News

911 is down in all of Northern Illinois due to a Frontier issue. For emergencies call the fire department directly at 561-2071 or Police Department at 562-2131.
We’re having a Hay Day downtown Rochelle on Saturday October 15th! Our newest event runs from 10am to 6pm on Lincoln Highway and throughout the Downtown. The family-friendly, fall event features a petting zoo, giant inflatables, and more! Kids will have the opportunity to touch-a-truck with police, fire and utility…
The State of Illinois, with support from the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police, Illinois Commerce Commission, Illinois Department of Transportation, Illinois Farm Bureau, Illinois Operation Lifesaver, Illinois Sheriff’s Association, and the Illinois Truck Enforcement Association, has declared September 11th to 17th as Illinois Rail Safety Week in order to…
In the early morning hours of August 30th, the City of Rochelle experienced stormy weather that resulted in leaves and branches down and several power outages. The City of Rochelle Street Department will conduct an extra brush pickup on Friday September 2nd. Brush should be placed curbside in piles not…
Enjoy a lovely evening Downtown Rochelle at "Wine on Lincoln", signature event by the City of Rochelle and Headon's Fine Meats on Saturday September 24th from 5-9pm. The event features a delicious Headon's New York Strip steak dinner, with complimentary wine tastings and a commemorative Wine on Lincoln glass for…
Street Superintendent, Tim Isley, has announced that tree trimming operations will be taking place on North 7th Street, Lincoln Highway, and North 9th Street. Work will begin on August 4th at 7am and flaggers will be used within these areas. The work is necessary to trim or remove low hanging…
The City of Rochelle Street Division has announced plans for a full adulticide mosquito control application throughout the community on August 3 & 4. This application will be performed from approximately 8pm to 1am, weather permitting, when mosquitos are most active. Please avoid direct contact with the spray as it…
The boil order for the 300, 400 and 500 blocks of Woolf Court has been lifted.
City Engineer, Sam Tesreau, has announced the closure of the Flagg Rochelle Park District bikepath, along the east side of 20th Street from Carrie Avenue to Squires Landing Avenue, to begin August 1. The closure is necessary to continue the widening of 20th Street, installation of storm sewer and drainage…
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…