Belvidere Chamber Welcome
Chamber Welcome

Welcome! On behalf of the Belvidere Area Chamber of Commerce, we want to welcome you to Boone County, whether this is your first time visiting or if you are relocating…

Faces of Boone County
Faces of Boone County

Putting out fires Al Hyser didn’t have to become a firefighter. He was making a comfortable living, working as a sales rep for Carlson Distributors, a Rockford-based building materials company….

A Day out in Boone County
A Day out in Boone County

There’s always something to do in Boone County, whether it’s taking a long walk through the Conservation District or visiting one of our museums. Here’s just a small sample of…

Parks and Recreation in Boone County
Recreation

When it comes to recreation, there’s plenty to do right here in Boone County. Let’s start with golf. Swan Hills Golf Course, 2600 Gustafson Rd., Belvidere, opened in 1995 and…

Boone County education
Education

Boone County is served by two districts, both of which exemplify the best in public education. Parents are encouraged to become involved with the area’s educational system and communicate openly…

The Write Stuff

Over the years, there have been some historic occurrences that have taken place in Belvidere and Boone County. Meet two local authors who have detailed some of those happenings in…

All in the Family

For years, many local businesses have been successful thanks to the hard work and commitment shown by generations of loved ones who make up the family business. Here are just…

Making Cars in Belvidere

FCA US LLC is a North American automaker with a new name and a long history. Headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, FCA US is a member of the Fiat Chrysler…