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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Two Injured in Two Car Crash

Just before noon Sunday the Ogle County Sheriff’s Department, Forreston Fire and EMS responded to the intersection of Montague Road and Baileyville Road in reference to a two vehicle accident with injuries. After investigation Deputies learned an SUV driven by 79 year old Mildred Sturtz of Lanark was traveling eastbound on Montague Road and had…read more »

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Sauk Valley Tourism Has a Winning Combination

Some people who live in the Sauk Valley may say there is nothing to do, nothing to see and nothing going on in the area. However, stats have shown a great deal of people are finding things to see, things to do and places to visit in the Sauk Valley. Recently, Illinois Tourism released the…read more »

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Arrest Made in Vandalism of Straw Sculptures During Polo Town and Country Days

In the early morning hours of Saturday June 23, the Polo Police Department investigated an incident where straw sculptures on loan from ENCORE! Mt. Morris was vandalized. The sculptures were on display during Polo’s Town and County Days’ festivities and were part of the U.S. National Straw Sculpting Competition. As the result of the investigation,…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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