Chadwick, IL

Rockford Scanner™: 2 Dirt Bikes Collide Near Rock Falls

Parker2news is reporting that overnight in Whiteside County near Rockfalls. Two dirt bikes collided with each other. both occupants of the dirt bikes weren’t wearing helmets. One patient severely injured with a broken arm. That patient was transported to CGH in Sterling then was transported by helicopter to Saint...
Picture for Rockford Scanner™: 2 Dirt Bikes Collide Near Rock Falls

Police: One injured in Rock Falls motorcycle accident

ROCK FALLS, Ill. (KWQC) - One person was injured Saturday after a single-vehicle accident in Rock Falls, according to police. Officials say Rock Falls Police responded to the 500 block of West 6th Street at about 10:17 p.m. Saturday for a report of a single-vehicle crash involving a motorcycle. Officers on scene found the injured driver, who later was airlifted to Rockford due to the severity of injuries, police said.
Picture for Police: One injured in Rock Falls motorcycle accident

Streetscape 2022 (photos)

The Prophetstown Park District’s Sreetscape was a big success with well over 100 squares filled with artistic impressions ranging from Independence Day to sports teams to “Abstratct” works. The squares are located on Riverside Drive in front of Prophetstown High School.

Chance of severe storms on Independence Day

We are starting our morning off with some foggy areas out there again. Leave a few extra minutes for traveling early Sunday morning. The fog will mix out soon with the sun rising and winds picking up slightly. A very stray shower cannot be ruled out later Sunday, but the...

7 Things Illinois Residents Need To Stop Setting In Their Fire Pits

A tragic accident that happened in Lena, Illinois is a very important reminder about safety around fire pits and bonfires. In mid-June, first responders were called to a home after an explosion and fire occurred. Two individuals were severely burned when a fuel barrel was placed onto a bonfire and exploded, according to WREX. Both victims were airlifted to a Wisconsin hospital for treatment, one of the died from her injuries.

Here's why the Lena-Winslow school referendum failed despite more 'yes' votes than 'no'

Although a referendum put before voters by the Lena-Winslow School District received more than 54% of the vote in Tuesday's primary election, it did not pass. The school district asked voters whether school board members should be elected at large without restrictions on residency within the district rather than electing them according to their congressional townships.

Freedom From Smoking helps Iowans kick the habit for good

Every year, more than 480,000 Americans die every year from some type of tobacco-related illness. While many know that tobacco, smoking and vaping are harmful to their health, quitting isn’t easy. That’s why MercyOne Clinton Medical Center is offering Freedom from Smoking®, a smoking cessation program designed to help smokers quit for good. Program participants […]

Woodlawn Arts Academy Spring/Summer Events Follow-up (photos)

Woodlawn Preschool Academy, a program of Woodlawn Arts Academy, hosted its annual graduation ceremony in late April. Ten students were promoted to kindergarten. Registration for the 2022-23 school year is now open. Call 815-626-4278 or stop in the Woodlawn office to register or for a tour of the DCFS-licensed preschool.

Lee snags victory in bass tournament

CLINTON, Iowa – The first two days of the TNT Fireworks B.A.S.S. Nation Northern Regional on the Upper Mississippi River saw Steve Lee secure early limits on his way to grabbing the lead. On Championship Friday, however, the angler from Minneapolis, Minn., needed an afternoon rally to secure the win on Pools 13, 14 and […]

Adorable 3rd Grade Artist Wins Illinois State ‘Doodle For Google’ Contest

Wow, I wish I was this talented. Growing up, I never really found a hidden talent of mine and I always hoped I'd turn out to be a secretly amazing artist. Nope. I always envied this girl I went to middle and high school with because she could literally close her eyes and draw anything you asked her to. From full-size portraits to detailed cartoon characters, she could do it ALL. It takes a special type of person to really grasp the concept of art and there are people all around us who have unlocked that ability.