Polo is a city in Ogle County, Illinois, United States. The population was 2,355 at the 2010 census, down from 2,477 in 2000.


Polo News

Ogle County Sheriff Car

Driver Charged With Numerous Offenses After Putting Car in the Ditch

Shortly before 7am Sunday Ogle County Sheriff’s Deputies along with the Polo Police Department responded to the 16000 block of West Illinois Route 52 for a single vehicle in the ditch. After an investigation it was learned that 29 year old Arthur J Zacharias of Mt Carroll was driving westbound on Illinois Rte 52 when…read more »

Polo Town and Country

Polo Town and Country Days Kicks Off for 53rd Year

In 1966 the Polo Jaycees held a three day festival with the idea of raising money for a community pool. For the past 53 years the Polo Town and Country Days has been in existence. The event has grown now to cover 4 days and is filled from morning till night with activities and entertainment. …read more »

Police drug arrest

Polo Man Arrested After Polo Police Discover Over 2000 Grams of Cannabis

Around 9am Friday morning Officers from the Polo Police Department executed a search warrant at 402 W. Colden Street. After a search was conducted, officers located 2903 grams of cannabis within the residence. After an investigation 37 year old Mark A. Ballotti was taken into custody for Unlawful Possession of Cannabis for more than 2000…read more »

Justice Gavel

Judge Douglas Lee Appointed to 15th Judicial Circuit

Judge Daniel Fish, who has served as a circuit judge in Lee County since July 2008, is retiring July 8. Fish, who is the Chief Judge of the 15th Judicial Circuit, has heard a variety of cases during his tenure and currently hears most of the lawsuits and juvenile matters pending in Lee County. Fish’s…read more »

Polo Obituaries


Faye Marie Hadley

Faye Marie Hadley, 92, of Polo, went home to meet her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Sunday, May 12, 2019 at Rock River Hospice and Home of Sterling. Faye was born October 14, 1926 in Eldena, the daughter of Jess and Alice (Fisher) Gowan. She married George M. Hadley on June 13, 1943 in…read more »


Barbara J. Miller

Barbara J. Miller, 72, died, Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Polo Rehab and Health Care Center after a long bout with Parkinson’s. Barbara was born May 04, 1946 in Sterling, the daughter of Homer and Shirley (Warehime) Nye. She married Ivan Miller on August 5, 1972 in Milledgeville. He preceded her in death on November…read more »

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