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Janesville manufacturer that fled to Mexico is selling off its assets

Less than a year after Hufcor closed its plant in Janesville and moved operations to Mexico, displacing 150 workers, the company’s Mexico plans appear to be a bust and the manufacturer’s assets in its one-time home state of Wisconsin are being liquidated. On Thursday, Dane County Circuit Judge Frank Remington authorized the court-appointed receiver for […] The post Janesville manufacturer that fled to Mexico is selling off its assets appeared first on Wisconsin Examiner.
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Highest-rated barbecue restaurants in Rockford

Cooking meat low and slow over an indirect heat source—the only real qualifications for barbecue—is a truly American tradition, going back to indigenous cultures and picked up by early Spanish colonizers who also gave it the name the cooking style goes by now: barbacoa. Today, barbecue is a wildly popular staple across the U.S., with […]
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Rockport Pool closes for the season on Sunday

Janesville swimmers are running out of time to enjoy Rockport Pool. According to a news release, the pool will close for the 2022 season Sunday. For it’s final weekend of operation, the pool will be open from noon until 7:00 both Saturday and Sunday. Palmer Park Wading Pool will...
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The Lincoln Academy has wait list as charter school adds more grades

The new public charter school in Beloit is adding more grade levels for the 2022-2023 school year. The Lincoln Academy CEO Kristi Cole says last year the school served a little over 400 students in grades K through two and six through nine. Cole says more than 500 students are...
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Three people injured in Thursday night shooting

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - Two adults and a juvenile are recovering after being shot late Thursday night. Rockford police are investigating the shooting that happened around 10 p.m.. It happened in the 2700 block of Conklin Drive off Rockton Avenue, which is near Conklin Elementary School. Police ask people to...
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Wet for the Weekend

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - Mainly cloudy today with a few light showers. Highs in the upper 70′s. Showers and thunderstorms possible tonight with lows in the lower 60′s. Showers and thunderstorms likely on Saturday with highs in the middle 70′s. Slight chances for showers and thunderstorms on Sunday with highs back in the middle 70′s. Dry the beginning of next week.
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On the Market: Home in northwest Rockford for sale

Description: This home offers more than 2,000 square feet of living space on a three-quarter acre lot. The home features three bedrooms and one-and-a-half baths. The living room has a coffered ceiling. The dining room boasts an oversized Palladian window. The kitchen has Corian countertops and all stainless steel appliances. The home includes a high efficiency hot water heater and two energy efficient fireplaces.
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How Safe Is Rockford, Illinois For A First Time Visitor?

On the surface, Rockford seems like a pretty decent city to explore. The fact that we even have to ask how safe this town is makes me very sad. I've lived in Rockford my entire life and don't think I have ever told my out-of-town friends not to visit. More times than not I just say come for the weekend because there's so much more to do and see than during the work week - like City Market!
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Last days for stateline area pools

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - Kids are headed back-to-school which means its also time for area pools to close for the season. Here’s a list of final swimming days for some of the pools and water parks in the stateline:. August 14 - Alpine Pool in Rockford. August 21 -...
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TWO HARRIS COUNTY RESIDENTS DROVE TO WISCONSIN FOR ATM THEFT BUT GOT BUSTED IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY

At 2 am on August 10, 2022, the Beloit, Wisconsin Police were dispatched to a reported alarm at the ATM located along the driveway at the Educators Credit Union at 1154 Cranston in Beloit, Wisconsin. Units arrived to find the ATM had been b…. Original Article: http://montgomerycountypolicereporter.com/two-harris-county-residents-drove-to-wisconsin-for-atm-theft-but-got-busted-in-montgomery-county/
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Rockford officers raise money for Special Olympics with ‘Cop on a Roof’ fundraiser

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Rockford-area law enforcement officers could be spotted along the roofs of local Dunkin’ Donuts locations Friday morning as part of the annual “Cop on a Rooftop” fundraiser for the Special Olympics. Winnebago County Sheriff Gary Caruana said the event is about going beyond the duties of the badge, and being visible […]
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Cities where people in Rockford are getting new jobs

The COVID-19 pandemic has profoundly shifted the job market in cities and towns across the country. Millions of layoffs in early 2020 forced workers to search elsewhere for jobs. Record numbers of workers have quit their jobs in the past year in favor of new pursuits in different locales. And concerns over virus spread in […]
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