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  • Firefighters practice rescues in apartment

    By Chris Johnson Reporter Working together is key to keeping everyone safe during a fire. Oregon firefighters were working on that exact kin ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 1:02 pm
  • Man injured in barn fire

    A rural Rochelle man injured in an Oct. 16 barn fire at his residence remains in critical condition in a Rockford hospital. Norman Gruben, 8 ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 1:08 pm
  • Auditor reports on tow fund audit

    The forensic audit of the Ogle County administrative tow fund found that more than $10,000 of expected tow fees are unaccounted for. In addi ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 1:07 pm
  • New administration center taking shape

    By Chris JohnsonReporterWith the masonry work completed, the exterior of the Ogle County Sheriff and Coroner Administration Center has taken ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 1:20 pm
  • Weather takes the headlines at golf sectionals

    By Andy ColbertReporterWeather was the big winner in attempts by golfers from Forreston, Oregon and Polo as they attempted to qualify for th ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 1:03 pm
  • Trinity Lutheran hosted CROP Walk

    More than 100 walkers of all ages dodged a few rain drops in low 60 degree temperatures Oct. 12 to participate in the 2014 Ogle County CROP ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 12:56 pm

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  • Roy Van Raden

    Roy Van RadenRoy Van Raden, 96, Forreston, died on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 at Presence St. Joseph Ce ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:55 pm
  • Hazel V.A. Schwiegart

    Hazel V.A. SchwiegartHazel Vivian Anna Schwiegart, 97, Forreston, died on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 at ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:55 pm
  • Dorothy V. Martin

    Dorothy V. MartinDorothy V. Martin, 92, Rockford, died on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014 at Neighbors Nursing ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:54 pm
  • Robert B. Pelsma

    Robert B. PelsmaRobert B. Pelsma, 91, Rockford, former longtime Oregon resident, died Wednesday Oct. ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:54 pm
  • James A. Daws

    James A. DawsJames Alvin Daws, 76, Forreston, died on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in Spokane Wash. He was ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:53 pm
  • Barbara Jean Bordner

    Barbara JeanBordnerBarbara Jean “Jeannie” Bordner, 84, Mt. Morris, died on Thursday October 16, 2014 ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:52 pm
  • Orrie L. Allen

    Orrie L. AllenOrrie Lee Allen, 65, Oregon, died at 1:08 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014 at Rockford M ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:52 pm
  • James O. Nelson Sr.

    James O. Nelson Sr. James “Jim” Owen Nelson Sr., 61, Ridott, died on Monday, Oct. 6, 2014 at Swedish ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Josephine D. Harshbarger

    Josephine D. HarshbargerJosephine “Jo” D. Harshbarger, 94, Dixon, died on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, at ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • Corrine J. Pannkuk

    Corrine J. PannkukCorrine J. Pannkuk, 71, Shannon, died on Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014 at Serenity Home,Or ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:11 am