• County board approves $4.1 million bid

    Despite opposition to the location, the Ogle County Board went ahead Tuesday with plans to build a new sheriff's administration building.
    April 17, 2014 - 3:45 pm
  • Grass fire burns 130 acres near Stillman Valley

    Well over a dozen fire departments turned out Friday afternoon to fight a grass fire that burned 130 acres east of the intersection of Ill. 72 and Mer ...
    April 17, 2014 - 3:44 pm
  • Planned burn held at park

    Motorists who noticed a lot of smoke while driving on Ill. 2 through Castle Rock State Park last Friday need not have worried.
    April 17, 2014 - 3:41 pm
  • Great weather, good crowd for annual sale

    A perfect spring day greeted winter-weary bidders last Saturday at the annual Hazelhurst Spring Consignment Sale, west of Polo.
    April 17, 2014 - 3:52 pm
  • House fire caused by wood burner

    By Vinde WellsEditorA faulty wood burning stove apparently caused a fire that destroyed a rural Oreg ...
    April 10, 2014 - 2:40 pm
  • Packed house visits What's Cookin

    What started in Rockford and onto Rochelle has found its way to Oregon. Based off the popular “30 Men Who Cook” concept, the Rock River Center of Oreg ...
    April 4, 2014 - 12:10 pm
  • Band Extravaganza Video

    The Oregon combined 5th through 12th grade bands along with some returning alumni performed the 1812 Overture March 20.
    April 3, 2014 - 5:51 pm
  • Four injured when school bus, truck collide

    Two school children and two drivers were transported to area hospitals Friday afternoon after a Forrestville Valley school bus collided head-on with a ...
    March 21, 2014 - 5:23 pm
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