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  • ComEd begins smart meter installation

    By Vinde Wellsvwells@oglecountynews.comWhite ComEd vans emblazoned with the words “Smart Meter Insta ...
    April 13, 2017 - 1:45 pm
  • St. Mary's Fish Fry another success

    St. Mary's annual Lenten Fish Fry Buffet concluded April 7 with a large crowd on hand to eat fried and baked cod with plenty of side dishes.
    April 13, 2017 - 1:44 pm
  • Fairies frolick at the Nash

    By Zach Arbogastzarbogast@oglecountynews.comIf you felt a little magic in the air on Saturday, that’ ...
    April 13, 2017 - 1:45 pm
  • Harp concert set for April 30

    Trinity Lutheran Church, 308 E. Brayton Rd., Mt. Morris, will host a concert on Sunday, April 30 at 3 p.m.
    April 11, 2017 - 1:51 pm
  • Barbershop Chorus show is April 29

    The Rock River Valley Barbershop Chorus’ 66th annual show “Our Green Acres” will be held Saturday, April 29 at 3 p.m. at the Centennial Auditorium at ...
    April 17, 2017 - 8:55 pm
  • Kishwaukee College’s Career Fair set for April 20

    The Kishwaukee College Annual Career Fair will be held on April 20 from noon – 4 p.m. in the Kishwaukee College Conference Center.
    April 6, 2017 - 3:18 pm
  • Park district egg hunts are this week

    The Oregon Park District is offering two Easter egg hunts this Friday and Saturday.A Flashlight East ...
    April 10, 2017 - 12:50 pm
  • KB Kick Off Party is April 14

    The KB Kick Off Party will be held on Friday, April 14 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Tavern N Third, 101 S. Third St., Oregon. 
    April 11, 2017 - 1:33 pm
  • Stewards needed at Elkhorn preserve

    The Northwest Illinois Audubon Society is seeking volunteers for some stewardship days in April to assist in the maintenance of their Elkhorn Creek Bi ...
    April 6, 2017 - 3:14 pm
  • First Fridays is April 7

    Spring has arrived and First Fridays music will be in the air on Friday, April 7 at 6 p.m. at the Pinecrest Grove Community Center Theater.
    April 6, 2017 - 3:14 pm
  • Lions learn about planned Lowden statue

    Stacy and Dale Flanagan visited the Oregon Lions Club March 9 to explain the purpose of the Lowden Memorial Committee, formed three years ago. 
    April 6, 2017 - 3:11 pm
  • Council OKs second water meter; swears in new police officer

    By Vinde Wellsvwells@oglecountynews.comAn unnamed Polo resident will get a trial run this spring wit ...
    April 6, 2017 - 3:09 pm
  • FFA held annual banquet in March

    Several awards were given at the Forreston FFA chapter’s annual banquet on March 22 in the Forreston High School cafeteria. 
    April 6, 2017 - 3:08 pm
  • LR Lions to hold Breakfast with Bunny and egg hunt

    The Leaf River Lions will serve “Breakfast with Bunny” on Saturday, April 15 from 7 to 10 a.m. at the Bertolet Memorial Building.  
    April 6, 2017 - 3:08 pm
  • Forreston woman sets the stage for her dreams

    By Zach Arbogastzarbogast@oglecountynews.comAfter years of interest in theatre, a Forreston woman fi ...
    April 6, 2017 - 3:07 pm
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