Brass from the Past, a tribute to the legends of rock and soul music, got an estimated crowd of 1,200 rockin’ to their tunes on the opening night of the Jamboree Concert Series. The Chicago-based band kicked off the 12th season of free concerts on the Campus in the village’s downtown. The free concerts are held each Friday night throughout the summer with the music starting at 7 p.m.


The cameras were rolling Saturday at the John Deere Historic Site as two old time “base ball” teams met up with modern-day TV coverage. The Oregon Ganymedes played the DuPage County Plowboys under partially cloudy skies and mild temperatures as the event was live-streamed.


Kids found the Oregon Park District's Splash Pad as the perfect way to cool off while having some fun on Tuesday, June 4, 2024. The park district held a Pop Up and Play during the afternoon at the free Splash Pad, located in Oregon Park West. Water toys and a bubble machine added to the day's event.


Oregon held its annual Memorial Day Service on Monday, May 27, 2024. The day included the placing of wreaths on veteran memorials on the Ogle County Courthouse lawn followed by a ceremony at Riverside Cemetery. The Oregon VFW capped off the day with food and fun at the Post.



East Dubuque scored two runs in the top of the seventh inning to edge the Cardinals 4-3 and win the 1A Forreston Sectional on Saturday, May 25, 2024. The Cardinals scored two runs in he bottom of the fifth inning to take a 3-1 lead going into the final inning. East Dubuque moves on to the supersectional in Rockford on Monday.


Carson Akins had two hits and four RBIs to lead the Forreston Cardinals to a 10-4 win over Lena-Winslow in the 1A Forreston Sectional semifinal. Kendall Erdmann and Alex Schoonhoven drove in a pair for Forreston (24-8-1). The Cardinals will face East Dubuque for the sectional title on Saturday. Game time is 11 a.m.



Stillman Valley edged Oregon 2-1 at the 1A Indian Creek Sectional on Saturday, May 18, 2024, ended the Hawks season at 18 wins and two losses. Stillman Valley scored two goals before Oregon's Sarah Eckardt found Anna Stender in the center of the field for the Hawks lone goal. Stillman Valley will face Rock Island Alleman for the sectional championship on Tuesday, May 21. Alleman downed Byron 4-1 in the other sectional semi-final.