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  • Justin Provo earns Eagle Scout

    In February, Justin Provo, Mt. Morris, earned the rank of Eagle Scout after completing a project he worked on at the Mt. Morris Coliseum.  P ...
    July 30, 2014 - 4:56 pm
  • First Friday is at Ogle Co. Fair

    Once again the Ogle County Fair will host the August edition of First Fridays, Oregon’s popular open stage music show. The Ogle County Fairg ...
    July 30, 2014 - 11:52 am
  • Oregon restaurant expands

    Father and Sons Pizzeria is expanding its menu and hours of operation.The business announced July 24 that the expansion to their building wi ...
    July 30, 2014 - 11:50 am
  • Lyle Grobe & Rhythm Ramblers at Mt. Morris band shell Friday

    The sounds coming from the Mt. Morris Band Shell on Friday, Aug. 1 will be coming from Lyle Grobe and the Rhythm Ramblers. The two-hour show ...
    July 29, 2014 - 12:35 pm
  • Casey's plans to build new Oregon store

    A new gas station on the west side of Oregon will replace an aging store if everything goes according to plan.Casey's General Store, 901 W. ...
    July 23, 2014 - 12:01 pm
  • Katrina Lowry crowned 2014 Ogle County Fair Queen

    It almost felt like deja-vu for an Oregon teenager Saturday night during the Ogle County Fair Queen Pageant.But fortunately for Katrina Lowr ...
    July 23, 2014 - 11:47 am

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  • Polo 2 faced Polo 1 on July 2

    Polo 2 took on Polo 1 in their third meeting of the season on July 2 in a wet and rainy game. Polo 2 ...
    July 10, 2014 - 9:29 am
  • Carroll County Tournament Action

    Action continued this past week as the Carroll County League Tiny Miss and Little Miss wrapped up regular season play and the Junior Division teams an ...
    July 10, 2014 - 9:29 am
  • Little Miss 2014 Tourney

    With the exception of two games, all games played at home over the past weeks involved Carroll County League Little Miss play, which Polo hosted for t ...
    July 10, 2014 - 9:28 am
  • Little League Action, Polo 2 v Oregon 2

    By Jill BlakePolo 2 the Indians hosted a game vs. Oregon 2 on July 3.The first inning had Spencer Sc ...
    July 10, 2014 - 9:28 am
  • Bad weather, Pleasant Plains end state title run

    By Andy ColbertReporterInclement weather put an end to Byron’s hopes for a state championship in bas ...
    June 11, 2014 - 6:46 pm
  • Disappointing day for OHS team at state meet

    By Andy ColbertReporterOther than discus thrower Troy Pudlas advancing to the finals, it was a disap ...
    June 5, 2014 - 2:09 pm
  • Veda May Cole

    Veda May (Hays) Cole, 85, Rochelle, died on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, just short of her 86th birthday.
    July 30, 2014 - 11:37 am
  • Linda M. Burke

    Linda Mary Burke, 72, Polo, died at 11:35 a.m. on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at Polo Rehab and Health Care Center.
    July 29, 2014 - 5:03 pm
  • Alice J. Baker

    Alice J. Baker, 96, Oregon, died on Sunday, July 27, 2014 at the Franklin Grove Living & Rehabilitation Center.
    July 29, 2014 - 5:01 pm
  • Neva H. Grady

    Neva Hansen Engelkes Grady, 72, Franklin Grove, began the next leg of her journey on Thursday, July 24, 2014 in her home.
    July 29, 2014 - 4:56 pm
  • Roger L. Ackerman

    Roger LaVerne Ackerman, 79, Pecatonica, died on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at Rockford Memorial Hospital after an extended illness.
    July 29, 2014 - 4:53 pm
  • Lance E. Reed

    Lance E. Reed, 54, Bakersfield, Calif., died suddenly in his home on Thursday, May 22, 2014. Lance g ...
    July 29, 2014 - 4:51 pm
  • James J. Semon

    James J. Semon, 61, Oregon, died on Thursday, July 24, 2014 in Serenity Hospice Home, Oregon. He was ...
    July 29, 2014 - 4:49 pm
  • Everett Lundin

    Everett Lundin, 85, Mt. Morris, died Saturday July 19, 2014 at Serenity Hospice & Home, Oregon. Eve ...
    July 21, 2014 - 12:56 pm
  • Reuben H. Barnhart Jr.

    Reuben H. Barnhart Jr., 85, Oregon, died on Friday July 18, 2014 at home after a courageous battle with cancer.
    July 21, 2014 - 12:55 pm
  • Mervel E. Wood

    Mervel E. Wood, 94, of Rockford, died Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at Wesley Willows in Rockford. He w ...
    July 18, 2014 - 4:42 pm
  • Working along the river

    Brent Suter, deputy superintendent of parks for the Oregon Park District, lifts the trunk of a hollow tree from the east shore of the Rock River at Oe ...
    July 31, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Perfect weather for Oregon Trail Days

    Perfect weather greeted visitors on Saturday for Oregon Trail Days. "We could not have asked for mor ...
    July 19, 2014 - 6:01 pm
  • Nice weather for Polo's Town & Country Days

    Mother Nature provided Polo with almost perfect weather for Town & Country Days, June 12-15.The annu ...
    June 18, 2014 - 5:53 pm
  • Summer fun at Oregon Park West

    Perfect weather greeted visitors to the Oregon Park District's annual Touch A Truck and Slam N Jam.T ...
    June 18, 2014 - 6:09 pm