Work on the two-year, $3.5 million Colden Street Project in Polo resumed Monday, April 10, 2023, after a winter break. The project encompasses about 10.5 blocks and will help alleviate water buildup on Illinois Route 26 during torrential rain events. Construction is expected to be completed later this year.

A candidates forum for those seeking to represent Mt. Morris on the village board as trustees and on the Oregon School District Board of Education was held on March 23, 2023. It was hosted by the Mt. Morris Economic Development Group and took place at Pinecrest Grove starting at 7 p.m.