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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.

Attribution: Wikipedia – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oregon,_Illinois

Oregon News

Ogle County Sheriff Car

Ogle County Deputies Kept Busy Over Thanksgiving

The Ogle County Sheriff’s Department presented figures for enforcement activities over the Thanksgiving Day Weekend.  Sheriff Brian VanVickle said deputies issued citations for numerous offenses. There were 4 DUI arrests, 5 arrests for Driving with a suspended or revoked license and 5 drug related arrests.  Deputies issued 7 citations for uninsured drivers, 2 for illegal…read more »

Whiteside County Sheriff Shop

Area Law Enforcement Became Santa’s Helpers Over Past Weekend

Several area law enforcement groups may not have all looked like Santa Claus, but, they were more than willing to be one of his helpers.  This past weekend several departments held their Shop with a Cop and Shop with a Sheriff program. The Ogle and Stephenson County joined forces with other departments such as Polo,…read more »

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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 »

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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