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Tuesday (At RTHS)   (Girls Basketball) Dixon                    38 (15-11)Rochelle         &nb...read more
KENT, Ohio – The Northern Illinois University men’s basketball team trailed by seven in the final minute but rallied to take a lead, only to fall to Kent State, 75-74, on Tuesday night at ...read more
NIU (16-7, 5-5 MAC) at Kent State (15-8, 6-4 MAC) Date / Time: Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016 • 6 p.m. CT (7 p.m. ET) Site: MAC Center • Kent, Ohio All-time Series: Kent State leads 34-19 Last Me...read more
Saturday (Musgrove Fieldhouse in Sterling) Sterling               67 (15-6), (5-3)Rochelle:             47 (4-16), (0-10)**Rochelle: 9...read more
Saturday  (Boys High School Basketball) Harrisburg 62 Oregon 59Polo 63 AFC 46    **Polo: 35-19 2nd half    **Tristin Woodin (Polo): 19 ptsStillman Valley 71 Rock Fa...read more
ATHENS, Ohio -- After falling behind by as much as 18 in the first half, the Northern Illinois University men’s basketball team rallied back to take a second half lead before falling, 80-69, on ...read more
Artem Anisimov netted a goal and dished out three assists to help the Blackhawks bounce the Stars 5-1 at the American Airlines Center. Patrick Kane scored his NHL-leading 32nd goal of the season and C...read more
Danilo Gallinari scored a game-high 33 points to help the Nuggets rally for a 115-110 victory over the Bulls at the Pepsi Center. Denver put up 42 points in the fourth quarter to complete the comeback...read more
Jonathan Toews' brief absence didn't make a difference in theChicago Blackhawks' first game after the All-Star break, but hisreturn certainly did in the latest. The Dallas Stars head home hoping they...read more
Thursday  (Boys High School Basketball) AFC 76 Milledgeville 70   **Raiders: (17-8)   **AFC: 29-23 4th Quarter advantage (16 Free Throws)   **Kaywan Palmer (AFC): 2...read more
Coach Fred Hoiberg is hopeful his inconsistent Chicago Bulls havefinally found something to build on, though that will be difficultif two of his biggest stars are held out. With Jimmy Butler and Pau ...read more
DeKALB, Ill. – Northern Illinois University added 22 players to its roster for 2016 on National Signing Day Wednesday as Rod Carey and his staff inked their fourth group of newcomers to a Huskie...read more
E'Twaun Moore scored a career-high 24 points as the Bulls fended off the Kings, 107-102. Derrick Rose added 21 points, six rebounds and nine assists for Chicago, which improved to 2-and-2 on its seven...read more
After earning a needed post-All-Star break victory without JonathanToews, the Chicago Blackhawks move forward with their captain backin the mix. Returning from his one-game suspension, Toews tries to...read more
Tuesday (At Rochelle)  (Boys High School Basketball) Yorkville      51 (10-11), (2-5)Rochelle      43 (4-15), (0-9)**Rochelle: 8th straight loss &nbs...read more
DEKALB, Ill. -- The Northern Illinois University men’s basketball team saw its 15-game home win streak come to an end on Tuesday night as the Huskies fell, 70-78, to Buffalo at the NIU Convocati...read more
The State Police approved far fewer concealed handgun permits last year than the year before and local police filed more objections to the applications that came in. In 2015, about 55-thousand conceal...read more
NIU (16-5, 5-3 MAC) vs. Buffalo (12-9, 5-3 MAC) Date / Time: Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016 • 8 p.m. CT Site: NIU Convocation Center • DeKalb, Ill. All-time Series: Buffalo leads 17-13 Last Meeti...read more
Back from the All-Star break, the Chicago Blackhawks won't havetheir captain available to help avoid a fourth loss in five games. While Jonathan Toews serves his one-game suspension for missing thean...read more
Saturday  (Boys High School Basketball) Rockford Lutheran 58 Winnebago 52   **Winnebago: 2nd loss this season   **Kenny Strwabridge (RL): 20 pts   **Brandon Suggs (...read more
While the Los Angeles Clippers keep insisting that Blake Griffin'sabsence will benefit them in the long run, the Chicago Bulls thinka tweak to their lineup might help them now.The Clippers look to kee...read more
OXFORD, Ohio -- Freshman Marshawn Wilson  tied a career-high with 24 points and junior Aaric Armstead added 19 but the Northern Illinois University men’s basketball team shot just 34 percen...read more
Tuesday (At Rochelle)  (Boys High School Basketball) Yorkville              51 (10-11), (2-5)Rochelle        ...read more
Thursday (At RTHS) Rochelle              42 (21-2)Princeton             27**Rochelle: 21 wins ties a school record for 1 season &...read more
Jimmy Butler put up 26 points and 10 assists as the Bulls dominated the Lakers, 114-91, at STAPLES Center. Pau Gasol added 21, 12 rebounds and seven helpers against his former team. Chicago improved t...read more
