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Death of 1967 classmate

November 7, 2018 by Barb Shlikas Cornwall (Register to contact)

Kristin "Kris" Jensen Meier passed away on October 8, 2018 at the age of 68. Full obituary is shown in this publication.

Death of 1967 classmate

September 22, 2018 by Barb Shlikas Cornwall (Register to contact)

Vicki A. Nelson Harrison passed away on September 18, 2018 from pancreatic cancer at the age of 69.

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My VIew: Partnerships that really work - Opinion  Rockford Register Star

As the future for our great city continues to brighten, I witnessed a great example of how partnerships can be developed to pay long-lasting dividends. I am a ...



Moeller wins, Jefferson earns Showcase consolation title  Freeport Journal-Standard

ROCKFORD — Eight seconds remained in the final game of the inaugural Chicagoland Summer Showcase when Jefferson grabbed a rebound, trailing by one.



Guilford High to host IESA Track and Field Sectional  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — Eisenhower, Flinn and Lincoln middle schools will host the Class AA Illinois Elementary School Association Track and Field Sectional at 10 a.m. ...



Hononegah volleyball beats Guilford in NIC-10 play for first time since 2015  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — Even though Hononegah has ended Guilford's volleyball postseason each of the past two years, the Vikings have had the Indians' number in ...



Armato accepts Guilford basketball coaching job  WREX-TV

Carl Armato is back in the high school basketball coaching game on a more permanent basis. Armato accepted the Guilford head coaching job after serving as ...



East, Guilford cafeterias cleared by health department - News  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — Winnebago County Health Department reports show food *service* inspectors found no evidence of undercooked food when they visited East and ...



Teacher uses humor to “trick” students into learning  WREX-TV

ROCKFORD (WREX) – Brian Maier is a history, economics, and business law teacher at Guilford High School. He uses his wit and humor to capture students ...



Bazsali makes it clear why he’s no longer the head football coach at Rockford Guilford  MyStateline.com

Click on the above video clip to hear Bruce Bazsali's complete, unedited explanation of why he is no longer the head football coach at Guilford, and how his ...



Top Illinois high schools ranked in national report  WIFR

Nearly 650 Illinois high schools were recently ranked in the U.S. News & World Report 'Best High School Rankings.'



Coaches have been announced for upcoming High School combine  WREX-TV

ROCKFORD (WREX) — More than 30 coaches from universities across the country have committed to attend an upcoming combine-like event for high school ...



Former Guilford coach Huels named new Byron boys basketball coach  MyStateline.com

Byron High School welcomes a New Head Coach to the Boys Basketball Program. Matt Huels was approved at the May 23rd board meeting and will take over ...



Rockford Police Chief visits Guilford students with eye on future  WIFR

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- Rockford Police Chief Dan O'Shea visited Guilford High School with hopes to connect with students who may one day serve in law ...



Four arrested on Guilford High School rooftop  WIFR

Tuesday night around 11:08pm, the Rockford Police Department received calls from Guilford High School maintenance workers reporting subjects walking on ...



Armato passionate about coaching, ready to take over fulltime at Guilford  MyStateline.com

Carl Armato has gone from assistant coach to interim head coach to now 'the' coach at Guilford High School in a little over one year.



US Coast Guard Academy names facility after coach with Rockford ties  WIFR

The U.S. Coast Guard Academy names athletic field house after Dr. Hallie Gregory, the school's first African-American coach with Rockford ties.



Guilford students build home for Rockford family  WIFR

Guilford High School students complete a Habitat for Humanity project for a Rockford family.



Rockford Guilford grads open Milwaukee bobblehead museum - News  Rockford Register Star

MILWAUKEE — A new museum may well hold the largest collection of bobbleheads anyone has ever seen, displaying more than 6500 figures of athletes, ...



13 Investigates: Complaints prompt health inspection at RPS 205 schools  WREX-TV

ROCKFORD (WREX) - Students and parents at East High School reached out to 13 News, saying they were unhappy with the quality of food that was served.



