• New county chairman sets tone for future board meetings
  • Belvidere menus for week of Jan 23
  • Edward (Ted) Jess Sherman, 78
  • Capron Lions host pancake breakfast fundraiser
  • Poplar Grove Lions Club hosts Recycle Day
  • Second annual Bowl for Vets raises $5,400 for local veterans
  • Boone County sheriff has lengthy list of public safety needs
  • New county chairman sets tone for future board meetings

    New county chairman sets tone for future board meetings

    By Bob Balgemann REPORTER Newly elected Boone County Board Chairman Karl Johnson is continuing where his predecessor left off. At the July 20 board meeting, then-Chairman Bob Walberg changed the format in which people were allowed to address the board. The public comments portion of each monthly meeting was restricted […]

  • Belvidere menus for week of Jan 23

    Belvidere menus for week of Jan 23

    Breakfast menus Elementary schools Monday, Jan. 23-Miniature French toast, applesauce cups, 100 percent orange juice, and a variety of milk. Tuesday, Jan. 24-Breakfast sausage pizza, chilled diced peaches, 100 fruit juice, and a variety of milk. Wednesday, Jan. 25-Raised donut, ripe banana, 100 percent apple juice, and a variety of […]

  • Edward (Ted) Jess Sherman, 78

    Edward (Ted) Jess Sherman, 78

    Edward (Ted) Jess, Sherman, 78, of Belvidere, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 15, in the loving presence of his family. The son of Thelma (Giffey) and Henry “Hank” Sherman, he was born on Nov. 5, 1938, in Sheyboygan, Wis. He married the love of his life and best friend, Joan […]

  • Capron Lions host pancake breakfast fundraiser

    Capron Lions host pancake breakfast fundraiser

    By Anne Eickstadt REPORTER On Saturday, Jan. 14, the Capron Lions Club hosted a pancake fundraiser breakfast at Capron Lions Park, located at 305 E. North St. in Capron. The Capron Lions club was assisted by their Leos Club with a silent auction fundraiser. “We really want to thank the […]

  • Poplar Grove Lions Club hosts Recycle Day

    Poplar Grove Lions Club hosts Recycle Day

    By Anne Eickstadt REPORTER On Saturday, Jan. 7, the Poplar Grove Lions Club hosted a Recycle Day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. “I wasn’t sure what time of year to do a recycle day,” Poplar Grove Lions Club President Ron Maxey said. “Then I thought, people have lights on […]

  • Second annual Bowl for Vets raises $5,400 for local veterans

    Second annual Bowl for Vets raises $5,400 for local veterans

    Despite bitter cold January temperatures more than 100 Stateline residents came out to support the second annual Bowl for Vets event held Saturday, Jan. 7 at Dodge Lanes in Belvidere. The fundraiser brought in more than $5,400 in cash to help Boone County veterans who are in need of financial or […]

  • Boone County sheriff has lengthy list of public safety needs

    Boone County sheriff has lengthy list of public safety needs

    By Bob Balgemann REPORTER Boone County Sheriff Dave Ernest said the time for kicking the can down the road had come to an end. That was done for 20 years and today, “there’s no place farther that we can kick it,” he said. “We’ve continued to cut. There are no […]

 

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