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Harlem to premiere documentary about first African American graduate  Rockford Register Star

MACHESNEY PARK — Harlem High School's first African American graduate received her diploma in 1931, and on Wednesday her story will finally be told.



Harlem High to host Special Olympics Spring Games  Rockford Register Star

MACHESNEY PARK — The 2019 Special Olympics Region A Spring Games will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 4 at Harlem High School, 1 Husky Circle.



New Harlem football coach aims for state title  Rockford Register Star

MACHESNEY PARK — Bob Moynihan preaches toughness, togetherness, adaptability and being extraordinary.And Harlem's new football coach says a school ...



In death, transgender teen still shapes Harlem culture  Rockford Register Star

Liam Burdick helped high school become a state leader in support for LGBTQ students.



Machesney Park dam meeting mitigates flood concerns, complaints  Rockford Register Star

MACHESNEY PARK — About a half dozen uniformed deputies along with Winnebago County Sheriff Gary Caruana attended an informational meeting ...



Harlem won't 'mothball' former freshman campus - News  Rockford Register Star

MACHESNEY PARK — Harlem School District leaders are looking for ways to use the high school's former ninth grade building. In February, the district ...



Harlem Veteran Project 2019 Gala set for May 11 - News  Rockford Register Star

MACHESNEY PARK — The Harlem Veteran Project 2019 Gala will be held at 4 p.m. May 11 at Harlem High School, 1 Huskie Circle.For two years, 24 students ...



Dvorak tournament at Harlem High School features 37 wrestling teams from around the Midwest  MyStateline.com

Dvorak tournament at Harlem High School features 37 wrestling teams from around the Midwest, including Illinois, Ohio, Missouri, and Wisconsin.



Underdogs no more: Harlem goes for second regional title in 44 years  Rockford Register Star

MACHESNEY PARK — Harlem coach Mike Winters doesn't want his team to feel the pressure to win the school's second boys basketball regional title in 44 ...



Model from Machesney Park finds success as she battles with epilepsy  WREX-TV

MACHESNEY PARK (WREX) – A Machesney Park native is taking the modeling world by storm. Jessica Stewart travels the world posing in ads for major brands ...



Harlem High School teacher encourages independent thinking  WREX-TV

Eric Junco allows students to pick topics to debate and discuss in his English class.



Harlem names Moynihan new head football coach  MyStateline.com

Harlem High School has a new head football coach. The Harlem School Board has approved the hiring of Robert Moynihan.



Hobbled Harlem loses close game - Sports  Rockford Register Star

MACHESNEY PARK — New Lenox Lincoln-Way West started to dominate the line of scrimmage in the second quarter of its Class 7A football playoff game at ...



10 years later, Harlem Veteran Project still churning out docs, empathy  Rockford Register Star

MACHESNEY PARK — John Tuttle said he doesn't often bring up his Vietnam War experiences."It was something I didn't really talk about," said the 71-year-old ...



No justice in murder of Machesney Park man, family says  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — The mother of a Machesney Park man who was fatally shot by a family friend told a judge on Monday that the killer's 30-year prison sentence ...



It's about to be the best day ever for five area teachers  Rockford Register Star

The Golden Apple Foundation of Rockford makes its annual rounds Thursday to surprise five educators with the coveted Golden Apple Teacher Award.



Harlem to lean on its core 6 as it takes aim at NIC-10 title  Rockford Register Star

MACHESNEY PARK — The Harlem girls haven't won a NIC-10 conference title in a decade, but this year they're stacked, and they appear ready to make a run ...



Rivals become friends at Harlem tennis camp - Sports  Rockford Register Star

MACHESNEY PARK — Harlem was one of NIC-10 boys champion Auburn's toughest competitors this spring. But in the summer, they are tennis friends, not ...



Auburn's turnaround season 'an absolute dream' - Sports  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — A year ago, Auburn was 1-17 in the NIC-10. This year, the Knights came within one run of tying their best record in 31 years. A 4-3 nine-inning ...



Harlem moves into 2nd place in NIC-10 - Sports  Rockford Register Star

MACHESNEY PARK — Harlem, coming off nine consecutive losing seasons, may not be used to winning, but the Huskies know how to protect a lead.Harlem ...



