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What winter? Warm temps and a lack of snow have been the norm this year

Posted: Thursday, Feb 16th, 2017
OREGON, The sun was bright in the sky and the morning temperature had already hit 44 degrees on its way to the 50s.
Welcome to Oregon in February. Yes, February.
"We cannot remember a winter like this," said Claudia Dijstelbergen of Leaf River. "Yes, we are enjoying this mild winter."
The average temperature this time of year is in the

Fatal fire ruled homicide

Posted: Thursday, Feb 9th, 2017
BYRON, The deaths of Margaret Meyer and her son, Amos Meyer, who both perished in a Byron house fire on Oct. 19, 2016, have been ruled homicides.
In a joint statement released recently by the Ogle County Coroner's Office, the Ogle County Sheriff's Department and the Byron Police Department, the fire is being ruled an arson and the deaths ruled

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