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.
On Monday just before 12:30 pm the Ogle County Sheriff’s Office, Forreston Police Department, Forreston Fire Department, and the Forreston Ambulance responded to a one vehicle rollover accident on Rt. 26 at Lanark Rd. A vehicle was traveling southbound on Rt. 26 when the vehicle drove onto the shoulder of the road. The driver 62…read more »
The Polo Police Department is investigating a hit and run that occurred in the parking lot in the 200 block of E. Mason Street along the curb near the mail boxes. It is believed to have occurred Thursday morning between 7:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. The vehicle struck was a red GMC Terrain and had…read more »
This may never happen to you, but, what would you do if a friend or relative suddenly collapsed after having a heart attack. Would you know what to do? If you were the patient, would you hope someone was nearby who could help. Statistics show that if a bystander can perform CPR before the paramedics…read more »
Polo Fire Chief Tony Karrow said he was very proud of the work his fire crews and the other crews who assisted did to battle a 2 alarm fire this morning. Chief Karrow said they got the call of the house fire in the 500 Block of West Mason Street. The home was located very…read more »
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, 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 »