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  • Florida man arrested for bank robbery

    A 29-year-old Florida man was arrested Wednesday in connection with the Aug. 23 robbery of Byron Bank in Davis Junction, the Ogle County Sheriff's Dep ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 3:42 pm
  • Officials say police complaints unfounded

    By Chris JohnsonReporterVillage officials have heard several complaints about the Forreston Police D ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 1:14 pm
  • Mark Twain keeps on rolling at Oregon Rotary event

    By Chris JohnsonReporterFor the past four years Mark Twain has been portrayed by Don Griffin during ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 12:58 pm
  • Andrew Dettman named new director for Oregon Public Library

    Andrew Dettman has been named the new director at the Oregon Public Library.“We are very excited abo ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 12:58 pm
  • Most local schools face another year of declining enrollment

    For the first time in several years, one local school district has more students this year than last, while enrollment at two others remains down.
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 12:55 pm
  • Man injured in accident on Leaf River Road

    A Leaf River man was critically injured Tuesday night when the pick-up truck he was driving rolled approximately three and one-half miles north of Lea ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 12:47 pm
  • New street lights are officially on

    By Vinde WellsEditorVillage officials switched on the new street lights in downtown Mt. Morris Aug. ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Ace store closing; Basler retiring after 40 years

    By Vinde WellsEditorBusiness was brisk Tuesday morning at Basler’s Ace Hardware, Oregon, as customer ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 10:20 am
  • Oregon landmark sold to two local men

    By Vinde WellsEditorAfter being on the market for several years, a downtown Oregon landmark has been ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 6:01 pm
  • 91-year-old takes "thrilling" tandem skydive

    It’s OK to scream. That was just one tip Dorothy Morris received on Sunday before jumping out of a plane over Rochelle at 14,000 feet.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 6:00 pm
  • Geothermal system to cool schools this week

    With 90s in the forecast for late this week, students and staff at two Oregon school buildings will be glad the new heating and cooling system is almo ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 2:04 pm
  • Cost of audit for Tow Fund could double

    By Vinde WellsEditorA forensic examination of the Ogle County Sheriff’s Tow Fund may cost double the ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 12:52 pm
  • Oregon Ambulance Service turns over building and vehicles

    The Oregon Ambulance Service's building and vehicles officially became the property of the Oregon Fire Protection District last week.
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 12:50 pm
  • Otto Dick named Oregon's Citizen of the Year

    By Christi WarrenSauk Valley MediaA man who loves history and loves sharing it even more was named C ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 12:48 pm
  • New sheriff's facility "long-needed"

    By Vinde WellsEditorEveryone was in agreement Tuesday at the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Ogl ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 12:42 pm
  • Reader Poll

    What is your favorite festival in Ogle County?
    Leaf River Daze
    Town & Country Days
    German Valley Days
    Let Freedom Ring
    Autumn on Parade