I'm sure the very first question that comes to mind is "Where the h*** is Colp, Illinois?" Good question, but next time, let's watch the language. Colp, Illinois is almost exactly 367.2 miles south of Rockford, or about a 5 hour, 20 minute ride down I-39 to I-57.
Rockford's general election is Tuesday, April 4th, and early voting started at the Board of Elections office on March 17th, running through April 3rd. If you haven't been paying much attention to the candidates for the job of Rockford mayor, one of them stopped in this morning to let you know where he stands, and to ask for your vote.
So, I'm sitting here in the office looking at an email from IllinoisPolicy about mayoral salaries here in Illinois, and I'm starting to think that perhaps I've made a vocational error. I'm learning that some of Illinois' mayors are among the highest-payed mayors in the entire world.
In case you weren't paying attention yesterday morning, Thursday was Groundhog Day, the one day a year that we Americans come to our senses, stop paying attention to computers, forecasts, and maps, and let a sleepy, harassed rodent tell us how to dress for the next 6 weeks.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is pledging to take a new approach to a big spike in pension costs, ongoing gang violence and negotiating with unions that spent millions trying to defeat him.
Emanuel won a second term Tuesday over Cook County Commissioner Jesus 'Chuy' Garcia...
In the March edition of ‘Ask the Mayor,’ Rockford Mayor Larry Morrissey was asked about his recent comments about the possibility of laying off police officers if local funding from Springfield is cut without police & fire pension reforms.
For his 10th Annual State of the City address, Rockford Mayor Larry Morrissey is shaking up the format and venue for the event.
The 2015 State of the City address will take place Thursday, March 5, starting at 6 p.m. Doors will open at 5 p...