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  • School district projects $770K in red ink

    By Vinde Wellsvwells@oglecountynews.comDeclining property values and stagnant state funding means th ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 2:41 pm
  • Hardware store has new owners

    By Vinde Wellsvwells@oglecountynews.comThe right opportunity prompted a downtown Forreston store own ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 3:29 pm
  • 100 turn out to turn in used oil and antifreeze

    By Chris Johnsoncxjohnson@oglecountynews.comResidents turned out to properly dispose of used motor o ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 3:28 pm
  • County clerk will step down next March

    By Vinde Wellsvwells@oglecountynews.comLongtime Ogle County Clerk Rebecca Huntley announced her reti ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 3:28 pm
  • DUI arrest after crash on Aug. 23

    A St. Charles man was charged with driving while under the influence and several more violations after a crash just outside of Oregon on Sunday.
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 3:26 pm
  • O'Rourke, Eden, Exelon receive Chamber awards

    By Chris Johnsoncxjohnsonoglecountynews.comLittle white lies were required to make sure two Oregon m ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 3:26 pm
  • Hangar dance held at county airport

    By Chris Johnsoncxjohnson@oglecountynews.comSongs of the 90s radiated throughout the night sky at th ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 5:35 pm
  • Garage fire ruled accidental

    Fire officials have determined that a fire that destroyed a garage and damaged two houses in Oregon last week was accidental.
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 5:33 pm
  • Oregon students back in the classrooms

    Oregon School District students returned to their classrooms last week, marking the start of the 2015-16 school year.
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 5:32 pm
  • Contaminated soil gone at new lot

    By Chris Johnson cxjohnson@oglecountynews.com Contaminated soil from the site of a former gas statio ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 5:53 pm
  • Mt. Morris couple recognized for restoring prairie

    By Sarah ZunigaCorrespondentWhen a mother loses a son, it’s only natural that she would want to pres ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 5:31 pm
  • County board rejects tobacco licensing 13-9

    By Vinde Wellsvwells@oglecountynews.comThree people voiced their disappointment Tuesday after the Og ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 5:31 pm
  • Perfect weather for Mud Bogs

    Sun, heat, and mud were the perfect recipe for the Rock River Riders Motorcycle Club’s annual Mud Bogs, held Sunday, Aug. 16.
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 5:28 pm
  • Polo pool project is officially completed

    By Vinde Wellsvwells@oglecountynews.comFour years of cooperative community efforts were brought to a ...
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 4:01 pm
  • Veterans coin to help with memorial

    The Oregon VFW and American Legion Post are offering a commemorative coin depicting the sculpture on the new veteran’s memorial in Oregon.
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 4:02 pm
  • Reader Poll

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