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  • New playground is ready for kids

    Oregon Elementary School students now have a brand new playground that promotes the development of motor skills and teamwork.
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 1:16 pm
  • Holiday banners ready to enhance downtown Oregon

    New holiday banners will be part of this year’s Candlelight Walk, slated for Saturday, Nov. 26 in Oregon.
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 11:02 am
  • Oregon's Candlelight Walk is this Saturday

    By Earleen Hintonehinton@oglecountynews.comHorse drawn carriage rides, live reindeer, and of course, ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 11:01 am
  • Polo High School Student of the Month

    Tristen Aguilar is Polo Community High School’s September Student of the Month. Tristen is the son ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 1:20 pm
  • Christmas season begins Nov. 26

    Polo will officially usher in the Christmas season on Saturday, Nov. 26 with several activities. San ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 10:49 am
  • Council hires two police officers, street employee

    By Vinde Wellsvwells@oglecountynews.comTwo new officers were added to the Polo Police Department Mon ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 10:49 am
  • New chief is ready to serve

    By Vinde Wellsvwells@oglecounty news.comA desire to serve his hometown motivated Polo’s new police c ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 10:49 am
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    Capping off the Mt. Morris Christmas on the Square celebration on Saturday, Dec. 3 will be a free gallery show of nativity scenes from around the worl ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 1:27 pm
  • Nurmet painting of old jail given to county

    By Vinde Wellsvwells@oglecountynews.comThe son of a former Ogle County Sheriff presented a painting ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 10:47 am
  • Despite losing daughter to heroin, lawmaker votes against state funding for addicts

    Editor’s note: This is the last of a 4-part series on the growing use of heroin in Ogle County and how it is affecting governmental agencies, addicts, ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 10:46 am
  • Electronic recycling event to be held early

    The Ogle County Solid Waste Management Department (OCSWMD) will conduct its electronic recycling event on Friday, Nov. 18 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the ...
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 3:38 pm
  • PACT to perform holiday classic Dec. 2-4

    Polo Area Community Theater (PACT) is planning two events in upcoming weeks. “It’s a Wonderful Life, ...
    Nov. 20, 2016 - 4:18 pm
  • Theft, forgery case continued

    By Vinde Wellsvwells@oglecountynews.comThe case of a former Polo city alderman charged with theft an ...
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 3:38 pm
  • Oregon Rotary awards scholarships

    Eight Oregon area students have been selected as 2016 Oregon Rotary Club Foundation College Scholars.  
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 3:35 pm
  • Buntjer receives educational award

    University of Illinois Extension congratulates Sue Buntjer on receiving the Individual Excellence in Outstanding Programming award at the statewide Il ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 1:32 pm
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