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  • Habitat chosen as Autumn on Parade Unit of Honor

    An organization of dedicated volunteers noted for building homes in various communities in Ogle County will be honored at this year's Autumn on Parade ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 3:26 pm
  • Florida man charged in bank robbery

    A 29-year-old Florida man was arrested Sept. 10 in connection with the Aug. 23 robbery of Byron Bank in Davis Junction, the Ogle County Sheriff’s Depa ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 3:23 pm
  • Cool cars tour Oregon area on a cool day

    Brisk temperatures on Sept. 11 didn’t stop members of the Illinois Brass Touring Region from donning their hats to head out for a drive through Ogle C ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 3:22 pm
  • Blue service held to remember Sept. 11 first responders

    Byron Fire Chaplain Gary Cortese was quick to remind the 125-plus crowd at the Oregon Fire Station of the dangers first responders face every day they ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 12:30 pm
  • Oregon Masons to celebrate sesquicentennial

    By Vinde WellsEditorOne of Oregon’s most active organizations will celebrate a major milestone this ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 1:49 pm
  • Two districts show modest enrollment gains

    By Vinde WellsEditorOnly two school districts in Ogle County are seeing an uptick in enrollment this ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 1:45 pm
  • Block in Oregon evacuated for gas leak

    By Vinde WellsEditorResidents of a block on the south side of Oregon were evacuated Tuesday morning ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 1:44 pm
  • Auditor still deciphering Tow Fund

    The auditing firm conducting a forensic examination of Ogle County Sheriff Michael Harn's Tow Fund is still trying to decipher the records.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 1:38 pm
  • Florida man arrested for bank robbery

    A 29-year-old Florida man was arrested Wednesday in connection with the Aug. 23 robbery of Byron Bank in Davis Junction, the Ogle County Sheriff's Dep ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 3:42 pm
  • Officials say police complaints unfounded

    By Chris JohnsonReporterVillage officials have heard several complaints about the Forreston Police D ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 1:14 pm
  • Mark Twain keeps on rolling at Oregon Rotary event

    By Chris JohnsonReporterFor the past four years Mark Twain has been portrayed by Don Griffin during ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 12:58 pm
  • Andrew Dettman named new director for Oregon Public Library

    Andrew Dettman has been named the new director at the Oregon Public Library.“We are very excited abo ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 12:58 pm
  • Most local schools face another year of declining enrollment

    For the first time in several years, one local school district has more students this year than last, while enrollment at two others remains down.
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 12:55 pm
  • Man injured in accident on Leaf River Road

    A Leaf River man was critically injured Tuesday night when the pick-up truck he was driving rolled approximately three and one-half miles north of Lea ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 12:47 pm
  • New street lights are officially on

    By Vinde WellsEditorVillage officials switched on the new street lights in downtown Mt. Morris Aug. ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Reader Poll

    What is your favorite festival in Ogle County?
    Leaf River Daze
    Town & Country Days
    German Valley Days
    Let Freedom Ring
    Autumn on Parade