Harlem High School grad rolling with Hollywood film credits  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — After graduating from Northwestern University, Helix Gartner had two choices: Take a leap of faith on her Hollywood dreams or risk a life filled ...



Boylan beats Harlem to tie for 2nd - Sports  Rockford Register Star

MACHESNEY PARK — Harlem cut its turnovers in half from its last big NIC-10 showdown.It didn't matter.Harlem had 12 turnovers Wednesday — after having 25 ...



Rockford teen with liver failure makes the most of her time  WIFR

ROCKFORD, Ill (WIFR) -- After receiving a diagnosis that would change a person's life forever, one local high schooler is making the most of her last days.



Harlem edges NIC-10 baseball leader Hononegah - Sports  Rockford Register Star

MACHESNEY PARK — Hononegah seldom makes errors.But the Indians aren't perfect. Not in the field. And no longer in the NIC-10 baseball standings.Harlem ...



NIC-10 track and field: Katie Fare, Catie Daily throw Harlem into title contention  Rockford Register Star

MACHESNEY PARK — The Harlem Huskies, led by one of the most dominant throw crews in the state, hauled in the NIC-10 indoor girls track and field title in ...



Parker's 37 points, 10 steals lead East over Harlem - Sports  Rockford Register Star

MACHESNEY PARK — From his first start, when Sincere Parker poured in 31 points in East's season opener, the 6-foot-3 junior established himself as one of ...



Harlem High School welding students donate grill to VFW  WIFR

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- Harlem High School delivered a custom-made grill to members of the VFW on 7th Street Saturday. The grill was made by the welding ...



Roscoe girl named top speller - News  Rockford Register Star

Avani Joshi of Roscoe Middle School is headed to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in May.



Grandfather Pleads For Help To Find Missing Harlem Freshman  q985online.com

The missing 14-year-old female was last seen within walking distance of the Harlem High School Ninth Grade Campus. According to the teen's grandfather, ...



UPDATE: Harlem High School teacher sentenced  WIFR

The Harlem High School teacher who admitted to having an ongoing romantic relationship with one of his students has been sentenced.



Top teachers: Golden Apple releases names of 20 finalists  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — The Golden Apple Foundation has released the names of 20 teachers from Winnebago and Boone counties who have been selected as finalists ...



260 area athletes qualify for Special Olympics Illinois Summer Games  Rockford Register Star

MACHESNEY PARK — The 2019 Special Olympics Illinois Region A Spring Games and soccer competition was held May 4 at Harlem High School with 260 ...



Boylan's best boys volleyball season ends in sectional semis  Rockford Register Star

MACHESNEY PARK — It was a historic boys volleyball season for Boylan, but the Titans fell short of their own heightened expectations.Barrington ended ...



Boylan students gift mural to veterans  WIFR

Boylan Catholic High School held its annual fine arts fair showcasing students' work. Twenty students gifted VFW Post Loves Park a mural.



NIC-10 baseball and softball standings: Top 5 in both sports same schools, led by Hononegah  Rockford Register Star

The NIC-10 baseball and softball standings look a lot alike a week and a half into the season. Hononegah is 4-0 in the conference in both sports and the top five ...



NFL alumni help raise funds for youth football program  WIFR

The Northern Illinois Spartans youth football program is set to debut in the fall. To help with the costs to fund the program, the team raised money at Rascals Bar ...



NIC-10 football previews: Explosive offense has Harlem thinking big  Rockford Register Star

MACHESNEY PARK — Jalon Benson may have been the best NIC-10 freshman ever, starting both ways as a receiver and defensive back for Harlem and ...



10 years later, family still grapples with pain of Amanda Kordich's death  Rockford Register Star

LOVES PARK — Amanda Kordich was about three weeks away from beginning her senior year at Harlem High School when she got off work on July 28, 2008, ...



Former Harlem, Rock Valley softball star Olivia Fluehr goes pro  Rockford Register Star

Olivia Fluehr thought her days of playing competitive softball were over after completing her senior season at Graceland University this past spring. But to her ...



Harlem students present Harlem-Roscoe firefighters with amazing custom grill  MyStateline.com

ROSCOE, Ill. (WTVO) — This could be the best gift ever: On Wednesday, June 26th, Students from Harlem High School's welding class presented ...



