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.
The Illinois General Assembly has ended its fall session. The 100th General Assembly may have one final meeting in January before giving way to the 101st on January 9th. Deputy Republican Leader Tom Demmer says his eyes are now fixed on the new assembly in January. Despite the fact the Democrats seem to hold all…read more »
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 »
The Blue Wave everyone was talking about for so long certainly did sweep over Illinois Tuesday night. Not only did Democrat JB Pritzker unseat incumbent Governor Bruce Rauner, but, the Democrats won every major seat in Illinois Government. They were also able to regain a supermajority in the legislature. As State Representative Tom Demmer said…read more »
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 »
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, 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 »