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  • Residents ask questions about referendum

    By Vinde WellsEditorFive area residents turned out Tuesday to ask questions about the Oregon Fire Pr ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 4:22 pm
  • Hardware store, restaurant are closing

    Two Ogle County businesses will close their doors in the near future for economic reasons. Nick Bart ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 4:29 pm
  • Front steps of courthouse repaired

    By Chris JohnsonReporterThe steps at the Ogle County Courthouse got a partial face lift last week.Wo ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 4:12 pm
  • Ogle County board approves 2015 budget

    Only two Ogle County Board members voted their disapproval of the county's budget for 2015.The $43.7 ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 4:29 pm
  • Village of Progress presents awards

    By Christi WarrenSauk Valley MediaSometimes, the greatest appreciation comes without a word – instea ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 4:10 pm
  • Exhumation may yield clues to 1948 murders

    By Vinde WellsEditorThe exhumation of the body of a Rockford man could yield important evidence into ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 3:55 pm
  • Building at golf club destroyed by fire

    By Vinde WellsEditorThe cause is undetermined of fire Nov. 1 that destroyed a maintenance building a ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 6:45 pm
  • OHS senior is Illinois finalist for Wendy’s High School Heisman Program

    Oregon High School Senior Delaney Mahoney has been named one of 10 female state finalists by the prestigious Wendy’s High School Heisman Program.
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 6:43 pm
  • Black Hawk Christmas ornament offered

    By Vinde WellsEditorThe Friends of the Black Hawk Statue are offering hand-painted Christmas ornamen ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 6:41 pm
  • Voter turnout exceeds clerk's prediction

    By Vinde WellsEditorAt 51.1 percent, voter turnout in Ogle County exceeded county clerk Rebecca Hunt ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 6:39 pm
  • Meridan voters approve tax hike for school district

    By Vinde WellsEditorVoters in the Meridian School District went to the polls Tuesday to support payi ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 6:40 pm
  • High quality costumes on display in Oregon

    By Chris JohnsonReporterHow can a mouse trap, a Chuckie doll, and a headless man be related.The answ ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 6:37 pm
  • Sheriff says tow fund audit was not complete

    By Matt MencariniSauk Valley MediaThree days after public release of results from a forensic audit o ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 6:35 pm
  • Dixon man is hurt in crash

    A Dixon man was injured Monday afternoon when the car he was driving collided with a grain truck four miles north of Polo.
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 4:48 pm
  • Habitat home blessed on Sunday

    By Chris JohnsonReporterWhat makes a house a home is more than four walls and a roof over your head. ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 4:46 pm
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