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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Foggy Conditions May Have Contributed to Crash With Injuries

Just before 8 am Wednesday Ogle County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the intersection of IL Rte. 251 and Scott Road for a two vehicle accident with an injury. After arriving on scene, Deputies learned a vehicle driven by 23 year old Jackson Cortez of Rockford was traveling southbound on IL Rte. 251.  A Semi with…read more »

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Driver Flees From Police During Traffic Stop

On Monday at approximately 10:30 p.m., Ogle County Sheriff’s Deputies attempted to stop a vehicle for traffic violations on I39.  The vehicle, a passenger car, did not stop for Deputies and fled from the scene. The vehicle later came to a stop on I39 where the driver, 35 year old Louis Portlock of Houston TX,…read more »

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Alcohol May Have Been a Factor in Man Driving Down Railroad Tracks

On Sunday at 9:19 p.m., Illinois State Police received a report of a vehicle on the railroad tracks near Jack Dame Road in Rochelle. Troopers say 46 year old Travis W. Baker of St. Louis, Missouri was approached after driving his vehicle a half mile down the railroad tracks. The vehicle became disabled at that…read more »


Ogle County Sheriff On the Look Out for Registered Child Sex Offender

The Ogle County Sheriff’s Department says 27 year old Katherine Milliron of Rochelle is a registered child sex offender, who has been wanted on two outstanding Ogle County warrants for Failure to Register since August, 2019. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1000 for information leading to an arrest. Anyone with information regarding Milliron’s whereabouts…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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