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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

Police Fatal Accident

A Single Vehicle Crash Claims One Life Monday Morning

Just after 9:00 Monday morning Ogle County Sheriff’s Deputies and the Lynn-Scot-Rock Fire Department were dispatched to a single vehicle accident on IL Rte. 72 in rural Davis Junction. A  Dodge Ram was driving eastbound on IL Rte. 72 when it went off the south side of the roadway.  The Dodge slid down into the…read more »

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Icy Roads Contribute to Crash With Injuries

On Friday afternoon Ogle County Deputies, Mt Morris Police Department, along with the Mt Morris Fire department and EMS responded to a two vehicle accident in the 3700 block of West Illinois Route 64. After an investigation it was learned that a 16 year old female from Mt Morris lost control of her vehicle on…read more »

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Public Celebration of Black Hawk Statue Planned for May

The Group Restoration of the Black Hawk Statue have finalized the date for the public celebration of the completion of the repairs and unveiling of the Black Hawk Statue.  The date is set for May 2, 2020. The Illinois Conservation Foundation and the Black Hawk Art Restoration and Development group are cooperating on this and…read more »

Oregon Obituaries

Karen Elaine Tambura

Karen Elaine Tambura, 70, of Oregon, passed away Sunday, December 8, 2019, at Oregon Living and Rehabilitation Center, Oregon, IL. She worked for Village of Progress, for 30 years. Karen was born, April 2, 1949, in Ottumwa, IA, the daughter of Lyle and Gwen (Bond) Bennett. She married Frederick Tambura on August 3, 1970, in…read more »


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 »

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