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

    Friday Mar 27 | 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.


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

    Friday Mar 20 | 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.


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

    Tuesday Mar 17 | 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.


  4. 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.


  5. 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.


  6. 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.


  7. 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.


  8. 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.


  9. 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.


  10. 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.


  11. 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.


  12. 1926 Ford Model T Donated to MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | WIFR

    Owner of Manley Motors Rick Manley took a 1926 Model T Ford for a final spin from the dealership before donating it. He dropped it off at its new home, the Boone County Historical Museum, this afternoon.


  13. Blackhawk Bank Names New PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | WIFR

    Blackhawk Bancorp, Inc. is headquartered in Beloit, Wisconsin and is the parent company of Blackhawk Bank, which operates eight banking centers in south central Wisconsin and north central Illinois, along the I-90 corridor from Belvidere, Illinois to Janesville, Wisconsin. The company offers a variety of value-added consultative services to small businesses and their employees related to its banking products such as health savings accounts and investment management.


  14. White Coat Ceremony at UIC College of Medicine in RockfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2014 | WIFR

    Nearly 60 future doctors in Rockford will have the chance to diagnosis and treat patients now as they begin the next phase of their education. Students at the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Rockford received their white lab coats Saturday afternoon.


  15. Cherry Valley Police to Review Pursuit PolicyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | WIFR

    A deadly crash that took the life of an innocent Rockford woman near the CherryVale Mall last month is prompting a local police department to review its chase polices. Karen Williams lost her life last month after robbery suspects slammed into her car during a high speed chase that ended in Winnebago County.


  16. Local Businesses Cited for Selling Alcohol to MinorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | WIFR

    In August 2014, the Illinois Liquor Control Commission conducted compliance checks around the state, including Belvidere and Winnebago County. 33 licensees in the Stateline were checked and 8 were cited for violations of liquor control laws.


  17. Olive Garden Delivers Free Meals to RespondersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2014 | WIFR

    The Rockford Olive Garden had free meals on hand for some Stateline fire departments, including Rockford, Cherry Valley and Belvidere.


  18. State of the Schools: Boone CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | WIFR

    Two school districts in Boone County are showing some growth, more students are graduating and fewer kids are dropping out.


  19. 2 Arrested in Belvidere for BurglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2014 | WIFR

    Belvidere police think they got the guys responsible for breaking into more than forty cars on the city's northwest side.


  20. Job Fair on Monday Kicks off Workforce Development WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2014 | WIFR

    The events are designed to help individuals in the northern Illinois region connect to the services they need to find employment or enroll in job training and other classes.


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