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  • Students given flag for their father’s sacrifice

    By Vinde WellsEditorTwo Oregon Elementary students received a meaningful keepsake May 8 when Frontie ...
    May 13, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • OHS ag students busy prepping hanging planters

    Oregon High School ag students have been busy preparing hanging baskets for downtown Oregon in the school’s greenhouse.
    May 13, 2015 - 11:27 am
  • Streetlight project could begin soon in Oregon

    By Chris JohnsonReporterNew street lighting will soon be illuminating downtown Oregon after several ...
    May 13, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Grant to help pay for elevator

    By Vinde Wells Editor A $50,000 state grant will help with the cost of making the Oregon Public Libr ...
    May 13, 2015 - 5:19 pm
  • Man apprehended after high-speed chase

    By Vinde WellsMinimizing the danger to the public was paramount for area police officers when a Peor ...
    May 8, 2015 - 6:21 pm
  • RRC’s What’s Cookin’ draws 300 tasters

    Both cooking teams and tasters were enthusiastic about the third annual What’s Cookin’ held May 2 at Barnacopia.
    May 8, 2015 - 6:26 pm
  • Mt. Morris killed in crash

    An Mt. Morris man died Tuesday afternoon after he was ejected from his sport utility vehicle in a roll-over crash southeast of Mt. Morris.
    May 6, 2015 - 12:47 pm
  • Polo man dies in motorcycle accident

    A Polo man was killed May 2 when the motorcycle he was driving failed to negotiate a curve.Douglas A ...
    May 6, 2015 - 12:45 pm
  • IEMA official praises tornado response

    By Vinde WellsEditorOgle County’s emergency crews drew praise from a state official for their respon ...
    May 6, 2015 - 12:45 pm
  • Man dies in work-related accident

    A Kentucky man died April 30 in a work-related incident on the Canadian Pacific railroad tracks on North Baileyville Road approximately a mile north o ...
    May 4, 2015 - 5:50 pm
  • Scout helps cleans up historic building

    By Chris JohnsonReporterA Boy Scout is doing his part to help preserve history.Tanner Clayton, 12, i ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:14 am
  • Oregon woman charged with fraud

    An Oregon woman remains in the Ogle County Jail on charges that last month she misappropriated the property of a financial institution and defrauded t ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • One hurt in rollover on Chana Road

    A Rochelle woman was injured Monday when the sports utility vehicle she was driving overturned on Chana Road approximately 10 miles southeast of Orego ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • Man held on $1M bond for charges

    By Vinde WellsEditorA Rockford man is being held in the Ogle County Jail in lieu of a $1 million bon ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Ground broken for new Habitat home

    Eight-year-old Maya Sotelo didn’t mind that she needed a little bit of help to get her shovel full of dirt during the groundbreaking for her family’s ...
    May 5, 2015 - 7:54 pm
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