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Rockford Teenager Dies Suddenly From Flu Complications

13-year-old Lincoln Middle School student Madelyn Grobe passed away in her sleep on Friday, February 24 while at home battling the flu. Madelyn suffered from a rare disease called Addison's Disease, and that combined with battling the flu, was more than her body could handle. Madelyn's family is now dealing with the devastating and unexpected loss, but also trying to find a way to pay for Madelyn's funeral expenses, and they need this community's support.

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Rockford’s Extended Spring Forecast Looks Very Soggy

February in Rockford has been one for the record books. I have enjoyed its unseasonably warm temperatures thoroughly, but I can't help but wonder, what's Spring got in store for us? 

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It’s Risky Being A Pizza Delivery Driver In Rockford

It's risky work being a pizza delivery driver in Rockford.

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Popular Rockford Breakfast Restaurant Closing Soon

Another one bites the dust.

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Heartless Thieves Take Irreplaceable Memories North of Rockford

It's always hard to say goodbye to family pet. Most owners keep something special to them to keep their pet's visible forever. You won't believe what was stolen from a Janesville family.

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Here’s How You Can Get on the Illinois ‘Do Not Call’ List

Tired of those annoying phone calls? Us, too. Here's how you can stop them.

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Chance For Rockford Swedes To Be On Reality Show

There is a chance to be on a reality show in Sweden for people from Rockford with Swedish Heritage.

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Powerball Lottery Reaches Third Highest Jackpot
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Tonight’s Powerball Jackpot Might be the 10th Largest in the Game’s History

If you're anything like me, and I know I am--you'd love to win the lottery. However, the problem with my desire to be a lottery winner is the fact that I never buy a ticket. Okay, maybe never is not quite right. I bought a Powerball ticket once, when the jackpot went over a billion dollars. Since you're reading this now, you've probably surmised that I didn't win. I guess I only play when we get into record-breaking territory.

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Rockford’s Warm February Weather is Putting Plants at Risk

Spring-like temperatures in February isn't just confusing to us, it's confusing to plants as well. If a jaunt around your yard reveals several plant bulbs springing to life about a month too early, protect them now before they get freeze damage soon.

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A Body Has Been Recovered at Rock Cut State Park

A body has been recovered at Rock Cut State Park; here's what we know so far.

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