Rockford - farmers are preparing to ship crops across country after an anticipated record harvest season. But those sending their crops by train may be derailed by a growing problem. Crude oil is competition with grain for railroad use, and Senator Dick Durbin says there are not enough trains for both to transport goods efficiently. Durbin says “In the northern
"We're having a real good time." (see attached video) Thousands enjoyed the music at the 62nd annual Labor Day Parade. From high school bands, to local unions, and city leaders. Dozens of different acts marched the streets. For many residents this parade is a family tradition. Dora Rockwell says this is her tenth time going. "We come every year for this parade we wouldn't miss it.
ROCKFORD- Stateliners of all ages were playing basketball on Labor Day at Davis Park. Parents are just happy to see kids getting together to have a good time. Stephanie Johnson, a Rockford mother says, “I think they’re having fun but they’re in it to win. So we’ll see some tempers going”. This is the second annual Hoopstars event. It was
The First Warn Weatherisk will be Moderate Labor Day evening with a few scattered showers and even a rumble of thunder moving through. Skies dry out overnight. We'll call it partly cloudy with lows in the low 60s. The forecast is picture perfect for Tuesday with mostly sunny skies and highs right around 80°. For more on your forecast and
WTVO/WQRF -- You may want to think twice before putting a slice of cheese on your burger this Labor Day. Kraft is recalling more than 7000 cases of Kraft American Singles. The cheese may not necessarily be dangerous to eat, but because a supplier used "out-of-standard storage temperatures" for one of its ingredients, the company is issuing the recall as
Stateliners of all ages got to shoot some hoops at Davis Park. But it was more than just a game for them, since many wouldn't normally get the chance to participate.
Rockford- Thousands enjoyed the music at the 62nd annual labor day parade. From high school bands, to local unions, and city leaders.