Third annual Labor Day Duathlon off and running

By John Hogan Duathlon fever is starting to grip the normally quiet Village of Cannonsburg as preparations hit full-stride for the third annual Labor Day event. “I’ve never been in a Duathlon, but it’s what a lot of people are talking about,” said Dave Kaechele, co-host of morning radio’s Andy & Dave show on WFGR […]

Florida based organized crime gang members arrested in Rockford

On Monday August 19, 2013 officers from the Rockford Department of Public Safety arrested two people that are known associates of the Felony Lane Gang. Police Officers arrested Travis Brown 31, of Lauderhill, Florida and Melissa Duncan 34, of Apopka, Florida as they were fleeing after attempting to cash a forged stolen check at the […]

NorthStar Gymnastics, 20 years and growing strong

You know the old saying, “it just seems like yesterday.” That’s what it seems like to Tim Chesla the owner of Northstar Gymnastics Inc.  NorthStar is entering their 20th season in business in the Rockford area.  Chesla has been in the gymnastics business since December of 1977 when he purchased Alpine Gymnastics which was in […]

Rockford boys’ varsity tennis kicks off the 2013 season with an ACE

By CARL VAN FLEET The RHS Boys 2013 varsity tennis season kicked into high gear this past week with a full slate of exciting tournament matches. This year’s varsity lineup is made up of a veteran group of seniors with a mix of talented up and coming underclassman as well. The senior leaders on the […]

USRowing Masters National Championship

Rowing is a sport one can participate in for a lifetime. At an age when most people are slowing down, Rick Anderson still rows, fast even. He recently traveled to Sarasota, Florida for US Rowing’s Masters National Championships on August 15-18. There he raced his single scull and teamed up with fellow “rust belt” rowers […]