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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

Rock River Rough

Key Word for Receding Rock River Levels is Slowly

Kevin Lalley of the Lee County Emergency Management has been a busy man as of late. Earlier this week he took some of his emergency phone systems to Carroll County as their 911 service went down for several hours.  He has also offered the same service to the new Lee County Sheriff’s Office as they…read more »

Meyer Duane

Bail Reduction Denied for Byron Murder and Arson Defendant

On October 16, 2019, the Defendant Duane Meyer appeared in Court before the Honorable John “Ben” Roe in regard to a Motion for Bond Reduction filed by the Defendant in an attempt to reduce the $10,000,000.00 bond.   This had previously been set. During the hearing the People, represented by State’s Attorney Eric Morrow, opposed the…read more »

fishing Trout

Trout Season Begins Friday at Select Waterways

For anglers of the Sauk Valley the Illinois Trout Season will begin on Friday at 5 am.  The Illinois Department of Natural Resources has stocked several ponds and streams throughout the state in anticipation. In the Sauk Valley Trout fishing will be available at the Pine Creek at White Pines State Park in Ogle County,…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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