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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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Byron Civic Band to make debut

BYRON – When Ron Kroeger moved to Byron last year, the first thing he looked for was a community band to join. A saxophone player, Kroeger started asking around and did not like the answer he heard.

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Police Reports

Mount Morris man charged with Class X Felony

OREGON — On the early morning hours of Oct. 30, detectives with the Dixon Police Department and the Ogle County Sheriff's Office responded to a Rockford hospital where a five-month-old was being treated for suspected abuse.

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Meridian Board honored as one of state's best

STILLMAN VALLEY – Meridian’s Board of Education is one of 24 districts in the state of Illinois to receive the Illinois School Board Governance Recognition.

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Fall theater program set in Oregon

OREGON – The Oregon Park District and the Oregon Elementary School pair up each Fall to offer a theatre program for students in grade 3-6.

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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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Additional Articles

  • 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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