“Vote No to Home Rule March 20” – 2018, “Get Out to Vote”

Source:  The Market Street Press, Market 2018, Vol. 7, Issue 5


‘Home rule effect on economy debated” and “Historical Groups Back Home Rule” – 1983

Source:  Rockford Register Star, March 31, 1983

“Rockford voters kill home rule” – 4/13/1983

Source: Rockford Register Star 4/13/1983

Source:  Rockford Register Star 4/13/1983

“Home-rule foes claim Rockford could cover its losses” – 3/23/1983

Source:  Rockford Register Star March 23, 1983; article by Cary Spivak



“Chamber endorses home rule” – January 2018

Source:  Rockford Register Star January 25, 2018

“Aldermen review home rule ordinances” – 2018, Jim Hagerty, The Rock River Times

Source:  The Rock River Times. January 24, 2018, by Jim Hagerty

“Warriors Forever” book by John Gile – Northwest Quarterly, Holiday 2017

Source:  Northwest Quarterly magazine, Holiday 2017, story by Paul Anthony Arco,  first 2 pages of article about Rockford author John Gile’s new book, “Warriors Forever”

This book is for sale at Barnes and Noble (1 place of purchase), Northwest Quarterly is available at many locations, including copies that can be read in the Local History room of Rockford Public Library, multiple copies are available at Rockford Public Library.