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  • National Anthem Day

    Students at Oregon Elementary School celebrated National Anthem Day Sept. 19 at the start of the school day. Parents and veterans gathered i ...

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    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:23 pm
  • Blue service held to remember Sept. 11 first responders

    Byron Fire Chaplain Gary Cortese was quick to remind the 125-plus crowd at the Oregon Fire Station of the dangers first responders face ever ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 12:30 pm
  • Are you ready to run? AOP 5K, Fun Run Oct. 5

    Are you ready to run?The 9th annual Autumn on Parade 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run is set for Sunday, Oct. 5.“We are excited to announce that this y ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 3:27 pm
  • Habitat chosen as Autumn on Parade Unit of Honor

    An organization of dedicated volunteers noted for building homes in various communities in Ogle County will be honored at this year's Autumn ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 3:26 pm
  • Marcos pound Stockton 59-36

    The threat of rain and a tough opponent at home didn’t faze the Polo Marcos as they picked up a big win on the road Friday night at Stockton ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 12:38 pm
  • Cool cars tour Oregon area on a cool day

    Brisk temperatures on Sept. 11 didn’t stop members of the Illinois Brass Touring Region from donning their hats to head out for a drive thro ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 3:21 pm

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  • Carl L. Stoner

    Carl L. StonerCarl L. Stoner, 94, Polo, died on Friday, Sept. 12, 2014  at Serenity Hospice and Home ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 5:57 pm
  • Joan Hagemann

    Joan HagemannJoan Hagemann, 81, longtime Oregon resident, died on Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 in Alden ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 5:58 pm
  • George E. Schmidt Jr.

    George E. Schmidt Jr.George “Gene” E. Schmidt Jr., 54, Polo, died on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at his ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 5:56 pm
  • Helen I. Palmer

    Helen I. Palmer, 96, Forreston, died Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014 at FHN Memorial Hospital, Freeport. She was born on June 8, 1918 in Oregon, the daughter o ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 1:07 pm
  • Beverly J. Hammer

    Beverly June Hammer, 90, Polo, died Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014. She was born in Dixon, Illinois on Nov. ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 1:03 pm
  • Barbara Lynn Holland

    Barbara Lynn Holland, 80, a longtime resident of Oregon, died Friday, September 5, 2014 in Rush University Medical Center, Chicago surrounded by famil ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 1:48 pm
  • Yvonne S. James

    Yvonne Schroeder James, 90, Mt. Morris, formerly of Elgin, died on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014.  She was ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • Evelyn J. Pederson

    Evelyn J. Pederson, 83, Oregon, died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 at Oregon Living & Rehabilitation Center. 
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • Arlene F. Kness

    Arlene F. Kness, 92, Polo, died on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. She was born on March 30,1922 in Carrol ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • Edward B. F. Bryant

    Edward B. F.  Bryant, 86, Leaf River, died in his home on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.   Ed was born on ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 11:14 am