Winnebago County NEWS BRIEFS

Youth Sports for Tots registration now open Registration is underway for Rockford Park District’s summer Youth Sports Tots Camp for children ages 3-5. Campers will be introduced to a new sport each themed practice session, with activities designed to keep…

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SUPER MOON!

A view of the oversized moon last weekend taken in the country southeast of Rockford in Kane County.  A supermoon is the coincidence of a full moon with the closest approach the Moon makes to the Earth on its elliptical…

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Animal Welfare Act Amended

Photo Courtesy of the Office of Governor Pat Quinn   by Ryan Martin   On August 2nd Governor Pat Quinn signed House Bill 4410 into law, which amends Illinois’ Animal Welfare Act and increases the penalties for those who violate…

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The Life of Riley: Chaos

by Jerry Riley   The national news media is again focusing on the world’s problems, highlighted by the downing of the airline in the UK. They are blaming our President for not reacting properly. I’ve said this before, and, my…

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