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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Stabbing Incident Sends Three to the Hospital and One to Jail

Just after 9:30 Tuesday night Ogle County Sheriff’s Office responded to a disturbance at Grubsteakers, Rt. 251 and Rt 64. Responding deputy located a male who was bleeding profusely from a stab wound to the leg and immediately provided medical attention to him. A second male, identified as 36 year old William Shively of Ocala,…read more »

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Driver Loses His Life in ATV Accident

Shortly before 8pm Wednesday Ogle County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to Wendorf Road in rural Monroe Center for the report of an all-terrain vehicle accident with injuries. Upon arrival, it was learned that 45 year old Larry Shearer of Monroe Center was operating a Yamaha ATV on a residential driveway in the 4900 Block of North…read more »

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Judge Douglas Lee Appointed to 15th Judicial Circuit

Judge Daniel Fish, who has served as a circuit judge in Lee County since July 2008, is retiring July 8. Fish, who is the Chief Judge of the 15th Judicial Circuit, has heard a variety of cases during his tenure and currently hears most of the lawsuits and juvenile matters pending in Lee County. Fish’s…read more »

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ISP to Conduct Special Patrols in the Sauk Valley During May

District 1 troopers of the Illinois State Police will conduct Special Traffic Enforcement Patrols in Lee, Ogle and Whiteside Counties in May. These Step patrols allow the ISP to focus on what is called the fatal four violations which contribute to traffic crashes and fatalities.  These are DUI, Safety Belt and Child Restraint Violations, Speeding…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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