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  • Baldwin selected to second all-state music festival

    By Chris JohnsonReporterAn Oregon High School clarinet player has been selected to perform in the IL ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 3:13 pm
  • Black Hawk statue wrapped for the winter

    By Vinde Wells Editor Oregon’s most well-known landmark is finally all wrapped up and ready for what ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 3:17 pm
  • Ogle jury finds Stillman Valley man to be sexually dangerous

    An Ogle County Jury deliberated approximately an hour Nov. 19 before finding a Stillman Valley man to be a sexually dangerous person.
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 12:35 pm
  • County board to consider 50-year land plan

    The Ogle County Board will likely vote on a 50-year plan for property acquisition at its Dec. 16 meeting.
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 12:34 pm
  • Work on the Black Hawk statue resumes

    By Vinde WellsEditorSunshine and moderating temperatures Tuesday let a restoration crew get back to ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 12:12 pm
  • Gouker gets second term as chairman

    By Vinde WellsEditorHistory was repeated Monday evening when Ogle County Board Chairman Kim Gouker, ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 12:11 pm
  • Record crowd turns out for Candlelight Walk

    By Vinde WellsEditorAn array of events and near-perfect weather combined Nov. 29 to draw what may ha ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 12:06 pm
  • Ogle County officials take office

    By Chris JohnsonReporterThere is a new sheriff in town now that Brian VanVickle took the oath of off ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 12:11 pm
  • County officials to be sworn in on Dec. 1

    By Vinde WellsEditorNewly-elected Ogle County officials will take the oath of office and begin their ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 1:27 pm
  • Winter arrives in Ogle County

    A mild, wet weekend turned into heavy blowing snow in short order Monday morning, slickening roadways and sending vehicles into the ditch.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 3:13 pm
  • Snowstorm halts work on statue scaffolding for now

    By Vinde WellsEditorA early snowstorm Monday put a halt to plans to get the Black Hawk Statue under ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 3:13 pm
  • Forreston beats Galena 28-20 to advance to 1A finals

    In a 28-20 semifinal win over Galena in the 1A playoffs Nov. 22, Forreston had to overcome more than untimely penalties, poor field position, fourth-d ...
    Nov. 28, 2014 - 6:37 pm
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