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Rockford’s Laser Quest closes permanently

ROCKFORD -- The COVID-19 pandemic has claimed another Rockford business. Laser Quest, 293 Executive Parkway, announced on Facebook Tuesday that is now closed permanently. "As much as we wanted to re-open, the COVID-19 pandemic and the…

CDC removes erroneous post about airborne COVID-19 transmission

ATLANTA – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday removed updated COVID-19 airborne transmission guidance that it says was “posted in error.” The transmission guidance was updated on the CDC’s website on Friday, and said…

Rockford announces second round of COVID-19 relief loans

ROCKFORD -- The City of Rockford will offer another round of Community and Economic Development micro-enterprise loans this month. Sept. 14-18, business owners with five or fewer employees  may apply for the program that allows for a…

Free COVID-19 testing site open in Belvidere

BELVIDERE -- The State of Illinois Department of Public Health and the Boone County Health Department will be sponsoring a free temporary drive-through and walk-up COVID-19 testing site in the Boone County Administrative Campus parking lot,…