Working together we will get through this


As our local region deals with the effects of COVID-19 in the coming weeks, we at the Rochelle News-Leader and News Media Corporation are committed to helping stop the virus spread by following the CDC recommendations of social distancing.

We are an essential business that readers rely on for factual and detailed information, and during this unprecedented time under the state’s shelter in place order, we plan to continue providing the latest important health news and features in print and online at

Since the middle of last week, a good portion of our staff transitioned to working mostly from home to limit the number of people in our facility, and thusly our main office doors are now closed to the general public until we are past this crisis.

However, we will respond quickly to the needs of our readers, clients and visitors who call in or email in advance to the following contacts:

• Editorial (News Articles)

Phone: 815-561-2151 or Email:

• Display Advertising

Phone: 815-561-2124 or Email:

• Classified Advertising

Phone: 815-562-4171 or Email:

• Subscriptions/Newspaper Delivery Questions

Phone: 815-561-2112 or Email:

Delivery drivers or other vendors should knock on the door or call 815-562-4171 during normal business hours for assistance.

Thank you for your cooperation during this time of uncertainty. We are all in this together and by heeding the rules lives will be saved and we will eventually return to normalcy. Thank you for your cooperation and stay safe.