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Rock Falls Shoulder to the Wheel 2019

Rock Falls Chamber Celebrates Those Who Put Their Shoulder to the Wheel

Thursday night the Rock Falls Chamber wanted to celebrate and say thank you to all of the individuals and organization which help to make the community and the chamber run smoothly. It was the gathering for the annual Chamber Dinner and the presentation of the Shoulder to the Wheel Awards.  Rock Falls Chamber President, Bethany…read more »

Ogle County Sheriff Avalon

Snow Covered Roadway Sends Auto Rolling Into Ditch

On Wednesday shortly be 8:00 in the morning the Ogle County Sheriff’s Office responded to a one vehicle roll-over accident with injuries on I-39 southbound. The vehicle being driven by 22 year old Faris Alyami of Rockford lost control due to the snow covered roadway, left the road, striking a snow bank and rolled over…read more »

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Early Voting Begins in Ogle County

Early voting for the April 2nd Consolidated Election begins today at the Ogle County Clerk’s office in Oregon along with other county clerk offices in the area. Residents can vote early between today and April 1st. The last day to register to vote or change your address is March 5th. There is a grace period…read more »

Spelling Bee 2019 Zeigler

Rebekah Zeigler From Polo Makes Spelling Bee History Which May Never Be Broken

The final word was Dalliance and with a very careful, but deliberate delivery the remaining contestant for the 2019 Lee-Ogle-Whiteside Regional Spelling Bee spoke the letters. Then with a slight pause for effect Moderator Tom Wadsworth boomed out the line Rebekah Zeigler has heard four times before: You’re going back to Washington. For an unprecedented…read more »

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