope to bring in more international visitors over the next few years.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
International Travel Writers Visit Rockford
There's no question Rockford has gotten a bad rap., but one group's visit to the Stateline this weekend could help turn that stigma around while possibly bringing more visitors and money from around the world.
Child Flown to Rockford Hospital After Rollover on I-88
A young child is thrown from a car during a rollover accident around 1PM Saturday Interstate 88 near the Interstate-39 interchange on Saturday.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
IL: Amtrak Rail Service Between Chicago and Rockford to Begin in 2015
April 10--Long-sought plans to restore passenger rail service next year between Chicago and Rockford got a boost Thursday with the announcement of a new route.
Most Rockford Arsonists Found to be Kids
Kids as young as four years old could be responsible for causing thousands of dollars in damage here in the Stateline.
Habitat for Humanity Breaks Ground on Future Homes
With typical high costs of a mortgage, some people don't have the means to buy a new home.
Metal Center News
Metals USA Acquires J. Rubin
Metals USA, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., has acquired Midwestern service center company J. Rubin & Co., Rockford, Ill.