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Spice Up Your Life: Exploring Belvidere's Top 4 Mexican Restaurants
In this article, we will be exploring four delightful Mexican restaurants located in Belvidere. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
Hyundais stolen from Belvidere mobile home park
BELVIDERE, Ill. (WTVO) — Belvidere Police are asking for the public’s assistance to capture Hyundai thieves after two of the manufacturer’s vehicles were stolen this week from the Four Seasons Mobile Home Park. According to police, a black 2017 Hyundai Sonata was stolen from a driveway in the 2100 block of Sunset Lane on February […]
Belvidere City Continues Electric Aggregation Program with MC Squared Energy Services: What Residents Need to Know
Belvidere City will continue its municipal aggregation program with MC Squared Energy Services. This program, approved in a 2012 referendum, allows residents to be charged the same rate as ComEd, who will also handle billing. Residents and small businesses will receive notices about the program's continuation around February 16th, 2024.
2 children flown to Rockford hospital with life-threatening injuries after crash that injured 5
ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — A woman and two children were flown to a Rockford hospital Wednesday after a crash on Illinois Route 78. The woman driver and four children were injured in the crash, and two of the children are said to have life-threatening injuries. According to the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office, the crash happened […]
Illinois & Wisconsin Cities on Dubious 20 Most Dangerous Places in the US List
One city from Wisconsin and Illinois landed in the 20 most dangerous places in the US for 2024 according to a new report. The U.S. News & World Report runs through the list of each state and ranks the most to least dangerous, and unfortunately, a few towns we love made the list.
Rockford man arrested for dealing cocaine, woman for flushing evidence
ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office says it conducted multiple controlled purchases of cocaine and arrested Jeremiah Simmons, 44, as well as Lataska Perkins, 39, Thursday afternoon. On February 16th at 10:02 a.m., police arranged to buy drugs from Simmons and then again on February 22nd. According to court records, when officers […]
Rockford police arrest teens, recover modified gun
ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - An attempted traffic stop leads to the arrest of two Rockford teens, police said Thursday. Robert Webster, 19, is accused of aggravated fleeing to elude, possession of ammunition and resisting arrest. Tobiyas Stokes, 18, is charged with possession of a machine gun, aggravated unlawful use of a weapon and resisting arrest.
Freeport police: Naked man wakes woman, tries to stab and strangle her
FREEPORT, Ill. (WIFR) - A Freeport woman accuses a man of trying to stab and strangle her inside an apartment on Stephenson Circle. The woman told police Hezekiah Glover, 34, of Rockford, had been staying with her for about a week. She claims Glover woke her up on Feb. 21 and stood naked at the foot of her bed. Investigators says Glover then attacked her with a knife and choked her until she nearly passed out. She told officers she was able to fight him off and break free.
9 Of The Oldest Schools In Illinois
For children who live in Illinois, some of their favorite memories growing up are about going to school. When I walk into schools in the Rockford area like Belvidere North or Cherry Valley Elementary it just blows my mind. I couldn't imagine going to class in a brand-new building. When I was growing up, all of my schools were older. That got me wondering. What are some of the oldest schools in Illinois?
Dangerous Thunderstorms and Snow for Illinois in Next 7 Days
It's been a historically warm month of February with many hoping that spring has started early and we're done with snow for the season. But, that may not be the case. Pacing to Be Warmest February in Recorded Weather History. It's been unseasonably mild for the past few weeks, and...
Here’s When One Of Illinois’ Favorite Ice Cream Shops Is Reopening
It doesn't have to be eighty degrees to enjoy ice cream! A popular Illinois ice cream shop just announced they're opening back up for spring. I have lived in Illinois for so long that ice cream is actually a must-have in my freezer at all times during the winter. It sounds weird, but I crave ice cream more when the winter months roll around than in the summer time!
Rockford Drivers Are The Worst, Tavern’s Security Cam Footage Proves It
You won't believe what the front door security camera outside Rockford's Olympic Tavern captured. A fast-moving car jumps the curb and drives down the sidewalk. Can you guess which Illinois city has the absolute worst drivers?. You might say it's where you live, but if you don't live in Rockford,...
Rockford teen’s killer sentenced to 10 years in prison
ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Tyree Scott, 26, has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for the murder of Deontay Turner in 2022. Turner, 19, was shot at the intersection of 11th Street and 6th Avenue on April 14th, 2022. Police were called to the area of 11th Street and 6th Avenue around 6:30 p.m. […]
2024 The 10 Best Public High Schools in Rockford Area
Discover the top Illinois public high schools in the Rockford area for 2024! Find out which schools made the list based on key statistics and reviews from students and parents. 2024 Best Public High Schools in Rockford Area. Do you know what schools are likely to be on this list...
Beloit police arrest teen suspect in Christmas Day shooting
BELOIT, Wis. (WTVO) — Beloit Police have arrested a suspect in a Christmas Day shooting, and another man accused of harboring him. According to police, the shooting happened on December 25th, 2023 in the area of Porter and Yates Avenues, leaving a 19-year-old victim injured. Detectives identified Jahmir Smith, 17, as the suspect. On Thursday, […]
Five Must-Try Italian Eateries in Belvidere: A Gastronomic Journey
In this article, we're exploring five remarkable Italian restaurants in Belvidere. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments? If so, we'd love to hear your thoughts! Please share your experiences and reviews in the comments section below.
The gas price fluctuate between $3.29 and $3.47 in Belvidere as of 2024-02-22. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Thursday is $3.270, a week ago the price is $3.278 , according to AAA.
What's happening in far northern Illinois- Friday, Feb 23 - Friday, Mar 1
This week in Rockton, Roscoe, and South Beloit: meet the candidates, horse shows, kids music at the library (but no puppies), murder mystery, teen movie matinee, live music, blood drive, fun, and games. You might know about more events happening, but maybe you could add them yourself?. 14 events this...
Old Building In Downtown Rockford To Be Revamped Into A New Illinois Brewery
Two Rockford, Illinois natives are on a mission to transform an old building on Madison St. into a new brewery, giving downtown visitors another food and drink place to enjoy. For many years now, the City of Rockford has been working hard to make the downtown area a place everyone wants to visit in the city, and I think they've been doing a great job.
Are you ready for the March 19 primary? Where to see ballots, make sure you're registered
The presidential primary election is March 19. Are you ready to cast your ballot? What races will be up for election? If you live in the city of Rockford, you can view a sample ballot at the Rockford Board of Elections website. ...