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  • Board settles lawsuit with ex-superintendent

    By Vinde Wells Editor A three-year dispute between the Byron School Board and a former superintenden ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 4:18 pm
  • County board approves contract with sheriff’s employees

    By Vinde WellsEditorOgle County Sheriff’s Department employees will be getting raises thanks to a ne ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 3:57 pm
  • Fritz appointed to county board

    By Vinde WellsEditorA Monroe Center man was appointed to the Ogle County Board Tuesday to fill a vac ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 3:56 pm
  • Brrrr...it's still cold outside

    Dangerously low temperatures and bitterly cold wind chills continue to be in the forecast for much of the Midwest this week. 
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 3:56 pm
  • Truck catches on fire

    The Mt. Morris Fire Department responded to a truck fire at a cell phone tower at Rock Road and Mud Creek Road on Feb. 9 around 1 p.m.
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 12:42 pm
  • Semi driver ticketed after crash

    Two truck drivers escaped serious injury Feb. 6 in a crash approximately three miles west of Polo.Og ...
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 12:41 pm
  • Firefighters called to two fires in microwaves

    By Vinde WellsEditorOregon firefighters were called to the downtown twice in a little more than an h ...
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 11:57 am
  • Turnovers spell the end of Lady Hawks' season at Fulton Regional

    By Brian WeidmanSauk Valley MediaSterling Newman ended the season for the Lady Hawks Monday night wh ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 4:19 pm
  • February Finds draws near record crowd

    By Vinde WellsEditorMild weather, winter doldrums, and a variety of treasures all led to a near reco ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 4:12 pm
  • Snowshoeing at Castle Rock opens up unique landscape

    By Chris JohnsonReporterHiking through one of the many trails at the state parks in Ogle County may ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 4:09 pm
  • Cole wins Forreston Grade School spelling bee

    By Chris JohnsonReporterIt could have been a eureka moment for fifth grader Makayla Cole Friday morn ...
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 12:42 pm
  • Delivering despite the snow

    More than a foot of snow didn't stop local mail carriers from making their rounds on Monday ...
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 12:33 pm
  • Roads were closed during storm

    By Chris JohnsonReporterThe light snow that began falling Saturday night turned into a blizzard that ...
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 12:31 pm
  • Residents respond to more than a foot of snow

    By Chris Johnson andEarleen HintonSome used shovels others fired up their snowblowers and some just ...
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 12:21 pm
  • Local food pantries seeking donations

    By Vinde WellsEditorWith holiday giving past, local food pantries are still in need of donations to ...
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 12:18 pm
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