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Food Hub in DeKalb County Would Help Farmers Connect

Posted: 05/07/2015 - DEKALB, Ill. -- Organizers in DeKalb County are planning a packing and distribution center for fresh produce grown by local farmers. The (DeKalb) Daily Chronicle reports the facility would be known as a "food hub," and it would be the first in northern Illinois.

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Nursing Home Opposed to Medicaid Cuts

Posted: 05/06/2015 - Nursing home residents and families are protesting proposed Medicaid cuts in next year’s budget that could force facilities to close.

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Tourism Bureau Celebrates 30 Years

Posted: 05/06/2015 - An idea on how to grow the Rockford region three decades ago has now blossomed into a full-blown industry churning hundreds of millions of dollars in the local economy.

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Fairdale Calling for Tornado Sirens

Updated: 05/06/2015 - Some families in Fairdale are concerned for their safety and are wondering what the county plans on doing to ease their fears.

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New Additions Coming to Freeport Lincoln Mall

Posted: 05/06/2015 - A Stateline mall has seen its share of ups and downs, and now owners are trying to get it back to its prominent days by adding several new additions.

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Marijuana Fine Bill Passes Senate Committee

Posted: 05/06/2015 - SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- An Illinois Senate committee has approved legislation that would treat possession of small amounts of marijuana like a speeding ticket rather than a crime.

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Apartment Fire Contained To One Unit

Posted: 05/06/2015 - ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- A fire at a Rockford apartment building was contained to just one unit early Wednesday morning.

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IKEA Expands Crib Mattress Recall

Posted: 05/05/2015 - IKEA is expanding a recall of its crib mattresses because they could pose an entrapment risk to infants.

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Hotels Prepare for More Tourists

Updated: 05/05/2015 - The Winnebago County Regional Tourism Facility Board discussed plans for new Sportscore complexes and what type of impact those plans will have on the Stateline.

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