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Remembering the Bucs

It’s been 25 years since Belvidere High School achieved the improbable – winning consecutive football state titles. Today, those memories still burn bright for the team, school and community.

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9 Defining Golf Adventures

The golf course is a place you’ll find respite – though you’re sure to have an adventure, too. Discover the gorgeous scenery and dastardly obstacles awaiting at these nine courses.

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Know Your Neighbors: Amanda Mehl

Public health is a special calling for this Belvidere woman. Learn how she serves others as the public health administrator for the Boone County Health Department, and why she feels she’s right where she needs to be.

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Our Pioneer Roots: Stephen and Hononegah Mack

The marriage of Stephen and Hononegah Mack led to an interesting future for the Rock River Valley. Janine Pumilia explores the Macks’ role in our region’s history and unveils how Macktown Living History keeps their stories alive.

The Lake Geneva area offers numerous options for a scenic summertime retreat, from million-dollar lakeshore mansions to quiet, secluded cottages.
How to Locate Your Summertime Escape

There are many factors to consider before purchasing or renting a vacation home. Learn what questions to ask and where the prime retreats are located in our region.