1967

Blizzard of 1967
Blizzard of 1967
Over the past few days, we've been treated to a lot of news about snow. First, the Rockford area got some long-overdue snow to (hopefully) wrap up the season. Then, over the last two days we've been bombarded with news about the blizzard on the east coast. But, how many of us remember the Big Snow, or the Chicago Blizzard of 1967?
Tornado Anniversary [VIDEO]
Tornado Anniversary [VIDEO]
On April 21, 1967 a powerful F4 tornado ripped through Belvidere, injuring hundreds and killing twenty four people, mostly school children. It occurred at about 3:50pm, as school was letting out. Belvidere High School was demolished by the twister that continued into McHenry County before breaking up...