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  • Free pie just part of Forreston’s Hometown Days

    By Chris Johnsoncxjohnson@oglecountynews.comCrawling and jumping on inflatables followed by free pie ...
    July 28, 2016 - 4:44 pm
  • County board approves putting township merger on ballot

    By Vinde Wellsvwells@oglecountynews.comThe Ogle County Board gave its blessing Tuesday evening to th ...
    July 28, 2016 - 2:57 pm
  • Coordinators are needed for the Rock River sweep

    By Steve RypkemaTreasurerRock River SweepOrganizations, groups, clubs, businesses, and individuals a ...
    July 28, 2016 - 2:55 pm
  • Free lemonade

    Country Companies businessmen Chris Mueller and Mike Guzman did their part last week to help passersby keep cool by offering free lemonade in front of ...
    July 28, 2016 - 2:50 pm
  • New banners unveiled in Oregon

    By Chris Johnsoncxjohnson@oglecountynews.comNew banners throughout downtown Oregon will recognize th ...
    July 28, 2016 - 2:49 pm
  • Oregon playground Project PLAY to be torn down, replaced

    By Vinde Wellsvwells@oglecountynews.comOregon school officials have decided it’s time to replace pla ...
    July 28, 2016 - 2:47 pm
  • Construction humming along at historic Oregon library

    By Vinde Wellsvwells@oglecountynews.comReading a good book under a shade tree will soon be an option ...
    July 28, 2016 - 2:47 pm
  • Good weather for Hound Hike

    Stormy weather cut the Oregon Park District’s Wiggly Wag & Walk short on July 13, but better weather shined on the Hound Hike.
    July 20, 2016 - 11:37 am
  • Viewing platform being built at Oregon Depot

    By Chris Johnsoncxjohnson@oglecountynews.comThe first pieces of a viewing platform were installed al ...
    July 20, 2016 - 11:38 am
  • Players have been searching Oregon for Pokemon

    By Chris Johnsoncxjohnson@oglecountynews.comWalking through Oregon Park West used to include friendl ...
    July 20, 2016 - 11:19 am
  • Perfect weather for Ganymedes vintage base ball

    The weather was just about perfect for the Oregon Ganymedes vintage base ball club when they hosted The Aurora Town Club at the Chana Museum field on ...
    July 13, 2016 - 11:33 am
  • Carolina Crown Drum & Bugle Corps practices at OHS

    The Oregon High School practice fields was the place to be if you Friday to watch a top-line drum and bugle corps practice its skills.
    July 13, 2016 - 11:32 am
  • Art gallery to open at Old Sandstone

    Encore! Mt. Morris, a community development group, will open an art gallery in the old Sandstone building at 122 S. Wesley Ave., on the former college ...
    July 13, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • IDNR officials meet with conservator applicants

    By Vinde Wellsvwells@oglecountynews.comAnother step was taken in the right direction this week for t ...
    July 13, 2016 - 11:43 am
  • County clerk sends out call for election judges

    By Vinde Wellsvwells@oglecountynews.comOgle County Clerk Laura J. Cook is looking for some help on E ...
    July 13, 2016 - 11:25 am
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