• Annual flea market draws big crowds yet again
  • Thursday, July 16
  • The City of Murals brings younger artists to paint the streets
  • Kirkland-Hiawatha All-School Open House 2015 marks 10th Anniversary 
  • Bill to reduce juror fees caught up in legislative process
  • Candlewick hosts Kids and Fathers Fishing Tournament
  • Water rescue teams submerge car for training exercise
  • Annual flea market draws big crowds yet again

    Annual flea market draws big crowds yet again

      By Kathryn Menue Editor BELVIDERE – On Saturday, June 27, from 3 p.m. to midnight, people of Boone County and the surrounding areas gathered around the Boone County Fairgrounds to enjoy the gems awaiting them at the “Mid-nite Flea Market.” Vendors sold toys, posters, pictures, signs, games, antiques, collectable […]

  • Thursday, July 16

    Thursday, July 16

    The Animal Friends Society of Boone County will hold a “Disaster: Animals need Help” night at 6:30 p.m. at the Belvidere Township Building located at 8200 Fairgrounds Road. The special event will feature Jennie Lindeman a speaker from P.A.R.T. This event is open to the public.

  • The City of Murals brings younger artists to paint the streets

    The City of Murals brings younger artists to paint the streets

    By Kathryn Menue Editor BELVIDERE – On Saturday, June 27, Heritage Days presented a new activity for the Boone County youth to enjoy. Paint on State premiered in downtown Belvidere with tons of children participating in the artistry event. Paint on State let youngsters paint a four-foot-square anywhere from the […]

  • Kirkland-Hiawatha All-School Open House 2015 marks 10th Anniversary 

    Kirkland-Hiawatha All-School Open House 2015 marks 10th Anniversary 

    KIRKLAND – The year 2015 marks the 10th Anniversary of the Kirkland-Hiawatha All-School Open House – a milestone year for all past graduates and past attendees to be sure to come — on Saturday, July 4, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the LRC (Hiawatha Elementary Learning Resource Center) […]

  • Bill to reduce juror fees caught up in legislative process

    Bill to reduce juror fees caught up in legislative process

    By Bob Balgemann Reporter BOONE COUNTY – A bill that would ease the sting of a new state law increasing juror pay continues to be pending in Springfield, but it isn’t likely to be acted upon this year. Senate Floor Amendment 3 to House Bill 2641 has been referred to […]

  • Candlewick hosts Kids and Fathers Fishing Tournament

    Candlewick hosts Kids and Fathers Fishing Tournament

    By Barb Appelhans Reporter CANDLEWICK LAKE – Father’s Day at Candlewick Lake started out with the traditional “Kids and Fathers Fishing Tournament.” The event consisted of four age groups: three-to-six-year-olds, seven-to-nine-year-olds, 10-to-13-year-olds, and 14-to-16-year-olds.  Prizes and trophies were awarded to the largest, smallest, and most unusual catch. Analiese Lewis, 12, […]

  • Water rescue teams submerge car for training exercise

    Water rescue teams submerge car for training exercise

    By Barb Appelhans Reporter CANDLEWICK LAKE – On Saturday, June 20, water rescue teams from Rockford, North Boone, and Belvidere fire departments submerged a 2015 Dodge Dart car frame. The Chrysler Corporation donated the 2015 Dodge Dart to the water rescue teams and even delivered it to Candlewick Lake for […]

 

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