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Veteran Organization Helps Local Family
If you're not familiar with Team Rubicon, they're a group that's well worth knowing, and supporting. What do they do? Their mission statement sums it up:
Team Rubicon unites the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders to rapidly deploy emergency response teams…
Ogle County Soldiers Memorial To Be Dedicated in Oregon
A retired Army brigadier general from Byron will be the keynote speaker at the dedication ceremony for the new Ogle County Fallen Soldiers Memorial.
Steve Huber was deputy commanding general of 1st Army Division East and commanding general of the Combined Joint Task Force Phoenix in Kabul, Afgha…
Crew Tests Mixtures on Black Hawk Statue
OREGON, Ill. (AP) — A restoration team is testing different mixtures to fix cracks running through a 104-year-old statue of a Native American overlooking the Rock River in northern Illinois.
Sauk Valley Media reports that the effects of time and weather have damaged the 50-foot-tall tribute to …
Restoration Work to Begin on Black Hawk Statue
OREGON, Ill. (AP) — Preparations are starting in an $825,000 restoration project to repair a more than century-old statue of a Native American overlooking the Rock River in northern Illinois.
Dr. Andrzej Dajnowski, the project's conservator, says a crew has been testing various repair mixt…
Body To Be Exhumed In Connection With Mary Jane Reed Case
OREGON, Ill. (AP) — The nephew of a northern Illinois man who was shot to death in 1948 says he hopes the exhumation of his uncle's body will yield clues to a double homicide that's never been solved.
SaukValley.com reports that 62-year-old Steve Skridla of Rockford announced Wed…