Lincoln Laureates to Celebrate in the Forest City

At the 1964 New York World’s Fair, brilliant minds conceived the idea of having an annual recognition ceremony for outstanding Illinosians. This year, the Lincoln Academy convenes in Rockford for the first time in nearly 50 years.

Rockford Mayor Tom McNamara: Vote for Home Rule

As this year’s primary elections approach, Rockford-area voters are being asked to make a big commitment to the region’s future. What is home rule, and how can it open opportunities for prosperity?