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Oregon School District teacher receives national board certification

OREGON – Danyel Larsen, a math teacher at Oregon High School was one of a select group of teachers across the United States to receive a renewal certification as a National Board Certified Teacher (NBCT).

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Charles “Chuck” W. Kness Jr.

POLO – Charles “Chuck” W. Kness Jr., 61, a lifelong resident of Polo, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 31st, 2018, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.

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Robert “Bob” E. Long

OREGON – Robert “Bob” E. Long, age 71, died Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018 at the Oregon Living and Rehabilitation Center. He was born Oct. 20, 1947 in Byron, the son of Clarence and Burnetta (Coy) Long.

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Nearly 60 percent voter turnout in Ogle County

OREGON – Nearly 60 percent of the registered voters in Ogle County voted in the election on Nov. 6.

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Gerald “Jerry” W. DeVries

OREGON – Gerald “Jerry” W. DeVries, age 74, passed away in his home on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018. He was born in Rockford, the son of Peter and Mary (Fletcher) DeVries.

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Eagle’s Nest Art Group tours Loveland Collection

The Loveland Community House of Dixon recently hosted a tour of its art collection for the members of the Eagle’s Nest Art Group.

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Byron Bank welcomes Scholl

BYRON – Byron Bank is pleased to announce that Steven Scholl, CFP®, has joined Byron Financial Services as a Financial Adviser. Scholl served four years in the Marine Corps after high school and then graduated from NIU with a degree in Finance.

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Swim lessons being offered

OREGON – Learn to swim this Summer at the Oregon Park District. Morning and evening classes are available. Summer swim lessons begin on June 4.

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  • Obituaries

    John Harry Remour

    OREGON – John Harry Remour, 88, of Oregon and formerly of Sycamore, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018 in Oregon Living & Rehabilitation Center. Born Oct. 23, 1930 in Havana, Ill., the son of Leslie and Justina "Jay" (Janssen) Remour.

  • Obituaries

    Esther E. Frey

    MOUNT MORRIS – Esther E. Frey, age 100, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018 in Pinecrest Manor Nursing Home, Mount Morris. Esther was born April 29, 1918 in Fresno County, Calif., the daughter of William H. and Johanna (Horn) Meyers.

  • Featured Events

    Candlelight Walk in Oregon

    Candlelight Walk in Oregon will be Saturday, Nov. 24, from 3-8 p.m. It will be an evening of old-fashioned holiday fun!

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    Miracle on 2nd Street

    The 20th Annual Miracle on 2nd Street, Byron’s own celebration to kick-off the holiday season, is Dec. 2

  • Obituaries

    Abilene Sherron Bocker

    POLO – Abilene Sherron Bocker, precious baby girl of Winton and Bethany Bocker, was born into the arms of angels on Friday Nov. 2, 2018, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.

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