Mount Morris, Illinois news
The community theater offers the show from Dec. 8 to 10.
Christmas In The Village brought a day full of activities to Mt. Morris to open the Christmas season, on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2023. Lighting on the historic campus and decorated trees on the bandshell will be available for viewing through Jan. 6.
Apple and berry picking were just two of the activities at BerryView on Sunday, Sept. 17. The Summerhill Huskies 4-H Club also offered a petting zoo in the morning and, of course, the orchard had its popular cider donuts for sale.
Landscaping remains to be done around historic artwork
Learn about farming, touch a truck or view straw sculptures.
The Oregon Area Chamber of Commerce's annual awards dinner took place Thursday, Aug. 17, 2023, at River's Edge Experience in Oregon. Five awards were presented: Civic Leadership Award, Volunteer of the Year, Citizen of the Year, Business of the Year and Welcome to the Chamber Award.
Fortunate Sons, a Creedence Clearwater Revival tribute band, returns to the Mt. Morris Band Shell on Aug. 18 for a free concert.
Village celebrates the holiday July 3-4
Mt. Morris' annual Let Freedom Ring Independence Day celebration took place June 28 to July 4, 2023.
A historic building in Mt. Morris which housed the Mount Morris College's College Hall and, later, the Kable News Company, was purchased on March 1 by John Russell. Russell, of rural Mt. Morris, plans to restore and modify it into multi-use space for both his company, Skills On Point, and other uses that benefit the community. Russell said he wants to preserve the building's history and its importance to Mt. Morris residents.
Are you tuning into the National Broadcasting Company’s version of “Father Knows Best”?
The Performing Arts Guild will be performing "An Evening Around the Radio" at Pinecrest Grove Theatre in Mt. Morris on April 21, 22 and 23. Friday and Saturday's show will be at 7pm and Sunday's at 2pm.
Voters across Ogle County slowly made their way to the polls for the April 4, 2023, elections, some waiting for breaks in the fierce storm system that swept through the area, leaving flooding and piles of hail in its wake.
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.
Around $1.65 million will go toward projects in Dixon, Mount Morris and Mount Carroll.