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Freezing Rain Advisory Issued For Rockford Area

The National Weather Service has issued a freezing rain advisory for tonight signaling possible hazardous driving conditions for the afternoon commute.

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Rockford Area Crime Stoppers Wanted Fugitives For Dec. 29

Rockford Area Crime Stoppers has released its latest list of people wanted by local law enforcement for alleged criminal activity.

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Winnebago County Sheriff’s Deputies Giving Free Rides This New Year’s Eve

Stay safe this New Year's Eve by having a designated driver, calling a cab or calling the Winnebago County Sheriff's Deputies.

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Dogs available at Winnebago County Animal Shelter
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Winnebago County Animal Shelter’s Longest Resident Needs Christmas Miracle

Meet Ziggy. This tan pit bull terrier who is described as "silly" has been at Winnebago County Animal Services' shelter longer than any other dog at the facility.

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Perryville Road Bridge Will Open this Friday, Finally

We can all breath a sigh of relief. The Perryville Road bridge will open this Friday, finally!

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September is National Preparedness Month

This year’s national theme for September is “Don’t Wait, Communicate. Make your Emergency Plan Today,” and the Winnebago County Health Department would like to suggest that you and your family use the opportunity to discuss your family's emergency plan.

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If You’re Hitting the Road this Weekend, You’ll Like the Gas Prices

If you're planning on doing some driving over Labor Day weekend, it's kind of a good news/bad news scenario. Prices are a little up from a month ago, but they're considerably lower than they were last year at this time.

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Flashing Left Turn Signals to be Installed in Winnebago County
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Flashing Left Turn Signals to be Installed in Winnebago County

Have you ever seen a flashing yellow arrow when driving? Do you know what a flashing yellow arrow means? Winnebago County residents will soon see them popping up on traffic signals in the very near future.

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Winnebago County Animal Services says “Free Your Mind: Free a Pet”

If it were up to my daughter Molly, Winnebago County Animal Services (WCAS) would never have an animal in their care for more than one night, because my family would adopt them all. Unfortunately (or fortunately, if you're me), it's not up to Molly, and WCAS has plenty of animals that are ready to come live with you.

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Winnebago County Animal Services Needs Your Help

Spring and summer at Winnebago County Animal Services (WCAS) has been very, very busy. So much so, that I got a note this morning from our friend KD Urbellis, marketing and public relations specialist at WCAS, telling me that they're "bursting at the seams!"

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