“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” – 4-4-1978

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

“6 state bills aim to ease home rule hangover” – May 1, 1983

Source: Rockford Register Star May 1, 1983

The Mob in Rockford – Part 1 of Series, 1984

Source: Rockford Register Star 3/4/1984