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

Dixon Fire Department

Polo Fire Fighters Find Body inside Structure Following Fire

Fire Crews from the Polo Fire Protection District responded Sunday afternoon to a structure fire at 507 N. Adams Street.  The call came in around 1:30 and when fire fighters arrived on scene they discovered a fully involved fire. According to Fire Chief Tony Karrow, crews noticed a vehicle in the driveway of the home…read more »

Polo Police Ward

Polo Police Searching for Suspect in Felony Retail Theft

Earlier this week, Polo Police shared photos of an unidentified individual that had been within Dixon. After an investigation this week by the Polo department they also found footage of the individual within the Polo Fresh Food Market and have now obtained an arrest warrant for Felony Retail Theft based upon items taken. The subject…read more »

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Driver Arrested for DUI and Other Charges Following Single Vehicle Crash

Shortly before 7am Saturday Ogle County Deputies, along with Polo Fire Department, Polo EMS, and the Polo Police Department responded to a single vehicle accident at the intersection of Henry Rd. and Freeport Rd. After an investigation, it was learned that 27 year old Shawn M. Jacobs of Mt. Carroll was westbound on Henry Rd.…read more »

Polo Area Theatre Masks

Polo Theatre Holding Audition for Christmas Production

Polo Area Community Theatre (PACT) is holding open auditions for The Rented Christmas, on October 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Polo Town Hall (117 N. Franklin Ave, Polo). The Rented Christmas will run December 6-8 and 13-14 at the Polo Town Hall. Auditions are open to ages 6 and up. All those…read more »

Polo Obituaries

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Three Injured in Two Vehicle Crash

On Sunday Ogle County Deputies responded to a two vehicle accident with injuries at the intersection of IL Rte. 72 and Pecatonica Road. After arriving Deputies learned an SUV driven by 32 year old Samantha Berry of Oregon was traveling southbound on Pecatonica Road and came to the stop intersection of IL Rte. 72.  The…read more »


Delbert M. Tarbill

Delbert M. Tarbill, age 82, of Polo, died Sunday, September 8, 2019 at his home. Delbert was born November 28, 1936 in Sterling the son of Raymond and Luella (McLindsey) Tarbill.  He married Evelyn Portner on June 20, 1964 in Rock Falls and was employed with the City of Sterling for many years.  Delbert enjoyed…read more »

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