Events

Courier presents at the Midwest Gang Investigator’s Association Annual Conference

Courier presents at the Midwest Gang Investigator’s Association Annual Conference

BOONE COUNTY – Boone County State’s Attorney Michelle Courier was recently honored to present for the Midwest Gang Investigator’s Association’s Annual Conference on her lawsuit against the Latin Kings street gang under the Illinois Street Gang Terrorism Omnibus Prevention Act. Courier filed the lawsuit in 2009 against more than 30 […]

 
 

Boone County Conservation District hosts holiday walk

Boone County Conservation District hosts holiday walk

BELVIDERE – The Boone County Conservation District will host the 1800’s Holiday Walk on Saturday, Dec. 5, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Join us for an evening of magic as you are transported back to the 1800’s. Stroll along luminary lit paths, listen to carolers, stop at two historic […]

 
 

Belvidere Salvation Army to host Thanksgiving dinner for people in need

Belvidere Salvation Army to host Thanksgiving dinner for people in need

BELVIDERE – The Salvation Army Belvidere Corps Community Center will host Thanksgiving dinner for individuals, families and seniors in need. This free dinner will provide nutritious meals to more than 230 people who would otherwise go without this Thanksgiving holiday. The event will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 24 from […]

 
 

Weekend events for Friday, Nov. 20 through Sunday, Nov. 22

Weekend events for Friday, Nov. 20 through Sunday, Nov. 22

Friday, Nov. 20 The Belvidere Park District Administration Building will collect Santa Letters from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Please drop off your letter to Santa. No postage necessary. The Main Street Players of Boone County present “Babes in Toyland.” They will perform for the community at 7 p.m. at […]

 
 

Community Foundation announces award winners

Community Foundation announces award winners

By Shelby R. Farrell Reporter BELVIDERE – The Boone County Community Foundation hosted a hot breakfast, filling more than just the stomachs of Boone County community-driven groups. The foundation was created as a philanthropic, not-for-profit organization that works together to fill the bank accounts of organizations that better the community. […]

 
 

Belvidere North hosts School Hoops Invitational

Belvidere North hosts School Hoops Invitational

BELVIDERE – On Friday, Nov. 13, Belvidere North High School hosted the first annual S.O. High School Hoops Invitational for students with special needs.  The event was sponsored by Northlands Association for Special Recreation with help from the Belvidere Park District. The invitation consisted of a basketball tournament that involved three local […]

 
 

Poplar Grove hosts Holiday Celebration

Poplar Grove hosts Holiday Celebration

POPLAR GROVE – Poplar Grove will host the second annual Holiday Celebration on Saturday, Nov. 28. The celebration will take place at Poplar Grove Village Hall, located at 200 Hill St. in Poplar Grove, and at the North Boone Fire Department, located at 305 W. Grove St. in Poplar Grove. […]

 
 

Volunteers needed in Belvidere to ring bells at red kettles

Volunteers needed in Belvidere to ring bells at red kettles

BELVIDERE— The holidays are fast approaching and now is the time when many make plans to help those in our community who are less fortunate. The Salvation Army is seeking volunteers to ring bells at our red kettle sites in Belvidere. Our new online program RegisterToRing.com makes it easier than ever for individuals, […]

 
 

Santa Claus is coming to Illinois Tollway Oases

Santa Claus is coming to Illinois Tollway Oases

BELVIDERE– Santa Claus will visit the Belvidere, Ill. Tollway Oases during the holiday season, providing opportunities for children of all ages to visit and take pictures with the jolly old elf. Tollway customers are also invited to donate toys to the annual Toys for Tots campaign when they visit. “The Illinois […]

 
 

Boone County 4-H announces award winners

Boone County 4-H announces award winners

BOONE COUNTY – Boone County 4-H members and volunteers were recognized for their accomplishments in the 4-H program during the annual Extension Recognition Program on Sunday, Oct. 25. Awards were based on 4-H members’ projects, completed record books and award applications. County Awards The Krieg-Manring 4-H Angel Award, sponsored by […]

 
 
 
 
 
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