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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 $70,000 which is roughly $55/per square foot. More Rockford information.

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57 min ago | WIFR

Dist. 205 Working on Ordinance for School Bus Cameras

As many as ten kids are killed every year after being hit by cars while crossing the road in front of a school bus, that's why District 205 wants to make its buses safer with the use of more cameras.

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57 min ago | WIFR

Tour of Woodward Facility; Construction on Track

We are halfway through the $110 million Woodward Construction process and today we were able to get an exclusive tour of the new facility which will bring hundreds of high paying jobs to Loves Park.

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7 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Grand opening for new PANDORA jewelry store at Bridge Street in Huntsville is May 3

The Pandora store in Rockford, Ill. The new location at Bridge Street Town Centre will look similar to this storefront, according to spokeswoman Emily Williams.

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18 hrs ago | The Legal Record

Great American Cleanup targets WINNEBAGO

This Saturday, approximately 1,500 volunteers throughout the county will join Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful, Habitat for Humanity and Transform Rockford in the Great American Cleanup Day.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

WIFR

Swedish Business Agreement Expanded

An industrial agreement between Rockford and the city of Lidkoping, Sweden has been expanded to no include Winnebago County and the Skarabori region.

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WIFR

Controversy Surrounding Church Shelter

There's more controversy for a local church trying to reopen its warming center.

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WIFR

Rockford Residents Alerted to Roofing Solicitors

The City of Rockford Construction and Development Services Division is alerting property owners to be aware of soliciting roofing contractors and not to be pressured to accept work from unlicensed roofing contractors.

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Rock Valley College Job Fair

The Job Fair will be held on Thursday, May 22, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. The Aviation Maintenance Technology Dept.

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KWQC-TV Davenport

News Minute: Here is the latest Illinois news from The Associated Press

Mayors from Rockford to Peoria are repeating their call for the Illinois Legislature to overhaul local police and fire pension systems to avoid strains on municipal budgets.

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WIFR

YMCA Expands Board of Directors, Announces New Members

The YMCA of Rock River Valley has expanded its board of directors with four new members.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

WIFR

Work Begins on New Rosecrance Ware Center

The Rosecrance Health Network kicks off a multi-million dollar construction job this week, one of two significant building projects the organization has in the works over the next several months.

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WIFR

Canadian Forces Snowbirds Demonstration Team Added To Rockford

Making a long awaited return, the Chicago Rockford International Airport will be welcoming its first international performance, the Canadian Forces Snowbirds Demonstration Team, to AirFest 2014.* One of only 5 shows in the United States this year, the Snowbirds performance consists of more than fifty different formations and maneuvers utilizing the ... (more)

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WIFR

Man Arrested After Biting Police Officer

A 20-year-old Rockford man was arrested after he allegedly pointed a gun at police and bit an officer.

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Pro Sound News

Creative Audio Provides Harman's JBL VTX Loudspeakers for George Jones Tribute Concert

"Playin' Possum! The Final No Show - A Tribute to George Jones" was recently held at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena and featured a "who's who" of country music luminaries including Alabama, Alan Jackson, Dierks Bentley, Kid Rock, Miranda Lambert, Travis Tritt and many more - 122 artists in total.

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The Daily Gazette

Trail of untapped potential along Rock River

People fish Sunday afternoon along the banks of the Rock River at the lower dam in Rock Falls.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

WIFR

Memorial Walk Honors Natasha Cleary and Other Homicide Victims

The family of Natasha Cleary still does not have closure she and her two sons were murdered three years ago and while her loved ones wait for police to catch the killer, they're also staying active in the community, providing comfort and support to others who've lost family to violent crime.

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WIFR

Local Volunteers Work To 'Clean Up' Freeport's Image

Rockford isn't the only city working to 'transform' its image. Just a weeks after a tragic shooting rocked their community, volunteers are working to shed a more positive light in Freeport.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

WIFR

Homeowners Waiting for Keith Creek Money

More than 100 homeowners are still waiting for their share of a $2.5 million settlement from the city of Rockford.

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WIFR

29th Year of Good Friday Walk for Justice

Some people took to the sidewalks this morning to walk the stations of the cross through the city in honor of Good Friday.

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WIFR

Area Easter Egg Hunts for 2014

WHEN: 2 p.m. WHO/WHERE: Lena Living Center, 1010 S. Logan, Lena, IL WHAT: Annual Easter Egg Hunt.

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