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Park Restrooms are Locked

5/3/2021

Due to vandalism, the restrooms at both parks are locked.  They will only be open for planned, scheduled events.  We apologize for the inconvenience to our residents who respect public property. ...

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Christmas Tree Recycling

12/28/2020

Please call Village Hall if you have a Christmas Tree to be picked up.  FFA is not picking up this year, but we will still collect the trees for recycling.  THANK YOU!

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Level 3 Restrictions for Illinois

11/18/2020

Effective Friday, November 20th, 2020 the State of Illinois is inacting new restrictions for the health and safety of its residents.  Please click on the link below to read the new restrictions.

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November 16, 2020 Village board Meeting

11/16/2020

Due to the spread of COVID 19 in our community, the Village Board meeting for tonight will be held ONLY on ZOOM.  No one will be at the library.  The link for the meeting is available under the...

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Halloween Trick or Treat

10/7/2020

The Downtown Businesses will have their 2nd Annual Trick or Treat event on Oct. 31 from 9AM to noon.  Townwide Trick or Treat times are set for 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM.  PLEASE, only visit houses with...

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Leaf Pickup

10/7/2020

Leaf pickup will begin on Monday, October 12th.  Weather permitting, the guys will be out Monday's and Thursday's each week to pick up leaves.  PLEASE NO STICKS OR GRASS IN THE LEAVES. Brush...

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Hydrant Flushing

9/15/2020

HYDRANT FLUSHING will be done September 22-24. Slight water discoloration may occur.  Your water will still be safe to drink, but we recommend you don't wash 'white' loads of laundry due to...

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Free COVID-19 Screening

9/2/2020

On September 21 from 11 AM to 1 PM, Aunt Martha's Health and Wellness will have a van parked at 102 S 1st Ave (in front of the PPO Building) and will be performing FREE COVID-19 testing (no...

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Leash your Critters!

8/20/2020

Reminder, per Village Code 5-3-4 ANY animal that LEAVES the premisis of its owner MUST be on a leash.  Be it a dog, cat, rabbit, or turtle. We have received many complaints regarding roaming...

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Thank You Fischer Excavating

8/13/2020

We would like to send a special thank you to Fischer Excavating for opening Highway 26, and for taking the rest of the afternoon to haul debris on Monday after the storm. Things are...

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Village Board Meeting Cancelled

8/13/2020

Our Village Board Meeting scheduled for August 17th will be cancelled. It is tentatively rescheduled to August 24th, which is the following Monday.

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Food Safety During Power Outages

8/12/2020

Below is information from the Ogle County Health Department:

For those jurisdictions that are without power for days, you may want to think about how to dispose of the food in their...

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Food Safety During Power Outages

8/12/2020

Below is information from the Ogle County Health Department:

For those jurisdictions that are without power for days, you may want to think about how to dispose of the food in their...

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Village Hall Electricity

8/11/2020

The Village Hall has no phones or electricity at this time.

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Happy 4th of July!!

6/30/2020

Village Hall will be closed on Friday, July 3rd for the Holiday Weekend.  If you have a water/sewer emergency, please leave a voicemail at 815-275-5528 and the on duty employee will return your...

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