Rockford, Illinois News

Rockford’s Discovery Center wins Tripadvisor award

ROCKFORD – Discovery Center Museum is a 2020 Travelers’ Choice award-winner. Based on a full year of Tripadvisor reviews, prior to any changes caused by the pandemic, award winners are known for consistently receiving great traveler…

Winnebago County Board approves property tax hike

ROCKFORD -- Property taxes in Winnebago County will see an increase Oct. 1. The county board, on Thursday, approved a fiscal year 2021 budget that includes a measure to increase the levy to the highest level allowed under state law. The…

Bears legend Gale Sayers dead at 77

CHICAGO  — Former Chicago Bears running back Gale Sayers, a member of the Pro Football Hall, has died. He was 77. Nicknamed "The Kansas Comet" Sayers died Wednesday. He suffered from dementia. "Football fans know well Gale's many…