The Chicago Bulls' longest road trip of the season is starting at abad time considering their recent struggles, but they're at leastkicking it off with a favorable matchup. The Los Angeles Lakers cou...read more
The next major project Rochelle officials are looking at deals with the expansion of the city's railroad. During yesterday's program "Let The People Know", Gredco Director Jason Anderson talked about...read more
Tuesday Night (Musgrove Fieldhouse in Sterling) Sterling                54 (11-13), (5-2)Rochelle               38 (2-21), (...read more
(At Byron)  (Boys High School Basketball) #1 Winnebago         73 (17-1), (7-0)Byron                    ...read more
Rochelle police are investigating their second robbery this month at a business as the incident took place last night at a gas station. A male subject stole an undisclosed amount of money from the th...read more
AKRON, Ohio – Akron knocked down 12 three-pointers as the Northern Illinois University men’s basketball team fell, 76-66, to the Zips on Tuesday night at Rhodes Arena. Freshman Marshawn Wi...read more
With a daunting road stretch having tripped up the Miami Heat, theChicago Bulls have a good opportunity to build momentum prior totheir longest trip of the season.The Bulls will try to win consecutive...read more
During last night's Rochelle City Council meeting, the police department received a certificate for rail safety week which was held last September. There are currently 11 rail crossings in Rochelle b...read more
Saturday (at Maple Park) Kaneland       64 (10-5), (4-1)Rochelle        48 (4-13), (0-7)**Rochelle: 6th straight loss**Kaneland: Out scored Rochelle 39-26 in the 2n...read more
For three weeks the Chicago Blackhawks couldn't lose. Followingback-to-back defeats, they must find a way to win again.The Blackhawks have been able to do so regularly at United Center,where they'll t...read more
DEKALB, Ill. -- Senior Travon Baker  scored a game-high 21 points and grabbed a team-best nine rebounds as the Northern Illinois University men’s basketball team defeated Toledo, 58-49, on ...read more
The Panthers racked up three goals in the first period of a 4-0 win over the Blackhawks at the BB&T Center. Reilly Smith, Brian Campbell, and Quinton Howden lit the lamp in the first period to put...read more
Thursday (At RTHS) DeKalb          58 (6-15), (3-5)Rochelle        49 (2-19), (1-8)**Rochelle: 14th straight loss**DeKalb: Out scored ...read more
The Chicago Bulls and Boston Celtics have learned this month thatthey have a long way to go to be true contenders in the EasternConference, but both have diagnosed what they need to do to getthere.For...read more
Stephen Curry scored 25 points, and the Golden StateWarriors made it look easy again, beating the Chicago Bulls 125-94on Wednesday night.Curry tied a season high with 11 assists and grabbed seven rebo...read more
The Tampa Bay Lightning are on the verge of their longest winningstreak in 12 years, though they've once again been outdone by theChicago Blackhawks.Last season's Stanley Cup Final participants stand ...read more
The City of Rochelle has named Dave Sawlsville as their new Fire Chief. He replaces Brian Johnson who retired last September following 34 years with the department. Johnson was named chief in 2009....read more
An Ogle County judge set bond at $50,000 for a Rochelle man yesterday following a burglary to a home last Monday night. 26-year old Zachary Farve has been charged with the Class 1 felony offense of r...read more
Tuesday (At Freeport)   (Wrestling) Rochelle          48 (20-2)Freeport          18**Rochelle Winne...read more
Angela Mahoney of Oregon has been named the new Elementary Principal in the Eastland School District. She replaces Darcie Feltmeyer who is completing her 35th year with the district and then retiring....read more
DEKALB, Ill. – Trailing by seven at the intermission, the Northern Illinois University men’s basketball team rallied for a 75-70 victory over Central Michigan on Tuesday night at the NIU C...read more
The Ogle County Sheriff's Office is attempting to locate Jorge Alejandro Delgado, aka George Delgado, aka Rafael Delgado. Delgado is 32 years old and was last seen wearing baggy blue jeans and brown...read more
Monday  (Boys High School Basketball) South Beloit MLK Tournament: Byron 71 Mooseheart 43                 &nb...read more
Pau Gasol  dominated in the middle to the tune of 31 points and 12 rebounds as the Bulls beat the Pistons 111-101 at The Palace. Derrick Rose contributed 20 points, and Jimmy Butler added 16 poin...read more
The Blackhawks look to make history when they face the Predators tonight in Nashville. The Blackhawks have matched their franchise record with 11 straight wins. However, the Predators have beaten the...read more
