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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Just after 8pm Thursday night Ogle County Sheriff’s Deputies along with Byron Fire/EMS were dispatched to IL Rt. 2 at Camling Rd. for a two vehicle crash. After an investigation, it was discovered that 29 year old Andrea Arwood of Rockford had crossed over the center line while traveling northbound on Rt. 2 after swerving…read more »
The 45th Senatorial District in Illinois officially has a new senator. Senator Brian Stewart and Representative Andrew Chesney were sworn in Wednesday, December 5, at the Lincoln Douglas Debate Square in Freeport, Illinois, by the Honorable Michael P. Bald, Presiding Judge of Stephenson County. Former Senator Tim Bivins of Dixon officially retired from office on…read more »
The Illinois General Assembly has ended its fall session. The 100th General Assembly may have one final meeting in January before giving way to the 101st on January 9th. Deputy Republican Leader Tom Demmer says his eyes are now fixed on the new assembly in January. Despite the fact the Democrats seem to hold all…read more »
Early Thursday morning the Ogle County Sheriff’s Department along with Linscott Rock Fire and Ambulance responded to a one vehicle rollover accident on Holcomb road. A vehicle driven by 27 year old Kyle D. Smith of Byron was traveling westbound when the auto drove into the ditch and struck a culvert. The force of the impact…read more »