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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Ramps Closed on I-88 Near DeKalb Next Two Weeks

Two weeks of closures are needed on the ramp connecting the eastbound Reagan Memorial Tollway (I-88) to Annie Glidden Road to complete interchange reconstruction work, which began this spring. All other ramps will remain open. Electronic message signs and construction signage will be put in place to alert drivers to the scheduled closure and detour.…read more »


Pilot Makes Emergency Landing in Corn Field

Illinois State Police District 1 says law enforcement officials received a report on Thursday at 1:30 p.m. that an airplane landed in a cornfield in the southwest corner of Creston Road and Mulford Road. The airplane was a 1950 North American T-28A. The pilot and passenger took off from Tulsa, Oklahoma and were enroute to…read more »


Ogle County Man Charged With Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault

On Tuesday afternoon Ogle County Sheriff’s Detectives arrested 39 year old Robert A. Hardt of Davis Junction for Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault. The arrest stems from an investigation which began in September of 2018 in which Hardt is alleged to have sexual contact with a minor. Hardt was transported to the Ogle County Jail where…read more »

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Driver Injured in Fiery Crash Sunday Afternoon

Sunday afternoon Ogle County Deputies were dispatched to the intersection of Chana Rd and Flagg Rd reference to a single vehicle rollover accident with the vehicle fully engulfed in flames. During the course of the crash investigation, it was determined that 31 year old Matthew C. Mancillas of Sycamore ran off the roadway traveling over…read more »

Rochelle Obituaries


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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