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Oglesby might have hit upon a solution for the ongoing drainage problems at Heritage and Oakwood Avenues – but nobody seems to want to pay for it.
Was an Oglesby grade school subject to a hack? The school district and Oglesby police confirmed Friday an investigation has been launched.
Officers Jack Barnes and Evan Duttlinger were fired upon and could have been killed. Oglesby hasn’t forgotten their heroism.
Oglesby workers will have to make pump repairs to a city well, and it won’t be cheap.
The city of Oglesby agreed to meet with residents of Oakwood Avenue who are having problems with flooding.
Look for construction to take place on Columbia Avenue and Walnut Street this summer – if Oglesby can use federal COVID-19 relief funds to pay for it.
Oglesby residents who have been clamoring for a parking lot on East Walnut Street might get their wish.
Summer Fun Fest returns June 16-19 and while shorts and loose-fitting clothes are highly recommended – it’s going to be very warm – the outdoor festival arrives just as COVID-19 infections are in retreat.
If Oglesby has a summertime blackout or brownout, homeowners won’t be the first to lose the juice.
Oglesby hasn’t ruled out the possibility of turning the old Reizner property into a downtown parking lot, but they’d like to first put it on the real estate market and get a nibble.
Oglesby took the next step toward replacing its old wastewater treatment plant, with the goal of getting the replacement up and running by late 2028.
Oglesby taverns and gaming parlors won’t see the city’s $25 gaming license fee go up – not this year, anyway.
Oglesby may change the licensing fee on gaming machines, but the city council hasn’t done so yet.
Oglesby residents are mourning Henry “Hank” Moore, cofounder of the Rootbeer Stand drive-in, who died Sunday after a long battle with cancer. He was 87.
Mindful of the danger its officers face — not least the shooting outside Illinois Valley Community College — Oglesby police are taking steps to sharpen their officers’ firearm skills.