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  1. Friends and Family Gather to Honor Hit & Run VictimRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | WIFR

    Tonight friends and family united outside Belvidere High School to remember 25-year-old Jonathan Macklin, a motorcyclist killed near Indianapolis in a hit-and-run crash, caught on a surveillance camera. Julianna Sliger's Mother's Day was nothing short of a nightmare, after learning her 25-year-old son Jonathan was left to die on the road in Indiana.


  2. Belvidere On Tap Could Open This FallRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | WIFR

    The owners of Rural On Tap, near Rockford's east side, have some big plans for Belvidere. Owners Nick Fosberg and Derrick Kuntz are looking to open a second location called Belvidere On Tap.


  3. Permanent Location for Prescription Drug Drop-Off in BelvidereRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | WIFR

    Hanging onto old medication is a safety risk. Now there's a location where we can safely get rid of prescription drugs.


  4. 48th Anniversary of Deadly TornadoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | WIFR

    As families throughout the Stateline rebuild after deadly tornadoes rip through the area, it's also now the 48th anniversary of a deadly tornado that hit Belvidere. On April 21, 1967, just before 4 p.m. it only took a moment for 24 people to be killed, including 13 at Belvidere High School, where the tornado first touched down.


  5. Tornado Destroys Home of Belvidere FamilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | WIFR

    The Cardinal family says they're amazed by the outpouring of support they've received from neighbors and complete strangers. They live off of Huber Road in Belvidere, surrounded by a hand full of other houses.


  6. Tornado Destroys Two FarmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | WIFR

    We're seeing more damage out of the Boone County and DeKalb County area, after the tornado tore through two farms. "It's an emotional thing, seeing how much people will support other people they don't even know in a time of need," said Carissa Brendle, whose father-in-law's farm was destroyed.


  7. National Weather Service Confirms 4 Tornados on ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | WIFR

    That includes an EF-4 tornado that hit Rochelle and Fairdale. There was also an EF-1 that hit the Summerfield Zoo near Belvidere.


  8. Becca's Closet Opens for Prom SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2015 | WIFR

    It's the time of year high school girls look forward to; prom season. Getting all dolled up though isn't cheap.


  9. Brother Reunited with Ill SisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | WIFR

    A Rockford man and his sister get to spend what could be the last days of her life together, as she battles cancer. After a more than 30-hour journey, the siblings are finally reunited.


  10. Match Day at U of I College of Medicine RockfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | WIFR

    Friends and family come from all over to watch medical students open sealed envelopes today, with what's inside holding the key to their futures. Students make a cash donation in exchange for envelopes containing their residency spot.


  11. Dumping Ashes Likely Cause of Fire in BelvidereRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | WIFR

    Investigators say a man trying to clean up his property ended up starting his home on fire, causing $15,000 dollars' worth of damage. It started in the 1800 block of Fruit Farm Road this afternoon in Belvidere.


  12. No Belvidere Retailers Fined for Selling Tobacco to MinorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | WIFR

    After a tobacco compliance check in Belvidere, Belvidere Police and the Boone County Health Department say no stores were found to be in violation of selling tobacco to a minor. Police say a total of 23 retailers were inspected in Belvidere.


  13. Puppy Mill Project Hosts Pancake Breakfast FundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | WIFR

    A group pushing to change laws to ban puppy mills across the country needs our help to help bring some puppies recently saved back to health. This weekend the Puppy Mill Project is hosting a pancake breakfast at The District in Rockford.


  14. Boone County Health Department Expanding ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | WIFR

    Sexually transmitted infections are on the rise in Boone County, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health. That's why a local health clinic has decided to expand.


  15. Rockford Man Sentenced to 12 Years for Drug DealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | WIFR

    A Rockford man is heading to prison for over a decade for selling drugs close to a senior citizen center. A judge sentenced 39-year-old Derrick Lewers to 12 years.


  16. Changing of the Guard in Four Stateline Sheriff DepartmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | WIFR

    It's a changing of the guard throughout the Stateline as four out of the five counties in the WIFR viewing area are swearing in a new sheriff. Here in winnebago county it's the first new top lawman in roughly seventeen years as Gary Caruana officially takes over for the now retired Dick Meyers.


  17. Feed the Need Food Drive Helps Belvidere ResidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | WIFR

    Officer John Fish organized a fundraiser called "Feed the Need Food Drive. Saturday's event was held at Aldi Foods on North State Street in Belvidere.


  18. Search and Rescue Volunteers Train in Boone CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | WIFR

    There's a downed helicopter somewhere outside of Belvidere and Jim Wresch and his team are in search for the fallen chopper and it's beacon. "Assuming that families want to be reunited with their loved ones and find that missing person," Wresch said.


  19. Free Flu Shots Available at 4th Annual Community Flu Shot EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | WIFR

    The Stateline community will be providing free flu shots on Tuesday, October 21 and Thursday, October 23. Any adult ages 18 to 64 is welcome to receive their free flu shot if they have no health insurance, are unemployed, or if they can otherwise not afford a flu shot. No proof of identification is needed.


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