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Rockford, Illinois News

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Crystal Lake, Dixon, Freeport, Rochelle, Rockford

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Gas prices drop a few cents in Rockford The average price for a gallon of gas has dropped slightly over the past week. A gallon of gas in Rockford is now averaging $2.36, down 2.7 cents from the week before.
WREX TV | 2 hours, 31 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Rockford, Illinois
Illinois lawmakers return from break facing budget issues Illinois lawmakers are returning to the Capitol this week to resume work on trying to end the budget stalemate that has eluded them for almost two years.
WREX TV | 2 hours, 39 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Rockford, Illinois
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List of retail stores & restaurants closing in Rockford area A number of national retail stores and restaurants have announced closures in the Rockford area this past year.
WREX TV | 2 hours, 51 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Rockford, Illinois
Former President Obama to speak at University of Chicago Monday Former President Barack Obama is set to hold the first public event of his post-presidential life in the city where he started his political career.
WREX TV | 5 hours, 15 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Rockford, Illinois
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Construction to close part of N. Main next week The Illinois Department of Transportation announcedMonday that part of North Main Streetin Rockford will be closed to alltraffic starting next week.
WREX TV | 5 hours, 30 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Rockford, Illinois
Father remembers son killed in hammer throw at track meet The father of an Ohio college student who died after being struck during a hammer-throw event at a suburban Chicago track meet remembered his son as a strong Christian.
WREX TV | 5 hours, 31 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Rockford, Illinois
More Venezuelans struggle in U.S. as their country implodes MIAMI People crowd outside a church near Miamis international airport, chatting about family and friends left behind in Caracas, Valencia and Maracaibo as they wait more than an hour to receive rice, beans, yogurt and other food for their families. At a s
Northwest Herald | 13 hours, 39 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Crystal Lake, Illinois
Wheaton College student dies after track and field accident WHEATON A Wheaton College freshman died Saturday after accidentally being struck by a hammer during a track and field meet, according to a college news release. Ethan Roser, 19, a transfer student from Cincinnati, was volunteering at the Wheaton College c
Northwest Herald | 13 hours, 45 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Crystal Lake, Illinois
McHenry County Historical Society to host discussion on Eugene V. Debs in Union UNION A fight for civil liberties in McHenry County during World War I will be the subject of a program Tuesday. The McHenry County Historical Society, Woodstock Celebrates Inc. and the Illinois Labor History Society will co-host a program about Eugene V.
Northwest Herald | 13 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Crystal Lake, Illinois
Lockport Township man who died during Pearl Harbor attack laid to rest When George Sternisha returned to his home in Crest Hill on Friday, he was still running on adrenaline, overwhelmed with emotion. Sternisha had just returned from Hawaii, where he went to retrieve his uncles remains. His uncle, Michael Galajdik, was from
Northwest Herald | 13 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Crystal Lake, Illinois