CHANA – Joseph D. “Joey” Deuth, 32, lifelong resident of Chana, died suddenly Monday, Aug. 14, 2017 in Rochelle Community Hospital. Born June 23, 1985 in Rochelle, the son of Stuart and Linda (Dwyer) Deuth.
OREGON – While the exact configuration of a new jail in downtown Oregon is in limbo, Ogle County is still moving forward on the project.
Members of the board's Long Range Planning Committee recently planned a trip to DeKalb to check out its progress on a new jail, also being built downtown. County Board Member Don Griffin, Jr. said about 10 or so board members made the trip.
“We had a pretty good tour of how they've managed that entire facility,” he said.
BYRON – The Byron Community Unit School District (CUSD) 226 Board of Education and the Byron Education Association jointly announced the reaching of the ratification of the Collective Bargaining Agreement for school years 2016-17 through 2018-19.
MOUNT MORRIS – Elizabeth “Betty” J. Patterson, age 94, died Tuesday Dec. 13, 2016 in Pinecrest Manor Nursing Home, Mount Morris. Betty was born June 8, 1922 in McConnellsburg, Pa., the daughter of Thomas W. and Wava (Garber) Patterson.