This Week in the Stateline: Mayor Tom McNamara breaks down COVID numbers, City C...

Mayor Tom McNamara joins Steve Summers on This Week in the Stateline to break down the latest surge in coronavirus cases and talk about...
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Scholarship program helps students pursue careers in aviation, automotive indust...

By Steve Summers and Kevin Haas Rock River Current Get our newsletter POPLAR GROVE — Students who want to pursue careers in aviation or...
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McNamara talks rising COVID numbers, juvenile crime and more on This Week in the...

Rockford Mayor Tom McNamara joins Steve Summers on This Week in the Stateline to discuss rising COVID-19 numbers, the recent shooting outside Auburn High...
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'A huge economic driver for our region': McNamara talks arts on This Week in the...

Mayor Tom McNamara joined Steve Summers on This Week in the Stateline to talk about everything from the economic impact of arts in the...
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'The true picture of Christmas': Riverside Community Church hosts live Nativity ...

By Steve Summers and Kevin Haas Rock River Current Get our newsletter MACHESNEY PARK — Riverside Community Church wants to take people back in...
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Pets that Rock Winner: Django

High-five to Django, this week’s winner of Pets That Rock! According to his owner, Eugene, “Django has always has been so curious. This is...
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NIC-10 Whip Around Week One Podcast

This week in the NIC-10 Whip Around podcast: Week One kicked off with a bang between two of the conference favorites, Hononegah and Harlem....
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Hero's Challenge Fire Truck Pull

  Join  K-Cancer Softball as they host the Heroes Challenge Fire Truck Pull event. It benefits local families battling childhood cancer. It’s taking place...
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RPS 205 Is Hiring!

  Looking for a job where you can make a difference? RPS 205 is looking for you! They have immediate openings for paraprofessionals, bus...
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Staying Positive in 2021

“The pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” ~Winston Churchill With all the negative things going...
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Hard Rock Casino Job Fair

Are you looking for a job? The Hard Rock Casino is giving you the opportunity to work for them. If you’re interested, you can...
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Watch Out For Gift Card Scams!

  The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents of a scam. The sheriff’s office says if you receive a phone call from someone...
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Therapy Dogs Return to OSF

  Now that the pandemic is starting to subside a little, good things are starting to happen again like therapy dogs returning to OSF...
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Beloit Named Tree City USA

  The city of Beloit is being recognized for it’s commitment to trees and being green as it has been recognized  a 2020 Tree...
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Music at the Market: Long-shot

Join the Rockford City Market for Music at the Market featuring local favorite, Long-shot! When: Friday, May 7th, 5:30-8pm Where: Inside the Rockford City...
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Rockford Tree Give Away

Get a tree and get planting! In an effort to reforest the Forest City after two tornados that touched down last year, the City...
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Rockford Mayor Tom McNamara Shares Updates and Exciting News

This week, Rockford Mayor Tom McNamara discusses Rockford Police Chief Dan O’ Shay leaving his post at the end of April and how the...
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NIC-10 All-Conference Teams Named

Congratulations to all the talented athletes who were named to the NIC-10 (Northern Illinois Conference) all-conference teams! MVPs and coaches were named as well....
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Bass Fishing Tournament Returns to Rock River in April

John Flanagan of Rockford Hawg Hunters/Benefit Fishing Tourney outlines the return of the annual Open Team Bass Fishing Tournament on the Rock River in...
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Beloit Winter Farmer's Market

If you’re like me, you can’t wait until the farmer’s markets are open to get all those beautiful homegrown vegetables, homemade cheeses, jams and...
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The Pitch to Bring the International Women’s Baseball Outdoor Museum to Rockfo...

Jim Keeling is on the board that is helping to facilitate the drive to bring the International Women’s Baseball Outdoor Museum to Rockford. Jim...
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Mayor McNamara Talks Girl Scouts, Fiber Optics, Vaccine Centers

Rockford Mayor Tom McNamara discusses the Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois and his promise to rappel  the Supply Core Building to raise funds for...
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Carlson Ice Arena Reopening!

  Here’s some good news and a sign that things are heading in the right direction. The Rockford Park District’s Carlson Ice Arena  is...
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The Pandemic: One Year Later

The coronavirus was declared a pandemic by the WHO, one year ago. In this past year, we have experienced loss, disruption, and uncertainty. This...
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Habitat For Humanity Building Momentum - and Houses - in 2021

Rockford’s Habitat For Humanity Executive Director Keri Asevedo discusses how the pandemic affected their ability to build homes in 2020 and the build schedule...
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Learn About The Literacy Council's Month of Giving

Bill Grennell of The Literacy Council discusses the mission and details their partnership with Jersey Mike’s Subs in March for their Month of Giving....
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