Sidewalk sales find shoppers satisfied, spending

July 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

Rockford’s Sidewalk Sales 2015, like years before, were threatened by weather but dodged the bullet of rain to offer a pleasant shopping experience Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Shoppers of all ages were finding fun deals Thursday, July 16 with sidewalks filled and bags in many people’s hands. We asked the following people what and where they found their deals. Just [...]

Elmhurst College Dean’ List includes local student

July 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

James Scales, of Rockford, is among the students named to the Elmhurst College Dean’s List for the Spring Term of the 2014-2015 academic year. The Dean’s List is compromised of students, who during the semester concerned, attained a grade-point average of 3.75 or higher (out of a possible 4.00). Elmhurst College is a leading liberal arts college located eight miles [...]

RPS Teaching and Learning Annual Report

July 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

Rockford Public Schools is a highly respected school district because the primary focus is on teaching and learning. In an effort to capture all that is taking place within the areas of teaching and learning, I have developed the first annual “Teaching and Learning Report”. This report will be presented annually to the Board of Education, administrators, staff and [...]

Rockford Area Historical Society News & Update

July 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

by Terry Konkle – President On August 15, 1968 the “Rockford Register” published a special newspaper called the “Quasquicentennial Souvenir Edition”. It was mostly about Rockford’s 125th anniversary. The paper is filled with positive stories about our town and what was going to take place during four days of celebration. A parade, an historical pageant, a [...]

JC athletes earn academic honors

July 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

Jackson College congratulates the many outstanding student athletes who received academic awards for the 2014-15 school year! Three Jackson College student athletes received the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence — Caterina Giuliani of Italy, volleyball; Katherine Prevost of Jackson, women’s cross country; [...]
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