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Sheriff voids check, gives cash back to park district

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 15th, 2014
THE Oregon Park District Board of Commissioners took action to terminate the existing agreement with the Ogle County Sheriff's Department and approve a restructured police services agreement at their regular meeting Tuesday night.
The Oregon Park District and Ogle County Sheriff's Department initially entered into a police services agreement in August 2012. The Oregon Park District was responsible for an
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Department instructed not to enforce tow fees

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 15th, 2014
CONTROVERSY over the Ogle County Sheriff' Department's Tow Fund continues after Sheriff Michael Harn distributed an internal memo dated April 1, saying the department would no longer be collecting an administrative tow fee, despite it being a county ordinance.
The tow fund and how the money can be spent has been in question the last several months. Two months ago
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Antoinette J. Knodel (nee Fields)

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 15th, 2014
Antoinette J. Knodel (nee Fields), 71, of Forreston, IL passed away April 12, 2014 in Zion, IL.

Antoinette was born September 30, 1942 in Brooklyn, NY. She also resided in Evanston, IL and Waukegan, IL. She was always active in youth sports and scouting activities with her sons. She was an avid fan of Chicago sports teams. Antoinette enjoyed
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Rochelle man pleads guilty to sexual assault

Posted: Friday, Apr 4th, 2014
ROCHELLE -- A Rochelle man pled guilty in Ogle County court Tuesday in connection with a sexual assault incident that took place in January 2013.
Cruz Lara, 22, was arrested on the Class "A" misdemeanor offense of criminal sexual abuse. Under the plea agreement, the state dismissed the three counts of the felony offense of aggravated criminal sexual assault in
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Man violates provisions of child sex offender registration act

Posted: Friday, Apr 4th, 2014
DAVIS JUNCTION -- On April 1 at approximately 6:10 p.m., Ogle County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a citizen complaint at the Rolling Meadows Trailer Park in Davis Junction. Upon completing an investigation into the incident, deputies arrested Largus "Ben" Estell, 45, of Davis Junction, for leaving custody of a child with a child sex offender.
Also taken into custody
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Officials continue to investigate shooting

Posted: Friday, Apr 4th, 2014
BYRON -- Ogle County officials continue to investigate a shooting that took place on March 22nd which left a 19-year old hospitalized.
No charges have been filed at this time against 20-year old Brandon McMahon of Rockford. He allegedly fired the gun during the incident at a home on North Hoisington Road in rural Byron.
Rockford police arrested McMahon a
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Referendum meeting draws large crowd

Posted: Friday, Apr 4th, 2014
WHEN the Meridian CUSD Board of Education took action to place a referendum on the ballot in November community members immediately took action to organize a meeting to spread the word. District Administrators were invited to the meeting to briefly present information about the referendum and to take questions. Additionally, the community group also began the process of asking for
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Benefit planned for Mama Mowry, May 17

Posted: Friday, Apr 4th, 2014
CHANA -- A benefit is being planned for lifelong Chana resident Elaine Mowry. Elaine and her husband, Ed are lifelong Chana residents. They have three children who are also Chana/Oregon residents: Terry (Dyan); Troy (Heather); and Ed (Kary). Elaine is a very loving and family oriented lady who is known as Mama Mowry to all. You can usually
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