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Americold Realty Trust (NYSE: COLD), (“Americold”), the world’s largest publicly traded real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on the ownership, operation and development of temperature-controlled infrastructure, today announced the grand opening of its newest and most automated cold storage facility in Rochelle, IL. With 180,000 square feet of cold storage…
Rochelle is getting Revved Up!  We’re joining forces with Western Illinois University for the “Mapping the Future of Your Community” program to take our community to the next level. You have probably noticed some exciting changes over the past few years: a renewed excitement brewing with community events; new Downtown…
The City of Rochelle will hold a Town Hall meeting on Monday, August 19th at 6:00 pm to discuss the regulation of adult use cannabis businesses as allowed by the Illinois General Assembly’s recreational marijuana bill.  The meeting will be held in Council Chambers at 420 N 6th Street, Rochelle. …
The City of Rochelle's Sealcoat Project is set for July 8-10, resulting in periodic lane closures in several areas. Please use caution while traveling through construction zones and pay close attention to traffic control devices and flaggers. No parking signage will be posted.  As a result of the ten-year capital…
Today the City of Rochelle broke ground on a number of major reconstruction projects to the Rochelle Municipal Airport at Koritz Field. The multi-phased project includes the resurfacing of a taxiway, replacement of ½ of the airport ramp, construction of a taxiway that will provide a new access point to…
Rochelle, IL – Exciting news for Railfans across the US!  Union Pacific celebrates the 150th anniversary of the completion of the transcontinental railroad with a cross-country summer tour for one of its original steam engines.  Big Boy No. 4014 will make a stop at the Rochelle Railroad Park on Tuesday…
Ale on Lincoln is back with sixteen craft brews on tap!  Area breweries will be pouring craft brews Downtown Rochelle on Saturday June 29th.  The event happens in the 300 & 400 blocks of Lincoln Highway from 4-10pm. Breweries headed to Rochelle include returning favorite Prairie Street Brewing Company as…
The Flagg Rochelle Park District has joined forces with the City of Rochelle to offer a tax rebate to those building new homes.   “In the Park District’s ongoing attempt to work in cooperation with the City of Rochelle, we have agreed to join their residential tax abatement program for new…
The City of Rochelle is pleased to partner with Flagg Township to promote the business loan program to encourage economic development and job growth in our community. The loan program offers up to $50,000 in matching funds for businesses located within Flagg Township’s boundaries.  Business owners may borrow up to…
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