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  • Board rejects retail business in subdivision

    By Vinde WellsEditorA Forreston developers’s request for retail zoning on the east side of town fell ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 2:18 pm
  • Ogle board approves 50-year plan

    By Vinde WellsEditorTwo Ogle County Board members voiced their concern Tuesday that a 50-year plan f ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 2:17 pm
  • Man appeals murder conviction

    By Vinde WellsEditorA former Oregon man found guilty of a 2003 murder is seeking to have his convict ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 2:16 pm
  • Three file for Oregon mayor, commissioner posts

    Early in the filing period for city offices, three candidates had already filed for Oregon mayor and three more for city commissioner.
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 2:16 pm
  • Lucky dog survives river encounter

    By Vinde WellsEditorA spunky Gordon setter is one lucky dog after his impromptu late-night romp thro ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 2:14 pm
  • Wright leads Oregon in win over Johnsburg

    By Andy ColbertReporterIt was the scoring machine Emy Wright leading the Oregon girls basketball tea ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 7:20 pm
  • Emy Wright hits 1,000 points for Lady Hawks

    By Andy ColbertReporterIn a special ceremony between the girls and boys varsity games with Johnsburg ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 7:22 pm
  • Holiday Train delivers $4,000 to food pantry

    The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train brought some Christmas spirit to Byron last week while helping a local food pantry with some cash.
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 6:53 pm
  • Autumn on Parade festival makes donations

    The Autumn on Parade committee recently made a $2,500 donation to the Oregon Cross Country team and $500 to the Village of Progress—two groups that he ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 6:52 pm
  • Ogle County tow fund documents are missing

    By Matt MencariniSauk Valley MediaThere were supposed to be “46 documents” that explained why a fore ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 6:45 pm
  • Mt. Morris ushers in Christmas season

    Mt. Morris officially ushered in the Christmas season on Dec. 6 with an all-day celebration that included the arrival of Santa, a craft and vendor fai ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 6:44 pm
  • Village board approves $298,000 bid for force main

    By Chris JohnsonReporterA surprisingly low bid was awarded Tuesday night to repair the south lift st ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 6:39 pm
  • Rain dampens auction profits

    By Vinde WellsEditorA steady, chilly drizzle dampened the profits Monday afternoon for an Oregon res ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 3:16 pm
  • Polo man charged after fleeing from police

    By Vinde WellsEditorA 20-year-old Polo man was charged with reckless driving Monday evening after he ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 3:14 pm
  • Burned out building is finally torn down

    By Vinde WellsEditorAfter a wait just short of nine months, the remains of an Oregon restaurant have ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 3:15 pm
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