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

Straw Sculpting

National Straw Sculpting Competition Open in Mt. Morris

The Third Annual US National Straw Sculpting Competition is now open every day through August 26th on the Mt Morris campus square. Six new sculptures for 2018 are featured. This year’s competition will be judged for two awards: ‘People’s Choice’ public voting by all visitors, and ‘Artist’s Choice’ voting by the competing sculptors. The winners…read more »

Ogle County Sheriff Car

Ogle Deputies Arrest Man for Threatening Cashier

According to Ogle County Deputies, around 8:30 Wednesday they were called to the Citgo Gas Station in Leaf River. Reportedly 41 year old Joshua McQuality of Leaf River walked into the Citgo and threatened the cashier.  Deputies located McQuality at his residence and he was taken into custody. McQuality was charged with Aggravated Assault and…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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