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Senior and kids hold ice cream social

No one was quite sure what to expect when seniors from the Mount Morris Senior Center were invited to the Chana Education Center for an ice cream social with the students in Therese Koch’s class.

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Park District offers swimming lessons

OREGON – Learn to swim this spring at the Oregon Park District. Morning, afternoon, evening and even Saturday classes are available. All classes start the week of April 2 and meet once a week for 8 weeks. Registration deadline is March 25. Sign up today, late registration will not be taken.

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Byron Middle School starts ukulele club

BYRON – More than 25 Byron Middle School students came together at the beginning of the current school year to form a ukulele club.

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  • Obituaries

    Mike W. Johnson

    OREGON – Mike W. Johnson, age 69, died Wednesday, March 7, 2018 in his home. Mike was born on May 15, 1948 in Wausau, Wis., the son of Richard & Elizabeth (Lake) Johnson.

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    Coffman weighs in on Beck’s past bankruptcy – says candidate’s past financial struggles not a factor

    OREGON — Ogle County Treasurer John Coffman released a statement Tuesday night in response to a story that broke last weekend in the Rochelle News-Leader and on the Ogle County Life website about current staff member and treasurer candidate Linda Beck filing for bankruptcy eight years ago.

  • Obituaries

    Richard R. Voss

    MOUNT MORRIS – Richard R. Voss, age 68, passed away Thursday, March 1, 2018 in Freeport Memorial Hospital, Freeport, with his family by his side. Richard was born July 15, 1949 in Hope, Ark. the son of Basil and Lilly Voss.

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    Janis Bearman

    MOUNT MORRIS – Janis Bearman of Corinth, Miss., formerly of Mount Morris, passed away Feb. 20, 2018.

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    Moose to celebrate anniversary

    MOUNT MORRIS – The Mount Morris Moose will be celebrating a major milestone on March 24, as they look forward to their 70th year of being a Moose organization. The publication “Mt Morris Past and Present” mentions that one of the prominent elements in the make-up of man is his desire for association with his fellow creatures.

  • Obituaries

    Jean E. Ungar

    STILLMAN VALLEY – Jean E. Ungar, 77, of Stillman Valley and formerly of Des Plaines and Crystal Lake, died suddenly Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018 in Swedish-American Hospital, Rockford. Born Oct. 29, 1940 in Chicago, the daughter of Nelson and Helen (Brown) Thompson.

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    Robert D. Franklin

    MOUNT MORRIS – Robert D. Franklin, 80, of Milledgeville, passed away Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018, at his home. Bob was born Oct. 22, 1937, in Mount Morris, the son of Joseph and Martha (Slifer) Franklin.

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    John F. Weller

    MOUNT MORRIS – John F. Weller, 84, of Mount Morris, passed away Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018, at KSB Hospital in Dixon.

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