Study: Hononegah ranked as 52nd best high school in Illinois  MyStateline.com

ROCKTON, Ill. (WTVO) — According to a new study by U.S. News & World Report, Hononegah High School is ranked as the 52nd best high school within Illinois ...



Rockford students put their skills to the test by building cardboard canoes  WIFR

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - Rockford area engineering students put their skills to the test and created cardboard canoes. "It was my idea I'm pretty sure to do Nemo ...



Boylan shifts into a faster gear, rolls over Guilford  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — Two-time defending champion Boylan grew a little shorter this year. But the Titans also got faster, as they showed by blitzing Guilford 60-36 ...



Auburn, Guilford among America's Most Challenging High Schools  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — Auburn High School and Guilford High School are among America's Most Challenging High Schools, according to a recently released ranking ...



Rockford Promise awards 31 scholarships to RPS students - News  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — Rockford Promise, a nonprofit that works to improve the local economy by awarding college scholarships to students of Rockford Public Schools, ...



Female Guilford High student, 16, identified as homicide victim  Rockford Register Star

Editor's note: This story has been edited with the correct age of the victim.ROCKFORD — Authorities identified a female shot and killed Thursday shortly after ...



Game on: Guilford High School in Rockford launches eSports team  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — Graham Eichstaedt has been gaming his whole life but only recently ventured into the world of high school eSports and scholarship ...



Guilford coach Bruce Bazsali moves to assistant for health reasons; Denny Diduch takes over as head coach  Rockford Register Star

Two-time state champ coach was 'the perfect guy in place by fate'



Girls soccer: Guilford knocks off Hononegah for big early-season conference win  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — The NIC-10 girls soccer season is only two weeks old, but that doesn't make Guilford's 2-1 victory over Hononegah on Thursday night any less ...



Rockford film falls short of Oscar - News  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — And this year's Oscar for best feature documentary goes to ... someone else."Minding the Gap," a Rockford-based documentary by former ...



Gunfire prompts Rockford police to give football games extra attention  Peoria Journal Star

ROCKFORD — Football players and fans may notice increased police or security personnel at or around Friday's games in response to the gunfire that occurred ...



Rockford woman goes from battlefield to operating room  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — U.S. Army Medic Erin Braun knew she found her calling.It was when she was tying tourniquets and staunching the blood flowing from smashed ...



Depth leads Indians to 8th NIC-10 track title in 10 years  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD -- The key to winning conference track meets is to get at least a few points from lots of people. Hononegah provided a textbook example on a frigid ...



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 ...



Rockford Art Museum to open Young Artist Show March 3  Northern Star Online

Rockford Art Museum (RAM) opens its 78th Young Artist Show: High School Division with a free public opening and awards ceremony 1–3 p.m., Sunday, March ...



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 ...



Rossato, Maestranzi named coach at Jefferson and Guilford  MyStateline.com

RPS 205 has filled two basketball head coaching openings in Rockford. Jefferson assistant boys basketball coach John Rossato will take on the head coaching ...



Chris Magee: Guilford High School academy coach gets students' attention  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — Guilford High School College and Career Academy Coach Chris Magee learned long ago that if she didn't have a hook, a game or a cool ...



New principals named for Rockford Auburn, Guilford and West  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — The Rockford School District announced three key leadership changes Friday that will affect thousands of students across the district.Janice ...



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.



Rockford art students show off their portfolios, receive criticism from academics  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — Some Rockford area art students were determined to apply to their dream art schools Monday after showing their portfolios to academic critics.



Bing Liu talks about Oscar-nominated film on 'The Daily Show' with Trevor Noah  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — Late-night TV host Trevor Noah talked with former Rockfordian Bing Liu on "The Daily Show" on Monday about staying true to friendships while ...



Rockford students showcase artwork at 78th Young Artist Show  WIFR

The Young Artist Show in Rockford gives students a chance to showcase their work to the public.



