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Ogle Pork Producers pork chop dinner a long-standing Fair tradition

Ogle Pork Producers pork chop dinner a long-standing Fair tradition

OREGON – This was the first year for me to cover the Ogle County Fair myself. Never having been to the Ogle County Fair I didn’t know what to expect. One thing I did notice while there on Saturday, Aug. 1, was the long line for the Ogle County Pork […]

 
 

5/17/18 Cherry Valley Shopper

5/17/18 Cherry Valley Shopper

 

 
 

A high-flying, slam-dunking, rim-rattling basketball show is coming to Belvidere

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	The Harlem Wizards basketball team will visit Bel-videre High School to raise money to fund projects at the school

The world-famous Harlem Wizards will visit Belvidere High School on Thursday, April 19 at 7 p.m., for an evening of great fun and fundraising. The Wizards will play a game against a team of District 100 administrators, teachers, community leaders, and community members. Proceeds will benefit the Belvidere High School Renaissance Program.

 
 

Mary Jane Ollmann Obituary

Mary Jane Ollmann, 85, of Kirkland died Saturday, April 7, at the Northwoods Care Centre in Belvidere. She was born December 28, 1932 in Kingston Twp. to Walter and Pearl (Hyser) Ollmann. Mary was raised by her father’s sister Iva and Emmett Anderson. Mary was a graduate of the Kirkland […]

 
 

Structure fire in Belvidere brings a rapid response

Structure fire in Belvidere brings a rapid response

By Anne Eickstadt Editor A fire call came into the Belvidere Fire Station at 12:53 p.m. on Monday, April 9. “The call reported a working structure fire with heavy involvement at the rear of the structure and the adjacent house was also on fire,” said Chief Al Hyser. “The first […]

 
 

Belvidere Siblings enlist in Illinois Army National Guard

Belvidere Siblings enlist in Illinois Army National Guard

Pvt. Austin Harnois and Pvt. Autumn Harnois, of Belvidere, Illinois, were sworn into the Illinois Army National Guard Jan. 31, at the Chicago Military Entrance Processing Station. Austin enlisted as a 12N, Horizontal Engineer and Autumn enlisted as an 88M, Motor Transport Operator. Both are assigned Company C, Recruit Sustainment […]

 
 

Split votes accompany open sales lot proposal on North Second St.

Two advisory bodies have sent along split votes on a proposed use for property at the southwest corner of North Second Street and Wallace Avenue. It is a two-fold issue. The first request is for an amendment to the zoning map, changing the designation from multi-family residential to commercial general. […]

 
 

City of South Beloit approves requests; denies one

By Margaret Downing Reporter Commissioners at the South Beloit city council meeting on Feb. 5 okayed several ordinances and resolutions concerning planned residential development sites off Willowbrook Road, while denying a special use request for a used auto sales/all-terrain vehicle sales, and retail hobby shop in the 1800 block of […]

 
 

Hononegah bowling team brings home State Championship

Hononegah bowling team brings home State Championship

  By Jean Seegers REPORTER The Hononegah Boys Bowling Team came home victorious after winning the IHSA Boys Bowling Championship, Jan. 28, at St. Clair Bowl in O’Fallon, Illinois. This was the team’s second title in four years, finishing 420 pins ahead of Free-port who came in second. Senior Nick […]

 
 

Boone Co. Sheriff requests help with home invader identit

Boone Co. Sheriff requests help with home invader identit

The Boone County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information on the identity of the person or person(s) who committed a home invasion at a residence in Boone County. On Wednesday, Jan. 24, at approximately 10:30 a.m., Boone County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 2100 block of North State Street, Belvidere, for […]

 
 

Historical Society walking tour uncovers rich history

Historical Society walking tour uncovers rich history

By Marianne Mueller REPORTER As part of the Rockton Township Historical Society’s program theme a walking tour uncovered a rich history and the impact that fires in the Rockton community have had over the years. Program Director, Mary Anne Mathwich led the first part of the tour which began at […]