• Lady Blue Thunder advance silenced
  • Boone County Conservation District asks for help cleaning Long Prairie Trail
  • County board approves special use permit for power plant
  • Belvidere North’s Jenna Lutzow named to state all-academic team
  • Belvidere menus for week of Feb. 27
  • Peaking power plant proposal returns to Boone County Board
  • Important choices to be made in primary election
  • Lady Blue Thunder advance silenced

    Lady Blue Thunder advance silenced

    By Chris Johnson REPORTER The playoffs will continue without the Belvidere North Lady Blue Thunder after the Lady E-Rabs dropped North 62-54 in the Harlem Regional Semi-Final on Wednesday, Feb. 15. The winter sports season is now closed at Belvidere North. In the Lady Blue Thunder season finale, East’s Madilyn […]

  • Boone County Conservation District asks for help cleaning Long Prairie Trail

    Boone County Conservation District asks for help cleaning Long Prairie Trail

    By Anne Eickstadt REPORTER The Boone County Conservation District (BCCD) is all about preserving the natural, protected areas of Boone County, such as Long Prairie Trail. “Comcast Cares is sponsoring the Long Prairie Trail cleanup on April 22,” BCCD Executive Director Dan Kane said. “Participants who register in advance will […]

  • County board approves special use permit for power plant

    County board approves special use permit for power plant

    By Bob Balgemann REPORTER After a lengthy discussion, the Boone County Board has approved issuing a special use permit to allow construction of a natural gas-fired power plant at the Interstate 90-Garden Prairie Road interchange in Spring Township. The 8-4 vote occurred at the board’s Wednesday, Feb. 15 meeting, with […]

  • Belvidere North’s Jenna Lutzow named to state all-academic team

    Belvidere North’s Jenna Lutzow named to state all-academic team

    By Bob Balgemann REPORTER Belvidere North High School senior Jenna Lutzow and 25 other student-athletes from around the state have been referred to as “the embodiment of what it means to take advantage of the entire high school experience,” by Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Executive Director Craig Anderson. That […]

  • Belvidere menus for week of Feb. 27

    Belvidere menus for week of Feb. 27

    Breakfast menus Elementary schools Monday, Feb. 27-Pancakes with syrup cup, sausage, applesauce cups, 100 percent orange juice, and a variety of milk. Tuesday, Feb. 28-Egg and cheese bagel, delicious whole apple, 100 percent grape juice, and a variety of milk. Wednesday, March 1-Miniature cinnamon rolls, ripe banana, 100 percent fruit […]

  • Peaking power plant proposal returns to Boone County Board

    Peaking power plant proposal returns to Boone County Board

    By Bob Balgemann REPORTER After a one-month delay, the plan to build a natural gas-fired power plant at the Interstate 90 – Garden Prairie Road interchange has returned to the Boone County Board for action. It was on the Wednesday, Jan. 18 board agenda, but a misstep caused it to […]

  • Important choices to be made in primary election

    Important choices to be made in primary election

    By Bob Balgemann REPORTER Primary elections typically don’t prompt much of a turnout to the polls. However, Tuesday, in Boone County, some important choices will be made in the Republican primary election. One of them is deciding who will serve as Belvidere’s mayor for the next four years. The incumbent […]

 

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