• Officer of the Year awards held March 4 in Loves Park
  • University of Illinois Extension Boone County hosts Super Saturday
  • Boone County’s Pat Elder recognized on her retirement after 24 years of service
  • Belvidere menus for week of March 20 Breakfast menus
  • One dead in apartment fire
  • Join Fish Friday at St. James Catholic School
  • Poplar Grove approves special use to allow mobile home park
  • Officer of the Year awards held March 4 in Loves Park

    Officer of the Year awards held March 4 in Loves Park

    Officers Brian Britnell, Kurt Cutler, Collen Gaspard and Sean Kahly, as well as Sergeant Mike Landman were all nominated for the Annual 2017 VFW Officer of the Year Award for their part in saving lives from a burning building in May 2016. Their actions were recognized during a dinner at […]

  • University of Illinois Extension Boone County hosts Super Saturday

    University of Illinois Extension Boone County hosts Super Saturday

    The University of Illinois Extension Boone County 4-H program presented Super Saturday for its members on Saturday, Feb. 4, at the Evangelical Church in Belvidere. Forty-five 4-H members from Boone County participated in 21 different project workshop sessions. Super Saturday was organized by the University of Illinois Extension Boone County […]

  • Boone County’s Pat Elder recognized on her retirement after 24 years of service

    Boone County’s Pat Elder recognized on her retirement after 24 years of service

    By Bob Balgemann REPORTER Longtime Boone County Supervisor of Assessments Pat Elder has been wished a fond farewell from public service as she retires. She was recognized during the Wednesday, Feb. 15 county board meeting when members unanimously adopted a resolution in her honor. The resolution stated she performed her […]

  • Belvidere menus for week of March 20 Breakfast menus

    Belvidere menus for week of March 20 Breakfast menus

    Elementary schools Monday, March 20-Strawberry Pop Tart, cinnamon goldfish, applesauce cups, 100 percent orange juice, and a variety of milk. Tuesday, March 21-Chocolate chip muffin, cinnamon goldfish, orange smiles, 100 percent apple juice, and a variety of milk. Wednesday, March 22-Miniature maple waffles, ripe banana, 100 percent fruit punch, and […]

  • One dead in apartment fire

    One dead in apartment fire

    By Kathryn Menue EDITOR On Friday, March 10, the unthinkable happened as about 30 people lost their homes due to a 14-unit apartment fire that spread rapidly through the building, located at 819 W. Jackson St. in Belvidere. The fire began around 9:45 p.m. The fire, which is believed to […]

  • Join Fish Friday at St. James Catholic School

    Join Fish Friday at St. James Catholic School

    By Anne Eickstadt REPORTER Throughout the 2017 lent season, St. James Catholic School hosts Fish Fry Friday every Friday. “We serve a Lenten fish fry every Friday until April 7, the week before Good Friday,” Kelly Hritz, St. James Catholic School volunteer spokesperson, said. “That will be our last one. […]

  • Poplar Grove approves special use to allow mobile home park

    Poplar Grove approves special use to allow mobile home park

    By Bob Balgemann REPORTER It’s been almost three years since the village board, in a 6-0 vote, denied a requested special use permit for Flora Meadows LLC, which would have allowed development of a 304-unit mobile home park on two parcels along Poplar Grove Road. In view of the board’s […]

 

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