Belvidere http://northernpublicradio.org en All Aboard? Rockford To Chicago Train On Track For Next Year http://northernpublicradio.org/post/all-aboard-rockford-chicago-train-track-next-year <p>Rockford residents can look forward to taking a train into Chicago next year, after three decades without passenger rail service.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 09:51:52 +0000 Susan Stephens 45852 at http://northernpublicradio.org All Aboard? Rockford To Chicago Train On Track For Next Year Temporary Layoffs At Chrysler Plant http://northernpublicradio.org/post/temporary-layoffs-chrysler-plant <p></p><p>325 workers at the Chrysler assembly plant in Belvidere have received temporary layoff notices. Tue, 04 Mar 2014 16:12:36 +0000 Mike Moen 43960 at http://northernpublicradio.org Temporary Layoffs At Chrysler Plant 15,000 Dodge Darts Recalled http://northernpublicradio.org/post/15000-dodge-darts-recalled <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Chrysler is recalling about 15,000 Dodge Darts because they could stall in cold weather. The Dart is produced in Belvidere.&nbsp;</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;"> Mon, 10 Jun 2013 19:44:00 +0000 Susan Stephens 31249 at http://northernpublicradio.org 15,000 Dodge Darts Recalled Preservation Grants Help Local Projects http://northernpublicradio.org/post/preservation-grants-help-local-projects <p>Thirteen Illinois communities will share federal historic preservation grants. The money will fund historical surveys in Belvidere and Ottawa, and a video project in Woodstock.&nbsp; It will also be used in Morrison.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 25 Jan 2013 10:47:13 +0000 WNIJ 24514 at http://northernpublicradio.org Preservation Grants Help Local Projects Belvidere Seeks Greater Vitality http://northernpublicradio.org/post/belvidere-seeks-greater-vitality <p>In the first of WNIJ's occasional series "Community Close-Up," we turn our attention to Belvidere. Like many other communities, Belvidere is trying to revitalize its downtown.</p><p></p><p> Tue, 08 Jan 2013 12:25:07 +0000 Guy Stephens 23712 at http://northernpublicradio.org Belvidere Seeks Greater Vitality I-90 interchange at Irene Road gets support http://northernpublicradio.org/post/i-90-interchange-irene-road-gets-support <p>The coordinating committee of five Belvidere city aldermen and five Boone County Board members has voted unanimously to pursue completion of the interchange at Irene Road and Interstate 90.</p><p>The <em><a href="http://www.belvideredailyrepublican.net/news/first-step-taken-toward-finishing-irene-road-interchange/">Belvidere Daily Republican</a></em> reported the committee approved $81,000 for preliminary engineering and $33,800 for a right-of-way consultant, with the city and county splitting that expense.</p><p> Tue, 17 Jul 2012 16:28:40 +0000 WNIJ 15076 at http://northernpublicradio.org Chrysler's Marchionne celebrates the Dart and freedom from bail-out loans http://northernpublicradio.org/post/chryslers-marchionne-celebrates-dart-and-freedom-bail-out-loans <p>The much-heralded <a href="http://www.dodge.com/en/2013/dart/?sid=1037056&amp;KWNM=dodge+dart&amp;KWID=3144982703&amp;channel=paidsearch">Dodge Dart</a> should be in dealerships by the end of next month. To celebrate, Chrysler Group CEO Sergio Marchionne visited the home of the Dart Thursday -- the Belvidere Assembly Plant.</p><p> Fri, 25 May 2012 03:24:32 +0000 Susan Stephens 12296 at http://northernpublicradio.org Chrysler's Marchionne celebrates the Dart and freedom from bail-out loans Massive mulch fire closes Route 76 north of Belvidere http://northernpublicradio.org/post/massive-mulch-fire-closes-route-76-north-belvidere <p>A massive mulch fire is causing headaches for travelers and residents in northern Boone County.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 18 May 2012 22:07:01 +0000 Susan Stephens 11972 at http://northernpublicradio.org Massive mulch fire closes Route 76 north of Belvidere Belvidere plant ready to turn out new Dodge Dart http://northernpublicradio.org/post/belvidere-plant-ready-turn-out-new-dodge-dart <p>Official production of the new Dodge Dart is being launched in northern Illinois this week.&nbsp; The model is being assembled at the Chrysler plant in Belvidere.&nbsp; Mon, 30 Apr 2012 12:39:49 +0000 Mike Moen 10908 at http://northernpublicradio.org Belvidere plant ready to turn out new Dodge Dart The Dodge Dart: Chrysler pushes for perfection from Day One. http://northernpublicradio.org/post/dodge-dart-chrysler-pushes-perfection-day-one <p>&nbsp;</p><p>It&rsquo;s considered conventional wisdom that you should never buy a car in its first year of production: that gives the automaker time to &ldquo;work the kinks out.&rdquo; And that&rsquo;s the kind of thinking Chrysler officials are working to dispel as they prepare to launch the new Dodge Dart in Belvidere.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 04 Apr 2012 10:19:07 +0000 Susan Stephens 9590 at http://northernpublicradio.org The Dodge Dart: Chrysler pushes for perfection from Day One.