Scouts, Legion lay flags at Fairview in scaled-back event

Scouts, Legion lay flags at Fairview in scaled-back event

North Central region positivity rate dips, remains on track for Phase 3

North Central region positivity rate dips, remains on track for Phase 3

IDPH announces 2,352 new cases of COVID-19, 75 deaths on Saturday

IDPH announces 2,352 new cases of COVID-19, 75 deaths on Saturday

National Weather Service issues tornado watch until 8 p.m.

National Weather Service issues tornado watch until 8 p.m.

Family turns grief into gratitude after losing 2 loved ones to coronavirus

Family turns grief into gratitude after losing 2 loved ones to coronavirus

School board president says DeKalb District 428 aims for interim superintendent in June

School board president says DeKalb District 428 aims for interim superintendent in June

Reopen guide available for all DeKalb County businesses

Reopen guide available for all DeKalb County businesses

Good news: Diaper drive in McHenry a big success

Daily, local and breaking news for McHenry County, Illinois - Northwest Herald ... The Diaper Bank…

Cellist Thomas Cappaert to perform during Westminster live-stream service Sunday

Cellist Thomas Cappaert to perform during Westminster live-stream service Sunday

In-person classes, single dorm rooms, no large lectures: how NIU is planning for Fall amid COVID-19

In-person classes, single dorm rooms, no large lectures: how NIU is planning for Fall amid COVID-19

Illinois lawmakers eying $41 billion budget with $5 billion in borrowing

In observance of the Memorial Day holiday, the Northwest Herald newspaper will not be published May…

RRVBC launches myRRVBC App

ROCKFORD — The Rock River Valley Blood Center recently launched its myRRVBC app, which can help…

Illinois State Toll Highway Authority to begin repair work

ROCKTON — The Illinois State Toll Highway Authority will begin repair work on Rockton Road Bridge…

Rep. Joe Sosnowski offers summer reading program

ROCKFORD — U.S. Rep. Joe Sosnowski, R-Rockford, will offer his 10th annual summer reading program, Reading…

Accolades

GraduatesThe University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences in Lexington: Carly Zuba of Rockford and…

Re/Max of Rock Valley presents check to Oregon Chamber, city

OREGON — Re/Max of Rock Valley recently presented a check of $2,500 to the Oregon Chamber…

United Way provides grants to agencies

ROCKFORD — United Way of Rock River Valley recently announced that almost $250,000 from its COVID-19…

Barnstormer Distillery announces rebranding

ROCKFORD — Barnstormer Distillery, formerly Grant View Distillery, recently announced a major rebranding to align its…

Stateline Chamber waives dues for new members

ROSCOE — The Stateline Chamber has waived all new member dues for members in 2020.The initiative…

OrthoIllinois doctor partners with students for presentation

ROCKFORD — OrthoIllinois’ Dr. Brian Bear recently partnered with University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford…

Project First Rate hires new director

ROCKFORD — Project First Rate, a nonprofit labor-management association for the union construction industry in eight…