311 W. Washington St., Oregon, IL 61061 • Ph: 815-732-2156 • Fax: 815-732-6154
E-EDITION LAST UPDATED:
Current E-Edition

Top Stories Social Opinion Sports Obituaries Community Home 

Byron Farmer's Market relocates to United Church

Posted: Thursday, Apr 16th, 2015
BYRON - Byron Community Revitalization is excited to partner with United Church of Byron to relocate and grow the community's only farmer's market into an exciting Saturday morning destination!
"The United Church location provides us with visibility from the tremendous amount of Saturday traffic on Tower Road," BCR Board Secretary Christy Hanlin said. "We will also have increased visibility from
...more

Steven B. Tilbury

Posted: Thursday, Apr 16th, 2015
BYRON, Steven B. Tilbury, age 60, died suddenly, Sunday, April 12, 2015 from complications from brain surgery. He was born Feb. 14, 1955 in the Rockford the son of William and Sally (Walker) Tilbury.
Steve was a lifelong resident of Byron, and attended Byron Schools. He worked at Chrysler Corp. for 23 years and owned and operated
...more

Family heirloom returned to VanVickle

Posted: Thursday, Apr 16th, 2015
CHANA -- On Wednesday, students from Chana Education Center volunteered to help local farmers affected by the tornado clean up their fields from debris. 
While working, a student spotted an old baseball mitt in the middle of the field. It was later discovered that the glove belonged to Ogle County Sheriff Brian Vanvickle's grandpa. The glove was thought to be lost when
...more

Rally for relief

Posted: Thursday, Apr 16th, 2015
BY JOHN SHANK
Publisher

IN an amazing show of support, hundreds of people from around the region have sprung into action to help area residents who lost their homes, cars and possessions in last Thursday's massive tornado strike.
Beginning Saturday morning, Operation Blessing, an organization based in Virginia Beach, Va., has been coordinating teams of volunteers to go out
...more

National Public Safety Telecommunicators week

Posted: Thursday, Apr 9th, 2015
When you call 9-1-1 you expect someone to be on the other line to help you with whatever emergency you are experiencing at the time. Whether it be a bad car accident, a fire, someone hurt and needing an ambulance, or your house being broken into all you know is you need help and you need it now.
Who
...more

National Public Safety Telecommunicators week

Posted: Thursday, Apr 9th, 2015
When you call 9-1-1 you expect someone to be on the other line to help you with whatever emergency you are experiencing at the time. Whether it be a bad car accident, a fire, someone hurt and needing an ambulance, or your house being broken into all you know is you need help and you need it now.
Who
...more

Election draws 18.79% turnout at the polls

Posted: Thursday, Apr 9th, 2015
The April 7th Consolidate Election brought out an 18.79% voter turn-out for the county.
Contested race results in the county:

Oregon
The City of Oregon will be getting a new mayor. Ken Williams beat incumbent Tom Stone with 51.26% of the votes. Stone had 39.93% and Mike Arains received 8.81.
Another big issue for Oregon was the establishment
...more

New public safety complex opening in Oregon

Posted: Thursday, Apr 9th, 2015
OREGON -- On Wednesday afternoon, the Ogle County Public Safety Complex in Oregon hosted an opening ceremony and open house for the community.
The Oregon Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting, followed by remarks from Don Griffin, Long Range Planning Committee Chairman, Kim Gouker, Ogle County Board Chairman, Brian VanVickle, Ogle County Sheriff, Louis Finch, Ogle County Coroner,
...more







Select Page:
Within:
Keyword:

Google

Entertainment







 

Copyright 2015 News Media Corporation

News    Classifieds    Shoppe    Search    ContactUs    TalkBack    Subscribe    Information    E-Edition    Business Portal