Updated: 04/20/2006 - The Stateline construction season is here and both residential and commercial projects are plentiful. Once finished, the hotel is expected to have a significant impact on our economy.
Updated: 04/11/2006 - Company officials say a $140 million ethanol plant in west central Illinois will use about 36 million bushels of locally grown corn a year when it's finished.
Posted: 04/11/2006 - Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton will be in Chicago Tuesday night to give a speech about the economy.
Updated: 04/11/2006 - American Parts Supply is announcing plans to hire up to 20 full and part-time workers for a new facility to be located on Rockford’s far southeast side.
Updated: 04/11/2006 - The crowd applauded with congratulations for new Rockford Police Chief Chet Epperson.
Updated: 04/11/2006 - Church Break-In
Posted: 04/10/2006 - The report cards are in for nuclear energy plants across the country. The plants are graded on their ability to maintain a safe operation and the one in our own back yard passed with high marks.
Posted: 04/10/2006 - Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich says it's appropriate that Chicago is hosting an international D conference for biotechnology because the Midwest is home to 20 percent of the nation's bio-tech firms.
Updated: 04/20/2006 - Thousands rally in Rockford to protest making illegal immigrants felons.
Posted: 04/09/2006 - After a long and far reaching search, Rockford's police department could soon have a new boss.
Updated: 04/09/2006 - Two minority groups are joining forces to become a major political influence in the greater Rockford area. The Northwest Illinois Black Caucus is also representing the Hispanic community. They hope their combined powers can make some changes in our area.
Updated: 04/09/2006 - Rockford police called in a bomb squad on Friday after finding what they call "questionable compounds" inside a home in the 3,000 block of Kishwaukee Street. Neighbors watched fearfully as police raided the house.
Updated: 04/20/2006 - Reports of a bank robbery in German Valley.
Posted: 04/07/2006 - Some exterior walls are now up for a building that will soon house more than 500 new workers.
Updated: 04/20/2006 - Criminals are using the Internet more and more to go fishing and plenty of victims seem to be going for the bait, hook line and sinker.
Updated: 04/06/2006 - A Belvidere business is looking for 100 new employees.
Posted: 04/06/2006 - April 11 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., 1208 Logan Ave., Belvidere.
Posted: 04/06/2006 - Next fall's incoming freshmen at the University of Illinois' two largest campuses will be asked to pay 9.5 percent more in tuition than this year's class.
Updated: 04/06/2006 - Aldermen and residents come together to enhance the look of Loves Park.