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Marquee down: Update provided on local theatre's future

It was a bittersweet moment last week when the Rockford Theatre's marquee was removed and hauled away.

Hager Excavating completed the task on Monday, July 17 – another necessary step toward rebuilding the theatre after its roof collapsed last winter due to heavy snow load.

The 100-year-old theatre's iconic "Rockford" sign was removed on January 25, and this summer Hager Excavating began opening up...