Category: Newspaper Articles

  • Ogle County Life 10-13-2017

    Ogle County Life 10-13-2017

    OREGON – On Oct. 5 Rick Ryland, president of Hands On Oregon (HOO), received a call from the president of Tip Top Roofing and Construction Company from Sycamore, who are putting up the steel siding on Conover Square. The estimated cost would be $15,000 more and that does not include how we are going to […]

  • Oregon Republican Reporter 1-12-17

    Oregon Republican Reporter 1-12-17
  • Anonymous donor gives $15,000

    Anonymous donor gives $15,000

    By Vinde Wells Just when Hands On Oregon (HOO) was running short on funds, an anonymous donor came through with a sizable contribution. HOO Board member Rick Ryland said Monday that just under $100 remained in the fund earmarked for making repairs to Conover Square. However, when he checked the bank balance another $15,000 […]

  • Volunteers help fix wall at Conover

    Volunteers help fix wall at Conover

    By Vinde Wells A century-old building in Oregon is getting some much-needed repairs thanks to its owner and a brand new volunteer organization. Lou VanderWyst, owner of Conover Square, and Rick Ryland, a board member of Hands On Oregon, spent the day before Christmas shoring up the sagging south side of the former piano […]

  • Oregon Republican Reporter 11-19-2015

    Oregon Republican Reporter 11-19-2015

    Oregon Republican Reporter;   Nov. 19, 2015