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  • Committee wants change in bee ordinance for Polo

    By Vinde WellsEditorThe Polo Ordinance Committee agreed last week to recommend that the city council ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • Draft report of tow fund audit report received

    Ogle County Chairman Kim Gouker got a draft report of the administrative tow fund’s forensic audit Tuesday.
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 12:39 pm
  • New administration center taking shape

    By Chris JohnsonReporterWith the masonry work completed, the exterior of the Ogle County Sheriff and ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 1:20 pm
  • City to help with ambulance fuel cost

    The Oregon City Council will spend up to $6,000 to assist with fuel costs for ambulance service in the city limits.
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 12:38 pm
  • Black Hawk repairs await contract approval

    Repairs to the Black Hawk statue may be delayed until spring, but at least the beloved icon will likely spend the winter wrapped in a protective blank ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:12 pm
  • City council will spend $77,698 on pool repairs

    By Vinde WellsEditorThe Polo City Council gave the go-ahead Monday night to $77,698 worth of repairs ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 1:50 pm
  • First group of bison arrive at Nachusa Grasslands

    By Jermaine Pigee Sauk Valley Media After an absence of nearly 200 years, bison have returned to the ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 1:37 pm
  • Rochelle man named OCEMA coordinator

    A Rochelle man has been appointed the coordinator of the Ogle County Emergency Management Agency (OCEMA).
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 1:19 pm
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    Oct. 9, 2014 - 1:07 pm
  • Mother Nature yields to Autumn on Parade's superheroes

    By Vinde Wells Mother Nature showed off her Jekyll and Hyde personality traits for Oregon’s Autumn o ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 1:13 pm
  • Through the Lens - Autumn on Parade

    Our staff was busy throughout Autumn on Parade taking photos of all the activities. View a gallery of photos from the festival.
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 10:07 am
  • Family effort results in service for Civil War veteran

    By Andy ColbertReporterOn Memorial Day of 2013, John and Sandy O’Rorke attended the annual Oregon se ...
    Oct. 4, 2014 - 3:00 pm
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