Rochelle is a city in Ogle CountyIllinoisUnited States. The population was 9,574 at the 2010 census, up from 9,424 at the 2000 census

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Rochelle News

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Ogle and Stephenson County Sheriffs Facing Lawsuits From Advocacy Groups

The ACLU of Illinois and other advocacy groups have sued two county sheriffs for alleged violations of the TRUST Act, which limits cooperation between local police and federal immigration authorities. According to the Associated Press, Its part of an effort announced Thursday to monitor law enforcement compliance of the 2017 law prohibiting local police from…read more »

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Ogle County Deputies Will Conduct Sex Offender Compliance Checks on Halloween

The Ogle County Sheriff’s Office will again be conducting Sex Offender compliance checks on Halloween. Registered Sex Offenders are prohibited from participating in specified activities, Halloween is a listed activity. Parents can visit the Ogle County Sheriff’s website and access maps of registered Sex Offenders within Ogle County or go to . The Sheriff…read more »

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Pedestrian Hit and Killed on I-39 Early Monday Morning

The Illinois State Police are investigating a pedestrian fatality that occurred just after midnight Monday morning on Interstate 39 southbound at milepost 92 in Lee County. A preliminary investigation indicates 25 year old Savanah J. Berry of Mendota was traveling southbound when she struck pedestrian 35 year old Juan Moreno of Aurora. Moreno was pronounced…read more »

Rochelle Obituaries

Joanne V. Chamness

Joanne V. Chamness Born Joanne V. Hahn, December 28, 1934 by lantern light on the family farm, Sublette, IL. She died July 6, 2019 at home in Dixon at 84 years old. She made many friends while working in Rochelle, and well known for her cooking, sizzling steaks at the Long Branch Saloon in Amboy.…read more »


Shirley Ann Adams

Shirley Ann Adams, age 68 passed away at home Sunday, March 4, 2018 surrounded by her family. Shirley was born on April 21, 1949 in Sterling the daughter of Thomas and Bernice (Ennis) Holcomb. She married Harold G. Adams on October 29, 1977 in Rock more »

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