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NICIL closes Oregon office due to Illinois budget impasse

Posted: Friday, Feb 5th, 2016
STERLING - Northwestern Illinois Center for Independent Living (NICIL) is announcing the closure of their branch office located in Oregon. The Oregon office will officially close on March 1, 2016.
"It is with great sadness that we find it necessary to close this office due to the State of Illinois budget impasse. It is one more loss for people with

Local Masons will examine Oak Island mystery

Posted: Friday, Feb 5th, 2016
BYRON, When most people hear of the Knights Templar or Freemasons, their thoughts might go to vast conspiracies or Dan Brown novels like "The Da Vinci Code."
Well, Mike Thomas of the Byron Masonic Lodge said there is no conspiracy or secrecy behind what they do.
"It's actually a brotherhood of men trying to make themselves better," said Thomas, who

Mount Morris man arrested for burglary

Posted: Friday, Jan 29th, 2016
On Jan. 26 at 6:39 a.m., Oregon Police responded to the parking lot of Nash Recreation Center in reference to a burglary to a motor vehicle that had occurred around 6 a.m.
At 8:15 a.m., Oregon Police responded to 310 Lover's Lane reference to an additional burglary to a motor vehicle that had occurred earlier in the day.
An investigation

Rock River Center has something for everyone

Posted: Friday, Jan 29th, 2016
OREGON, Walking around the Rock River Center with Ann Haas is like taking a tour of someone's home.
"I need to give her a hug," said Haas, executive director of RRC, when she spotted someone during a recent tour of RRC's 17,000 square foot building in Oregon.
It is clear that people at the center think of each other as

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