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  • Zeigler wins Centennial spelling bee

    Polo has another repeat champion in the spelling bee. Fourth grader Rebekah Zeigler earned the right ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 11:08 am
  • Village board freezes water rate for Rahn

    Oregon school officials can count on water usage costs remaining the same at the junior high for some time, thanks to action taken Tuesday night by th ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Wilson sworn in as commissioner

    The Oregon City Council has a new commissioner.Kurt Wilson was sworn in Tuesday night to replace Tom ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • Exelon appeals assessment of Byron station

    For the third consecutive year, Exelon Corporation officials have appealed the assessment for the Byron Generating Station.
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 10:53 am
  • Chana couple has KSB’s first baby of 2015

    Lynn and Matt Kalnins were pretty surprised when the nurses told them their daughter, who was born Jan. 2, was KSB Hospital’s first of 2015.
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 11:03 am
  • Rauner makes brief stop in Byron

    Days before he was set to take office, Republican Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner paid a visit to Byron Jan. 9 to show some gratitude to the people who put hi ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • No one hurt after Jeep bursts into flames

    No one was injured Jan. 9 when a Jeep burst into flames after getting stuck in a snow drift at a rural Oregon residence.
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Building projects in Polo up in 2014

    Construction projects on the rise in 2014By Vinde WellsEditorBuilding projects in Polo were on the r ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 3:33 pm
  • Mt. Morris residents arrested in armed robbery

    Dixon police arrested five people, including two Mt. Morris residents, on Dec. 30 after a man was robbed at knifepoint in Dixon in his car the night b ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 3:50 pm
  • Limited travel advised as temps drop, snow drifts

    With a forecast of extreme cold and strong winds Tuesday afternoon through Thursday morning, Ogle County Sheriff Brian VanVickle has advised limited t ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 3:37 pm
  • Byron Park District to receive grants for projects

    Byron is one of 72 Illinois communities that will receive park and recreation grants. Illinois Gover ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 3:49 pm
  • Snow, ice, cold...winter is back

    Icy roads put cars in the ditch as Old Man Winter finally made his appearance last weekend and early this week, bringing ice, snow, and bitter cold to ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 3:51 pm
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