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Credit union opens inside Guilford High School

ROCKFORD -- More than 20 students at a Rockford high school do not have to leave the school to get paid as local credit union workers. What was a classsroom next to the cafeteria soon is now a credit union within Guilford High School,…

Diocese adds school to consolidation plan

ROCKFORD -- The Catholic Diocese of Rockford on Monday added St. Edward School to its upcoming 2019-20 school consolidation plan that includes a yet-to-be-named multi-parish school. A fourth school, St. Edward School, 3020 11th St., is…

It’s BOGO kitten time

ROCKFORD - It's time to adopt a kitten, says the staff at Winnebago County Animal Services. Winnebago County animal shelter is bursting at the seams with feline friends. And while they provide hours of laughter, the kittens are…

Eroding protection under the law

When Congress enacted the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) in 1967, the law was treated as something of an addendum to the Civil Rights Act, which had been passed three years earlier and banned bias on the basis of race, gender,…