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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It Took a While, But, Polo PD Finally Got Their Man

After a months-long investigation regarding the burglary of the Polo Wash Center (laundromat) on October 3, 2018, Polo Police Department have obtained an arrest warrant for Jessie R. Whaley, 38, Freeport, for the offense of Burglary, Theft, and Criminal Damage to Property. Police Chief Jon Mandrell would like to thank the many other agencies that…read more »

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State Police to Conduct Roadside Safety Checks in Ogle County

Illinois State Police (ISP) District 1 Commander, Captain Matthew Hodgdon, announces the ISP will conduct Roadside Safety Checks (RSCs) in Ogle County during the last two weeks of August. The use of RSCs, according to Hodgdon, combines a strong sense of public awareness and enforcement in order to save lives of the motoring public. The ISP…read more »

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Polo Police Investigating Hit and Run Accident

The Polo Police Department is investigating a hit and run that occurred Monday in the 500 block of E. Mason Street, in which a silver Ford Focus was parked along the street and was struck by an unknown vehicle, causing driver’s side damage. This is believed to have happened between 11:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.…read more »

Polo Obituaries


Faye Marie Hadley

Faye Marie Hadley, 92, of Polo, went home to meet her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Sunday, May 12, 2019 at Rock River Hospice and Home of Sterling. Faye was born October 14, 1926 in Eldena, the daughter of Jess and Alice (Fisher) Gowan. She married George M. Hadley on June 13, 1943 in…read more »


Barbara J. Miller

Barbara J. Miller, 72, died, Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Polo Rehab and Health Care Center after a long bout with Parkinson’s. Barbara was born May 04, 1946 in Sterling, the daughter of Homer and Shirley (Warehime) Nye. She married Ivan Miller on August 5, 1972 in Milledgeville. He preceded her in death on November…read more »

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