Boone County http://northernpublicradio.org en 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 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