• Weekend events for Friday, Aug. 26 through Sunday, Aug. 28
  • Last day of Boone County Fair syncs in for fairgoers
  • SwedishAmerican to host heart disease, innovations presentation in Belvidere
  • Charles Lee Summers, 55
  • Belvidere Fire Department responds to house fire
  • Colorful competition found at Stateline Chamber Retro run
  • School Zone patrols net burglary warrant arrest

  • Weekend events for Friday, Aug. 26 through Sunday, Aug. 28

    Weekend events for Friday, Aug. 26 through Sunday, Aug. 28

      Friday, Aug. 26 Edward’s Apple Orchard opens. The Belvidere High School sophomore boys’ football team will play at 5 p.m. against Boylan at Funderburg Stadium. The junior varsity cheerleaders and poms teams will be there to cheer for the football team. The Belvidere High School varsity boys’ football team […]

  • Last day of Boone County Fair syncs in for fairgoers

    Last day of Boone County Fair syncs in for fairgoers

                                                                   By Anne Eickstadt REPORTER Running a lip sync contest has certain requirements, and the 2016 Boone County Fair covered all of them on Sunday, Aug. 14. Master of Ceremonies Arnie Pearse kept the show running smoothly from one person to the next. The bookkeeper, Terry, handled the details of […]

  • SwedishAmerican to host heart disease, innovations presentation in Belvidere

    SwedishAmerican to host heart disease, innovations presentation in Belvidere

    Community members who are interested in learning more about heart disease and new innovations won’t want to miss SwedishAmerican’s “Heart Disease and Innovations” presentation. During this free informative community presentation, SwedishAmerican Cardiologist Dr. Andrew Kotis, DO, will discuss what can lead to a heart attack, chest pain, a stroke, and […]

  • Charles Lee Summers, 55

    Charles Lee Summers, 55

    Charles Lee Summers, 55, of Rockford, passed away Sunday, Aug. 21, at his home. He was born June 25, 1961 in Belvidere, the son of Bill and Betty (Glass) Summers. He graduated from Belvidere High School in 1979, received his Electronic Certificate from Rock Valley College, and attended Drake University […]

  • Belvidere Fire Department responds to house fire

    Belvidere Fire Department responds to house fire

    On Monday, Aug. 22, the Belvidere Fire Department responded to 528 Buchanon St. in Belvidere to a two-story home fire. Belvidere Fire Engine 101 responded to the scene in one minute and found the second story of the two-story home on fire. So, the fire department “stretched [a] hose-line to […]

  • Colorful competition found at Stateline Chamber Retro run

    Colorful competition found at Stateline Chamber Retro run

      By Marianne Mueller Reporter Flashbacks of the ’70s through the ’90s era created an aura in Settlers Park on Saturday evening, Aug.13. Nearly 150 participants prepared to take on the challenge of a 3 mile run. “Each of you has dressed in their own interpretation of what they feel […]

  • School Zone patrols net burglary warrant arrest


    School Zone patrols net burglary warrant arrest


    As Loves Park officers continue increased patrols in the school zones, an officer made a stop on Wednesday morning that netted a burglary warrant arrest. The driver of the vehicle, Samantha A. Embrey, 25, of Loves Park was arrested for driving while license suspended and issued a warning for using […]

 

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