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

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Driver Injured After Going Into a Ditch and Striking a Tree

On Saturday at approximately 2:07 PM Ogle County Sheriff’s Deputies, along with the Polo Fire Department and Polo EMS were dispatched to a single vehicle accident in the 17000 blk of West Illinois Route 64. After an investigation it was learned that 63 year old Cynthia R Farmer of Savanna had lost control of her…read more »

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At Least One Confirmed Case of Whooping Cough Found in Polo Schools

The Polo School District has confirmed one case of Whooping Cough has been found in the district.  On Friday, the school district sent out a letter to parents warning them their student may be been exposed to the disease. Pertussis is an infection of the airways that is easily spread through coughing or sneezing.  The…read more »

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Ogle County Deputies Will Conduct Sex Offender Compliance Checks on Halloween

The Ogle County Sheriff’s Office will again be conducting Sex Offender compliance checks on Halloween. Registered Sex Offenders are prohibited from participating in specified activities, Halloween is a listed activity. Parents can visit the Ogle County Sheriff’s website and access maps of registered Sex Offenders within Ogle County or go to http://oglecounty.org/departments/sheriff/offender-watch/ . The Sheriff…read more »

Polo Obituaries


Geraldine Nitsch

Geraldine Nitsch, age 78, died at her home Friday November 8, 2019. Geraldine was born on December 9, 1940 in Savanna the daughter of Eldon and Evelyn (Mackey) Jensen.  She married William E. Nitsch on June 10, 1968 in Oregon. He died on May 13, 1986. Prior of marriage Geraldine was employed at Central in…read more »

Donald E. Wolf

Donald E. Wolf, 82, of Polo, passed away Wednesday, November 6, 2019, at Serenity Hospice & Home, Oregon, IL. He was a lifelong farmer. Donald was born, October 16, 1937, in Sterling, IL, the son of Elwyn and Helen (Ferry) Wolf. He married Shelba Martin on May 29, 1960 in Dixon. She preceded him in…read more »

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