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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One Person is Dead in Rochelle After Being Struck by Train

Rochelle authorities dealt with a pedestrian vs train incident Tuesday afternoon which left a woman dead. First Responders were called shortly after 3pm to near the Ken Wise Rochelle Train Park of a report of a female victim being struck by a Union Pacific Train.  The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The name…read more »

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Road Construction Begins on Creston Road Overpass Today

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces today that weather permitting, construction work on Creston Road overpass will begin on April 8, 2019. Sjostrom & Sons, Inc. will be completing the bridge repair project carrying Creston Road over I-39 near Rochelle. Nightly lane closures on I-39 northbound and southbound between IL Route 38 and I-88 will…read more »

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Ogle County Deputies Issue 14 Citations for Scott’s Law Violations in 4 Hours

On March 29, 2019 Ogle County Deputies conducted a directed patrol detail on I-39 and I-88. During the first traffic stop for speeding deputies observed a motorist violate “Scott’s Law.” During the course of the 4 hour detail two Ogle County Sheriff’s Office Deputies issued 13 additional citations for “Scott’s Law” violations. Ogle County Sheriff…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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