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Klehm Arboretum receives technology grant

ROCKFORD -- Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden announced last week that it has been awarded a grant in the amount of $13,913 as part of the Smartphone Tour Pilot Program. The funds come from the Dr. Courtney J. and Margaret Hutchins…

Men rescued from ice floating down Rock River

ROCKFORD -- Crews from the Rockford Fire Department rescued two men from a slab of ice floating down the Rock River Monday. According to a tweet, crews began the rescue at around 2:15 p.m., near the Jefferson Street Bridge. As the…

Midway Village Museum welcomes new board leadership

ROCKFORD -- Midway Village Museum on Thursday announced two members of its board of directors. The museum said in a release that Paul Logli and Mark Tomlinson will help support the nonprofit’s work to collect, preserve and educate the…