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Heading 'Up North' Memorial Day? Get Ready for 37 Miles of Road Construction
Before drivers take to the roads to begin the summer travel season this Memorial Day weekend, the Illinois Tollway is reminding drivers that the speed limit in construction work zones is 45 mph, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, regardless of whether workers are present.
Wed May 22, 2013
Chrysler Reducing Summer Plant Shutdown in Belvidere
Belvidere is one of four Chrysler plants to only be down for one week this summer instead of it's normal two week break.
Mon May 20, 2013
Dollar General Literacy Foundation Awards Grants to Stateline Public Libraries
The Dollar General Literacy program announced the awards of $2,000 to Ida Public Library in Belvidere and $1,000 to Polo Public Library District in Polo.
Tue May 14, 2013
2nd Belvidere Murder Suspect Caught Attempting to Crawl Out of Home
Belvidere Police with help from U.S. Marshalls have arrested the second man sought in a murder investigation.
Fri May 10, 2013
No Change After Recount in Belvidere Mayoral Race
Just six votes separated the top two candidates in Belvidere's mayoral race. Now, nearly a month after the election, the runner-up will get a recount.
Funds Needed for Bus System Improvements
There's a lot that goes into deciding whether bus service can expand. The biggest factor is money, which is why Rockford Mass Transit is trying to convince Congressman Adam Kinzinger to push for a long-term highway bill.
Wed May 01, 2013
A fiery crash on Interstate 90 near Route 20 early Wednesday morning closed down the roadway in both directions for several hours.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Sexual Predator Sentenced In Boone County
Boone County State's Attorney Michelle Courier announced that on April 29, 2013, Ivan R. Rivera, 30, of Belvidere, Illinois, pled guilty and was sentenced on one count of Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault of a Child and two counts of Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Governor Approves Workforce Board Consolidation
The Boone and Winnebago Counties Workforce Investment Board, the organization that oversees federal job training funds and other workforce development programs in the Rockford and Belvidere, is expanding to include Stephenson County.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Stagecoach 2013: Half-Pint Hootenanny entertains all ages at festival
From trick gunplay to wooden racing cars, the Half-Pint Hootenanny featured a multitude of activites for all ages at the Stagecoach country music festival on Saturday.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Boone County Offers Free Water Tests
Sterile bottles to be filled and returned for analysis can be picked up at the Health Department, 1204 Logan Ave., Belvidere.