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About Us

Ogle County Newspapers
121A S. Fourth Street
Oregon, Illinois 61061
Phone: (815) 732-6166

Ogle County Newspapers

Founded: 1851

Oregon Republican Reporter, Mt. Morris Times, Tri-County Press, and Forreston Journal


Our four weekly community newspapers strive to provide Ogle County residents with timely, accurate news about events that impact their lives.

Special Features:
“Ranger Spring Tourism Guide,” “Autumn on Parade” tabloid


Oregon, Illinois, the home office for Ogle County Newspapers, is located 35 miles southwest of Rockford and 90 miles west of Chicago.

Ogle County is considered part of the Rockford Metropolitan Service Area.

Things To Do:
Area points of interest include three state parks, a state forest, 10 city parks, a historic downtown shopping district. Oregon is home to several Lorado Taft sculptures including the Black Hawk Statue, standing 125’ above the scenic Rock River. Dedicated in 1911, this statue is said to be the second largest concrete monolithic statue in the world.

Population:  51,785

Median Home Price:   $108,633



Staff Contacts
Publisher - Trevis Mayfield ....................
General Manager - Earleen Hinton
Editor/Production Manager - Vinde Wells ....................

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