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Vision, collaboration and an entrepreneurial spirit have inspired the revitalization of Freeport. The city has much to be proud of, including its plans for further transformation. ...

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Check out these unique destinations that reflect the genuine character of our region. Big Thunder Park 699 Van Buren St., Belvidere, Ill. This park is named after Chief Big Thunder, a Potawatomie leader whose burial site became a popular tourist attraction during the late 1830s through the 1840s. When he died, Chief Big Thunder was given an above-ground burial, outfitted ...