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

Polo Police Recognition

Area Law Enforcement Receive Honors for Saving Lives

A couple of area law enforcement members were recently honored for saving someone’s life. During the Lee County Board meeting they recognized Deputy Jason Heller with the Life Saving Award.  Deputy Heller responded to an accident on September 28 on Il 38 and Warp Road.  In the accident a 1 year old child was unresponsive.…read more »


J.B. Pritzker Wins Illinois Governor’s Race

Republican Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has conceded to Democratic opponent J.B. Pritzker. Rauner’s concession came less than an hour after polls closed Tuesday. Early vote totals had Pritzker with about 65 percent of the vote. Rauner shared the remaining percentage with two independent candidates. In his concession speech, Rauner said it is time to put…read more »

Polo Obituaries

Trudi “Lizzy” E. Bowen

Trudi “Lizzy” E. Bowen, age 52, of Polo, died suddenly at her home on Thursday, November 22, 2018 at her home. Trudi was born September 5, 1966 in Freeport the daughter of Larry and Connie (Messer) Bowen.  She was employed at Kable News in Mt. Morris for 20 years and was a member of St.…read more »

Aurelia Skye Vankeuren

Aurelia Skye Vankeuren, infant daughter of Zac Vankeuren and Savannah Overdorf, of Polo, received her heavenly angel wings on Thursday, October 18, 2018. She leaves to cherish her memory her mommy and daddy, her big sister Alexis Vankeuren, her big brothers, Holden, Royce and Talan Vankeuren; her grandparents, Todd and Cindy Overdorf of Palatine and…read more »

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