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Illinois farmers have a record corn crop on their hands, but rain and wet weather are hampering their efforts to get it out of the fields. As of Sunday, only 35-percent of the crop has been picked, be...more>>
This morning I spoke with Steve about the Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event taking place this Saturday on West Pines Road just outside of Oregon. Take a listen!.... [audio:Rypkema.mp3]Steve ...more>>
Governor Quinn and Bruce Rauner are spending big bucks in their efforts to win in November. The latest campaign finance reports show that Quinn put out more than 15-million-dollars between July and Se...more>>
There will be an 18th Annual Lincoln Highway Heritage Festival in Rochelle next year. The board met last night and decided to move forward with the 2015 event. Several thousand people attended the fe...more>>
Rochelle Elementary Superintendent Todd Prusator The Rochelle elementary board heard a report last night dealing with the financial status in the district. They approved the fiscal year 2014 audit as...more>>
Black voters are critical in this year's governor's race and the two top candidates know it. Governor Quinn and Republican Bruce Rauner both made strong pitches to win the voters over during last nigh...more>>
City officials in Oregon last night approved a proposal to spend $6,000 to pay for fuel expenses for the ATS Ambulance Service. The money will go for calls within the city limits. The $6,000 is the e...more>>
This morning, spoke with Theresa Crystal about this Fridays RAWC event coming to the First Presbyterian church in Rochelle.... [audio:TheresaCrystal.mp3]Theresa Crystal[/audio]...more>>
Cell phone taxes in Illinois are among the highest in the nation. The Tax Foundation reports people are paying nearly 16-percent in state and local tax rates. It gets even worse in Chicago, where near...more>>
Hillcrest Village President Kim Whalen plans to run for a 2nd term in office. She will make it official during a ceremony at Powers Park on Thursday morning at 9. If the weather is bad, the event wil...more>>
A report commissioned by Exelon Nuclear says there would be a severe economic impact for the surrounding community if the Clinton nuclear plant were to shut down. Exelon says there are no plans to clo...more>>
This morning, I spoke with Janet Stewart, Marketing Coordinator for Rochelle Community Hospital about many of the community events that RCH has coming up. Take a listen here!... [audio:JanetStewartRC...more>>
The board for the Lincoln Highway Heritage Festival is scheduled to meet this evening at 5:30 as they talk about the event for 2015. The gathering will take place in the Baldwin Room of the Hickory G...more>>
The election is just three weeks away and there's still no clear indication on who'll be the next governor of Illinois. Democratic Governor Quinn is in a tough race with Republican Bruce Rauner. They'...more>>
A Poplar Grove man has died from injuries following a single vehicle crash in Lee County last Friday morning. 56-year old David Bullard was pronounced dead at a Rockford Hospital. Sheriff's police r...more>>
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