Events

Belvidere Park District hosts Fall Classic Film Series

BELVIDERE – The Belvidere Park District will host a Fall Classic Film Series. It is a free night of cinematic fun each Sunday night in November. Chairs will be provided for the event, but people are more than welcome to bring blankets and lawn chairs for comfort. Popcorn and refreshments […]

 
 

Belvidere Park District hosts Fall Classic Film Series

BELVIDERE – The Belvidere Park District will host a Fall Classic Film Series. It is a free night of cinematic fun each Sunday night in November. Chairs will be provided for the event, but people are more than welcome to bring blankets and lawn chairs for comfort. Popcorn and refreshments […]

 
 

Dental Group of Rockford to participate in Veteran’s Free Dentistry Day

ROCKFORD– Veterans in the Rockford community will have the opportunity to receive free dental services at Dental Group of Rockford on Saturday, Nov. 7. Dr. Amanda Thorton Morken, Dr. Shobhit Bansal, Dr. Venu Maturi, Dr. Yong Woo Lee and team at Dental Group of Rockford will be improving the oral […]

 
 

Drake Cemetery Dedication service speech

Drake Cemetery Dedication service speech Courtesy of Elaine Huska Belvidere Area Chamber of Commerce Office Manager CALEDONIA – Service of dedication and/or rededication for a Civil War headstone. Headstone Rededication Service: The following service is adapted from the 1917 service for the use of the Grand Army of the Republic; […]

 
 

Fire fighters ready city hydrants for winter

Fire fighters ready city hydrants for winter

By Doug Shiloh Guest Contributor BELVIDERE – Members of the Belvidere Fire Department were in the 300 Block of Perry St. on Wednesday, Oct. 21 flushing fire hydrants as part of winter preparedness maintenance. Flushing is based on the schedule of the Water Department and flushing is easier in the […]

 
 

Sons of the American Revolution

Sons of the American Revolution

BOONE COUNTY – The Kishwaukee chapter of the S.A.R. recently presented Boone County State’s Attorney, Michelle Courier, with their law enforcement commendation medal. This award is a recognition that a chapter can present to an individual who has served with distinction and devotion in the field of law enforcement. Michelle […]

 
 

U of I Boone County Extension Office lists upcoming programs

BELVIDERE – University of Illinois Extension has several programs coming up. Registration for each program can be made by calling the Boone County Extension office at (815) 544-3710 or online at web.extension.illinois.edu/bdo. Boone County Extension is also on Facebook. Follow us at University of Illinois Extension – Boone County for […]

 
 

Celebrating Food Day with Big Apple Crunch Day

Celebrating Food Day with Big Apple Crunch Day

By Emily Hanlin Winnebago-Boone Farm Bureau Ag Communications and Administrative Assistant STATELINE – According to Foodday.org, Oct. 24 is “Food Day;” a day to resolve to make changes in personal diets and to take action to solve food-related problems in communities at the local, state, and national levels. In 2015, […]

 
 

Weekend events for Friday, Oct. 23 through Saturday, Oct. 25

Weekend events for Friday, Oct. 23 through Saturday, Oct. 25

Friday, Oct. 23 The Tebala Shrine Haunted House will be open in the Livestock Show Arena at the Boone County Fairgrounds. For more information please contact Mark Torrance at (815) 871-6226. Throw on your costume, put in your fangs, and enjoy a wonderful evening at the Y’s annual Halloween Carnival. […]

 
 

Family Counseling Services opens its doors in Belvidere

Family Counseling Services opens its doors in Belvidere

By Kathryn Menue Editor BELVIDERE – Family Counseling Services (FCS) celebrated their grand opening in Belvidere on Tuesday, Oct. 20. At 11 a.m. on Tuesday morning, community members, members of the Belvidere Chamber of Commerce, employees of Rockford Sexual Assault Counseling Inc., and counselors and directors from the FCS all […]