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The Rochelle City Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, December 26th has been cancelled. The next regular meeting of the Rochelle City Council will take place on January 8, 2018.
The City of Rochelle’s 12th Annual Christmas Tree Festival was an overwhelming success. Twenty decorated tabletop trees, wreaths, centerpieces and holiday gift baskets were displayed in City Hall with the bidding culminating at 6:30p.m. on Friday, December 1st during the Downtown Christmas Walk Festivities. Visitors to the festival were delighted…
ROCHELLE –Downtown Rochelle is home to an Art Gallery! Faux Pas is located at 308 Lincoln Highway. The gallery features all different types of art. Primarily focused on visual arts like paintings, prints, sculpture, etc., the gallery also hosts music from a local artist from DeKalb and video from an artist from Mexico.…
As the Kennay Farms Distillery project comes to Downtown Rochelle, residents will notice the final piece of the Hub Theatre Marquee being removed to accommodate a balcony overlooking Lincoln Highway. "The facade of the building will feature much of its original design, as shown in this early photo, with the…
WHEN:      Monday, December 04, 2017WHERE:    Rochelle City Hall, 420 North Sixth StreetTIME:        12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Statewide counties and municipalities have been asked to coordinate an Illinois Bicentennial Flag Raising Ceremony at their primary municipal building on Monday, December 4, 2017 at 12:00…
A Japanese delegation led by Consul-General Naoki ITO, Chief Executive Director Ralph Inforzato of the Japan’s External Trade Organization (JETRO) and CEO for Intersect Illinois, Mark Peterson toured Rochelle today as they kicked off the Japanese Grass Roots Initiative to Rochelle. The visit to the Hub City came about as…
The City of Rochelle is excited to announce the 12th Annual Christmas Tree Festival! All proceeds raised from the event will benefit the Rochelle Community Action Network’s Needy Children’s Holiday Shopping Trip. The Rochelle Community Action Network acts as a bridge between family and community by providing resources in order…
The RMU Water Department will host an Electronics Recycling Drop-Off Day for RMU Customers on Saturday November 25 from 8am-Noon. Those dropping off items will be required to show a photo ID Acceptable items for drop-off include: televisions, monitors, printers, computers, fax machines, keyboards, electronic mice, VCRs, portable digital music…
All cemetery decorations in the City of Rochelle Lawnridge Cemetery must be removed by October 1 and then new decorations may be placed per Lawnridge Cemetery Rules and Regulations beginning October 7th. If you would like arrangements or decorations saved, please contact the Cemetery Division prior to October 1, Cemetery…
As wildfires burn throughout the Western United States and Canada, four local gentlemen were called to head west to share their knowledge in wildland firefighting. Locals including former Fire Chief and current City Councilman Tom McDermott, Fire Chief Dave Sawlsville, Hillcrest Area Fire Chief Steve Builta and Ogle County Emergency…
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