12 Students Arrested at Guilford High School After Fight  WIFR

A Dozen students are arrested at a local high-school after a large fight, caught on surveillance video.



Guilford Valkyries synchronized swimming team welcome 50 years with a splash  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD - The Guilford High School Valkyries are the only synchronized swimming team left in the NIC-10, and this week is your only chance to catch one of ...



Guilford High School to host Guilford Grandparents Day event  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — Guilford High School, 5620 Spring Creek Road, will host its first Guilford Grandparents Day event at 7:45 a.m. Feb. 11 in the school's fieldhouse.



Alignment Rockford pairs high school students with businesses for job-shadow day  MyStateline.com

Local businesses have joined the effort to keep young people in the area and keep the Rockford manufacturing industry strong.



'Minding the Gap,' a documentary about Rockford skateboarders, earns Oscar nomination  Rockford Register Star

If it wins, it would be the second film created by a former Rockfordian to win the elite award.



Guilford's spread offense ready to take off in Year 2  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — The new state-champion coach will run the old coach's offense. Denny Diduch didn't really have a choice, switching positions with Bruce Bazsali ...



Rockford man who filmed footage for Oscar-nominated "Minding the Gap" remembered as 'good kid'  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — Videotaping his friends skateboarding paid off big time for Kiyohiko "Dylan" Sakiyama.His name is listed in the credits for "Minding the Gap," the ...



Prep soccer: 1st place Guilford beats 7-time defending NIC-10 champ Boylan in PKs  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — Ricky Sarmiento has been a part of some very good Guilford soccer teams the past couple of years. But he knows all too well the feeling of ...



Rockford IceHogs sign forwards Coughlin & Ramsey  MyStateline.com

The Rockford IceHogs have agreed to terms with forwards Liam Coughlin and Jack Ramsey on one-year AHL contracts that run through the 2019-20 season.



Freeport's Don Tay Thompson, Jaden Johnson have sights set on state bids  Rockford Register Star

Don Tay Thompson is looking to make a name for himself this track postseason, and he's not the only Freeport Pretzel with a chance to do just that.State bids will ...



Big night for Dedmond, Freeport football ends with gunshots  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — Years from now, it will be quite the memorable night for first-year Freeport head football coach Anthony Dedmond and his son Major, who led the ...



High school girls soccer insider: Crystal Lake Central's Emma Bolanowski is Athlete of the Week; sectional championship preview  Northwest Herald

Bolanowski scored the game-winning goal in overtime during Tuesday's Class 2A Hampshire Sectional semifinal win over Boylan Catholic, 3-2. The goal sent ...



Devan Skridla, Eisenhower earn IESA bowling state titles  Rockford Register Star

The Eisenhower Middle School boys bowling program made history Saturday at Town and Country Lanes in Joliet.The Eagles finished as state champions for ...



Rockford high school graduation ceremonies could move, get smaller  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — High school graduations may move from downtown's BMO Harris Bank Center to Rock Valley College on the city's northeast side, and the move ...



Guilford tennis courts finally getting fixed - Sports  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — The three-year-long saga to fix Guilford Tennis Center is almost over.Three of the 14 courts at what has long been Rockford's crown jewel of ...



Coast Guard names field house after Rockford pioneer Hallie Gregory  Rockford Register Star

Hallie Gregory was, so often, the first, wherever he went.And now his name will last.The Coast Guard held a ribbon-cutting ceremony April 6, naming the fifth ...



2018-19 Golden Apple finalists announced  WREX-TV

ROCKFORD (WREX) — 13 WREX along with the Golden Apple Foundation is excited to announce the 20 finalists for the 2018-19 Golden Apple Awards.



Tony Hawk reflects on 'Minding the Gap,' skateboarding and abuse  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — Last April, professional skateboarder Tony Hawk — one of the most influential pioneers of the sport — visited with Bing Liu and Keire Johnson in ...



