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  • Board mulls law change limiting minors in bars

    By Vinde WellsEditorWhether or not minors should be allowed to sit at the bar in a business that ser ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Board honors former sheriffs Brooks and Messer

    By Vinde WellsEditorTwo former sheriffs were honored Tuesday for their nearly 100 years of service i ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:49 pm
  • Polo City Council to seek demolition bids for hotel

    The Polo City Council put the wheels in motion Monday to demolish a downtown building that has seen better days.
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:32 pm
  • Fisher is the new president of Illinois Press Association board

    Sam R Fisher, publisher of Sauk Valley Media, has been named president of the Illinois Press Association Board of Directors for 2015.
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:32 pm
  • BOR reduces nuclear plant’s value by $27 million

    A Byron school official voiced concern last week when the Ogle County Board of Review (BOR) reduced the assessment of the Byron Generating Station las ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:33 pm
  • Goal halfway met for new veteran's statue

    Fundraising efforts to renovate the Ogle County Veterans Memorial are a little more than half-way to the goal.
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:35 pm
  • Spelling bee almost goes into "overtime"

    School buses were already lining up to take students home from Oregon Elementary School Jan. 14 while two determined sixth graders were battling out a ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:35 pm
  • Petrizzo cites conflicts with chairman as reason for resignation

    Differences with the county board chairman Kim Gouker are what an Ogle County Board member says led him to step down from his post only halfway throug ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:37 pm
  • Zeigler wins Centennial spelling bee

    Polo has another repeat champion in the spelling bee. Fourth grader Rebekah Zeigler earned the right ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 11:08 am
  • Village board freezes water rate for Rahn

    Oregon school officials can count on water usage costs remaining the same at the junior high for some time, thanks to action taken Tuesday night by th ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Wilson sworn in as commissioner

    The Oregon City Council has a new commissioner.Kurt Wilson was sworn in Tuesday night to replace Tom ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • Exelon appeals assessment of Byron station

    For the third consecutive year, Exelon Corporation officials have appealed the assessment for the Byron Generating Station.
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 10:53 am
  • Chana couple has KSB’s first baby of 2015

    Lynn and Matt Kalnins were pretty surprised when the nurses told them their daughter, who was born Jan. 2, was KSB Hospital’s first of 2015.
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 11:03 am
  • Rauner makes brief stop in Byron

    Days before he was set to take office, Republican Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner paid a visit to Byron Jan. 9 to show some gratitude to the people who put hi ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • No one hurt after Jeep bursts into flames

    No one was injured Jan. 9 when a Jeep burst into flames after getting stuck in a snow drift at a rural Oregon residence.
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 11:09 am
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