Post-Journal

Construction to begin on Alpine Road multi-use path

  Beginning, construction crews were scheduled to begin construction on a new multi-use path along Alpine Road Monday, July 25. Path improvements will be constructed along the west side of Alpine Road starting behind Lowe’s and running south to an area just north of the Schnuck’s at Harlem and Alpine […]

 
 

Loves Park Police arrest two Rockford men on gun charges

Loves Park Police arrest two Rockford men on gun charges

On Friday evening, Loves Park Police were dispatched to the Mobil gas station at E. Riverside Blvd. and Clifford Ave., after an observant member of the community called police. When officers arrived, they met with two men in a vehicle. During the encounter, officers searched the vehicle, and a loaded […]

 
 

Firefighters thank police officers involved in rescue in May

Firefighters thank police officers involved in rescue in May

By Margaret Downing REPORTER On the evening of May 2, police officers in Loves Park and fire department personnel all responded to a what could possibly have been a fatal situation at a multi-family complex on fire. Personnel entered the smoke filled building and saved a family of eight that […]

 
 

Harlem’s T.J. Chance most valuable in NIC-10 baseball

  By Bob Balgemann REPORTER He’s listed as Thomas Chance among those winning spring sports awards this year at Harlem High School. Around the baseball field throughout his four years as a Huskie, he was better known as just T.J. In his final season, T.J. Chance’s pitching arm and bat […]

 
 

Harlem celebrates accomplishments of spring sports teams

Harlem celebrates accomplishments of spring sports teams

By Bob Balgemann REPORTER Two conference championships and a number of spring sports athletes representing Harlem High School in state competitions. There were two NIC-10 most valuable players, Bianca Barone in softball and T.J. Chance in baseball. Those were among the successes that were celebrated recently during the annual spring […]

 
 

Teams James, Wilhelmi make bold moves in summer ball

Teams James, Wilhelmi make bold moves in summer ball

By Bob Balgemann REPORTER Team James had been close behind all season. With just one loss, the Pee-Wee Boys baseball team named for head coach Jake James was just one game back of undefeated teams Nehmzow and McWilliams. Then their perseverance paid off. Meanwhile, in a key battle of front-runners […]

 
 

Park Towers residents happy with new stop signs

  By Margaret Downing Reporter At the July 11 Loves Park City Council meeting, aldermen approved an ordinance, first and second readings, authorizing the placement of stop signs at Clifford and Dale Avenues. Residents of Park Towers have been concerned with safety issues due to the lack of the stop […]

 
 

Winnebago County Health Department reports first mosquito pool positive with West Nile Virus in Winnebago County

  The first mosquito pool in Winnebago County 61115 Zip Code (Machesney Park) has tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV). WNV has been present in Winnebago County for the past 15 years. The recent hot and dry weather conditions has increased the rate of Culex mosquito production, mosquito flight […]

 
 

Machesney Park floodway expansion to get more study

  By Bob Balgemann REPORTER The proposed expansion of the village’s Floodway Conservation Overlay District at and near the Rock River was supposed to be back on the planning and zoning commission (P&Z) agenda Monday night. But that won’t happen as the village intends to give the issue a more […]

 
 

Man arrested at Clayton House on drugs, weapons charges

Man arrested at Clayton House on drugs, weapons charges

On Tuesday, July 12 at around 11 p.m., Loves Park officers responded to the Clayton House Motel, where they met with the occupants of one of the rooms. After a search of the room, Dylan M. Bryant, 24, of Machesney Park, was arrested. Bryant was charged with Unlawful Possession of […]

 
 
 
 
 
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