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  • Planned burn held at park

    Motorists who noticed a lot of smoke while driving on Ill. 2 through Castle Rock State Park last Friday need not have worried.
    April 17, 2014 - 3:41 pm
  • Great weather, good crowd for annual sale

    A perfect spring day greeted winter-weary bidders last Saturday at the annual Hazelhurst Spring Consignment Sale, west of Polo.
    April 17, 2014 - 3:52 pm
  • House fire caused by wood burner

    By Vinde WellsEditorA faulty wood burning stove apparently caused a fire that destroyed a rural Oreg ...
    April 10, 2014 - 2:40 pm
  • Packed house visits What's Cookin

    What started in Rockford and onto Rochelle has found its way to Oregon. Based off the popular “30 Men Who Cook” concept, the Rock River Center of Oreg ...
    April 4, 2014 - 12:10 pm
  • Band Extravaganza Video

    The Oregon combined 5th through 12th grade bands along with some returning alumni performed the 1812 Overture March 20.
    April 3, 2014 - 5:51 pm
  • Four injured when school bus, truck collide

    Two school children and two drivers were transported to area hospitals Friday afternoon after a Forrestville Valley school bus collided head-on with a ...
    March 21, 2014 - 5:23 pm
  • Interesting projects at OES Science Fair

    From volcanoes to asphalt to the food preferences of dogs and humans, Oregon Elementary students definitely have done their homework.
    March 19, 2014 - 11:49 am
  • Morrow beats Rock in state's attorney race

    Ogle County will have a new state's attorney this fall. Challenger Eric Morrow defeated current sta ...
    March 19, 2014 - 11:34 am
  • VanVickle edges Harn in sheriff's race

    A Rochelle police officer was the successful candidate in a three-way race for Ogle County Sheriff in Tuesday's Republican primary election.
    March 19, 2014 - 11:32 am
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