Guilford High School's student newspaper The Voyager to run one more year  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — Guilford High School's student newspaper, The Voyager, will stay in print another year. “For one year only, the course will run as a blended class ...



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 ...



Oscar hopeful 'Minding the Gap' shows behind-the-skateboards look at life in Rockford  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — Henry Kaney, 13, has been skateboarding for about four years, drawn to the sport by his older brother.Some time ago, Henry broke a few bones ...



Guilford's 1982 state football champs inducted in 2016 RPS Hall of Fame class  Rockford Register Star

The 1982 Guilford Vikings had more than their share of stars, but the players who gave the program its only state championship hope to be remembered first and ...



Retired Rockford Police Detective becomes a school teacher  MyStateline.com

From patrol officer to bomb squad, Jeff Barabasz is now working as a school teacher.



RPS announces 2018 Hall of Fame inductees - News  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — Five individuals and one team will be inducted into the Rockford Public Schools Athletic Hall of Fame Feb. 24, 2018, at the Radisson Hotel ...



Hononegah intercepts Boylan for 17-6 victory - Sports  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — Most teams don't try to pass much against Hononegah. Even when running doesn't work.“No, because we've got all these interceptions,” Tony ...



Chuck Behrends, an RVC Hall of Fame coach, has died  Rockford Register Star

Chuck Behrends, one of the six original inductees in the Rock Valley College Athletic Hall of Fame, died Thursday. He was 82. Behrends, who coached RVC's ...



Rockford native is named 'Chicagoan of the Year'  WREX-TV

A Rockford native is named a "Chicagoan of the Year" by the Chicago Tribune.



Lutheran, Rockford Co-op advance to girls golf sectionals  Rockford Register Star

FREEPORT — Everything depended on Katelyn Sayyalinh.“I didn't know what the scores were. I just tried to play my best the whole round,” Sayyalinh said.



Auburn's Syreal Holland flies to state, leading local charge  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — Auburn's Syreal Holland, with plenty of room to spare, raised both hands high in the air long before reaching the finish line in Friday's 100-meter ...



Klekamp leads Guilford to regional title - Sports  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — Cinderella didn't want to go home.No. 8 seed DeKalb was 4-22 at one point, Coach Dedric Wright had announced he would resign at the end of ...



Guilford publications win conference awards - News  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — Guilford High School's student newspaper, The Voyager, has earned the All-KEMPA award, Kettle Moraine Press Association's highest rating of ...



High school senior scholars celebrated at RAMM banquet  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — They come from different backgrounds. Some are lifelong residents, while others came here from refugee camps.On Friday, the Rockford ...



Rockford high school graduations to move, shrink - News  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — Rockford high school graduation ceremonies will be held at Rock Valley College this spring, and students will no longer be able to invite as ...



UPDATE: NIC-10 cheerleaders raise money for Guilford cheerleader injured on ATV  WIFR

Belvidere North decided to turn the day into a fundraiser for Olivia, using shirts with the junior's face.



Hononegah field house in Rockton could open early for students, community  Rockford Register Star

ROCKTON — The new field house at Hononegah Community High School is projected to open as planned next spring, or perhaps a little ahead of schedule, ...



Riley Wells wants shot at another title as boys hit sectionals  Rockford Register Star

Rockford Christian runner Riley Wells insists it's very important for him to “go out with a bang at state.” For that to happen, he's going to have to shine at this ...



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 ...



Georgette Braun: Projects on tap for four acclaimed former Rockfordians  Rockford Register Star

It's time to catch up with four acclaimed former Rockfordians.Three will entertain us on the small screen in the next few months — Michelle Williams, Bing Liu and ...



33rd annual Illinois Snow Sculpting Competition results - News  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — Six state teams, 15 high school teams and one exhibition team participated in the 33rd annual Illinois Snow Sculpting Competition Wednesday ...



Comings & Goings: Rockford has new walk-in chiropractic business  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — If you feel some neck and shoulder pain while Christmas shopping, consider a visit to The Joint Chiropractic, a new 6139 E. State St. franchise ...



