Homes and businesses in the area are under a boil order until the water quality is able to drink. Freeport city officials say that could be as early as Sunday night, but more information will be given once that happens.
The first step for the public to receive their COVID-19 vaccine is a pre-registration link that dropped on the Winnebago County Health Department’s website over the weekend, and 4,500 people are already in line.
A candlelight vigil is held to honor and pray for all affected by the December 26th mass shooting at Don Carter Lanes in Rockford. 3 people were killed and 3 others were injured as a result of the shooting.
Deputy Rosenkranz was out of the vehicle and only received minor injuries from flying debris. However, K9 Loki was in the vehicle at the time of the accident and was transported to an Emergency Vet Clinic in Rockford where K9 Loki later passed away.
In unanimous fashion, the Rock Valley College board of trustees approves a plan to offer free tuition to 300 students in the region who plan to take classes at the school’s new advanced technology center.
The money will be used to fund the newest partnership between the Rockford Promise scholarship program and Northern Illinois University allowing some students to go college without having to pay tuition.
Those predictions, however, are merely forecasts and not guarantees. “While SWPC forecasters are fairly confident in CME arrival at Earth, timing and geomagnetic storm intensity are less certain,” the center wrote in its alert. The timing must be perfect and the sky must be in the clearest conditions possible in order to even have a chance to see the lights.