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Oregon is a city in and the county seat of Ogle County, Illinois, United States. The population was 3,721 at the 2010 census.

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Oregon News

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Stabbing Incident Sends Three to the Hospital and One to Jail

Just after 9:30 Tuesday night Ogle County Sheriff’s Office responded to a disturbance at Grubsteakers, Rt. 251 and Rt 64. Responding deputy located a male who was bleeding profusely from a stab wound to the leg and immediately provided medical attention to him. A second male, identified as 36 year old William Shively of Ocala,…read more »

Ogle County Sheriff Duke

Ogle County Deputies Conducting July Fourth Traffic Enforcement Beginning Now

Ogle County Sheriff Brian VanVickle announced plans for July Fourth traffic enforcement with a focus on impaired and unbuckled drivers. The safety campaign will run from now through July 8 to encompass three summer weekends leading up to and after Independence Day. “We’re asking all of our residents and visitors to celebrate Independence Day safely,”…read more »

Ogle County Sheriff Car

Driver Charged With Numerous Offenses After Putting Car in the Ditch

Shortly before 7am Sunday Ogle County Sheriff’s Deputies along with the Polo Police Department responded to the 16000 block of West Illinois Route 52 for a single vehicle in the ditch. After an investigation it was learned that 29 year old Arthur J Zacharias of Mt Carroll was driving westbound on Illinois Rte 52 when…read more »

Rock River Oregon

No Wake Restriction Lifted on Rock River in Ogle County

Ogle County Sheriff Brian VanVickle has lifted the No Wake restriction for the Rock River. Boaters are urged to reduce speeds in the area of the Byron bridge due to minor flooding in the undeveloped areas adjacent to the bridge. Operators should be cautious of debris and swift currents associated with the continued high volume…read more »

Oregon Obituaries


Kenneth H. Owen

Kenneth H. Owen age 61, of Oregon, and formerly of Mt Morris, died Saturday March 23, 2019 at Oregon Living and Rehabilitation. He was born May 7, 1957 in Eldorado, IL the son of Virgil and Albina (Lenort) Owen.  Kenny had worked at Woods in Oregon and then for 25 years at Quebcor in Mt…read more »


Joshua Denning

Joshua Denning, age 34, died Monday, March 18, 2019 at KSB Hospital in Dixon.  Joshua was born on March 9, 1985 in Sterling the son of Jack and Linda (Wise) Denning.  He was currently employed as an Apartment Manager for Corporate Suites, LLC in Oregon and previously laid carpet for Knapp Flooring in Polo.  Joshua…read more »

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