Wichita State star Fred VanVleet is rare success story from Rockford, Ill.

...the rare success stories to come out of Rockford, Ill., an old rust-belt city west...lurked around every corner growing up.Rockford was once a bustling city known for its...safe. When she met Joe Danforth, a Rockford police officer, she suddenly had an...

Mr. W.L. Walker (ROCKFORD, Ill.)

ROCKFORD, Ill. - Entered into rest Wednesday, November 6, 2002, at Doctors Hospital Mr. W. L. Walker, son of the late Walter Walker...

Mr. W.L. Walker (ROCKFORD, Ill.)

ROCKFORD, Ill. - Entered into rest Wednesday, November 6, 2002, at Doctors Hospital, Mr. W.L. Walker, son of the late Walter...

For jobless over 50, a challenging search for work

ROCKFORD, Ill. - When Charlie Worboys lost his job, he feared searching for a new one at his age might be tough. Six years later, at...

Ethiopian Lelisa Desisa wins Boston Marathon

...finish for Ethiopia in the race's history. Kenya's Wilson Chebet was third, another 34 seconds back.Dathan Ritzenhein of Rockford, Mich., was the first American, in seventh. Keflezighi finished eighth.American Desiree Linden led for much of the women's...

Carter longs to recapture gridiron glory

...like they are at Marinelli Field in Rockford, Ill. Sometimes for Quincy Carter, the boo birds and the hecklers at Rockford Cubbies games might as well be right...second season as an outfielder with Rockford of the Class A Midwest League...

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Michigan city installing coin-operated breath testing machines in bars

ROCKFORD, Mich. -- Down at the Rogue River Tavern...proportions: Aside from Rogue River, Rockford only has two other public establishments...said City Manager Michael Young. Rockford is the first U.S. municipality to buy...

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Day cares short on children

ROCKFORD, Ill. --- The nation's economic...making in work," Meredith Hartigan, a Rockford single mother of two, said in explaining...director of Circles of Learning, also in Rockford. "For many low-income people it is...

'Chronicle' geographical error surprising

...editorial, "On being heard": You need to do a better job on your geography homework. Rockford College is in Rockford, Ill., not in New York. As a former Rockford resident, it amazes me that Chris Hedges, The New York Times war correspondent...

PWBA's fall four canceled

ROCKFORD, Ill. -- The Professional Women's Bowling Association announced Monday that the 2003 fall schedule has been canceled because...

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