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Rockford Needs To Chill The F* ck Out…

With the extreme violence going on. Someone suggested that we post the following. After some thought, I think they were right. Kick back, enjoy life, enjoy nature. Time for the Rockford area to move to “GREENER” pastures…. Local Dispensaries. Sunnyside: https://www.sunnyside.shop/. Buckbee Weed: Next to Best Buy (State...
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Rockford Scanner™: Auto Accident On State st Earlier Today

Sources are reporting an auto accident that happened earlier today. It happened approx. 1:30 pm today near the area of E State st and Bienterra Trail. Reports of a bad accident that happened near this intersection. Heavy front end damages were being reported from one vehicle that was involved. Injuries...
ROCKFORD, IL

Rockford holds Expo for Black business owners

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Rockford is home to another business expo, and it is for the first annual “Black Wall Street” this time. More than 20 vendors from Rockford, Madison and Chicago attended the expo. The event was held at Clarence Hicks Memorial Sports Park. Businesses included hair and skin care, art, clothing, snacks and […]
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Cherry Valley Market opens for the season

CHERRY VALLEY, Ill. (WTVO) — Shoppers got a look at Cherry Valley’s newly finished indoor marketplace and event center on Saturday. Vendors filled The Bricks, 125 E State St., for the first market of the season. They sold everything from cookies to soaps, essential oils and decorative signs. The historic building was bought last year […]
CHERRY VALLEY, IL
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Richard Irvin’s “Take it Back” tour comes to Rockford

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - Of the six Republican candidates for Illinois governor, State Senator Darren Bailey and Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin are heading in the polls and also the ad buys. Those ads accuse both frontrunners of being true Democrats and in political lockstep with current Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker....
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Bothe, Bishop and 2 relay teams win girls state championships

CHARLESTON, Ill. (WTVO/WQRF)–Local girls track and field standouts ended their season at the Girls State Track and Field Championships in Charleston Saturday. Two girls won individual state championships. Eight girls were part of two state championship relay teams. Oregon senior Jenae Bothe won the Class 1A championship in shot put. Boylan junior Madelyn Bishop won […]
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Hit in the toe? Wild ending gives Lena-Winslow baseball first regional title since 2014

A toe got in the way of an extra-inning pitcher’s duel and lifted the area’s hottest baseball team to its first regional title in eight years. Ethan Fye threw 9 ⅔ innings, but in the end, the Lena-Winslow pitcher's foot proved as pivotal as his arm. Fye drove in the winning run in a 3-2 11-inning win over Galena on Friday in the Class 1A Freeport Aquin Regional when he was hit in the foot by a pitch with the bases loaded. It was on a 1-2 count with one out. The game was moved up from Saturday because of forecasts for rain.
ROCKFORD, IL
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Rockford Historical Society hosts Greenwood Cemetery walk

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - It’s an annual event that provides one of Rockford’s greatest walks through history. More than 15 experts shared insights for those taking part in the Rockford Historical Society’s annual Cemetery Walk. This year’s walk is at the city’s oldest cemetery, Greenwood Cemetery adjacent to the roundabout at Auburn and Main Streets.
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Two Persons Sent to the Hospital Following Two Vehicle Crash

On Tuesday May 17 Ogle County Deputies along with the Lynn-Scott Rock Fire/Ems personnel responded to the intersection of Chicago Avenue and Maple Street in Davis Junction for a two vehicle accident with injuries. After investigation, it was determined that a Toyota Tacoma being driving by 66-year-old Robert Hoovler of...
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Downtown Rockford businesses open their doors

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Businesses in Downtown Rockford opened their doors and offered special deals as a way to bring more people to the heart of the city. The Element hosted “The Great Downtown Open House.” More than 15 businesses took part, including District, Salvaged by Sonya and Rocktown Adventures. The trolley was also up […]
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Byron, Stillman Valley baseball compete with sectionals on the line

BYRON, Ill. (WIFR) - It’s a long road to supersectionals in high school baseball but Byron and Stillman Valley can get there without traveling more than six miles for either game. The Cardinals and Tigers play in Saturday’s Byron Regional Final with the winner reaching the Stillman Valley sectional....
BYRON, IL
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Mr. C’s hosts pancake breakfast for West Suburban Fire

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - The restaurant known for burgers the size of your heads Saturday dished out pancakes as big as your head. The good news with this breakfast is that the proceeds go to a great cause. Mr. C’s Family Restaurant on West State Street down the street from...
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Rockford Christian, Winnebago baseball compete for regional title

WINNEBAGO, Ill. (WIFR) - Winnebago trying to accomplish what Byron did earlier Saturday by winning its own regional. But the title game matchup with Rockford Christian is sure to be a pitcher’s duel. Indians starter Alec Weavel came in with a minuscule 6-7 ERA but the Royal Lions get...
WINNEBAGO, IL
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Parks Kiwanis hosts annual Pork Chop Day

LOVES PARK, Ill. (WIFR) - Another meal occurred with profits for a good cause in the Stateline on Saturday. Attendees could eat like kings with pork chops up in Loves Park. The Loves Park VFW hosted the annual Pork Chop Day. Just $8 gets you a boneless pork chop sandwich, Old Salty’s chips, apple sauce and bottled water. All proceeds from this event benefit the Parks Kiwanis.
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