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County approves some solar projects

OREGON – The Ogle County Board suspended its moratorium on solar development in the county for about 4 and a half hours Thursday night, long enough for it to vote on nine solar developments that had been awaiting a decision.

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Ogle County Sheriff 1-14-19

Jan. 8 Cody Campbell, 33 of Oregon, was arrested on an outstanding Ogle County warrant for Failure to Appear. Campbell posted the $437 Full Cash Bond and was released with no further court dates.

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Oregon Police report 1-14-19

Dec. 17 At 7:22 p.m., Oregon Police issued Kyle L. Tunink, 16, Oregon, a citation for disobeying a traffic control device. This violation occurred at the intersection of 4th and Washington Streets.

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Melissa L. Koenck

BYRON – Melissa L. Koenck, 44, of Byron, passed away on Jan. 7, 2019 in Byron.

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Mount Morris Police report 1-21-19

Dec. 14 Carlson W. Jones, 29, Mount Morris was arrested for disorderly conduct. Jones was transported to the Ogle County Jail.

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Nordstrom joins Stillman Bank

ROCHELLE – Stillman Bank recently added a key member to its successful team in northern Illinois. Susie Nordstrom joined Stillman Bank as Mortgage Lender, according to Martin C. Larson, Chairman & CEO.

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Aireloom event benefits scholarship fund

MOUNT MORRIS – Aireloom Music Studio & friends will be putting on a musical variety show entitled, “A Little Bit of Everything" on Feb. 9 at 7 p.m. at Pinecrest Grove Community Theatre. It’s going to be a fun evening with live music, “edutainment” and audience participation! This year's theme is old-timey radio ads! We'll also be interviewing some pretty crazy characters too.

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Rhodes hits 50 years with Stillman Bank

ROCKFORD – Stillman Bank’s Board of Directors recently recognized Gary L. Rhodes for his 50 years of service at Stillman Bank. Rhodes began his banking career in 1968 as Cashier in the Bank’s Stillman Valley Office. He held numerous positions throughout his career and recently retired as Chairman and CEO of Stillman Bank. He currently serves as Chairman of the Bank’s holding company.

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Swim lessons being offered

OREGON – Learn to swim this Summer at the Oregon Park District. Morning and evening classes are available. Summer swim lessons begin on June 4.

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  • Obituaries

    Roxanne L. Bausman

    OREGON – Roxanne L. Bausman, 56, lifelong Oregon resident, died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019 in her home. Born April 5, 1962 in Oregon, the daughter of Lawrence "Tim" and Betty (Otten) Messenger.

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