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 Business Fire Caused by Sparks from Grinder

A Polo lawnmower sales and services store was completely destroyed by a fire Monday morning. Dambman Lawn Mower Hospital on South Congress Street caught on fire before 11 a.m., according to fire officials. The Polo Fire Department says the cause of the fire was accidental. An employee was doing work with a grinder, and the…read more »

Ogle County Sheriff Car

Sterling Woman Injured in Two Vehicle Crash

Thursday evening Ogle County Deputies responded to the intersection of Illinois Rte. 26 and Sterling road for a two vehicle accident with minor injuries. It was learned that a vehicle driven by 47 year old Tammy Moran of Sterling was traveling west on Illinois Rte. 26 when she failed to stop at the intersection of…read more »

Dixon Fire Department

Polo Resident Found Deceased in Home Following Fire

Saturday just before midnight the Ogle County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a structure fire at 502 W. Buffalo St. in Polo. Polo Fire Protection District arrived on scene and observed a fully engulfed attached garage fire with significant smoke inside the residence. During the search of the residence fire personnel located the only…read more »

Polo Obituaries

Allen E. “Zip” Sensenig

Allen E. “Zip” Sensenig age 47 of Polo died Thursday July 12, 2018 at his home. He was born May 23, 1971 in Dixon the son of Lyle “Red” and Mary (Diggs) Sensenig.  He had worked at Quality Metal Finishing in Byron for 14 years and then at Xena in Polo for the past 4…read more »

Ruth A. Borth

Ruth A. Borth, age 88, formerly of Milledgeville, died Saturday, June 9, 2018 at Polo Rehab and Health Center, Polo. Ruth was born on August 19, 1929 in Milledgeville the daughter of John L. and Marie T. (Winkey) Schryver.  She married William Borth on November 25, 1964 in Milledgeville.  Ruth was employed as a Secretary…read more »

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