Belvidere Daily Republican

Living in a fishbowl and overcoming stereotypes

Living in a fishbowl and overcoming stereotypes

By Tricia Goecks Editor BELVIDERE – When Jeremy Meyers told his wife Sarah that they were invited to a Christmas party on Dec. 22 at Steam Plant Restaurant for Susie’s Garden Patch, she initially protested. Sarah couldn’t imagine why they had been invited to the party because they had not […]

 
 

Giving to others warms the heart at Christmas

Giving to others warms the heart at Christmas

By Tricia Goecks Editor BELVIDERE –After Mike Carlson passed away on Feb. 23, 2014 following a sudden illness, his widow Barbara was not certain that she would be able to find the strength to participate in the Joy of Christ Community Toy Distribution at Evangelical Covenant Church. And then while […]

 
 

Dr. Larry Gray McLain, 75 1939-2015

Dr. Larry Gray McLain, 75 1939-2015

Dr. Larry Gray McLain of Chicago, age 75, passed away peacefully with his wife Kathryn by his side on Saturday, Jan. 3. An avid runner, cyclist, triathlete, and ever-optimistic Cubs fan, Larry was born on Mar. 20, 1939 in Belvidere, and was the son of Charles & Margaret (Gray) McLain.  […]

 
 

Boone County’s current infrastructure needs total $31 million

  By Bob Balgemann Reporter BELVIDERE – Boone County officials have worked up a wish list of infrastructure needs should state money become available to deal with five major, local projects totaling $31 million. County Administrator Ken Terrinoni worked up the list after being asked to do so, in the […]

 
 

Frances A. Artman, 99

Frances A. Artman, 99

  LA CROSS, Wis. – France Ann (Wallin) Artman, 99, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, at Bethany St. Joseph Care Center in La Crosse, Wis.  Fran was born April 26, 1915, in Rapid City, South Dakota to Andrew and Helen (Terry) Wallin.Ê Her father passed away when […]