WRHL News http://www.wrhl.net/news 20 Latest News Articles 2015-10-07T01:36:35Z Rochelle officials look to update strategic plan The Rochelle City Council along with department heads met for nearly 2 1/2 hours last night as they held a strategic planning exercise. The event was put together by Dr. Alicia Schatteman from NIU in DeKalb as she talked about a strategic plan for t... Jeff Leon 2015-10-06T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=191734 Bond set for Rockford teen following altercation in Rochelle An Ogle County judge set bond at $50,000 yesterday for a Rockford teen following a fight that took place early Sunday morning in the 11 hundred block of Avenue "B" in Rochelle. 18-year old Devin Joseph Griffith has been arrested on the felony offens... Jeff Leon 2015-10-06T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=191735 Rochelle park officials meet tonight to talk about deer population at Skare Park Park officials in Rochelle will meet in special session this evening as they hear a presentation from Byron Forest Preserve Executive Director Todd Tucker. The gathering takes place at 6 in the Council Chambers at City Hall. Tucker will talk about ... Jeff Leon 2015-10-06T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=191736 Flagg Road remains closed in Flagg Center today The Burlington Northern Santa Fe has informed Ogle County officials that they were unable to complete the railroad crossing track improvements on their mainline in Flagg Center on Monday. Traffic for Flagg Road will re-open this evening at 6. The C... Jeff Leon 2015-10-06T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=191738 Creston board meeting tonight Water rates in the village, the bid for the farm property, and the sale of land to a local business tops the agenda tonight for Creston officials. The board meeting begins at 7 at the village hall building. The farm property totals 144.6 acres and ... Jeff Leon 2015-10-06T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=191737 Gilbert “Gib” Martin shares story for Unity Hospices' Veterans History Project A Princeton veteran recently shared his story of life aboard an aircraft carrier during WWII.  88 year old Gilbert “Gib” Martin was interviewed at Unity Hospice in Rochelle as part of the Veterans History Project, a nationally recogn... Gary Petersen 2015-10-05T18:15:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=191652 Rockford teen arrested following fight in Rochelle Rochelle police arrested a Rockford teen yesterday following a fight that took place in the 11 hundred block of Avenue "B" which left 1 person in the hospital. 18-year old Devin Joseph Griffith has been charged with the felony offense of aggravated ... Jeff Leon 2015-10-05T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=191582 Railroad crossing closed in Flagg Center (Updated) The Burlington Northern Santa Fe has informed Ogle County officials that they wil be unable to complete the railroad crossing track improvements on their mainline in Flagg Center today. Traffic for Flagg Road will re-open on Tuesday at 6 in the even... Jeff Leon 2015-10-04T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=191504 Rochelle police investigate several car burglaries Rochelle police received word of 6 vehicle burglaries reported to them yesterday. The break-ins occurred on North 14th Street, Woolf Court, Tilton Park Drive, and Lakeview Drive. They all remain under investigation as no arrests have been made at t... Jeff Leon 2015-10-05T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=191583 Rochelle City Council meet in special session this evening The Rochelle City Council will meet as a "Committee of the Whole" this evening at 6 for a strategic planning exercise. The gathering takes place in the Council Chambers at City Hall. The special meeting is open to the public. No action will be take... Jeff Leon 2015-10-03T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=191449 Rockford boy still missing The search continues over two weeks after a two-year-old boy was reported missing in Rockford. A vigil was held over the weekend for Kyrian Knox. It is not known exactly when the child disappeared. Authorities in Chicago took DNA samples to determin... Jeff Leon 2015-10-05T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=191587 2-car crash in Ogle County 2 motorists escaped serious injuries yesterday afternoon following an accident in Ogle County. The collision took place at around 2:30 in the 11,000 block of East Route 64. A car driven by 20-year old Scott Ghibellini of Oregon was traveling westbo... Jeff Leon 2015-10-04T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=191503 Mumps hits NIU in DeKalb A confirmed case of mumps in a Northern Illinois University student is prompting officials to warn the community. The school, the state and DeKalb County are distributing information about how the disease is spread and how to prevent it, including va... Jeff Leon 2015-10-03T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=191447 Autumn on Parade Fall Festival in Oregon continues today One of the top fall festivals in Northern Illinois will take place today and Sunday in Ogle County. The 45th Annual Autumn on Parade will be held in Oregon for all ages to enjoy. Today's events include: 6:45am - 7:45 am 5K Run/Walk Registration -... Jeff Leon 2015-10-03T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=191448 Rochelle police continue to investigate armed robbery Rochelle Police continue to investigate an armed robbery reported to them Thursday night in the Hub City. No one suffered any injuries. The incident took place a short time after 9 near Sunnymead Drive and Short Court. Reports indicate that a car ... Jeff Leon 2015-10-03T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=191445 Rochelle man back in court following shots fired last weekend A Rochelle man was back in Ogle County court Friday for an arraignment after shots were fired from a handgun last Sunday morning in the Hub City. No one suffered any injuries. 21-year old Mario Pineda has been arrested on the Class 4 felony offense ... Jeff Leon 2015-10-03T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=191446 Rochelle police investigate armed robbery (Updated) Rochelle police are investigating an armed robbery reported to them last night in the Hub City.No one suffered an injuries.The incident took place a short time after 9 near Sunnymeade Drive and Short Court.Reports indicate that a car with 2 black mal... Jeff Leon 2015-10-02T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=191292 Public university leaders call for lawmakers to end budget crisis A group of nine leaders from public universities in Illinois is calling for lawmakers to end the budget crisis. The call for action was spelled out in a letter addressed to the state's highest officials including Governor Rauner, Senate President Cul... Jeff Leon 2015-10-02T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=191299 RTHS Homecoming Homecoming activities continued last night for students and staff at Rochelle Township High School as the annual parade was held along with the coronation ceremony. This year's Homecoming Queen from the Senior class is Angelina Guerrero. The King is... Jeff Leon 2015-10-02T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=191302 Railroad crossing closed today in Rochelle The City of Rochelle has been notified that the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad that they will be performing railroad crossing improvements at the 1st Ave crossing immediately east of Poplar Street. 1st Ave will be closed today.  The ... Jeff Leon 2015-10-02T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=191300