'Swede' Pearson remembered as innovator at Harlem - Sports  Rockford Register Star

Roland “Swede” Pearson passed away on July 9 in Sarasota, Florida, but he will be long remembered for the positive footprints he left behind at his alma matter ...



Community Foundation awards $264K in scholarships for 2019 - News  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — The Community Foundation of Northern Illinois awarded $264000 in college scholarships on Thursday to 135 students from across the region.



Updated NIC-10 basketball standings - Sports  Rockford Register Star

Here are my updated NIC-10 boys and girls basketball standings. Heading into Wednesday night's games, East remains unbeaten on the boys side and Boylan ...



Our View: Pride Month is almost over. What have we learned?  Rockford Register Star

LGBTQ people have always been with us, but for generations social pressure, and sometimes legal constraints, robbed them of the ability to be honest about ...



Future elementary school teachers honored - News  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — Winnebago County Retired Teachers Association honored several students with $10000 in college scholarship funds at a banquet Thursday.



Updated NIC-10 boys basketball stats: Sha'Den Clanton takes rebounding lead  Rockford Register Star

Harlem guard David Williams has climbed to within a point of East forward Sincere Parker for the NIC-10 scoring lead after pouring in 60 points in two regional ...



Photos: Photos: 2019 All Star Preps top honorees  Rockford Register Star

The Rockford Register Star and Freeport Journal-Standard named MVPs for 24 high school sports on Tuesday, June 25, 2019, during the annual All Star Preps ...



Man sentenced to life in prison for killing Machesney Park girl  WIFR

Michael Mernack was sentenced to life, plus 45 years, in prison for the death of a Machesney Park girl.



Officials dispute claims that Fordam Dam caused floods  Rockford Register Star

MACHESNEY PARK —When river levels rise here, some residents point blame at a dam downstream in Rockford.Some residents along the Rock River say ...



Roscoe neighborhood copes with severe floods - News  Rockford Register Star

ROSCOE — As floodwaters rose in Winnebago County, one neighborhood in Roscoe finds itself utterly surrounded by the Rock River with only boats available ...



Harlem school custodian to retire, gets cafeteria dedicated to him  Rockford Register Star

MACHESNEY PARK — It takes a special someone capable of cleaning up — with understated panache — a building for more than 600 3- to 6-year-olds.



Photos: Photos: Fred VanVleet through the years  Rockford Register Star

Rockford native Fred VanVleet reached the pinnacle of basketball success on Thursday, June 13, 2019, helping the Toronto Raptors earn their first NBA title.



Three of five Rockford-area school districts see graduation rates rise  Rockford Register Star

State test scores are a mixed bag this year, with some school districts seeing significant gains and others experiencing widespread declines. Rockford's results ...



Beloit Driver Who Killed Harlem High School Teen Out On Parole  MyStateline.com

The man convicted of driving drunk and killing a Harlem High School teen is out of prison.



Young American Awards: 'Go beyond yourself' - News  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — They are high achievers. They excel in the classroom and in the community. One is an aspiring veterinarian. Another plans to major in ...



Students from 29 schools compete in Science Olympiad - News  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — Teams representing 29 northern Illinois high schools and middle schools competed in Saturday's Regional Science Olympiad at Rock Valley ...



Grabbing the gold: athletes compete in Special Olympics events at Harlem High School  Rockford Register Star

MACHESNEY PARK — It's all about the bling.And for some athletes competing today in the Area 1 Spring Games for Special Olympics, the bright, shiny medal ...



Rockford Association for Minority Management celebrates $1 million in college scholarships  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — After 38 years of awarding scholarships to college-bound high school students, the Rockford Association for Minority Management hit a ...



Gender Neutral Bathrooms at Harlem High School  MyStateline.com

A gender neutral sign now sits by certain bathrooms near the gym at Harlem High School. It allows transgender students to use the facilities without having to ...



Harlem hurdler Kelsey Johnson has one leg, 'heart of a lion'  Rockford Register Star

MACHESNEY PARK — Kelsey Johnson has been leaping hurdles nearly her entire life, metaphorically speaking.But nowadays, the 14-year-old Harlem ...



