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Rochelle police investigate shooting death

Rochelle Police Department detectives are investigating a shooting on South Main Street that left one person dead Friday night.

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Police name man who died from gunshot

Rochelle Police Department officials have released the name of the person who died from a gunshot wound late Friday night.

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Workers reach contract with Silgan

Union workers and company officials agree to new three-year deal.

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OPINION: Supports new recreation center plan

Local retired physician points out positive benefits of community facility.

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Boys Basketball: Rochelle outlasts Rivera-charged Geneseo squad

Not many teams in the state of Illinois can slow down Geneseo standout Isaiah Rivera. When the Rochelle varsity boys basketball team hosted the Maple Leafs for conference bragging rights Friday evening, Rivera proved once again to be quite the handful.

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Chicken skewers recalled due to misbranding

Custom Made Meals, LLC, a Denver, Colorado, establishment, is recalling approximately 7,954 pounds of chicken skewer products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.

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Martin Luther King’s influence resonates in Illinois

“He would have been 90 this year,” says the Rev. Jesse Jackson, founder and president of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition.

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Ways to keep a realistic budget

Successful financial plans often begin with the creation of a budget.

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Ringing loud and clear

The spirit of the season once again rang loudly in Rochelle. With the final tally in, more than $8,500 was collected during the Salvation Army’s kettle campaign.

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Learning family lineage

Lydia Roberts shares what it means to be a member of the National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR).

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