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Play tells story of Boone County explorer with an all-female cast

An upcoming play in Rockford will use an all-female cast to tell the story of John Wesley Powell, an explorer with ties to Boone County, Illinois.

The Beach Boys will pay a visit to Rockford next year. You can catch The Beach Boys on March 1, 2020 at the Coronado Performing Arts Center.

A proposed bill would require all CBD products sold in Illinois to meet testing requirements set by the state Department of Agriculture.

An Illinois lawmaker recently filed a bill calling for the reinstatement of the death sentence in the state. Illinois abolished the death penalty in 2011.

Police: 3-year-old boy shot in head on Chicago's south side

Some states honoring indigenous people instead of Columbus

A drier week with frosty nights and a temperature flip

Miss Carly's hosts its first fundraiser extravaganza

Secondhand Clothes Con celebrates plus-size fashion

Enjoying the fun of the season with Autumn at the Arboretum

Fall Didley Craft Show displays seasonal decorations

Indigenous Peoples' Day honors America's firsts

Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs comes to Rockford

Pickup truck crashes through garage roof in town of Beloit

Officer who shot naked man in Georgia found not guilty

Jaimie Cox Memorial Fund hosts second annual fundraising run and walk

Feed My Starving Children receives one millionth meal in Belvidere

Search for abducted 3-year-old Alabama girl expands to neighboring states

Pregnant mom says mall security tackled her following brawl incident

National Fossil Day brings historical fun to Rockford

Girl, 10, dies after being flung from N.J. festival ride

Japan looks for missing after typhoon kills dozens

Texas officer who killed black woman in her own home should be fired, charged, family says

Siblings couldn’t find dying father when Mich. hospital listed him as ‘John Doe’

Ex-National Security Council official testifying to Congress

NY Times: Violent meme showing Trump shooting media, political opponents shown at Trump resort

Students claim Pa. high school allowed pro-life cupcakes but prevented LGBT club

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