• Belvidere Police Department welcomes two new officers
  • Unkempt property, neighborhood park on Belvidere radar
  • Weekend events for Friday, Sept. 23 through Saturday, Sept. 25
  • Belvidere menus for week of Sept. 26
  • Snazzy Pets opens in Belvidere
  • Jason Alex Kays, 45
  • Pat Murphy touched many aspects of life in Boone County 
  • Belvidere Police Department welcomes two new officers

    Belvidere Police Department welcomes two new officers

    By Kathryn Menue EDITOR On Wednesday, Sept. 21 at 10 a.m., the Belvidere Police Department held a swearing-in ceremony for two new officers joining the force: Officer Matthew Korn and Officer Rich Weiland. Police officers, firefighters, city officials, friends, and family gathered at Belvidere City Hall to welcome the two […]

  • Unkempt property, neighborhood park on Belvidere radar

    Unkempt property, neighborhood park on Belvidere radar

    By Bob Balgemann REPORTER Two unrelated requests for property in differing states of repair have been presented for action to the Belvidere City Council. Van Buren Street resident Cory Lind was first to speak during the public comments portion of the Sept. 19 regular meeting. His concern was with a […]

  • Weekend events for Friday, Sept. 23 through Saturday, Sept. 25

    Weekend events for Friday, Sept. 23 through Saturday, Sept. 25

    Friday, Sept. 23 Immanuel Lutheran of Belvidere will host a Moonlight Bowling Fundraiser at Concordia Lanes, located at 1205 Logan Ave. in Belvidere. The fundraiser will be held from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Money raised from the Moonlight Bowling will go toward the Feed My Starving Children Mobile Pack […]

  • Belvidere menus for week of Sept. 26

    Belvidere menus for week of Sept. 26

    Breakfast menus Elementary schools Monday, Sept. 26- Mini French toast, chilled applesauce, 100 percent pineapple juice, and a variety of milk. Tuesday, Sept. 27-Lucky Charms cereal bowl, strawberry blast yogurt, chilled mixed fruit, 100 percent orange juice, and a variety of milk. Wednesday, Sept. 28-Pancakes and sausage with syrup, ripe […]

  • Snazzy Pets opens in Belvidere

    Snazzy Pets opens in Belvidere

    By Kathryn Menue EDITOR On Monday, Sept. 19 at 8 a.m., Snazzy Pets Grooming opened their doors to the Belvidere community – both human and animals alike. As visitors strolled into the convenient location at 151 S. State St. in Belvidere, they were greeted with donuts, coffee, friendly faces, and […]

  • Jason Alex Kays, 45

    Jason Alex Kays, 45

    Jason Alex Kays, 45, of Rockford, died peacefully, surrounded by family, on Monday, Sept. 19. Jason was born on Dec. 31, 1970 to Hubert and Alice (Crawford) Kays in Belvidere. He was a very handy mechanic, collected pennies, loved to fish, sit around campfires, and gardening. Jason had a pet […]

  • Pat Murphy touched many aspects of life in Boone County 

    Pat Murphy touched many aspects of life in Boone County 

    By Bob Balgemann REPORTER Township government, history, city government, young people, Republican politics, the elderly, community events, and more: Many aspects of life in Boone County were touched in a positive way by Patrick Murphy, who died unexpectedly Friday, Sept. 16 at age 67. He was the Belvidere Township supervisor […]

 

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