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Cherry Valley Public Library to host Scarecrow Festival

Cherry Valley Public Library to host Scarecrow Festival

CHERRY VALLEY – “Crow about Cherry Valley”, the Cherry Valley Public Library’s Scarecrow Festival fundraiser is well underway for the third year. Nearly 50 scarecrows have been “adopted” by families, organizations, and businesses. They have been creatively decorated and most have already been put on display on lamp posts throughout the […]

 
 

Upcoming event at Vintage Wings, Wheels Museum

POPLAR GROVE – The Vintage Wings and Wheels Museum, located at 5151 Orth Road in Poplar Grove, will host a Holiday Wine Tasting. The wine tasting event will occur on Saturday, Nov. 7 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The night evening of fun will feature cheese, salmon olive tasting […]

 
 

Calvary Baptist Church shares 150 years of history

Calvary Baptist Church shares 150 years of history

By Pastor Dan Lashley 30th Calvary Baptist Church, 2012-present BELVIDERE – In Jan., 1865, Edgar Lincoln was honorably discharged from the Union Army. Enlisting in the 95th Illinois Infantry in 1862, he, along with many other Boone County farm boys, fought under Grant and Sherman as the North won control […]

 
 

Heritage Woods spreads breast cancer awareness with balloon launch

Heritage Woods spreads breast cancer awareness with balloon launch

By Kathryn MenueEditor BELVIDERE – Heritage Woods not only makes strides in assisting senior living, but on Tuesday, Oct. 13, Heritage Woods also took on the fight against breast cancer. At 1 p.m., Heritage Woods staff, residents, and their family members, lined up in front of the Heritage Woods facility […]

 
 

Michelle Courier hosts community meeting at Candlewick Lake

Michelle Courier hosts community meeting at Candlewick Lake

By Barb Appelhans Reporter CANDLEWICK LAKE – Boone County State’s Attorney Michelle Courier held a meet and greet on Wednesday, Oct. 14. The meet and greet, featuring coffee and cookies, took place at the Candlewick Lake Recreation Center. Michelle explained all the programs she has put in place and what she […]

 
 

Weekend events for Friday, Oct. 16 through Sunday, Oct. 18

Weekend events for Friday, Oct. 16 through Sunday, Oct. 18

 Friday, Oct.16 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. The Belvidere Boys football sophomore team will face Freeport High School at home at 5 p.m. followed by the varsity […]

 
 

BHS announce winter sport parent/athlete meetings

BELVIDERE – There will be sport specific informational meetings for any student athletes interested in participating in a winter sport at Belvidere High School. The winter sports meetings have been scheduled as follows: Tuesday, Oct. 20, will host the sport specific meetings from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the […]

 
 

Cub Scout rocket launch is fast approaching

BOONE COUNTY – All newly recruited and existing Cub Scouts in Boone and Winnebago counties are invited to attend the local Cub Scout Rocket Launch event at the Boone County Fairgrounds on Saturday, Oct. 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Scouts can come anytime during the event to launch […]

 
 

Candlewick Lake hosts holiday craft, vendor fair

Candlewick Lake hosts holiday craft, vendor fair

By Barb Appelhans Reporter CANDLEWICK LAKE – On Saturday, Oct. 3, Candlewick Lake opened the gates to the public for their annual Holiday Craft and Vendor Fair with anything and everything a craft lover could want. Some of the unique quality craftsmanship included Barbie St. Aubin’s homemade quilts, Cindy Branscum’s […]

 
 

Boone County Health Department announces upcoming pregnancy sessions

BOONE COUNTY – We’d love for you to join us for some pampering and fun! Boone County Health Department is proud to announce the kickoff of Becoming a Mom/Comenzando Bien Prenatal Classes for expecting families! Join our team of experts for education and group discussion. Topics include: prenatal care, nutrition […]

 
 
 
 
 
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