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Grab a Good Book, Along With Fishing Poles & Tackle at Cherry Valley Pubic Library

Some things in life were just meant to go together. Things like summer and BBQ, open windows and cool breezes, movies and popcorn, and of course, books and fishing. Wait...what?

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The Wall That Heals Will be in Sycamore Next Week

For those who are unfamiliar with it,The Wall That Heals is a 250-foot-long replica of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C., and bears the names of more than 58,000 men and women who died serving in the Vietnam war.

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Aurora Sets World Record with Wayne’s World Headbanging

Admit it, you've probably done it. You were in the car when "Bohemian Rhapsody" came on the radio, and at a certain part in the song, you let the headbanging rip just like they did in "Wayne's World."

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Rockford Has Some Awesome Fireworks, But Japan Holds the Record for the Biggest

If you're a lover of fireworks (and really, how could you not be?), you know that we've got it pretty good here in the Rockford area. You've got all kinds of spots that will be filling the skies with color and sound. Rockford, Loves Park, Machesney Park, Cherry Valley, Byron, Durand, and so many more are all going to deliver big this Independence Day.

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Maine Attraction water ski show team performs at Number One Pond in Sanford
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Happy 50th Anniversary to the Ski Broncs!

In case you weren't already aware, one of the Rockford/Loves Park/Machesney Park area's greatest groups is turning 50 this year. Not a musical group, but a super-talented and dedicated group of water skiers who've been delighting audiences with free shows every summer.

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Singer and Hononegah Grad Danielle Juhre May be the Next Big Thing

23 year old Hononegah grad Danielle Juhre is on a roll. She's been singing to great acclaim for several years at lots of local events, now performing at this Friday's Rockford City Market, Saturday at Franchesco's, then it's on to a little get-together known as Milwaukee's Summerfest.

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Rock River Valley Blood Center Needs Your Help Heading Into the Holiday Weekend

At the Rock River Valley Blood Center (RRVBC), they're always in need of donors. As the primary supplier of blood and blood products to our entire region, the RRVBC needs a steady supply of blood donors to meet the huge demand. In summertime, that demand is even greater.

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Grab Your Bike and Head Downtown Saturday for the River District 12

It looks like it's going to be a good weather weekend, so why not take advantage of Mother Nature's good mood and get to know Rockford's River District?

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Chamber President Einar Forsman Joined Us to Talk About Rockford’s Women in Business

Once every month or so, Rockford Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Einar Forsman joins us to talk business in the Rockford area, along with letting us know about some of the cool events that the Chamber has coming up.

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The Holbourne Musuem Unveils A New Bruce Munro Light Installation
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Rockford is Seeing the Light at Nicholas Conservatory and Gardens

A while back, I told you that the Rockford Park District was looking for a big volunteer effort to put together what promised to be an astoundingly cool exhibit called "Bruce Munro-Light."

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