WRHL News http://www.wrhl.net/news 20 Latest News Articles 2015-06-30T02:43:48Z Franklin Grove man suffers serious injuries following SUV vs semi crash A Franklin Grove man suffered serious injuries Monday morning after the sports utility vehicle he was driving struck a FedEx truck west of Ashton on Route 38.32-year old Robert Williams is listed in critical condition at OSF St. Anthony Medical Cente... Jeff Leon 2015-06-29T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=180506 I-39 crash near Rochelle sends 3 people to the hospital 3 people suffered injuries yesterday afternoon following a chain reaction crash on I-39 which involved 2 semi-trucks and 3 cars. The accident took place a short time before 3:15 in the rain about 4 miles north of Rochelle in the southbound lane of I... Jeff Leon 2015-06-29T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=180507 State budget deadline is here in Illinois The clock is winding down for Illinois lawmakers to approve a state budget.  Governor Rauner sent a memo to state workers advising them to continue to report to work if a budget agreement is not reached by today's deadline.  He said his adm... Jeff Leon 2015-06-30T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=180547 Amboys man makes 1st court appearance since drug arrest in Ogle County An Amboy man is back on the streets today after being arrested on drug charges Sunday night during a traffic stop in the 13 thousand block of East Holcomb Road in Ogle County. 45-year old Bart Larsen has been charged with unlawful possession of a co... Jeff Leon 2015-06-30T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=180548 Center Road closed today in Flagg Center Ogle County officials have announced that a portion of Center Road in Flagg Center will be closed starting today due to the construction project. Center Road will be closed from Flagg Road north to the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad tracks fo... Jeff Leon 2015-06-30T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=180549 Government warns of possible terror attacks around July 4th The federal government is warning extremists could try to carry out terrorist attacks here in the U.S. around the Fourth of July holiday. The Department of Homeland Security, the FBI and the National Counterterrorism Center have issued a bulletin to ... Jeff Leon 2015-06-28T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=180326 Amboy man arrested on drug charges in Ogle County Ogle County Sheriff's Police arrested an Amboy man last night on drug charges following a traffic stop in the 13 thousand block of East Holcomb Road. 45-year old Bart Larsen was arrested on the charge of unlawful possession of a controlled substance... Jeff Leon 2015-06-29T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=180415 June is wettest on record in Illinois People in Illinois are experiencing record levels of rain this month. State climatologist Jim Angel says as of Saturday, the statewide average rainfall of eight-point-91 inches makes this June the wettest on record in the state. The previous record ... Jeff Leon 2015-06-29T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=180414 Rochelle man hurt in motorcycle crash A 47-year old Rochelle man suffered injuries this past weekend after he crashed his motorcycle west of Rochelle. The accident took place a short time after 8:30 Saturday night on Route 38 near Center Road. Reports indicate that the motorcycle riden... Jeff Leon 2015-06-29T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=180418 1 million gather for 46th Annual Pride Parade in Chicago People in Chicago are still celebrating following the recent Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage. An estimated crowd of one-million gathered on the North Side yesterday for the 46th Annual Pride Parade. Several politicians were on han... Jeff Leon 2015-06-29T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=180419 Woodhaven Lakes opened yesterday for the 1st time since tornado hit campground Woodhaven Lakes camping resort in Sublette opened for the 1st time Saturday to the public since the area was hit last Monday night by a tornado. The campground has 6,144 lots and around 300 were occupied when the high winds struck Lee County last we... Jeff Leon 2015-06-28T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=180327 1 injured in rural Rochelle motorcycle crash A 47-year old man suffered injuries last night after he crashed his motorcycle west of Rochelle. The accident took place a short time after 8:30 on Route 38 near Center Road. Reports indicate that the motorcycle was traveling around 60 miles per ho... Jeff Leon 2015-06-28T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=180328 Center Road in Flagg Center is closed this week due to construction project Ogle County officials have announced that a portion of Center Road in Flagg Center will be closed this week due to the construction project. Center Road will be closed from Flagg Road north to the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad tracks for aro... Jeff Leon 2015-06-28T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=180331 Brush pickup will take place on Monday in Rochelle The City of Rochelle Street Department will conduct an extra brush pickup tomorrow due to the recent storms. Brush should be placed curbside in piled not exceeding 8 feet in length. Limbs larger than 6 to 8 inches in diameter should be in a separate... Jeff Leon 2015-06-28T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=180329 Woodhaven Lakes reopens today in Sublette following this week's tornado Woodhaven Lakes camping resort in Sublette will be open for the 1st time today to the public since the area was hit last Monday night by a tornado. The campground has 6,144 lots and around 300 were occupied when the high winds struck Lee County this... Jeff Leon 2015-06-27T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=180271 Progress continues for tomato greenhouse facility in Rochelle Progress continues to be made on a commercial greenhouse on the west side of Rochellle which eventually will have tomatoes growing 12 months out of the year. Mightyvine is building a 7.5 acre facility located just north of Route 38. The greenhouse, ... Jeff Leon 2015-06-27T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=180272 Davis Junction woman and child hurt in 2-vehicle crash near Sycamore A Davis Junction woman along with her juvenile passenger suffered injuries last night following a 2-vehicle crash in rural Sycamore. The accident took place at the intersection of Glidden and South Mayfield Roads a short time before 8:30. Cars driv... Jeff Leon 2015-06-27T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=180273 Brush pickup in Rochelle on Monday The City of Rochelle Street Department will conduct an extra brush pickup on Monday due to the recent storms. Brush should be placed curbside in piled not exceeding 8 feet in length. Limbs larger than 6 to 8 inches in diameter should be in a separat... Jeff Leon 2015-06-27T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=180274 Center Road in Flagg Center will be closed next week Ogle County officials have announced that a portion of Center Road in Flagg Center will be closed next week due to the construction project. Center Road will be closed from Flagg Road north to the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad tracks for aro... Jeff Leon 2015-06-27T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=180275 2 Rockford residents suffer serious injuries in Ogle County car crash 2 Rockford residents suffered serious injuries last night in rural Byron following a single vehicle crash. They were both ejected from the car. The accident took place on Route 2, about 3 miles north of Byron, a short time before 10. A Volkswagen d... Jeff Leon 2015-06-26T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=180142