Byron is a city in Ogle County, Illinois, United States, probably best known as the location of the Byron Nuclear Generating Station, one of the last nuclear power plants commissioned in the United States. Byron is located in Byron Township, along the Rock River. The population was 3,753 at the 2010 census, up from 2,917 at the 2000 census. The town bills itself as the “Gateway to the Rock River Valley”.
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On October 16, 2019, the Defendant Duane Meyer appeared in Court before the Honorable John “Ben” Roe in regard to a Motion for Bond Reduction filed by the Defendant in an attempt to reduce the $10,000,000.00 bond. This had previously been set. During the hearing the People, represented by State’s Attorney Eric Morrow, opposed the…read more »
For nearly three years, people in Byron have wondered who was responsible for the arson fire that claimed the life of a 37 year old mother and her 3 year old son. As of Wednesday the answer may have been given. In the early morning hours of October 19 of 2016 in Byron Police and…read more »
Just after 7:30 Saturday morning Ogle County Deputies responded to the 11000 block of W. White Eagle Road in reference to a one vehicle accident involving injuries. After arriving on scene Deputies learned a truck driven by 78 year old Loran Wilken of Leaf River was traveling eastbound when it lost control on the gravel…read more »
Based on the current National Weather Service river levels and the forecasted crest the Ogle County Sheriff’s Office has implemented the NO WAKE ordinance effective immediately. (09/13/2019) Travel on the Rock River in Ogle County is limited to 5mph. An up to date chart indicating river levels is available on the Ogle Safe smartphone app.…read more »