Last week Q98.5's Mark Charvat traveled northeast for the 11th stop on the Q98.5's "Smalltown Throwdown" tour(before the snow fell, I visited: Blaine, IL!

Small towns are awesome! The smaller the better. Q98.5 is saluting those small towns that you might just pass by or perhaps, see the town's name on a sign when driving by. But for many people, these town are called home. For me, it was my first visit to Blaine, ever!

Our 11th stop is in Boone County. Join me as we tour Blaine, IL.

Here are five things you did not know about Blaine, IL.

If you would like us to visit a small town here in the Stateline, comment below and let us know.

Check out some of our other previous small town stops: