“Stalled bond sales delay Metro Centre; Lawsuit filed” – May 1978, April 1978

Source: Rockford Morning Star 5/17/1978

Source:  Rockford Morning Star 4/11/1978

“Metro tax endorsed by council” – April 1978

Source: Rockford Morning Star 4/4/1978; by Tom Schafer

“State OKs Metro Centre” – R Morning Star 1/6/1978

Source: Rockford Morning Star 1/6/1978 and also Rockfordiana: Municipal Centers – 2, pages 3 and 4

“Center time, money running out” – 2-25-1977

Source: Rockford Morning Star 2-25-1977, by Don Naden

and also Rockfordiana: Municipal Centers – 1, page 102

“Civic Center funds nearly gone” – 1/28/1977

Source: Rockford Morning Star 1/18/1977