• Nippon loses contract

    Officials at Nippon Sharyo released the following statement regarding recent news the company lost a contract for bi-level passenger railcars for Illinois and California.

  • Field improvements in the works

    More changes to the Rochelle AYSO and the Rochelle Little League facilities may be coming soon after potential improvements to the facilities were discussed at the Rochelle School District 212 Board of Education’s monthly meeting Tuesday evening at Rochelle Middle School.

  • Honoring public officials

    Calvary Lighthouse Church will be hosting a meet and greet in its café on Sunday, Nov. 19 to honor public officials service.

  • It takes a village

    After attending a field hearing on the opioid overdose epidemic, State Rep. Tom Demmer said it’s going to take a concerted effort on many fronts in the fight against the growing problem sweeping the nation.

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Tesreau named regional director

One of Rochelle’s own has been appointed as a regional director for the Illinois Public Works Mutual Aid Network.

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Les & Les are more for the Lincoln Building

Are you ready for apparent contradictions? For openers, the next show in the Fifth Fridays tradition is a Saturday. November 18 to be exact. The musicians are Les (Floto) and Les (Wilson), but they promise more music than you have possibly ever seen in two musicians at one show.

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Giving back to foundation

Giving back to foundation

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Clues celebrating 65th

ROCHELLE — Ike and Rosie Clue will be celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary on Wednesday, Nov. 15.

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Putting a face on opioid addiction

News stories paint a similar picture of the opioid epidemic sweeping the country, from the staggering statistics to law enforcements’ efforts to curtail the issue. While some only view from a distance, others see firsthand how it affects their loved ones, including one local resident. Known as “Luanne’s” grandma, the Rochelle resident shared the heart-wrenching story of how heroin led her granddaughter down a path of destruction.

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