Jeffrey A. Faraher  Mendota Reporter

MENDOTA - Jeffrey “Jeff” Allen Faraher, 56, of Mendota died suddenly at his home on May 14, 2019 following a complicated illness. Following cremation, a ...



Roosevelt High School celebrates graduation  WREX-TV

Roosevelt High School seniors crossed a major milestone Tuesday as students walked across the stage during graduation ceremonies.



Rockford schools spend $32 million on construction - News  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD - Rockford School District had no problem allocating $32 million in construction contracts this year, the first steps in an ambitious 10-year plan to ...



Young American awards: 'You are our shining lights'  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — They are a cross-section of American youth: athletes, scholars, students making a difference in their schools and in their communities.Twenty ...



Rock River Anything That Floats Race returns to Rockford  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — Guilford High School teacher Mark Anderson stood ankle-deep in the Rock River, pulled a bushy fake beard over his face and a long blond wig ...



Real Men Sing encourages vocal talent in boys  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — About 90 boys from seven Rockford public schools gathered Friday at Auburn High School to do something they had never done before — sing ...



Kenneth J. Ruiz  SaukValley.com

LEAF RIVER – Kenneth James Ruiz, 80, of Leaf River, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018. He was born March 18, 1938, in Rockford ...



'Minding the Gap' documentary is coming to Rockford this summer  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — Following worldwide high praise, the Rockford skateboarding documentary "Minding the Gap" will make its debut here this summer.



Pretzels 3rd, Shockey and Wiesenberg 1st at 3 doubles in NIC-10 tennis  Freeport Journal-Standard

ROCKFORD — Carter Shockey asked Freeport coach Ed Schradermeier if he could team with freshman Andrew Wiesenberg.Schradermeier replied that he ...



Prom police: Rockford schools crack down on revealing outfits  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — The hottest looks in fashion are getting girls across the country in trouble on prom night, and Rockford is no exception.Bare midriffs, plunging ...



From the Old Pine Rocker: Remembering the kindness of Leonard Keller, Vietnam War Medal of Honor recipient  Freeport Journal-Standard

You may have seen TV coverage this past week of the ceremony naming the new Cherry Valley Elementary School gym after their hometown hero, Sergeant ...



Area high schools see graduation rates go up  Rockford Register Star

From Rockton to Belvidere and everywhere in between, high school graduation rates are on the rise.The state's interactive report card launched Friday, ...



Cherry Valley cop accused of sex with teen to be released from jail  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — A Cherry Valley police officer accused of having a sexual relationship with a teenage girl was expected to be released from jail by Friday ...



Teacher sues Rockford Public Schools alleging sexual harassment, retaliation  Rockford Register Star

Editor's note: This story was edited to correct information about Carolyn St. Angel. According to Rockford Public Schools employment records, in January 2014 ...



Rockford documentary 'Minding the Gap' at Sundance: Live updates  Rockford Register Star

PARK CITY, Utah — Register Star reporter Adam Poulisse is at the Sundance Film Festival to cover the premiere of "Minding the Gap."The documentary focuses ...



NIC-10 all-conference cheerleading team; Madeline Burke MVP  Rockford Register Star

NIC-10 champion Belvidere North had the most first-team picks for the NIC-10 all-conference competitive cheerleading team but third-place Harlem had the MVP ...



For the first time in 5 years, Rockford will name two schools  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — Naming a school — a task that Rockford Public Schools soon will face — is in many ways the community equivalent of naming a child.The name ...



Illinois high school to start on-campus credit union | State-and-regional | pantagraph.com  Bloomington Pantagraph

ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — High school students in northern Illinois will soon have the opportunity to work at a credit union inside their school. The Rockford ...



Paint the Dam a rite of passage for Rockford-area high schoolers  Rockford Register Star

BELOW: How to paint the damBy Corina CurryRockford Register StarROCKFORD — In the dark of night, their hearts racing with fear, the “Silly Six” as they ...



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