Loves Park http://northernpublicradio.org en Bomb Threat Closes Highway 251 In Loves Park http://northernpublicradio.org/post/bomb-threat-closes-highway-251-loves-park <p><strong>UPDATE:&nbsp;</strong>Traffic returned to normal after the bomb squad confirmed there was no actual threat. Employees at the Hope &amp; Anchor reported a man who had been arrested earlier in the day may have left a suspicious package in the pub.</p><p> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 22:07:30 +0000 Susan Stephens 36287 at http://northernpublicradio.org Bomb Threat Closes Highway 251 In Loves Park Fifty Years Of Old-School Country At WLUV http://northernpublicradio.org/post/fifty-years-old-school-country-wluv <p></p><p>Travel down the long dirt driveway leading to WLUV just north of Rockford and you’ll find yourself in a different time and maybe even a different place. Not much has changed at the tiny AM country radio station since it signed on the air 50 years ago this weekend.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 28 Sep 2012 09:03:44 +0000 Susan Stephens 19081 at http://northernpublicradio.org Fifty Years Of Old-School Country At WLUV Woodward Expanding Its Rockford Area Base http://northernpublicradio.org/post/woodward-expanding-its-rockford-area-base <p>Governor Pat Quinn was on hand for a major jobs announcement in northern Illinois Thursday morning.&nbsp; Woodward Incorporated says it will build a second campus in Loves Park. The aerospace manufacturer's local expansion will result in more than 600 new jobs over the next five years.&nbsp; Thu, 23 Aug 2012 12:55:04 +0000 Mike Moen 17213 at http://northernpublicradio.org Woodward Expanding Its Rockford Area Base Rockford, Loves Park, Pecatonica share electricity aggregation deal http://northernpublicradio.org/post/rockford-loves-park-pecatonica-share-electricity-aggregation-deal <p>Three Winnebago County communities have signed a joint electricity aggregation agreement with <a href="https://www.fes.com/content/fes/home.html">FirstEnergy Solutions of Akron, Ohio</a>, to supply power at a discounted rate for residents and businesses with an overall savings of nearly $20 million.</p><p>The Cities of Rockford and Loves Park and the Village of Pecatonica signed an intergovernmental agreement earlier in the year to bid jointly for contract as a result of the referendum approved in March.</p><p> Tue, 26 Jun 2012 17:51:20 +0000 WNIJ 13982 at http://northernpublicradio.org Rockford, Loves Park, Pecatonica share electricity aggregation deal