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Rochelle's creativity shines in the fall when local businesses and organizations decorate haybales as part of the community's Hay Day fall festival!  Just over fifty decorated bales are located throughout and around Rochelle.  Check out the full map: 2023 Haybale Map 2023 Haybale List  
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INTERSECT ILLINOIS ANNOUNCES INAUGURAL OVERSEAS TRIP WITH GOV. RAUNER Intersect Illinois will join Gov. Rauner and members of the Illinois business delegation to develop and promote business relationships with Japan and China CHICAGO, September 6, 2017 – Intersect Illinois will join Governor Rauner and members of the Illinois delegation on the…
The boil order for the 300, 400 and 500 blocks of Woolf Court has been lifted.
The RMU Water Department will be replacing a fire hydrant located at the corner of 6th Street and Wolf Court on Wednesday July 27, weather permitting. The water in the 300, 400, and 500 blocks of Wolf Court will be off from approximately 9:00AM to 3:00PM. As a result, residents…
BrightFarms, a startup revolutionizing the U.S. produce supply chain by creating the first national brand for local produce, today made its first produce shipment from the BrightFarms Chicagoland Greenhouse in Rochelle, IL to Mariano’s Chicagoland stores and Roundy’s Pick ‘n Save and Metro Market stores in Wisconsin. The greenhouse will…
The Rochelle Police Department will participate in the Special Olympics Torch Run on Wednesday June 8 at approximately 11:30AM. The Flame of Hope will be carried by our local law enforcement from the intersection of Route 251 and 38 to the Rochelle Municipal Airport on Gurler Road. The Rochelle Police…
On 010316 at approximately 6:06 p.m., members of the Rochelle Police Department responded to a robbery at the Lupita Supermarket. It was reported that a male subject had asked a cashier to make change for him. When the cash register was opened, he pushed the clerk and stole an undisclosed…
On January 2, around 11:45 PM, the County's storm siren system malfunctioned and was sounded throughout Ogle County.  At this time, there is no threat of severe weather.  Operation of the siren has been turned over to the Rochelle Police Department while the Motorola team works to correct the issue…
Today, the City of Rochelle welcomes MightyVine to our growing business scape!   Working under the mantra that the best tasting tomatoes are grown closest to home, MightyVine will provide restaurants and retailers in the greater ChicagoMilwaukee-Madison area with premium local tomatoes harvested at the peak of ripeness and immediately delivered to the…
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