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  • Annexation petitions are under review

    By Vinde Wellsvwells@oglecountynews.comTwo petitions for annexation into the village were referred l ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 9:29 pm
  • Board gets sewer project moving

    By Zach Arbogastzarbogast@oglecountynews.comThe Dollar General and sewer extension projects gained s ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 9:29 pm
  • Couple transforms old barn into wedding venue

    By Vinde Wellsvwells@oglecountynews.comTheir daughter’s wedding inspired a Leaf River couple to turn ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 9:29 pm
  • hearing held

    By Zach Arbogastzarbogast@oglecountynews.comA public hearing at the Oregon Coliseum last week was a ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 9:28 pm
  • Polo rehab crowns king and queen

    By Zach Arbogastzarbogast@oglecountynews.comThe king and queen have been crowned, but you won’t need ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 9:26 pm
  • Roof may be cheaper, but can't wait

    By Vinde Wellsvwells@oglecountynews.comCost estimates for putting a new roof on a county-owned build ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 9:25 pm
  • Murdered woman’s husband found guilty last week

    By Vinde Wellsvwells@oglecountynews.comA Machesney Park man was found guilty last week of murdering ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 2:00 pm
  • Two arrested for Hillcrest home invasion, one still sought

    On Jan. 24, at approximately 6:44 p.m., Ogle County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to an address in the 200 block of Jeffrey Avenue in Hillcrest for the ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 2:00 pm
  • Chana School Museum needs funds for new roof

    If the 1883 Chana School could talkBy Connie StaufferChana School VolunteerThe early 1880s found Cha ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 1:59 pm
  • Gorzny is PCHS Student of the Month

    Congratulations to Justine Gorzny! Justine is PCHS’s October student of the month. She is the daught ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 1:58 pm
  • Polo superintendent donates hand-made bench

    By Zach Arbogastzarbogast@oglecountynews.comWhat could be a better benchmark for giving back to the ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 1:57 pm
  • FFA selling strawberries

    Remember those delicious fresh strawberries last year from the Forreston FFA? They’re back very soon and better than ever.
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 1:55 pm
  • Potato bar Feb. 5 to benefit ACS

    The Driven Disciples Relay for Life Team in Mt. Morris is once again raising money for the fight against cancer. 
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 1:54 pm
  • Miles Gordon spells victory

    Forreston’s spelling bee was competitive to the end, but one boy came out on top.Miles Gordon beat o ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 1:56 pm
  • February Finds features antiques and collectibles

    More than 20 dealers will offer vintage art works and collectibles and antiques of all kinds at the sixth annual February Finds Antique and Collectibl ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 1:54 pm
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