• Weekend events for Friday, July 29 through Sunday, July 31
  • Dr. Joe Carlisle, 94
  • Local family receives great support in seeking cure for Alport Syndrome
  • Loves Park Police arrest two Rockford men on gun charges
  • Firefighters thank police officers involved in rescue in May
  • New coffee shop opens in Poplar Grove
  • State Representative candidate works to get Illinois Anti-Corruption Act on November ballot
  • Weekend events for Friday, July 29 through Sunday, July 31

    Weekend events for Friday, July 29 through Sunday, July 31

      Friday, July 29 Jefferson Prairie Lutheran Church, located at 23184 Bergen Road in Poplar Grove, will host Lutherdale Fish Fry from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.   Trinadora Duo, comprised of Jannie Nelson and Ron Holm, will rock with guitarist John Bishoff and drummer Tim Austin, of Becoming the […]

  • Dr. Joe Carlisle, 94

    Dr. Joe Carlisle, 94

    Joe Carlisle served the Belvidere community for 40 years as a family doctor. He was born in Edwardsburg, Mich. to Harley and Ida Runkle Carlisle. He was the youngest of five siblings. The family relocated to Michigan City, Ind. when his father bought the Carlisle Funeral Home. He attended Indiana […]

  • Local family receives great support in seeking cure for Alport Syndrome

    Local family receives great support in seeking cure for Alport Syndrome

      By Marianne Mueller REPORTER In 2009 brother and sister Gavin and Taytm Mylin were diagnosed with Alport Syndrome. Alport affects one in 50,000 children and is an inherited and progressive disease. Kidney disease, hearing loss, and loss of eyesight are all symptoms found in carriers. Eyesight issues may be […]

  • Loves Park Police arrest two Rockford men on gun charges

    Loves Park Police arrest two Rockford men on gun charges

    On Friday evening, Loves Park Police were dispatched to the Mobil gas station at E. Riverside Blvd. and Clifford Ave., after an observant member of the community called police. When officers arrived, they met with two men in a vehicle. During the encounter, officers searched the vehicle, and a loaded […]

  • Firefighters thank police officers involved in rescue in May

    Firefighters thank police officers involved in rescue in May

    By Margaret Downing REPORTER On the evening of May 2, police officers in Loves Park and fire department personnel all responded to a what could possibly have been a fatal situation at a multi-family complex on fire. Personnel entered the smoke filled building and saved a family of eight that […]

  • New coffee shop opens in Poplar Grove

    New coffee shop opens in Poplar Grove

    By Kathryn Menue EDITOR On Monday, July 18, Kim Krawczyk, of Poplar Grove, started a new journey by opening her own coffee shop: Poplar Grind. “My first day was wonderful,” Krawczyk said. To commemorate the opening of her new business, Krawczyk held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday, July 23 […]

  • State Representative candidate works to get Illinois Anti-Corruption Act on November ballot

    State Representative candidate works to get Illinois Anti-Corruption Act on November ballot

    By Kathryn Menue EDITOR Illinois State Representative candidate for the 69th District, Angelique Bodine, has made it her mission to get the Illinois Anti-Corruption Act on the ballot for the November election. Bodine began her quest on Feb. 9 at the Boone County Finance, Taxation, and Salaries Committee meeting. From […]

 

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