The planting of five swamp white oak trees at the Ogle County Courthouse lawn’s north side is set for next spring. The white oaks will take the place of two hard maples that were removed from the courthouse lawn on July 5.
Old jail is located on the south side of the historic Ogle County Courthouse in Oregon.
The Polo Health Board’s ruling to condemn 601 South Division Ave., which was declared “unfit for human occupancy” by the city building inspector, was upheld following an appeal by the owner.
A clear day — perfect for hiking the prairie and observing the herd of bison.
Nearly 1,000 people flocked to the Nachusa Grasslands on Sept. 17 for the return of Autumn on the Prairie.
Polo's annual chili cook-off is set for Sept. 24, with tastings taking place from noon to 3 p.m. The deadline to register a team is Sept. 16.
Oregon native and Tampa Bay Times journalist Eli Murray and two of his colleagues won the Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting for exposing dangerous work conditions at Gopher Resource, Florida's only lead smelter plant. Murray spoke at the Oregon Public Library on Sept. 6.
Murray and two Tampa Bay Times colleagues won the 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting for ‘Poisoned’ series revealing ‘highly toxic hazards’ in Florida’s only lead smelter plant
Ogle County Board members have allocated $197,705 worth of American Rescue Plan Act funds in the form of economic development grants in the past three months. All but one of the eight approved grant applications were from municipal governments within Ogle County.
StrawFest Day took over the campus on Aug. 27. It was the culmination of the seventh annual U.S. National Straw Sculpting Competition, a 17-day event showcasing large straw sculptures.
John Lindhorst was named the Oregon Area Chamber of Commerce's 2022 Citizen of the Year. Sue Heng was selected as the Chamber's 2022 Volunteer of the Year.
StrawFest Day took over the campus on Aug. 27, featuring all those things, in addition to food, mechanical bull rides and a children's’ area. It was the culmination of the seventh annual U.S. National Straw Sculpting Competition, a 17-day event showcasing large straw sculptures.
A solar company’s application for a zoning variance to build a solar garden in Oregon was unanimously denied by city council members.
“I will tell you, it’s fun to be recognized for something that you don’t think about,” he said
Ogle County Board members’ unanimous denial of a zoning map amendment effectively squashed a request for a special use permit to build a solar farm just outside Polo city limits.