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Ribfest to expand offerings

Following the success of last year’s inaugural Lil’ Redneck Ribfest, organizers are expanding to bring even more activities to the weekend.

Posted 6/09/15 (Tue) read more »

Velva clinic looks to upgrade

The Trinity Community Clinic - Velva is just that: a community clinic.

Posted 3/10/15 (Tue) read more »

Headliner for Midsummer Jam

Organizers have announced the band for this year’s Midsummer Night’s Jam, set for July 11 in Velva.

Posted 3/10/15 (Tue) read more »

New name for Velva ballpark

It was a short but productive meeting for the Velva City Commission on Monday night, as they voted to change the name of the local baseball field and forward on handicapped parking for the Star City Senior Center.

Posted 2/24/15 (Tue) read more »

Velva commissioner resigns

Monday night’s meeting of the Velva City Commission was called to order one member short on Monday night, and it appears it will be that way for a while.

Posted 1/27/15 (Tue) read more »

Bloom in Color puts down roots

In August of 2013, Velva native Elizabeth Redding took a chance on a dream and started her mobile floral business, Bloom in Color. Now, she has taken that endeavor one step further as she moves from her refrigerated trailer to a brick-and-mortar business.

Posted 1/21/15 (Wed) read more »

City still tangling with law enforcement contract

Following the policing discussions at their December 9th meeting, the Velva City Commissioners played host to McHenry County Commissioner Harry Bergstad and Sheriff-elect Trey Skager at their Dec. 22nd meeting.

Posted 1/06/15 (Tue) read more »

A very happy new year for SVCC

The St. Joesph's Community Foundation has brought SVCC one step closer to a new generator with a $35,000 check.

Posted 12/29/14 (Mon) read more »

A growing business

What began as an attempt to grow an existing business has turned into an opportunity for other entrepreneurs.

Posted 12/02/14 (Tue) read more »

Winter Whimsy covers two weekends

This year marks the second year of Velva’s Winter Whimsy celebration, and the event has expanded to encompass the former Santa Daze.

Posted 11/20/14 (Thu) read more »