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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 Driver Injured in Single Vehicle Accident

On Tuesday around 3:30 in the afternoon, the Ogle County Sheriff’s Department as well at Byron Fire and Ambulance responded to a one vehicle accident in front of 428 E. Route 72. Deputies says an eastbound auto being driven by 81 year old Barbara Kinner of Oregon left the side of the road, struck an…read more »

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Oregon High School Students Attend 2020 Census Summit in Chicago

Students from Oregon High School’s Open Program, an approved Local Complete Count Committee for the 2020 Census, attended the Census EDU Summit this week at Malcolm X College in Chicago. Students heard from Governor JB Pritzker and several panels of guests regarding their project focus this year, the census. The students were also able to…read more »

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Keeping It Real Can Help Beat Holiday Stress

The holidays are a busy time and it is supposed to be a fun and enjoyable time.  There are the lights, the music, the family, the gifts and the message of the season. But, for some, the holidays can be a horrible time filled with stress and depression.  For those with a mental disorder or…read more »


Deer Taken in First Firearm Weekend Dramatically Lower Than Last Year

The Illinois seven day firearm deer hunting season begins its last 4 days for this year.  The season will run December 5th through December 8th. The first firearm deer hunting season was November 22-24th.  Numbers released by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources show a dramatic drop in the number of deer harvested as compared…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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