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The Union Pacific Railroad crossing Caron Road, between 1st and 7th Avenues, will be closed from Monday August 21 through Saturday August 26. The closure is necessary due to maintenance of the track and/or crossing surface. Roadsafe will be providing traffic control services for the Union Pacific Railroad closure along…
The Rochelle City Council voted Monday evening to hire Jeff Fiegenschuh (pronounced faygen-shoo) as our new City Manager. Mr. Fiegenschuh will officially join the Rochelle team on Monday September 11. Rochelle’s newest hire comes from the Village of Rantoul, Illinois (population 12,815) most recently and before that spent time in…
Due to the recent flooding in Rochelle, the Salvation Army is offering cleanup kits to any affected residents through the Ogle County Emergency Management Agency. Each kit contains items such as cleaning supplies, instructions, and rubber gloves and is offered at no charge to residents. To obtain a kit, call…
July 22, 2017

Flooding & Sandbags

Update: 7/23/17  1:00PM All streets & bridges will re-open by 2:00pm today.   Update:  7/22/17 7:45PM Evening flood update.... The Kyte Creek is back within its banks but we still have quite a bit of standing water in the areas surrounding School Avenue, 7th Avenue and Caron Road.Barricades are still…
The Cypress House in Rochelle hosts an Outdoor Market every Saturday throughout June, July and August from 9am-Noon!  The last Saturday of each month is an extra large market with street vendors all along 10th Avenue!  Rochelle's Outdoor Markets are held at 718 10th Avenue at The Cypress House.  Parking…
Update: 7/27/17 Chip & Seal Begins Tuesday August 1 Rochelle, IL – The chip and seal portion of the City of Rochelle's Sealcoat Project is set to begin this week resulting in periodic lane closures temporary no parking zones in several areas. Please use caution while traveling through construction zones…
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City Engineer, Sam Tesreau, has announced the closure of 20th Street from 8th Ave to 100 feet north of West Gate Court will begin June 13th to allow the completion of the final hot mix asphalt surface, pavement striping and associated restoration. The project is expected to be complete by…
Rochelle officials along with the Howard Hayes family celebrated the completion of the newest water tower today. The project, with a total cost of nearly $5 Million includes a 750,000 gallon elevated storage tank, well house, pump, and connecting water main. The new tower also includes the City’s new branding…
As of Friday May 19th, the boil orders for Sunset Terrace, North 14th Street, Scott Avenue and Highland Avenue have been lifted.
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