Taxes. Yuck! We all hate them. The dislike grows even stronger when we get served more taxes too. For those in Winnebago county you may be getting more as Illinois regional airports, including Rockford's, is seeking to have the power to do so.
Brr....It's so colder than cold and not good for a person to be out long in the freezing temperatures. Winnebago and Boone County have both opened several warming centers for individuals to get out of these cold temperatures and warm up.
We were told by Winnebago County Sheriff Gary Caruana that having to chop $4.3 million from his department would mean plenty of layoffs and cutbacks. The "bag ban" that begins Monday, October 23rd at the Winnebago County Courthouse is an example.