Eric Setter is ready to fight blight — land bank style  Rockford Register Star

This article is part of Next Up, a special section published June 30 about the future leaders of the Rock River Valley. ROCKFORD — Eric Setter is in the driver's ...



Dakota upends Le-Win/Stockton, East KOs Harlem in key late duals  Rockford Register Star

While the East E-Rabs pulled away midway through and held on for a solid win over Harlem, one of its top NIC-10 wrestling foes this season, the Class 1A ...



RPS 205 fills school board vacancy  WIFR

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- The Rockford School Board has selected June Stanford to fill a school board vacancy. The School Board interviewed four community ...



Harlem High School students weld grill for combat veterans retreat in Tennessee  Rockford Register Star

There are 23 acres in forested Paris, Tennessee, where a foundation has been poured for the Darkhorse Lodge, a retreat for combat veterans constructed in ...



Byron bottles up QB Britton Morris, KOs North Boone  Rockford Register Star

POPLAR GROVE — Just like Byron's other opponents this season, North Boone was no match Friday for the Tigers.Even with Vikings quarterback Britton Morris, ...



Belvidere's Mera Moucharrafie wins regional spelling bee title  Rockford Register Star

MACHESNEY PARK — Nothing seemed to faze 13-year-old Mera Moucharrafie Wednesday night at the 35th annual Boone Winnebago Regional Spelling Bee, ...



Harlem deep in throwers for both boys, girls  Rockford Register Star

MACHESNEY PARK — Harlem girls track coach Scott Sholl has a NIC-10 title contender or two in both the shot put and the discus headed into Thursday's ...



Sister companies to add 100 manufacturing jobs in Rockford and Machesney Park  Rockford Register Star

A $7 million expansion of three factory buildings is unfolding at Hennig Inc. and Advance Machine & Engineering. MACHESNEY PARK — Roughly 100 ...



Remebering Amanda Kordich 10 years after she was killed by a drunk driver  WIFR

A local mother speaks out after her daughter is killed 10 years ago by a drunk driver.



Missing Machesney Park man found dead, suspect in custody  Rockford Register Star

MACHESNEY PARK — Winnebago County Sheriff's deputies found the body of a missing Machesney Park man early Wednesday morning. He was shot to ...



E-Rabs all-stater Sincere Parker transferring to Arizona  Rockford Register Star

East's Sincere Parker, a rare NIC-10 boys basketball all-stater, is leaving Rockford to play his senior season at AZ Compass Prep School, a nonprofit, tuition-free ...



Boylan High School holds open house for prospective students  WIFR

Representatives say there are a lot of opportunities for financial aid if anyone is hesitant because of the cost.



MVPs of 24 sports named at All Star Preps Best of Rock River Valley banquet  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — The Rockford Register Star and Journal-Standard's annual All Star Preps Best of Rock River Valley banquet at the BMO Harris Bank Center is ...



Freshman Hunter Scanlon powers East over Harlem - Sports  Rockford Register Star

MACHESNEY PARK — The game hung in the balance on Brandon Folk's first pitch.By the time he threw a second pitch Tuesday, East had all but clinched a ...



Save the dates: Here's when your child goes back to school  Rockford Register Star

Here is your guide to important back-to-school dates. Public school districts are listed in alphabetical order followed by private schools in alphabetical order.



Harlem pitcher brings a touch of Japan to the NIC-10  Rockford Register Star

MACHESNEY PARK — Takuma Kobayashi didn't want to leave Japan and play baseball in the NIC-10.The Harlem junior said he was scared before moving ...



Free flags for veterans' graves available in Loves Park  Rockford Register Star

LOVES PARK — More than 3000 U.S. flags are sprouting amid a dandelion-covered berm.The public can visit the Field of Honor Veterans Memorial, 1000 E.



Willowbrook Middle School students walk to learn about clean water  WIFR

One walking activity helped Willowbrook Middle Schools students recognize that Clean water isn't readily available for everyone in the world.



Dairy Depot owner John Elliott laid to rest  MyStateline.com

Friends and family said goodbye today to a Machesney Park ice cream shop owner who passed away.



Doug Livingston retires as Harlem's winningest baseball coach  Rockford Register Star

MACHESNEY PARK — Doug Livingston started — and finished — his Harlem coaching career atop the NIC-10.Livingston, 48, was honored Tuesday before a ...



