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Locals Reminisce of Burnt Building That Has Sat Vacant Since 1978

Downtown Rockford’s poor, old, brick Building (which sat predominantly vacant since 1978) has caused locals to cry for its resurrection on the internets.  The poor old brick building that everyone is crying about on the internet has no cause of

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Expired Pasta Sauce Melts Furniture Beams at Downtown’s Huge West Side Ristorante

Provolone Ferne Ristorante Cucina Kök’s west side grand opening has been cancelled due to the horrific events of 6/25 in downtown Rockford, Illinois.  No further information is known about the deceased, empty factory building that once employed human beings. Remnants

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Remembering Larry, Rockford Public Servant and Geese Migration Activist

Rockford, IL —  RKFDnews and its staff would like to extend our warmest sympathies to the community of of Rockford, and to downtown Rockford’s leaders, for losing one of its greatest activists for increasing geese migration to the downtown region,

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Bees Removed From City Hall but The Hornets Nest Remains In Downtown Rockford

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Rockford, IL – A tree in front of The Rockford City Hall has been a home to 20,000 plus bees. They’ve been safely transported to a farm to make the honey, but the problem remains abuzz in downtown businesses. Hornets

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Morrissey: Rockford Officially Transformed

ROCKFORD, IL – With the City Council’s vote to approve a partnership with Gorman & Co. to renovate the Ziock Building in downtown Rockford and the announcement of Amtrak service between Rockford and Chicago starting in 2015, Mayor Larry Morrissey

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Downtown’s Crown Jewel, Coronado Theater, Continues To Host Town Forums Instead of Events That Attract Out-of-Towners To Spend Money In Rockford

Rockford, IL – Downtown Rockford’s crown jewel, Coronado Theater, continues to host local prep rallies versus events that bring people in from all over to spend their money in Rockford. Thursday night’s event, “Transform Rockford” (another pride thing to make Rockford

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