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RTHS Assistant Principal Perrin to retire at end of year after 30 years with district

Rochelle Township High School Assistant Principal Dr. David Perrin will be retiring at the end of the school year this month. 
Rochelle Township High School Assistant Principal Dr. David Perrin will be retiring at the end of the school year this month. 
Community
Rochelle Rotary Club recently donated $1,500 to the Rochelle Township High School Library-Media Center for the 2024-2025 school year.
Rochelle Rotary Club donates to RTHS LMC
Rochelle Rotary Club recently donated $1,500 to the Rochelle Township High School Library-Media Center for the 2024-2025 school year.
The Illinois Secretary of State Mobile DMV will be at Rochelle City Hall at 420 N. 6th St. on Wednesday, July 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Mobile DMV will be in Rochelle July 17
The Illinois Secretary of State Mobile DMV will be at Rochelle City Hall at 420 N. 6th St. on Wednesday, July 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
St. Paul Lutheran School recently released its honor roll information for the fourth quarter of the 2023-2024 school year.
St. Paul Lutheran School names 4th quarter honor roll
St. Paul Lutheran School recently released its honor roll information for the fourth quarter of the 2023-2024 school year.

Volleyball: Rodeghero commits to Grand Valley State University

Before taking the court as a member of the Rochelle Lady Hub varsity volleyball team, junior outside hitter Taelynn Rodeghero was a successful gymnast during her childhood, regularly competing in state-level events throughout her grade-school and middle-school years.

Rochelle's Seebach to compete with K-State Rodeo Team

Since she began competing in rodeo as a third-grader, Rochelle Township High School senior Megan Seebach has earned several accolades through various riding organizations.

Sports
Rochelle Township High School held its 2024 Athletic Signing Day Ceremony on Thursday afternoon.
Rochelle Township High School holds 2024 Athletic Signing Day
Rochelle Township High School held its 2024 Athletic Signing Day Ceremony on Thursday afternoon. Twelve student-athletes participated in the ceremony, while two more were unable to attend.
Senior Landon Mickley launches the shot put during the IHSA 2A Sycamore Sectional on Thursday.
Boys Track: Hubs qualify two athletes for IHSA State Championships
Rochelle senior Landon Mickley was stunned when he heard the result of his first throw in the shot put during the IHSA 2A Sycamore Sectional on Thursday evening.
The Rochelle Lady Hub varsity softball team collected items for the Rochelle Community Hospital's All About Me Cancer Program.
Softball: Rochelle and Plano unite for Strike Out Cancer game
While Plano and Rochelle were opponents on the diamond Wednesday evening, the two varsity softball teams were united off the diamond in their efforts to combat cancer. 
Teddy Millard, Kaiden Morris, Elias Andronic, Nehemiah Andronic and Eoghan Good represented the Forge Wrestling Club and the state of Illinois at the 2024 USA Wrestling Central Region Championships in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Wrestling: Forge athletes clash at 2024 USA Wrestling Central Region Championships
FORT WAYNE, Ind. — The Forge Wrestling Club sent 13 athletes to the 2024 USA Wrestling Central Region Freestyle & Greco-Roman Championships at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum over …
Track & Field: St. Paul Lutheran School takes sixth at 2024 Lutheran State Championships
The St. Paul Lutheran School track and field team earned the sixth-place trophy during the 2024 Lutheran State Championships at Concordia University Chicago over the weekend.
Opinion
Reed Harris

Consider this: The man’s perspective on pregnancy topics

My last article covered pregnancy rates and why new laws, in many states, have been enacted to control women and their pregnancies.  That article was written with women in mind. I promised, however, that I would write this next one with men in mind.  Now I keep that promise.

Planting, soybeans and HB 4600

Planting season continues at a robust pace as farmers across the area try to hit those optimum planting dates. As for me I failed in that regard this year.
 The Illinois Education Association would like to thank the Illinois Association of Regional School Superintendents for its work the past seven years on the Educator Shortage survey.
With the Illinois Legislature ready to end its spring legislative session soon, our health care facilities are dialing 911 to save the 340B program that provides prescription drug and other benefits for patients who have nowhere else to turn.
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Obituaries
Obituaries
Imogene ‘Jean’ Entwistle
Imogene ‘Jean’ Entwistle
A celebration of life will be held for Imogene “Jean” Entwistle on Monday, May 27 from 4-6 p.m. at Glad Tidings at 2325 N. 1st St., DeKalb, IL 60115.
Johnnie Sue Orlikowski
Johnnie Sue Orlikowski
Johnnie Sue Orlikowski, 70, of Rochelle, IL, formerly of Crossville, TN, passed away Sunday, May 12, 2024, at Swedish American Hospital in Rockford, IL.
Barbara Price
Barbara Price
Barbara Price died on May 7, 2024, in Cary, IL. 
Donald Eugene Huntley
Donald Eugene Huntley
Donald Eugene Huntley, 86, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Wednesday, May 8, 2024 at his home in Chana, Illinois. 
Richard D. Whaley
Richard D. Whaley
Richard D. Whaley, 71, passed away Thursday, May 9, 2024 surrounded by his family. 
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