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Boone County Fair Queen Pageant delivers a first in 14 years

BELVIDERE — This year’s Boone County Fair Queen Pageant delivered a scenario that hadn’t happened in 14 years. The competition’s three judges needed an extra round to select a winner, and the three finalists were called on to answer an additional question to end the deadlock.
BOONE COUNTY, IL

Court listings from Aug. 1-7, 2022

Rock County JEFFERY A. BAKER, 65, of 220 S. Jackson St., Janesville, felony operating while intoxicated fourth offense, nine months jail with Huber and three years probation. Charge of misdemeanor obstructing an officer dismissed but read into court record. RACHAEL Y. JACOBSON, 28, of 557 N. Chatham St., Janesville, misdemeanor possession of marijuana and misdemeanor possess drug paraphernalia, one year probation. Charges of two counts felony neglecting a child and...
ROCK COUNTY, WI

Woodman's claims decades-old sign unearthed during renovation of its original Milton Avenue location

JANESVILLE The nearly century-old Woodman’s Food Market sign recently discovered during removal of a façade on a Milton Avenue storefront has disappeared from sight. Again. But this time, that’s temporary. The circa-1930s sign has been removed from the building at 922 Milton Ave. where it was attached a lifetime ago, and its removal is top of mind for Woodman’s Food Market. ...
JANESVILLE, WI
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Rockford Park District passes new safety measures

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - After a recent spike in after-hours parties in local parks, the Rockford Park District Board of Commissioners took action at their Tuesday evening meeting. The board passed a number a measures they hope will “provide an environment where all are welcome and feel safe to play and recreate.“
ROCKFORD, IL

Lightning Strike kills Janesville Wisconsin couple who were celebrating their 56th wedding anniversary

James and Donna Mueller were killed in a lightning strikeNews One. A family is in disbelief after two of their older members died after being struck by lightning. Michelle McNett of Janesville the niece of James Mueller, 76, and Donna Mueller, 75, said they were a loving couple and that the family is in shock and requesting privacy. McNett added that she’s not sure why the couple chose the nation’s capital for their vacation but said “Donna was a constant learner.”
JANESVILLE, WI

20-year-old dies in Rockford gas station shooting

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — UPDATE: Zamarye Charles, 20, has died following his injuries in the shooting. Officers responded to the Marathon Gas Station, 3299 S. Alpine Rd., around 4:55 a.m. August 2 for reports of shots fired, according to the Rockford Police Department. Charles was found suffering from a life-threatening gunshot wound in the front […]
ROCKFORD, IL
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Doctor calls survivor in DC lightning blast ‘absolute miracle’

The human rights advocate was about to celebrate her 28th birthday with her husband when the unbelievable happened. Now she’s beating the expectations of trauma specialists. "An absolute miracle" is what doctors are calling the lone survivor in last week’s deadly lightning strike that killed three people standing across the street from the White House, the woman's family said.
LOS ANGELES, CA
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Rockford Scanner™: Traffic Alert on the West Side

Beginning Wednesday August 10th, the Water Division will be. repairing the water service in the 1300 block of Seminary St. closed at Catherine St to all traffic going southbound. Southbound traffic will be. detoured on to Nelson Blvd. Proper traffic controls will be in place, and citizens are encouraged to...
ROCKFORD, IL

Beach Boys, Polish Fest, fairs and more: 14 things to do in the Rockford area this weekend

ROCKFORD — So much to do, so little time. The second weekend in August is filled with activities and events in the Rockford area for the entire family. What: The annual Boone County Fair features fun for the whole family. Attractions include carnival games, demolition derbies, live musical entertainment, horse shows, livestock exhibits, truck and tractor pulls and more.
ROCKFORD, IL
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Let’s Taco Bout The Top 6 Best Taco Joints In Rockford

I've been talking about all sorts of food lately. Thank goodness I'm never hungry, I'd be eating food all day long while writing these. We've went over many different foods we can find in Rockford. From cheese curds to burgers to cheese fries, I figured we'd branch off into a different direction today. Anybody craving tacos?
ROCKFORD, IL

Rockford gas station sells fuel for $2.79

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — A local gas station owner gave drivers a break at the pump. The Citgo Way Low on W. State Street sold gas for just $2.79 per gallon Tuesday afternoon. A long line of cars waited for the chance to save, and their were also free tacos for drivers after they filled […]
ROCKFORD, IL
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Rockford gas station drops price to $2.79 per gallon

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - Free tacos and cheap gas? What are you waiting for!. Until 3 p.m. Tuesday, owner Heythem Sahori is helping community members by offering fuel deals and lunch at his gas station, the Citgo Way Low at 2914 W. State St., Rockford. “Everybody’s struggling right now. In...
ROCKFORD, IL
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Bites of Beloit restaurant week returns

BELOIT, WIS. (WIFR) - Geronimo Hospitality Group is announcing the return of Bites of Beloit restaurant week, the event will be from September 6 - 11. The prices will be ranged from $14.00 to $40.00 per meal depending on the restaurant. Here are the restaurants that will be participating:. Bessie’s...
BELOIT, WI
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