Before this morning's announcement by President Biden that the United States would stop purchasing Russian oil, the national average for a gallon of gas was $4.06, which is 45 cents more than a week ago, 62 cents more than a month ago and $1.30 more than a year ago.
A rail service is always talked about for Rockford. A candidate running for Illinois state rep doesn't just want to talk about it, she's collecting signatures to open the study to bring a rail service here to Rockford.
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.
If you live in Boone County there is a real good chance your last name is Anderson, Rodriguez or Johnson, but you will have to keep up with the Garcia's, the Browns and the Martinez's. The list is out of the most common last names of residents of Boone County.