Stories about Oregon, Illinois
Driver license facilities, closed for two weeks on Jan 3 because of the surge in COVID-19 cases, will remain closed a week longer “out of an abundance of caution,” the Secretary of State’s office announced Thursday.
Right on schedule, dozens of American bald eagles are wintering at Lawrence Park, on the Rock River between Sterling and Rock Falls.
Grief session will be provided by Oregon's Serenity Hospice
Members of a new Sustainability Ad Hoc Committee in Oregon are planning to start with the basics when it comes to bringing green initiatives to the city.
The sweeping winds and low temperatures of Dixon’s first winter storm of the season were not enough to keep BJ Fenwick from his 32nd annual Rock River Valley Bicycle Club New Year’s Day ride.
Sometimes one, or maybe two gun-related deaths a year is the norm for the Sauk Valley region, while 2021 saw the deaths of four adults and, in Ogle County, two children.
A parent of a senior basketball player asked the Oregon School Board on Monday to hold coaches to the same standard as teachers and not allow abusive or insulting comments.
An Oregon School Board member said he won't resign after being arrested and charged with driving while under the influence.
One hundred and ninety nine wreaths were placed on the graves of veterans at Daysville Cemetery southeast of Oregon on Saturday as part of the nationwide Wreaths Across America.The afternoon event, coordinated by the Rochelle Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and Oregon VFW Post 8739, was made possible by donations that exceeded expectations.
Monica and Joe Miller, of Oregon, plan to take the donations they receive to Princeton, Kentucky, which was among the communities hit by the Dec. 10 tornado that might have traveled more than 200 miles.