United Way of Rock River Valley recognizes donors, volunteers at celebration

United Way of Rock River Valley took time on Wednesday to celebrate those who have helped the organization over the past year. 

Inspiring 815: Haley Nafronowicz

Haley Nafronowicz is a fifth grader at Rockford Christian Elementary. She was put in a leadership class at school after an accident in October that forced her to drop out of band.

Rockford teacher earns state recognition

Whitney Reed, a 2nd grade teacher at Welsh Elementary School, is receiving the Illinois Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (IACTE) Outstanding Beginning Teacher Award.

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Mostly dry day ahead, staying cool

Mostly dry day ahead, staying cool

Storms that rolled through late last night have left behind cloudy conditions this morning.

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Update: No injuries reported after fire at Crop Production Services near Dixon

13 WREX has learned that there has been a fire at Crop Production Services (CPS) in Dixon early this morning.

Winnebago County board approves 2019 budget after weeks of debate about sheriff’s budget

The Winnebago County Board approves a 2019 budget after weeks of debate on how to close a $4 million budget

Officials on scene of a serious wreck in Rockford

Serious car crash in downtown Rockford.

Rain returns for the end of the week

Rain has been lacking so far this month with only 4 days measuring rainfall. That should change late this week

Winnebago County 2019 budget nearly $3 million in the red

Not only is the 2019 budget in the red, but the county says it looks like 2018 will end with