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  • Justin Provo earns Eagle Scout

    In February, Justin Provo, Mt. Morris, earned the rank of Eagle Scout after completing a project he worked on at the Mt. Morris Coliseum.  
    July 30, 2014 - 4:56 pm
  • Two pets die in apartment fire

    By Vinde WellsEditorAn Oregon woman lost two pets in a fire that damaged her apartment early Monday ...
    July 30, 2014 - 4:49 pm
  • Polo City Council OKs new stop and yield signs

    By Vinde WellsEditorPolo residents will see some changes in traffic signs and parking regulations in ...
    July 30, 2014 - 4:48 pm
  • County fair continues through Sunday

    By Chris JohnsonReporterThe parking lots have been mowed, fences have been constructed, and projects ...
    July 30, 2014 - 11:47 am
  • 4-H Projects are on display at county fair

    Robots, photographs, sculptures, paper crafts and more will be on display throughout the Ogle County 4-H Fair.
    July 30, 2014 - 11:47 am
  • Insurance investigation holds up demo of burned restaurant

    By Vinde WellsEditorLocal officials said Tuesday that the probable demolition of a building destroye ...
    July 30, 2014 - 11:45 am
  • Construction underway for new administration building

    Although construction is already well-underway, the official groundbreaking for the new Ogle County Sheriff's administration building will be held in ...
    July 30, 2014 - 11:43 am
  • Casey's plans to build new Oregon store

    A new gas station on the west side of Oregon will replace an aging store if everything goes according to plan.
    July 23, 2014 - 12:01 pm
  • Polo alderman opposes pact with PNC

    By Vinde WellsEditorA Polo alderman voiced opposition Monday night to a request from a local busines ...
    July 23, 2014 - 11:59 am
  • Forreston board approves $2.7 million contract

    By Chris JohnsonReporterA $2.7 million project to repair and upgrade the Forreston wastewater treatm ...
    July 23, 2014 - 11:58 am
  • County approves video gaming for unincorporated areas

    Reversing its stance from a year ago, the county board voted 17-5 on July 15 to allow video gaming at the 14 establishments that hold county liquor li ...
    July 23, 2014 - 11:56 am
  • Wiggly Wag & Walk was fun for pooches and people

    By Earleen HintonGeneral ManagerBetty dazzled the crowd with her quick turns and steady eye.Ruby did ...
    July 23, 2014 - 11:56 am
  • Prep work begins on base of Black Hawk Statue

    Although the project has not been officially approved, preparatory work started last week to repair the Black Hawk statue.
    July 23, 2014 - 11:52 am
  • Katrina Lowry crowned 2014 Ogle County Fair Queen

    It almost felt like deja-vu for an Oregon teenager Saturday night during the Ogle County Fair Queen Pageant.
    July 23, 2014 - 11:47 am
  • Perfect weather for final Trail Days

    By Vinde WellsEditorPerfect weather and a worthy cause drew an estimated 4,500 people to the fifth a ...
    July 23, 2014 - 11:46 am
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