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Popular Rockford Area Eatery Will Open a New Location in Loves Park

My Rockford-born wife has many great memories of family meals here. With their enormous menu, nobody ever left the table unhappy. When I first moved to Rockford, anytime someone brought up grabbing some takeout, this Rockford area staple was mentioned. If you said nobody in your group could decide on where to get food, this place was the remedy. The food was always ready quickly and always delicious.

Rockford ‘window smasher’ woman identified; still at large

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - 34-year-old Sara Hughes of Rockford has been identified as the woman who smashed a store front window at a downtown Rockford business. Hughes is wanted in connection with an attempted burglary on Monday, August 1. She’s been charged with felony criminal damage to property. Just...

Fatal crash on I-90 closes westbound lanes

BELVIDERE, Ill. (WIFR) - One person is dead Wednesday and two have been rushed to the hospital in a multi-vehicle crash on the Jane Addams Memorial tollway near Johnson Road in Belvidere. Just after 6:30 a.m. Illinois State Police dispatched to I-90 west near mile marker 26 for a crash...

1 dead, 2 injured in tollway crash near Belvidere

BELVIDERE — One person was killed and two others were injured during a multi-vehicle crash Wednesday morning in the westbound lanes of the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway near Belvidere Road, police said. Police responded to the crash at 6:36 a.m., according to Illinois State Police master sgt. Steve Jurevis.

$13M federal grant to improve roads around Beloit casino

BELOIT, Wis. (WTVO) — The City of Beloit is getting $13 million in federal funding to fix up the roads around where a new casino is going. Bike and pedestrian lanes will be added to Willowbrook Road from Milwaukee Road to the stateline, as well as Colley Road to Gateway Boulevard. Additional traffic lights will […]

Pothole Patrol: This Beast Is On The East Side…

RS source sent us these photos, saying this hole is HUGE!. If you like Rockford Scanner. You can follow us on Twitter, Youtube, Facebook. Or you can scan this QR code with your cell phone camera!. All parties involved are innocent, until proven guilty in a court of law. We...

Janesville city manager Freitag accepts new job near Denver

JANESVILLE If Janesville City Manager Mark Freitag gets a vote of confidence from a city council in another state, he’ll leave Janesville for a new job in the Denver suburbs. The city of Janesville hasn’t announced the news, but emblazoned across the top of the city of Westminster, Colorado’s website is a bold headline: “Mark Freitag: Selected as finalist for city manager.” ...

Rockford Scanner™: A Few Shots Fired Incidents Reported

A Few Shots Fired Incidents Reported, Where And When:. 3102 N Springfield Ave area/Anna Page Park around 1:30 am. Police are currently investigating, no injuries have been reported. If you like Rockford Scanner. Please take a second and show your support!. Every little bit helps!. You can follow us on...

Illinois Apple Orchard Has Job Opportunities for Cider Donut Lovers

Here's an opportunity to pick up a little extra money and get the best cider donut hookup at the same time. Do you love all things fall?. The season of fall will be here soon. Comfortable days, cool nights, wind in the trees sending blowing beautifully colored leaves around. Flannel shirts, sweaters, pumpkin spice coffee drinks, some apple cider, and warm cider donuts.

Oneida Nation and Forest County receiving grants for infrastructure projects

(WLUK) -- Transportation projects across the state are getting federal grants, including two in Northeast Wisconsin. Four Wisconsin infrastructure projects will receive RAISE Grant funding, totaling more than $31 million. The following Wisconsin communities will receive support:. The Oneida Nation will receive $2,952,050 to complete the engineering, design, and construction...