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  • Students play to packed house at Band Extravaganza

    Oregon School District band students from grades five through 12 played to a packed house March 19 at the 21st Annual Band Extravaganza.
    March 25, 2015 - 4:57 pm
  • Firefighters battled two house fires in Oregon

    By Vinde WellsEditorOregon firefighters were called to two house fires in as many days over the week ...
    March 25, 2015 - 4:57 pm
  • Ambulance calls in Oregon fire district average 665 a year

    By Vinde Wells Editor The handful of people who turned out Tuesday evening for a referendum meeting ...
    March 25, 2015 - 4:50 pm
  • Creative projects the norm at the OES Science Fair

    By Chris JohnsonReporterYoung scientists were showing off their creativity and skills with a variety ...
    March 25, 2015 - 4:58 pm
  • Sullivan’s to build new store

    By Chris JohnsonReporterAfter more than a year of discussions and planning, a new grocery store is f ...
    March 25, 2015 - 4:42 pm
  • Buried gas tanks were disclosed before purchase

    Gouker said he believes the IEPA will require the tanks to be removed.“I would feel more comfortable ...
    March 25, 2015 - 4:41 pm
  • Small but enthusiastic crowd at FFA alumni toy show

    By Vinde Wells Editor The sky was blue and the temperature was in the 60s March 14, but the crowd wa ...
    March 19, 2015 - 5:44 pm
  • Forreston takes fourth in 1A state finals

    By Andy ColbertReporterIn the third-place game of the 1A state basketball finals March 14, Colfax Ri ...
    March 19, 2015 - 5:48 pm
  • Oregon School Board RIFs three teachers

    By Vinde Wells Editor Decreasing revenues and declining enrollment led the Oregon School Board to ho ...
    March 19, 2015 - 5:49 pm
  • Roads posted this week

    With temperatures soaring into the 50s — and maybe beyond — in the next few days, the Ogle County Highway Department is set to post weight limits on a ...
    March 12, 2015 - 2:50 pm
  • Penny Carnival offered plenty of fun

    By Chris JohnsonReporterPigs were “flying” last Saturday evening at the Oregon Coliseum — thanks to ...
    March 12, 2015 - 2:40 pm
  • Wright signs with Judson Univ.

    Oregon High School senior Emy Wright made it official March 4 — she will be suiting up for Judson University, Elgin, come next basketball season.
    March 12, 2015 - 2:31 pm
  • 2014 Friday Night Concerts drew record crowds

    By Vinde WellsEditorThe nine-week Friday Night Summer Concert Series at the Mt. Morris band shell dr ...
    March 12, 2015 - 2:28 pm
  • 30th farm toy show draws steady crowd

    By Vinde WellsEditorA steady turnout March 7 at the 30th annual Polo Farm Toy Show had vendors smili ...
    March 12, 2015 - 2:25 pm
  • Good crowd, plenty of food at Lions Club breakfast at RRC

    Visitors to the Oregon Lions Club’s pancake breakfast at the Rock River Center on March 7 were able to get plenty to eat while helping set the stage f ...
    March 12, 2015 - 2:23 pm
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