WRHL News http://www.wrhl.net/news 20 Latest News Articles 2014-10-24T02:45:28Z Hub Theater drawing some interests from developers The Hub Theater building as drawn some interests recently from several developers. The facility is located in downtown Rochelle along Lincoln Highway as it was built in 1931. It has been closed since early 2011. During yesterday's program "Let The ... Jeff Leon 2014-10-23T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=149236 Former Rochelle man pleads not guilty in sexual assault case involving a girl A former Rochelle man pled not guilty in Ogle County court yesterday after being arrested on the felony offense of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child. 37-year old Martin Zuniga of Rockford was charged with the alleged incident. The allege... Jeff Leon 2014-10-22T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=149121 New task force in Illinois for Ebola virus There's a new task force in Illinois designed to help ensure the public health system across the state is prepared for the Ebola virus. The task force is made up of mostly health care professionals who can lead a coordinated effort to ensure everyone... Jeff Leon 2014-10-23T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=149242 School demographics meeting tonight in Rochelle The monthly meeting for the Rochelle League of Women Voters will take place tonight at 7 at RTHS. School Superintendents Jamie Craven and Todd Prusator will give a presentation of Rochelle's changing student demographics and explain related assistan... Jeff Leon 2014-10-23T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=149243 Vice President Biden in Rockford next week Vice President Joe Biden is heading to Rockford next week. He'll headline an early voting rally to boost support for Governor Quinn and other Democrats who are on the November ticket. Details on location and time haven't been released yet but the eve... Jeff Leon 2014-10-23T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=149244 Missing money in Ogle County tow fund Ogle County Board Chairman Kim Gouker $13,675 remains unaccountable in the Ogle County tow fee fund involving the sheriff's department following a report done by a Naperville company. Sikich LLP was hired for a cost of $15,000 to look into the tow ... Jeff Leon 2014-10-21T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=148982 Ogle County board meeting In a 16-7 vote last night, the Ogle County board approved the holiday schedule for employees in 2015. The dates are set by the judges when the judicial center and courthouse is open in Oregon. A resolution was approved prohibiting Preferred Concret... Jeff Leon 2014-10-22T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=149077 Another sex assault reported at SIU in Carbondale Southern Illinois University campus police are looking into another report of a sexual assault. The most recent attack happened Sunday at the Neely Hall Dorm. Three male students are banned from the university pending the outcome of the investigation... Jeff Leon 2014-10-22T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=149076 Interview with Diane Nicholson of the Lee County Tourism Council A lot of fun events are coming up in the area and Diane joined me this morning to tell us all about them! Take a listen..... [audio:DianeLeeCoTour.mp3]Diane Nicholson[/audio] Jay Burlison 2014-10-22T17:30:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=149104 Vice President Biden in Chicago today Vice President Joe Biden is in Chicago stumping for Governor Quinn today. He's the last of the scheduled heavy hitters to come in and rally the base, hoping to get Democrats to the polls for Quinn. The governor is in a dead heat with Republican Bruce... Jeff Leon 2014-10-22T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=149075 Enrollment numbers increase at RTHS Rochelle Township High School Superintendent Jamie Craven Enrollment increased by 35 students this fall at Rochelle Township High School as the numbers were talked about last night during the board meeting. This fall, 957 students attend RTHS. With... Jeff Leon 2014-10-21T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=148896 Flagg-Rochelle Community Park board meeting Park officials in Rochelle heard an update report last night on the possibility of having a YMCA in the Hub City. Noah Carmichael and Dan Lundquist gave the presentation. If the facility is built, it would be a branch location tied into the DeKalb f... Jeff leon 2014-10-21T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=148898 Final debate last night in Governor's race Governor Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner didn't present any new ideas in their final debate before the election. In fact, it was pretty much a boxing match between the two last night. Quinn repeatedly blasted Rauner on his failed busines... Jeff Leon 2014-10-21T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=148899 Police investigate attacks on the U of I campus in Champaign Champaign and University of Illinois police are urging people to travel in twos after violent attacks on campus. The two law enforcement departments say they're working closely to come up with ways to counter the recent crime wave. Over the past two ... Jeff Leon 2014-10-21T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=148902 Interview with The Tim Dorgan and Cheryl Johnson of VCCT re: The Glass Menagerie We also spoke this morning with Tim and Cheryl of VCCT about their upcoming production of the Tennessee Williams play, 'The Glass Menagerie'. The show will run from October 24th to November 1st... Find out more details in the audio provided... [audi... Jay Burlison 2014-10-20T19:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=148780 Interview with Janet Stewart and Michelle LaPage of Rochelle Community Hospital This morning I spoke with Janet and Michelle about some upcoming events at the Rochelle Community Hospital. . . Get to know Michelle as she is a new face at RCH! Take a listen... [audio:JanetStewartRCH.mp3]Michelle and Janet[/audio] Jay Burlison 2014-10-20T18:15:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=148773 Rochelle park officials meet this evening Park officials in Rochelle will meet early this evening as they plan to talk about personnel. The gathering will take place at 6 in the Council Chamber's at City Hall. The monthly meeting will begin at 6:30. The discussion will include an update rep... Jeff Leon 2014-10-19T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=148631 Road closures for Rochelle this week Rochelle City Engineer, Sam Tesreau, has announced that Creston Road, east of I-39 at Swamp Road, will be closed to traffic today in order to perform pavement restoration work in the area. Countryside drainage contractors will be performing the work... Jeff Leon 2014-10-18T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=148568 Early voting starts today for November 4th General Election Early voting gets underway today.  Registered voters who want to skip the lines on Election Day can head to their County Clerk's office to cast their ballot.  Grace period registration is also underway.  Anyone who missed the registrat... Jeff Leon 2014-10-18T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=148565 RTHS board scheduled to meet tonight The Rochelle Township High School board will meet in monthly session tonight at 7 with several items on the agenda. The discussion will include a transportation facility report, resignations and employment in the district, along with enrollment in t... Jeff Leon 2014-10-19T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=148632