The Korean War Memorial coming to Loves Park has raised half of its required funding. The Greater Rockford Area Korean War Veterans' Association says it has $71,000 dollars.
55 men died fighting.They are from the Winnebago, Ogle and Boone counties during the Korean War. The chapter's goal is to raise $129,000. The memorial will be located near the current field of honor in Loves Park. They plan to start construction as soon as they raise enough money.