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Rockton Police Have a ‘Yeti’ in Custody

It's always fun to get a reminder that local Police Officers are having a little fun.

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Christian Slater’s Rockton Wedding

Over the holiday weekend social media was all abuzz after Christian Slater admitted he got married last Christmas at Copperstone Inn in Rockton, IL.

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So Many Apple Orchards, So Little Time

I am an apple-loving guy. I start each and every day with apple juice, and on average, I consume 5-7 apples per week. Year round, no matter the season, our house is always fully supplied with apples. Even though I'm constantly in an apple mood, like many people, when this season rolls around, I feel and hear the call of the apple orchards.

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Major Weekend Road Closure Scheduled In Rockton

If you're traveling in Rockton this weekend, you might need to find an alternate route through town.

According to a press release, the Illinois Department of Transportation is set to close the Hononegah Road bridge over IL-2 in Rockton...

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Will Eating Grilled Meats Give You Cancer?

Perhaps you've read about various studies linking grilled meats to potentially cancer-causing compounds. Are you worried every time you wants burgers, brats, and hot dogs that you might be contributing to your early death...

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New Hospital Campus Planned For I-90 and Riverside

Officials with MercyRockford Health System have unveiled plans for a massive expansion project in Rockford.

The provider, formed by the merger of Mercy Health System and Rockford Health System in January of 2015, will set out to construct a second campus on 263 acres at the intersection of East Riverside Boulevard and Interstate 90...

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Bret Michaels in Rockton
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Brews and BBQ Festival To Feature Bret Michaels

Brews and BBQ is set to make its debut Sept. 5 at Settler's Park in Rockton and it's bringing along a world-class rock act as part of the entertainment.

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Kids Rule at Kidabaloo 2015 [VIDEO]

They played, danced, bounced and had a whole lot of fun at Kidabaloo Feb. 28 at the Hononegah High School dome in Rockton.

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Rockton House Fire Kills 1, Injures 1

ROCKTON, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a 58-year-old Rockton woman was killed trying to save vehicles from a burning garage at her home.

Anita Specht was found dead in a vehicle following the Thursday blaze...

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Rockton Officials Say Abandoned Paper Mill Is a Hazard

ROCKTON, Ill. (AP) — A Rockton paper mill that closed in 2008 has been ruled a public health hazard by local officials.

Village trustees voted unanimously Tuesday to adopt a resolution that declares the Sonoco Products Company plant is in violation of city code...

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