Mt. Morris


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Mount Morris is a village in Mount Morris Township, Ogle County, Illinois, United States. The population was 2,998 at the 2010 census, down from 3,013 in 2000.

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Mount Morris News

safe passage initiative

Safe Passage Initiative Launches Website

The Safe Passage Initiative of the Sauk Valley would like to announce the launching of the Safe Passage website. The website has information on the history of Safe Passage, Q&A, as well as a link for services in the Sauk Valley area. The Safe Passage Initiative is a deflection program that was started to help…read more »


Ogle Health Department Warns of Contaminated Water Due to Flooding

Recent flood waters have the potential to contaminate water supplies and can cause power outages. If you are unsure if your water supply is safe the Ogle County Health Department suggest you use only bottled or disinfected water for drinking, cooking, and other daily activities. Those with a private water wells who think their well…read more »

Sinnissippi Recovery Home

Sinnissippi Centers Open the Doors to Recovery

Sinnissippi Centers saw the realization of a dream Thursday afternoon as they opened their doors to their first Recovery Home for Men. This ten bed facility is designed to give men battling addiction a safe and secure environment to continue their treatments.  Sinnissippi Centers Stephanie England said research has shown the main reason a person…read more »

Illinois State Police Sterling

State Police Release Enforcement Figures for May

Illinois State Police District 1 Commander Carl Heintz has announced District 1 enforcement figures and activity for May. Illinois State Police District 1 Troopers issued 710 citations, 504 written warnings, and made 13 criminal arrests during the month of May. Speeding accounted for 396 citations, 114 citations were issued for occupant restraint violations and 35…read more »

Mount Morris Obituaries


Shirley Ann Adams

Shirley Ann Adams, age 68 passed away at home Sunday, March 4, 2018 surrounded by her family. Shirley was born on April 21, 1949 in Sterling the daughter of Thomas and Bernice (Ennis) Holcomb. She married Harold G. Adams on October 29, 1977 in Rock more »

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