WRHL News http://www.wrhl.net/news 20 Latest News Articles 2014-04-25T12:03:00Z Investigation continues in dog attack case in Ogle County No charges have been filed at this time against the owner of 2 pit bull dogs in Ashton after a Rochelle teacher was attacked earlier this week. 63-year old Aneda Ebert of Ashton remains hospitalized from her injuries. She was jogging near her home ... Jeff Leon 2014-04-24T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=123781 Rockford man back in court following Daivs Junction residential burglary A Rockford man pled not guilty yesterday in Ogle County court following a residential burglary and armed violence incident that took place near Davis Junction on Christmas Eve of last year. Following a manhunt with area police agencies that included... Jeff Leon 2014-04-24T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=123782 Arrest made following gun incident in Ogle County Ogle County sheriff's police arrested a Davis Junction man yesterday evening after receiving a report of an individual being threatened by a handgun. 20-year old Jordan Zobal was arrested on the charge of disorderly conduct. The confrontation took ... Jeff Leon 2014-04-24T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=123783 Downtown work in Oregon put on hold for the present time Residents in Oregon will not see any improvements in the downtown area this year. City officials were informed this week that the Illinois Department of Transportation has delayed the project due to environmental studies. Bids for the work will most... Jeff Leon 2014-04-24T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=123784 Hydrant flushing project begins in Rochelle next week Rochelle Municipal Utilities will begin their annual hydrant-flushing project on Monday. The fire hydrants are opened and allowed to run in an effort to circulate water in the underground water mains. It will take approximately three weeks to complet... Jeff Leon 2014-04-24T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=123786 RTHS board approves outside projects and administrator's contracts Sidewalk and parking lot work this summer along with contracts for the administrators topped the discussion last night for the Rochelle Township High School board. Following a public hearing, $16,000 was approved to repair the sidewalk behind and we... Jeff Leon 2014-04-23T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=123615 Truck driver ticketed in Rochelle tanker accident Rochelle police have ticketed a truck driver after his semi-tanker crashed last Friday afternoon. Reports indicate that 29-year old Steven Mills of Minooka was traveling southbound on Illinois 251 and was turning left onto the eastbound ramp for I-8... Jeff Leon 2014-04-23T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=123616 Rochelle teacher injured after being attacked by dogs A teacher in the Rochelle Elementary School District is recovering today from injuries at KSB Hospital in Dixon after she was attacked by 2 pit bull dogs on Monday. Aneda Ebert of Ashton was jogging near her home when the animals attacked her. Her h... Jeff Leon 2014-04-23T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=123618 Gas prices on the rise again in Rochelle Residents in Rochelle saw another sharp increase at the gas pump yesterday. The figure rose by 10 to 12 cents a gallon for unleaded fuel. The high price today in the Hub City is $3.85 a gallon. Businesses south and west of Rochelle continue to sell... Jeff Leon 2014-04-23T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=123617 Bullying bill up for consideration for lawmakers Illinois legislators are taking a close look at a proposed bill that addresses the problem of bullying in schools. Representative Kelly Cassidy of Chicago is the sponsor of the legislation. She says the measure requires districts to have a policy on ... Jeff Leon 2014-04-23T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=123620 RTHS board meeting tonight The Rochelle Township High School board will meet tonight at 7 with several items on the agenda. The discussion will include repairs for the parking lot and sidewalks, resignations and employment in the district, along with an executive session to t... Jeff Leon 2014-04-22T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=123427 Water main work in Rochelle today RMU Water Operators are scheduled to repair the water main at 115 North 15th Street today. RMU Operators intend to work from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.. Flaggers will be in the area as vehicular traffic will be impacted. Traffic will be limited to one la... Jeff Leon 2014-04-22T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=123429 Illinois peach crop affected by harsh winter The peach crop in Illinois is taking a hit all due to the extreme weather this winter and early spring. The Farm Bureau's John Hawkins say the harsh weather may have destroyed some of the crop. Most of the peaches that are grown in-state are sold at ... Jeff Leon 2014-04-22T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=123430 Rochelle park board meeting Park officials in Rochelle received an update report last night on the financial status for the district. The current fiscal year ends on April 30th.The General Fund looks like it will have a surplus of $6,200. The Recreation Fund will be down by aro... Jeff Leon 2014-04-19T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=123050 Medicaid payments a problem in Illinois A new audit shows Illinois taxpayers have paid over 12-million dollars in medical costs for dead people. House Minority Leader Jim Durkin says that's not only unacceptable, but it's a reflection of the Democrats' inability to lead. He adds that the p... Jeff Leon 2014-04-22T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=123428 Truck driver killed in 3-vehicle crash on I-39 in Rochelle (Updated) Illinois State Police report that a Texas truck driver suffered fatal injuries Friday night after 3 semi's crashed on I-39 near I-88 in Rochelle.Pronounced dead at the scene was 60-year old Ralph Maness of Sanger, Texas.Reports indicate that a semi-t... Jeff Leon 2014-04-19T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=123044 State owes Illinois residents money The Illinois Treasurer's office says it wants people that have old paychecks or may have left money in a closed checking account to claim their cash. Treasurer Dan Rutherford says his office has returned close to 30-million-dollars in unclaimed prope... Jeff Leon 2014-04-21T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=123242 Truck driver injured in roll over accident in Rochelle Rochelle police continue to investigate a semi-tanker accident that took place Friday afternoon.Reports indicate that a truck driver from Minooka was traveling southbound on Illinois 251 and was turning left onto the east bound ramp for I-88. The dri... Jeff Leon 2014-04-18T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=122995 Cyberbug may affect people signed up for Obamacare It looks like Obamacare doesn't cover getting infected with the "Heartbleed" bug. HealthCare.gov is telling people who signed up for health insurance at the website to change their passwords to protect against the cyberbug that allows hackers to stea... Jeff Leon 2014-04-20T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=123112 Christians celebrate Easter today Christians are celebrating Easter today. Churches across the globe are holding multiple services marking the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. Most services will include the singing of joyful songs, the taking of communion, and sermons on h... Jeff Leon 2014-04-20T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=123110