• Governor candidate forum set

    Seven Democratic candidates for governor will tackle audience questions at a forum in DeKalb on Oct. 3. The forum will be in the Regency Room of the Holmes Student Center at Northern Illinois University.

  • Lights out for residents

    Residents in one area of Rochelle were left with no power for nearly two hours Tuesday evening after a semi-truck struck a utility, causing power lines to pull from the pole.

  • County board institutes hiring freeze

    OREGON – The Ogle County Board at its Sept. 19 meeting unanimously voted to institute a hiring freeze. The freeze means every time a current county employee retires or leaves, that position might not be filled.

  • Mental health: Facing challenges

    Life can be full of ups and downs, and it’s no different to someone with a mental illness. But people often have an added struggle dealing with a stigma not only from society but through their own eyes as well.

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Kishwaukee College gallery hosts “Reconstructing Landscapes” in September

The Kishwaukee College Art Gallery will be hosting an exhibition of watercolors by artist Shei-Chau Wang, titled Reconstructing Landscapes. The show will run from Sept. 11 - 30.

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Coupon book will benefit the Chana School

Help the Chana School and yourself by buying a Bergners Community Days coupon book.

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Hay Day events set

City to host second annual fest on Oct. 14.

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Creston Booster Days boasts something for everyone

The 61st annual Creston Booster Days wrapped up over the weekend with plenty of fun had by all. Co-chair Tonya Sarver said the garden tractor pulls, which was new this year was a big hit.

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October event to benefit Pegasus Special Riders

Pegasus Special Riders will be hosting an evening of fun at the beautiful and unique Barnacopia on Oct. 1.

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    Art group show for AOP to honor Henson

    ENAG will host its annual fall art show for Autumn On Parade at its second floor art gallery located in Conover Square Mall, 201 N. 3rdSt. on Saturday, Oct. 7 from 10 a.m-2p.m.

  • Local Features

    Williams to present at UW-Whitewater research day

    Darryl Williams, from Rochelle, is among the student undergraduate researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater who will present their projects at the James R. Connor University Center Hamilton Room on Tuesday, Sept. 26, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • Obituaries

    Marie Johnson

    Marie E. Johnson, 93, died at home Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017 following an extended illness.

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    VOP dinner set for Oct. 18

    On Wednesday, Oct. 18, Village of Progress will be celebrating 48 years of service to the adults of Ogle County who have a developmental disability.

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    County gives reminder on yard waste

    With kids back to school and the Labor Day holiday past, fall is right around the corner. The Ogle County Solid Waste Management Department (OCSWMD) would like to remind people about landscape waste disposal options here in Ogle County.

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    Annual CROP walk set for Oct. 1

    Rochelle CROP Hunger Walk to be held on Sunday, Oct. 1. Registration will begin at 1 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of First Presbyterian Church and the walk will step off at 1:30 p.m. The walking route will take walkers to United Methodist Church and then return to First Presbyterian.

  • Obituaries

    Cornelia Gehring

    Cornelia C. Gehring, 83, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017 in Ann Arbor, Mich.

  • Obituaries

    James Jones

    James “Jim” F. Jones, 68, passed away at the Rochelle Community Hospital on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017.

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