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  • Tornado press conference

    Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner and Ill. Rep Tom Demmer talk about the tornados during an April 10 press conference in Flagg Center.
    April 14, 2015 - 7:56 pm
  • Tornado Survivors

    Raymond Kramer, Ashton, talks about what it was like to be at Grubsteakers during the April 9 tornado.
    April 14, 2015 - 7:54 pm
  • Press Conference on April 9 Tornado

    Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner and Ogle County Sheriff Brian VanVickle addressed the media Friday, April 10 at noon to discuss the tornado that struck ...
    April 10, 2015 - 2:54 pm
  • Public Safety Complex Open House

    A ceremonial ribbon cutting and open house was held April 8 at the new Ogle County Public Safety Complex.
    April 9, 2015 - 3:42 pm
  • Forreston Vs. Ridgeview

    The Forreston Cardinals took on Ridgeview March 14 in the IHSA Class 1A Third Place Game in Peoria. Forreston lost 53-35.
    March 18, 2015 - 10:46 am
  • Forreston Vs. Mounds (Meridian)

    The Forreston Cardinals took on Mounds (Meridian) March 13 in Peoria in the opening game at state. Forreston lost the game 50-35.
    March 18, 2015 - 10:41 am
  • Forreston wins Super Sectional

    The Forreston Cardinals defeated Chicago St. Francis De Sales 67-53 March 10 to win the NIU Super Sectional Championship. Watch a video of some highli ...
    March 12, 2015 - 11:42 am
  • Cardinals defeat Aquin

    Watch some unedited video clips from the Eastland Sectional basketball game. Forreston defeated Aquin 59-58 and advanced to the DeKalb (NIU) Supersect ...
    March 7, 2015 - 11:02 am
  • VanVickle Sworn In

    Ogle County Sherif Brian VanVickle was sworn in Monday, Dec. 1 by Ogle County Judge John B. Roe. Pho ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 12:17 pm
  • Forreston Cardinals Win State

    The Forreston Cardinals traveled to the University of Illinois to compete in the IHSA Class 1A State Football Finals Nov. 28. Forreston defeated Carro ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 11:42 am
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