Rock Cut Elementary School one of many Harlem schools to get safety improvements  Rockford Register Star

LOVES PARK — To enhance student security, several Harlem School District buildings are getting new classroom doors and entrances.Rock Cut Elementary ...



Jay Taft: Harlem coach Lyle Rich is the man behind the muscle  Rockford Register Star

Harlem had one state medalist in boys track-and-field history in the throws before Lyle Rich arrived in 2000.The Huskies have earned nine state medals in the ...



East record-setter Burnell accepts new role on loaded team  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — On. Dec. 28, Chris Burnell broke the longest-standing school scoring record in the NIC-10. And he had no idea.Because he never does.



Rockford spelling phenom Kodai Speich clinches third regional championship  Rockford Register Star

MACHESNEY PARK — There was no hiding the advantages Kodai Speich had over his competitors tonight at the Boone Winnebago Regional Spelling Bee.



Rockford-area Special Olympics athletes host Fall Games  Rockford Register Star

MACHESNEY PARK — More than 700 athletes came to the Rock River Valley to compete Saturday and Sunday in the Special Olympics Illinois Fall Games.



Machesney Park woman says ex-boyfriend killed her 16-year-old daughter, shot her mother in face  Freeport Journal-Standard

MACHESNEY PARK — A 16-year-old girl — Rebecca Finkenhofer — was fatally shot early today in an apartment, where her grandmother also was shot.



Top Bulldog  SaukValley.com

Prophetstown native excels in multiple sports in Special Olympics.



Five shining moments from the Special Olympics in Machesney Park  Rockford Register Star

MACHESNEY PARK — Each year, hundreds of athletes with intellectual and physical disabilities gather at Harlem High School for the Special Olympics.



Harlem student, 15, had congenital brain defect that led to death  Rockford Register Star

LOVES PARK — The family of Megan Angela Schultz didn't learn the teen had a congenital brain defect until after she slipped into a coma earlier this month.



Former Harlem H.S. Teacher Pleads Guilty  MyStateline.com

A former Harlem High School teacher admits to the sexual solicitation of a student.



Cameron Poole shows 'you can still compete as an athlete'  Rockford Register Star

Cameron Poole has his own swimming category.He doesn't use it, not until sectionals and state.The muscular Rockford Christian freshman was born with spina ...



Harlem veterans video project brings history to life  Rockford Register Star

Alice Nachampassack and Bill Goodwin are unlikely friends.Nachampassack is an 18-year-old senior at Harlem High School in Machesney Park. Goodwin is a ...



Date set for Fred VanVleet celebration in Rockford  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — NBA champion Fred VanVleet will be honored with a citywide celebration on June 29.The Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau ...



16-year-old Loves Park girl killed in auto accident  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — A 16-year-old girl was killed Saturday night in a one-vehicle accident on U.S. 20 near Prairie Road.Lacy Matthews of Loves Park was ...



The top stories of 2018 on rrstar.com - News  Rockford Register Star

Here's a look at the most-read stories at rrstar.com in 2018.As is typically the case, stories filled with tragedy and heartbreak dominate what readers flock to most.



Science Olympiad blasts off at Rock Valley College  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — Eighteen seconds may not sound like a long stretch, but it's pretty impressive airtime for a model airplane powered by a propeller connected to a ...



Former RPS athletes, coaches inducted into Hall of Fame  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — Before he captained the University of Wisconsin's 1960 Rose Bowl team and before he joined the Los Angeles Rams and Denver Broncos, Jerry ...



Rockford student Kodai Speich clinches historic win at regional spelling bee  Rockford Register Star

MACHESNEY PARK — It was a historic ending for the 33rd Boone-Winnebago Regional Spelling Bee Wednesday night as Kodai Speich clinched his second ...



Prep Wrestling: Dakota shakes things up at Dvorak again  Rockford Register Star

MACHESNEY PARK - After Friday's action, Dakota has four wrestlers who maneuvered themselves into the semifinals of the Dvorak wrestling tournament at ...



New middle school principal hired in D103 | Articles | News  Riverside Brookfield Landmark

Don Jones wanted to be a principal almost from the start of his teaching career. And he has now achieved that goal less than 10 years after graduating from ...



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