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  • 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 - 2:05 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 - 12:51 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
  • Stories shared at Polo Car Show

    Every car has a story — all you need to do is ask the owner.This rang true during the 25th annual Po ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 2:50 pm
  • Steel framework up on new sheriff's building

    Construction workers started putting up the steel framework of the new Ogle County Sheriff's administration building early last week.
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 2:43 pm
  • IDNR gives nod to Black Hawk repair plan

    The waiting is over and repairs to the Black Hawk statue can now begin.The Illinois Department of Na ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 2:19 pm
  • Sunday at the Ogle County Fair: Barnyard Olympics

    Our staff was busy taking photos and writing stories about the 161st Ogle County Fair. Here are just ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 12:03 pm
  • Sauerkraut Day held in Forreston

    By Vinde WellsEditorCars, motorcycles, traditional German food, and family fun were featured Aug. 2 ...
    Aug. 6, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • Blacksmiths hammer away at John Deere Historic Site in Grand Detour

    Boot scrapers, triangular dinner bells, Celtic crosses, and even a few twisted shovels were just some of the steel creations that came to life at the ...
    Aug. 6, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • Polo City Council okays PNC pact

    By Vinde WellsEditorAn agreement with a Polo manufacturer that is expanding was approved Monday nigh ...
    Aug. 6, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Two die in motorcycle crash on Ill. 64

    Two men were killed and a woman critically injured Aug. 3 when two motorcycles collided on Ill. 64 east of Mt. Morris.
    Aug. 6, 2014 - 10:58 am
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