A controversial issue dealing with a outdoor shooting range was settled last night by Ogle County officials. In an 11-11 vote, the proposal was denied for a special use permit for the Byron-Oregon Sp...read more
The Blackhawks ran their winning streak to 11 games with a 5-2 victory over the Canadiens. Jonathan Toews scored twice to help Chicago match its longest winning streak in franchise history. Patrick Ka...read more
Saturday (Bader Gymnasium in Ottawa)  (Boys High School Basketball) Ottawa Marquette       67 (10-6)Rochelle                ...read more
Saturday  (Boys High School Basketball) South Beloit MLK Tournament: Stockton 66 AFC 60                  ...read more
KALAMAZOO, Mich. -- Western Michigan knocked down 12 three-pointers as the NIU men’s basketball team fell to the Broncos, 83-69, on Saturday night at University Arena. The loss snapped NIU&rsquo...read more
The Chicago Blackhawks survived a challenge to their lengthy winstreak when Corey Crawford shined again this past week versus hishometown Montreal Canadiens. The Blackhawks will try to match a franch...read more
Friday (At RTHS) Sycamore             69 (8-8), (3-2)Rochelle                51 (4-10), (0-5)**Sycamore: Led 34-21 at Half Time a...read more
Progress may be slow, but construction has begun on the new Grubsteakers Restaurant in rural Rochelle. The business was destroyed at the intersection of Illinois 251 and Route 64 on April 9th of la...read more
Friday  (Boys High School Basketball) Polo 70 Forreston 33    **Marcos: Led 34-19 at Half and 54-26 after 3 Quarters    **Tristin Woodin (Polo): 17 ptsOttawa 51 Gen...read more
Thursday  (Boys High School Basketball) LaSalle-Peru 76 Princeton 43Dakota 55 Pecatonica 46 Girls High School Basketball Stillman Valley        55   &nb...read more
Jimmy Butler scored a career-high 53 points to help the Bulls outlast the 76ers in overtime, 115-111. Butler also had 10 rebounds and six assists as Chicago stopped its three-game skid. He's the first...read more
Tuesday (At RTHS)  (Wrestling) Rochelle                    45 (19-2)LaSalle-Peru   &...read more
TOLEDO, Ohio – Tied with just under four minutes to play, the Northern Illinois University men’s basketball team used a 12-5 run to pull away for a 71-66 win at Toledo on Tuesday night at ...read more
John Wall had 17 points and 10 assists as the Wizards blasted the Bulls, 114-100. Nene, Otto Porter Jr. and Garrett Temple scored 14 points apiece in Washington's second straight win. Derrick Rose ha...read more
Saturday (At Morris)   (Boys High School Basketball) Morris                 60 (8-8), (1-4)Rochelle        &n...read more
Saturday  (Boys High School Basketball) Mendota 61 Stillman Valley 55    **Ethan Roberts (SV): 14 ptsFreeport Aquin 69 AFC 58    **Kaywan Palmer (AFC): 18 ptsDeKalb...read more
Senior Travon Baker  tied a career-high with 25 points, including seven three-pointers, and sophomore Marin Maric recorded his sixth double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds as the Northern I...read more
Friday (At RTHS) LaSalle-Peru              82 (11-0), (3-0) (Ranked 10th in Class 3A Associated Press Poll)Rochelle              ...read more
(Tricia Wagner and Dave Tess from Brand Leadership Team) City officials in Rochelle approved funds last night to hire an architectural firm involving the Branding Project for the downtown area.The B...read more
The Bulls rallied from an 18-point deficit to beat Atlanta 91-85 onApril 15 in their regular-season finale, avoiding a sweep in thethree-game series.The inconsistent Hawks haven't been able to attain ...read more
Thursday  (Blackhawk Center in Oregon)  (Boys High School Basketball)Winnebago        47   (12-1), (3-0)Oregon        &n...read more
An Ogle County judge set bond at $25,000 for an Esmond woman yesterday after she allegedly fired a 12 gauge shot gun in a home early Monday morning. No one suffered any injuries. 53-year old Jacqueli...read more
Ogle County Sheriff's Police arrested an Esmond woman early this morning after she allegedly discharged a 12 gauge shot gun in a home. No one suffered any injuries. 53-year old Jacqueline D'Onofrio h...read more
DEKALB, Ill. -- Senior Travon Baker  scored a career-high 25 points, including 13 in the final three minutes, as the Northern Illinois University men’s basketball team defeated Ohio, 80-69,...read more
Wednesday  (Boys High School Basketball) Rockford Boylan 90 (15-1)             Rockford East 52Rockford Auburn 89   &nb...read more
The red-hot Bulls clash with the Celtics tonight at the United Center. Chicago ran its winning streak to five games with a 117-106 victory over the Bucks Tuesday. The Bulls also upped the record to 2...read more
Jimmy Butler had 32 points and 10 assists as the Bulls outlasted the Bucks, 117-106. Pau Gasol added 26 points and 11 rebounds for the Bulls, who shot 55 percent from the floor en route to their fifth...read more
