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The Rockford Blog
Harlan Jefferson: Black History Month Music Festival: Rock Valley College will host a music festival in honor of Black History Month on Wednesday, February 13th, 2013 in the Student Center Atrium (main campus).
Amateur sports complex coming to Rockford in 2014: Former Ingersoll building will be filled as a sports complex in fall 2014 on the Rock River in downtown Rockford.
Arts & Culture
Rockford’s Brian Hampton Photography: Brian Hampton is a wildlife photographer from Rockford, Illinois. This CNN video expresses his passion for wildlife and photography, as well as his intent on living a life of giving by using his pictures to fund raise for a number of charities. (Video)
Business & Government
Rockford passes budget with geo-policing amendment: Alderman pass a budget for 2013 that will split the police department into thirds. (Video)
City of Rockford awarded Special Achievement Award: McClure Engineering Associates as well as the City of Rockford is awarded by the Illinois Chapter of the American Council of Engineering Companies for our Riverwalk design.
Repairing Rockford Schools: Corina Curry of the Rockford Register Star discusses minimizing design fees in order to save money for real repairs in our Rockford schools.
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