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State Senator Christine Johnson

Winnebago county ballot issues delay state senator results

By Joe Palmer | March 21, 2012

State Senator Christine Johnson was “not quite ready to concede” after a ballot issue in Winnebago county caused delays. Johnson (R-Shabbona) held a results viewing party at the Jane Fargo Hotel, 355 W, State St Sycamore, Tuesday night. The event...

Several local businesses drop sale of products containing cannaboids

By Dan Martynowicz | November 10, 2011

Some area businesses have stopped selling scented potpourri and incense containing synthetic cannabinoids. Huskie's Tobacco, 1023 W. Hillcrest Drive, pulled all related products from its shelves in direct response to police action in Rockford, said owner...

Irony in using death penalty on alleged baby murderer

By Letter Writer | September 12, 2010

I just wanted to comment on the storytitled "<a href="https://northernstar.info/from_ap/nation_world/article_35888710-0c04-54ce-b47f-3876db1224db.html">Prosecutorsto seek death penalty in Stockton case" which appeared in theNorthern Star on Wednesday.This...