I Used To Be My Own Man, Now I Am A Sea Otter

Rockford, IL – Timothy Krill was his own man for 27 years of his life.  A local carpenter who built homes with his bare hands for himself, his family and friends.  The first home he remembers building was at the

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Jimmy Buffett Will Invest $6M To Paint Gorman & Co.’s Downtown Rockford Hotel

ROCKFORD, IL — Jimmy Buffett’s money has joined Gary Gorman’s plan to paint parrots and palm trees on the former downtown Amerock-Ziock building when it is turned into a $64 million hotel and conference center on the west bank of

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Watch a Rockford Priest Enjoying Snow For First Time

Rockford, IL – Fr. James McKenzie never thought he’d see real winter snow like this after spending much of his life in Denton, Texas. “My parents moved to Texas from Dublin, Ireland when I was little baby boy. I never

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Mayor Reveals Quickest Route Out of Town To Len Brockner

Rockford, IL – Leonard “Len” Brockner, a 52 year old union painter, stood before our city council and asked a question we’ve all been wondering about, “What’s the quickest route out of Rockford to take if socio-economic conditions take over

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What’s the Best Day of the Week to Git Sum in Rockford? We have the answer.

Rockford, IL – City officials have confirmed that “Mondays are a great day to git sum.” Rkfdnews staff reporter, Darby Appleby, asked Linda Provalone-Ferne, 14th District Alderman, what “sum” is. She told us to visit this website to figure it out:  Click

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City Council Approves Metal Panties® Vote –  Effective Feb. 1st, 2015 for all area Advertising, Marketing and Public Relations Business Owners

Rockford, IL – Rockford’s City Council conducted a rare positive Friday night vote after a rough week of bad press involving the Housing Authority.  All of Winnebago County’s Advertising, Marketing and Public Relations business owners are now required to wear Metal Panties®,

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