Nestled in the Rock River Valley at the junction of IL Routes 2 and 64, our quaint and cozy community welcomes you.  We proudly boast of our beautiful city parks, annual festivals and events, the Bronze Sculpture Trail, the Trail of Tipis, our "Pride of Oregon" riverboat rides - just to name a few!

FACTS & STATISTICS
Population:  3,800
Latitiude:  42.014 N
Longitude:  -89.332 W
Time Zone:  Central
Standard Elevation:  695 ft
County:  Ogle
Land Area:  2.0 Sq Miles

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10 Sculptures In 10 Years

Expedition of the Rock River Valley The Community Art Legacy is completing its "10 sculptures in 10 years" mission with a true grand finalé. Artist Steven Carpenter sculpted this piece which...

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HCC Board Positions Open

Petitions Available for Two Positions on HCC Board On April 7, 2015, Highland Community College District residents will elect two people to serve six-year terms on the seven-member HCC Board of...

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Highland Foundation Honors Member

Del Scheider honored by HCC Foundation Board of Directors Del Scheider of Red Oak was honored Thursday, October 16 at the annual meeting of the Highland Community College Foundation for his...

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Call For Volunteers

United Way of Ogle County Recruiting Volunteer Readers and Mentors   Help Oregon Elementary School kindergarten students learn to read, so they can eventually “read to learn” by 4th grade. Too often...

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New Ariel Video of Blackhawk Statue

Video of Blackhawk Statue   Click here to view a beautiful video of our amazing landmark!  

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