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Massive Blizzard Hits New England
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Remember When We Used to Get Snow in the Rockford Area?

I don't know what it's like around your house, but being married to a snow-worshipper has been kind of tough for me this winter. My wife Amy has not been pleased at all with our lack of something for her to shovel. "Is it ever going to snow agaaaaaaaaaaaaaain?" she whined/growled the other night.

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Rockford Police Are Trying to Reduce Serious Crashes

On Tuesday of this week, you may have noticed an increased Rockford Police presence in theĀ areas of Charles Street from 9th Street to Parkside Drive and Broadway from 9th Street to Alpine Road. You may have even met the police up-close-and-personal.

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Chance For Rockford Swedes To Be On Reality Show

There is a chance to be on a reality show in Sweden for people from Rockford with Swedish Heritage.

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Up For Some Winter Golf? Head For Elliot Golf Course Through Friday

If you're one of the many who received new golf equipment of some sort for Christmas, you're probably jonesing for the chance to get out and test that stuff out. The Rockford Park District's Elliot Golf Course is ready and waiting for you right now.

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Rockford’s Warm February Weather is Putting Plants at Risk

Spring-like temperatures in February isn't just confusing to us, it's confusing to plants as well. If a jaunt around your yard reveals several plant bulbs springing to life about a month too early, protect them now before they get freeze damage soon.

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A Body Has Been Recovered at Rock Cut State Park

A body has been recovered at Rock Cut State Park; here's what we know so far.

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Seeing Bad Behavior on Rockford’s Streets? It May Be a Millennial

Both my kids are (depending on the chart you look at) millennials, that group of Americans that are constantly (usually with good reason) excoriated for narcissism, bad manners, lack of respect, inability to deal with things that don't go their way, etc. Now, according to Chicago AAA, they're the worst-behaved drivers on our roads.

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I Saw a Rockford Dog Doing This Over the Weekend

In the interests of full disclosure, my wife Amy and I don't take our dog Lucy for a ride in the car unless it's absolutely, positively necessary. Why? Lucy hates being in the car, doesn't like to see other cars, is upset by other dogs riding in cars, and basically loses her anxiety-ridden mind at anyone and everything she sees. In a nutshell, we'd rather road-trip with the car full of angry hornets with the windows up.

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A Low Cost Animal Wellness Clinic is Coming to Rockford

We all love our fur babies, but keeping them healthy can be a big hit to our pocketbooks. That is why Cherry Valley Feed and Supply will be hosting a low cost animal wellness clinic on March 10, and appointments for the event are being taken now.

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U.S. Synchronized Skating Championship is Coming to Rockford

Given the amount of incredibly accomplished skaters that Rockford has produced over the years, it's fair to say that Rockford is a skating town. Well, this skating town is about to get a treat.

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