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Oregon Police report 4-8-19

March 15 At 3:56 p.m., Oregon Police issued Edward L. Mallek, 31, of Evansville, WI, a citation for use of a cell phone while driving. This violation occurred in the 300 block of N. 4th Street.

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Ogle County Sheriff 4-8-19

April 1 At approximately 11:48 a.m., Ogle County Sheriff's Deputies initiated a traffic stop in the 4000 block of South Illinois Route 26 on a gray Jeep. After an investigation Shawn McCarty, 42 of Urbana, was arrested for Driving on a Revoked License and Speeding. McCarty was transported to the Ogle County Jail where he was held in lieu of bond.

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Byron Police report 4-8-19

March 12 Gary Cavin, 37 of Rockford, was issued citations for No Insurance and Expired Registration.

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Reactor down for maintenance

BYRON – Byron Generating Station’s Unit 2 nuclear reactor was taken offline at 1 a.m. April 8 for a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage. The unit has powered more than 1 million homes and businesses every day since its last planned outage in October of 2017.

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Oregon Police report 4-15-19

March 31 At 7 p.m., Oregon Police issued Nichole M. Pontnack, 31, Oregon, a citation for use of a cell phone while driving. This violation occurred in the 500 block of S. 4th Street.

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Church offers garden plots

BYRON – After a brutal winter, it’s April and gardening season is finally here.

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Prairie Society holding annual banquet

The Prairie Preservation Society of Ogle County’s annual banquet will be held at the Lorado Taft Field Campus, 1414 N. River Rd., Oregon, on Sunday, April 28.

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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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Additional Articles

  • Obituaries

    Delaine D. House

    BELVIDERE – Delaine D. House, age 84, of Belvidere passed away on Friday April 5, 2019 at Wesley Willows in Rockford. She was born in Boscobel, Wis., on Oct. 25, 1934 the daughter of William “Cecil” and Hazel (Stein) Corpian.

  • Obituaries

    Duncan Typer

    BYRON – Duncan Typer, age 59, died Tuesday, April 2, 2019. Arrangements are pending at the Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home in Byron.

  • Obituaries

    Margaret Jane Neuliep

    OREGON – Margaret Jane Neuliep, 91, formerly of Rochelle passed away Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at Serenity Hospice and Home in Oregon. Margaret was born on June 26, 1927 to John B. and Mary L. (Hoover) Robertson in Oregon.

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    Shirley S. Hess

    BYRON – Shirley S. Hess, age 80, of Byron passed away at home on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. She was born in Rockford on July 15, 1938 the daughter of Charles and Fern (Martin) Sutton.

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