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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

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Driver Arrested After Hit and Run Crash

On Tuesday Ogle County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a hit and run accident in the 2000 block of N Rt 251. The offending vehicle was located shortly thereafter in the Davis Junction area and stopped. The driver 44 year old William Randles of Oswego was arrested for Possession of Controlled Substance, Driving Under the Influence…read more »


Ogle County Health Department Dealing With 171% Increase in Gonorrhea Cases

The Ogle County Health Department (OCHD) is working with the Illinois Department of Public Health to address higher than expected rates of Gonorrhea in Ogle County. The department has seen a 171% increase in cases of Gonorrhea in Ogle County from 2017 to 2018. Gonorrhea is a reportable sexually transmitted disease. People that contract the…read more »


Ogle County Man Charged With Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault

On Tuesday afternoon Ogle County Sheriff’s Detectives arrested 39 year old Robert A. Hardt of Davis Junction for Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault. The arrest stems from an investigation which began in September of 2018 in which Hardt is alleged to have sexual contact with a minor. Hardt was transported to the Ogle County Jail where…read more »

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Ogle County Health Department Hopes to Stem Hunger

The Ogle County Health Department asks, Are You Hungry? The Illinois Food Bank Mobile will be distributing food to people in need.  The food distribution will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church at 301 N. 4th Oregon. The time and date will be Wednesday October 17th from 10am-12noon and it will be on a…read more »

Oregon Obituaries


Shirley Ann Adams

Shirley Ann Adams, age 68 passed away at home Sunday, March 4, 2018 surrounded by her family. Shirley was born on April 21, 1949 in Sterling the daughter of Thomas and Bernice (Ennis) Holcomb. She married Harold G. Adams on October 29, 1977 in Rock Falls.read more »

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