Posted: 11/24/2006 - Keeping kids healthy and happy in school.
Posted: 11/23/2006 - Thanksgiving is all about spending time with family, but how we define that family is up to us.
Posted: 11/22/2006 - When we think of addictions, we usually think of cigarettes, alcohol, or drugs. But those of us who depend upon a daily cup of coffee, may be nursing an addiction of our own and there are consequences to living in a caffeine nation.
Posted: 11/22/2006 - This county deputy serves, protects, and sometimes barks.
Posted: 11/21/2006 - A $20 million plan to renovate the MetroCentre is still alive tonight. The county board gave its OK, regardles of whether an AHL hockey team will play there.
Posted: 11/21/2006 - Next summer the city of Beloit will be the latest community to go smoke free.
Updated: 11/20/2006 - As we get ready to carve our Thanksgiving turkeys, Belvidere School District 100 has the less appetizing task of carving out huge chunks of change from it's budget. Since the district's referendum failed, a new high school might mean the end to some old programs.
Posted: 11/20/2006 - Roads are going to be a mess this week.
Posted: 11/19/2006 - After a week of public back and forth between the Rockford IceHogs' owners and their landlord, Centre Events, negotiations have stalled.
Posted: 11/18/2006 - Christmas came early for video game aficionados this weekend. First, the Playstation 3 was released. Tomorrow, Nintendo's long-awaited Wii goes on sale, and this means big bucks for area retailers.
Posted: 11/18/2006 - 112 cases of Chronic Wasting Disease in Illinois deer
Updated: 11/17/2006 - A Machesney park woman, 55 year old Alberta James got the prize of a lifetime. She cashed in her seven million dollar winning lottery ticket.