Belvidere Republican

BNHS athletic information for fall 2015

BELVIDERE – Any BNHS student interested in trying out for/playing a fall sport will need to attend the parent/athlete meeting on Wednesday, July 29. All incoming freshman and students new to North will need to attend starting at 5:45 p.m. in the gym. At 6:45 p.m. all athletes and parents […]

 
 

Belvidere High School announces important upcoming meeting for fall athletics

BELVIDERE – On Wednesday, July 29 the Belvidere High School will host and incoming freshman and new students sports rules meeting at 6 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center. From 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. there will be a Sport Specific Meeting for freshman through senior athletes. At the meeting, […]

 
 

Death announcement of former Garden Prairie man

BOONE COUNTY – John Howard Beam of Andover, Minn. passed away on July 22.  Beam was a former resident of Garden Prairie. He is survived by his wife, Shirley, three sons, eight grandchildren, two sisters, Helen Neisen of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico and Marilyn (Jim) Detmer of Charles City, Iowa, uncle […]

 
 

Boone County Gardener’s of America celebrates 60th anniversary

Boone County Gardener’s of America celebrates 60th anniversary

By Kathryn Menue Editor BOONE COUNTY – Scattered around Belvidere are the usual flower urns perfectly decorated by the Boone County Gardener’s of America. However, this year’s assortment of planters has a special, unique twist to their beauty. In honor of their 60th anniversary, the Boone County Gardner’s of America […]

 
 

Pyrex celebrates 100 years, 1915-2015

Pyrex celebrates 100 years, 1915-2015

By Lisa Rodgers Reporter NATIONALLY-Leave it to a woman to see the potential in something created at the time for a man’s world.   Pyrex has over decades become a staple in our kitchens.  It’s without question you get some kind of Pyrex for either a bridal shower, wedding gift or […]

 
 

Belvidere Park District

The Belvidere Township Park District is cancelling its July 28, 2015 regular scheduled Board of Commissioner meeting. Their next scheduled board meeting is August 11, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. at the Baltic Mill Annex, 920 W. Lincoln Avenue, Belvidere, Illinois. Keep up with all the news at Belvidere Park District […]

 
 

Community Kids Day returns for 6th annual event

Community Kids Day returns for 6th annual event

BELVIDERE – The UAW Local 1268 Community Service Committee will host the 6th annual Community Kids Day on Sunday, July 26 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. The event will take place at UAW Local 1268 Hall located at 1100 E. Chrysler Drive in Belvidere. The event will feature lots […]

 
 

Little community of Garden Prairie gets little library

Little community of Garden Prairie gets little library

By Shelby R. Farrell Reporter GARDEN PRAIRIE – Thanks to a local 4-H group, Garden Prairie residents can now enjoy big reading experiences from a little library. The Grasshoppers-Sweet Clover 4-H Club built a Little Free Library as a gift to the Garden Prairie community and Garden Prairie United Church […]

 
 

Wings, Wheels Festival returns to Poplar Grove

Wings, Wheels Festival returns to Poplar Grove

By Rhonda Mix Reporter POPLAR GROVE – On July 18, the Wings and Wheels Festival returned to the Poplar Grove Vintage Wings and Wheels Museum, located near the Poplar Grove Airport. The event took place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and had a good turnout, despite the temperamental weather […]

 
 

Boone County Agricultural Conservation Easement and Farmland Protection Commission holds meeting

BELVIDERE – On Friday, July 24, the Boone County Agricultural Conservation Easement and Farmland Protection Commission will bold their month of July meeting on Friday, July 24 at 7:30 a.m. in the Boone County Board Room located at 401 Whitney Blvd, Suite 300 in Belvidere. For more information, please contact Associate […]

 
 
 
 
 
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