Belvidere Republican

Trustees discuss option of levying taxes for public roads, infrastructure on March ballot

By Jean Seegers REPORTER During the Committee of the Whole portion of the Roscoe Village meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 3, trustees discussed asking Village constituents to approve a non-Home Rule Retailers Occupation Tax and a Non-Home Rule Service Occupation Tax, (A 1 % sales tax). The question would appear on […]

 
 

Byron brings home second for the second straight year

Byron brings home second for the second straight year

By Doug Schroder CORRESPONDENT For the Byron Tigers football team there was no partying like it was 1999 as they succumbed, 46-42, to the Williamsville Bullets in the IHSA 3A title game on Friday, Nov. 29, at Huskies Stadium in Dekalb. It was Byron’s second straight trip to the Class […]

 
 

Pecatonica prepares for Thanksgiving travels

By Chris Johnson REPORTER Comparing the success between different sports programs, over different sports seasons, working within a parent school district, isn’t always a good gauge as to how things could go next for those previously-successful participating members. At smaller school districts, there is a pretty good chance athletes who […]

 
 

‘Bago XC girls add trophy #13 to the dynasty

‘Bago XC girls add trophy #13 to the dynasty

By Doug Schroder CORRESPONDENT Coming into the 2019 season the Winnebago High School girl’s cross country team wanted to pay homage to all of the Winnebago teams, coaches and runners who came before them. From the first state champion in Doug Drogemuller when he won Class 1A in 1976, to […]

 
 

Millions waiting to be invested in Pecatonica

By Chris Johnson REPORTER On Thursday, Nov. 7, the Pecatonica Village Board met in regular session with discussion held on a major works project which will impact residents. The Village of Pecatonica is looking to make major switch-overs for the underground water transfer systems. There are a lot of miles […]

 
 

Byron advances to quarterfinal game with 42-14 win

By Doug Schroder CORRESPONDENT The Byron Tigers football team took another step in returning to state finals when they dismantled the DuPec Rivermen 42-14 in front of the home crowd on Saturday, Nov. 9. Battle-tested Byron came in to the IHSA 3A Round 2 playoff game as heavy favorites over […]

 
 

Rockford’s Laura De Rosales was named CCIW Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week

Rockford’s Laura De Rosales was named CCIW Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week

    Carthage College senior Laura De Rosales has been named the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW) Women’s Volleyball Defensive Player of the week announced by the league office Tuesday, Oct. 15. The native from Rockford accumulated 24.5 digs per game and 4.5 assists per game through two […]

 
 

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Tigers break Cogs down with week eight win

Tigers break Cogs down with week eight win

By Chris Johnson REPORTER The Byron Tigers did exactly what they needed to do in their week eight match against Big Northern co-leader Genoa-Kingston. They refused to let the Cogs roll their offensive machine and captured the night 42-13. The win moved Byron to 7-1 on the season and kept […]

 
 

Winnebago’s playoff hopes dashed in Dixon

Winnebago’s playoff hopes dashed in Dixon

By Doug Schroder CORRESPONDENT The Winnebago Indians football team saw any post-season playoff hopes dashed at the hands of the Dixon Dukes, in Dixon, on Friday, Oct. 18. Things just did not go the Indians’ way as they were trounced 47-0. “It was a sad, sad game,” said one Winnebago […]

 
 
 
 
 
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