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Posts from July 2016

All About Olympic Tavern

Thursday, July 28, 2016 1:37 PM by Melissa Westphal

Zak Rotello knows all things beer and Tour de North End. We sat down with him and talked about The Olympic, Rockford, beer and bikes.

Robots are taking over Rockford!

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 4:07 PM by Lauren Sergent

Robots are taking over Rockford this weekend! The Rockford region is a mecca for sporting events of all kinds - including competitive robotics. 32 FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics teams from Illinois and Wisconsin will be competing in the 4th Annual Rock River Off-Season Competition (R2OC) this Saturday, July 30 at Rock Valley College.

Tyler's Best- A Month of Photos in Numbers

Thursday, July 21, 2016 2:58 PM by Tyler Yomantas

Its been just under a month since I did my last photo blog, it is very difficult to wrap my head around what I have done over the last month. So I'm going to give you some numbers

5 Tips for a Trip to Magic Waters

Monday, July 18, 2016 2:51 PM by Josh Albrecht

My children had been bugging me for far too long to take them to Magic Waters Waterpark. So, when we

Marching Bands and Phantoms

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 4:00 PM by Elizabeth Miller

Imagine standing in an open field with a group of other people, and you're told to move from one spot to another. Sounds easy, right? Now imagine that it's 90 degrees out, you have to move your feet at the EXACT same time as everyone else, you can't bounce when you walk, you can't look down, you might be moving backwards...oh yeah, and you're playing songs from memory on an instrument. Not so easy anymore! This is just the tip of the iceberg of what members of the Phantom Regiment do for every practice and performance!