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Rogers Aldermen To Discuss Establishing A Miracle League

Subscriber onlyROGERS -- The city has leagues for baseball, basketball, softball and soccer, and if some aldermen are successful, there will be a Miracle League. Continue reading...

Rogers Planning Commissioners Approve First Benton County Distillery

Subscriber onlyROGERS — Planning Commissioners approved Tuesday a permit for Gene Hobbs to operate the first distillery in Rogers. Continue reading...

Lowell Aldermen Reject Alcohol Sales Measure

Subscriber onlyLOWELL — Aldermen split Tuesday on allowing beer and wine sales during Mudtown Days at Ward Nail park. Continue reading...

Rogers Hispanic Population Growing, But Remains Separate

Subscriber onlyROGERS — The ethnic population of the city has nearly doubled in the past decade, rising from 19.3 percent Hispanic in 2000 to 31.4 percent Hispanic in the 2010 census, but little has changed as to their place in the community, according to a recently released report. Continue reading...

Rogers, Gateway Planners Look At History To Build The Future

Subscriber onlyROGERS -- Gateway Planning officials are starting with the past in order to move the downtown district into the 21st century. Continue reading...

Rogers Aldermen Approve $2.1 Million For Trail Projects

Subscriber onlyROGERS — The design and construction of the first of several Lake Atalanta trails was approved Tuesday by aldermen. Continue reading...

Walmart Neighborhood Market Plans Downtown Rogers Store

Subscriber onlyROGERS — A Walmart Neighborhood Market planned at the Eighth and Walnut street intersection could play a part in the revitalization of downtown, some business owners and economic development professionals said. Continue reading...

Company Releases Assessment Study To Rogers Residents

Subscriber onlyROGERS — The Rogers-Lowell area, as a community, is in exceptional shape, but there is room for improvement, according to a community assessment report released Monday. Continue reading...

Main Street Rogers Search For New Director Narrowed To Two

Subscriber onlyROGERS — The Main Street Rogers Board of Directors has narrowed the search for a new executive director to two finalists from a field of 19 candidates. Continue reading...

Rogers Lake Committee Seeks Park Amenities Designers

Subscriber onlyROGERS -- Lake Atalanta renovation plans have been painted with a broad brush; now it's time to design the details of amenities and how they fit together, Lake Atalanta committee members said Friday. Continue reading...

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Steve Glass, left, Rogers director of planning and transportation, leads David Hook, facilities deve...

Steve Glass, left, Rogers director of planning and transportation, leads David Hook, facilities development manager, Lance Jobe, c...

Published: October 5, 2013

John Mack, building owner, checks out the flooring in the balcony of the former opera house in Roger...

John Mack, building owner, checks out the flooring in the balcony of the former opera house in Rogers. There were no chairs in the...

Published: February 21, 2013

Cheryl Rust of Halloween Express waves to motorists last week at the Walnut Street and Dixieland Roa...

Cheryl Rust of Halloween Express waves to motorists last week at the Walnut Street and Dixieland Road intersection in Rogers. Roge...

Published: October 3, 2012

Cheryl Rust, a sign dancer for Halloween Express, waves last week to motorists at the intersection o...

Cheryl Rust, a sign dancer for Halloween Express, waves last week to motorists at the intersection of Walnut Street and Dixieland ...

Published: October 1, 2012

Jim Sawyer looks Friday at tree at 1103 W. Olrich St. trimmed back from electric lines at 10th and O...

Jim Sawyer looks Friday at tree at 1103 W. Olrich St. trimmed back from electric lines at 10th and Olrich streets by Asplundh Tree...

Published: September 15, 2012

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