Mt. Morris


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Mount Morris is a village in Mount Morris Township, Ogle County, Illinois, United States. The population was 2,998 at the 2010 census, down from 3,013 in 2000.

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Mount Morris News

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Icy Roads Contribute to Crash With Injuries

On Friday afternoon Ogle County Deputies, Mt Morris Police Department, along with the Mt Morris Fire department and EMS responded to a two vehicle accident in the 3700 block of West Illinois Route 64. After an investigation it was learned that a 16 year old female from Mt Morris lost control of her vehicle on…read more »

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Several Area Rural Fire Departments Receives Grant Money for Equipment

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) today announced 31 Illinois communities will benefit from more than $225,000 in federal grants to rural fire departments and fire protection districts. The USDA Forest Service Volunteer Fire Assistance federal grant program provides matching funds to aid fire departments in the purchase of new equipment and helps fund…read more »

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Ogle County Deputies Will Conduct Sex Offender Compliance Checks on Halloween

The Ogle County Sheriff’s Office will again be conducting Sex Offender compliance checks on Halloween. Registered Sex Offenders are prohibited from participating in specified activities, Halloween is a listed activity. Parents can visit the Ogle County Sheriff’s website and access maps of registered Sex Offenders within Ogle County or go to . The Sheriff…read more »

Mount Morris Obituaries


Betty J. (Svendsen) Handschuh

Betty J. (Svendsen) Handschuh, 87, of Mount Morris, IL, passed away peacefully on March 18, 2019, at Pinecrest Terrace in Mount Morris, IL. She was born October 9, 1931, in Milladore, WI, the daughter of late Carl and Elvina Svendsen. She was the youngest of 3 siblings. She graduated from Lakeview High School, Chicago, in…read more »


Frank P. Sinkus

Frank P. Sinkus, 64 of Mt. Morris, died Sunday, August 19, 2018 at his home.  Frank was born on August 22, 1951 in Chicago, the son of Al and Janie (Morrano) Sinkus. He married Linda Newcomer on June 9, 2006 in Dixon.  He is survived by his wife, Linda of Mt. Morris; his children, Kevin…read more »

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