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Meet the Candidates Night 3/23/23 7PM Pinecrest Grove

The Mt. Morris Economic Development Corp is hosting a Candidates Night on March 23, 2023 at 7:00 PM at Pinecrest Grove, located at 500 Evergreen Lane.  All Candidates running for the Oregon Community School District 220 Board and candidates running for the Village of Mt. Morris Trustee positions have been more

Service Line Inspection

Inspections will begin is the 1st. of August, 2022.  between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday If you would like to schedule time outside of the hours listed, please contact Village Hall at 815-734-6425.

Covid-19 Mask update

CDC recommends that unvaccinated and fully vaccinated people wear a mask in public indoor settings in areas of substantial or high transmission. CDC also recommends universal indoor masking for all teachers, staff, students, and visitors to schools, regardless of vaccination status.

Phoenix Investors – Update on the Former Quad Plant

We are very excited to share some exciting news about the former Quad Plant.  Big changes are coming to the property on the north edge of town.  Please use the following link to access an update from Phoenix Investors regarding their plans for the plant. We look forward to our growing more


Beginning 10/27/2021, payers who wish to make payments to Village of Mt. Morris may do so on the AllPaid Payment Platform. AllPaid accepts all of the major credit and debit card brands for payments onsite, online:, or by phone 24/7 to 888-604-7888. “Payers can make payments without having to write a check, more

White Pines Lodge

A little more than a year after announcing they were closing, White Pines Resort will be reopening under new management. The resort announced they will be reopening the lodge, cabins, gift shop and restaurant in the near future. The name will also be changed from "White Pines Resort" to "White more

Road Closure

The Ogle County Engineer has announced that E Front Street, between S Clark Street and S Ogle Street, will be closed to all traffic beginning Monday, September 13, 2021. This closure is expected to continue until the end of October 2021.

Mount Morris : Past and Present – publication 1900

Mount Morris: past and present; an illustrated history of the township and the village of Mount Morris, Ogle County, Illinois, in their various stages of development, together with a local biographical directory by Kable, (Harvey J.) and Kable, (Harry G.), comp Published 1900