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Polo Woman’s Garden Club Plant Sale, April 26, 2014

Posted: Monday, Apr 21st, 2014

Submitted by Judy Schmidt

Don't pass this up! It's your "once-in-a-year" opportunity to replenish a favorite perennial bed, win a fabulous, flowery basket or two and see what's new at the Polo Woman's Garden Club annual plant sale, Saturday, April 26, 8 to 10 a.m.
It's the same weekend as Polo's All Town Rummage Sale.
The sale

Board moves forward with sheriff's building

Posted: Thursday, Apr 17th, 2014

OREGON -- Despite opposition from several business owners, the Ogle County Board voted Tuesday night to approve a bid of $4,177,900 from Rockford Structures to begin construction on a new sheriff's administration building at the current location.
Beth Henderson, owner of the Eagle's Nest, and Ken Williams, owner of Pinehill Bed and Breakfast, urged the board to delay the

Gouker now supports audit of tow fund

Posted: Thursday, Apr 17th, 2014
IN a change from two months ago, Ogle County Board Chairman Kim Gouker asked the board's approval Tuesday night to proceed with a forensic audit of the controversial sheriff's tow fund.
In January, Gouker shot down a request from fellow board member Dick Petrizzo for a forensic audit of the tow fund and the sheriff's department credit card use, but

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

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

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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