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Driver Faces DUI and Other Charges Following Hit and Run Accident

Driver Faces DUI and Other Charges Following Hit and Run Accident

On Tuesday at approximately 5:05 p.m., Ogle County Deputies say they responded to a one vehicle hit and run accident that occurred near the intersection of North Junction Rd and East Scott Rd. After a brief investigation, Deputies arrested 46 year old Jennifer Nash of Holcomb for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol. Nash was…Read more »

Roadwork in Oregon to Begin on Tuesday

Roadwork in Oregon to Begin on Tuesday

Construction on the improvements to 5th St and Jefferson St in the City of Oregon will begin on Tuesday, May 12th. The work will include curb & gutter replacement, sidewalk replacement and pavement resurfacing on Jefferson St from 4th St (IL Route 2) to 6th St, and on 5th St from Jefferson St to Washington…Read more »

Lee and Ogle County to Submit Own Plan for Reopening the Two Counties

Lee and Ogle County to Submit Own Plan for Reopening the Two Counties

Lee and Ogle County Leaders are working together with State Representative Tom Demmer on a phased plan to re-open the two-county region following the Governor’s latest “Stay at Home” order. This plan will be submitted to the Governor’s office later this week for consideration and possible approval. Implementing a regional, phased approach to reduce restrictions…Read more »

Area County Fairs Getting Funds to Perform Upgrades to Their Facilities

Area County Fairs Getting Funds to Perform Upgrades to Their Facilities

Compeer Financials Fund for Rural America, the Farm Credit cooperative’s giving program, has awarded 62 grants as part of their County Fair Facility Upgrade Grant Program, totaling $180,000. County Fair Facility Upgrade Grants support county fairs throughout Compeer’s territory by providing a means to improve the facilities and experiences they offer to their rural communities.…Read more »

Boone County Deputy Who Died Over the Weekend Grew Up in Oregon

Boone County Deputy Who Died Over the Weekend Grew Up in Oregon

The Oregon Police Department sent their heartfelt condolences to the family of Deputy Scott Bowers.  Deputy Bowers was a member of the Boone County Sheriff’s Department. It is reported the 37 year old Bowers passed away from a heart attack while working at home over the weekend.  The Oregon Police Department said Bowers grew up…Read more »