The Bulls battle the Bucks tonight at the United Center. Chicago ran its winning streak to four games with a 115-113 victory over the Raptors on Sunday. The Bulls upped their record to 20-and-12 with...read more
The Bears are standing behind quarterback Jay Cutler. General manager Ryan Pace said yesterday the team has "extreme confidence in him" and they will continue to "build the offense around him." The 3...read more
Jimmy Butler scored 40 of his 42 points in the second half to lead the Bulls over the Raptors 115-113 at the Air Canada Center. Butler's second half point total broke a team record held by Michael Jor...read more
DEKALB, Ill. -- Freshman Levi Bradley recorded his first career double-double with a career-high 19 points and a career-best 11 rebounds as the Northern Illinois University men’s basketball team...read more
The Detroit Lions finish up on the road as they battle the Chicago Bears today at Soldier Field. The Lions are looking to finish strong, having won their last two games over the Saints and 49ers to ge...read more
A rural Rochelle man was back in Ogle County court yesterday for an araignment after he allegedly violated his probation in connection with the felony offense of aggravated battery. 52-year old Lyndo...read more
  Thursday KSB Dixon Holiday Classic Freeport Aquin         39Rochelle             &nbs...read more
Governor Bruce Rauner has added 11 counties to the disaster declaration list because of flood damage, bringing the total to 23. Among the newly added counties are Sangamon, Menard and Cass, where resi...read more
Wednesday (At LaSalle-Peru High School)  (wRESTLING) Rochelle       38East Peoria   30 Rochelle                 59Rock...read more
Wednesday  (Boys High School Basketball) Chuck Dayton Holiday Tournament: DeKalb 41 (10-3) Geneva 39(DeKalb)              &n...read more
Bond remains at $100,000 for a rural Rochelle man after he was arrested last week for violating his probation in connection with the felony offense of aggravated battery. 52-year old Lyndon Farm rema...read more
Tuesday KSB Dixon Holiday Classic Sterling Newman              49 (5-6)Rochelle             &nbs...read more
CHICAGO – Senior Travon Baker  scored a team-high 20 points and sophomore Marin Maric  posted his fourth double-double with 11 points and 13 rebounds as the Northern Illinois Universit...read more
A rural Rochelle man returns to Ogle County court today after he was arrested last Thursday for violating his probation in connection with the felony offense of aggravated battery. Authorities execut...read more
The Bears put up 13 straight points in the fourth quarter to pull out a 26-21 win over the Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium. Jay Cutler was 20-of-27 for 156 yards and a touchdown for Chicago, which...read more
Ogle County Sheriff's Police arrested a rural Rochelle man Thursday after he violated his probation in connection with the felony offense of aggravated battery. Authorities executed a search warrant ...read more
The Bulls open a three-game homestand tonight against the Raptors. Chicago will also host Indiana and the Knicks during the stay. The Bulls suffered a 118-111 loss to the Mavericks their last time out...read more
J.J. Barea hit a career-high seven three pointers and scored 26 points to lead the Mavericks over the Bulls 118-111 at the American Airlines Center. All five starters scored in double figures and Chan...read more
Over 200 new laws will go into effect in Illinois today. Individuals with two or more DUI convictions will be required to install a Breath Alcohol Ignition Interlock Device as a condition of a Restri...read more
SAN DIEGO – The Northern Illinois University Huskies struck out on its third swing at a San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl victory Wednesday, falling to Boise State 55-7 in the 11th e...read more
Wednesday 66th Annual EC Nichols Holiday Classic (Marengo High School) 7th Place Game Rochelle                 &...read more
66th Annual EC Nichols Holiday Classic (Marengo High School) Championship Game: Elgin 64 Rockford Christian 583rd Place Game: Woodstock 71 North Boone 665th Place Game: Marengo 66 Sycamore 659th Plac...read more
The Bulls will take on the Thunder in a Christmas Day affair in Oklahoma City. Chicago has dropped three in-a-row following Monday's 105-102 home loss to the Nets. The Bulls dipped to 15-and-11 on th...read more
Poinsettia Bowl (San Diego, California) NIU Huskies (8-5) vs Boise State Broncos (8-4) **1st meeting between the 2 teams**NIU: 8th consecutive bowl game      **Have lost the...read more
66th Annual EC Nichol Holiday Classic (Marengo High School) Quarterfinals Elgin                   66 (8-4)Rochelle      &nb...read more
The Blackhawks are in Dallas to do battle with the Stars tonight. Chicago extended its winning streak to three games with a 4-3 overtime victory over the Sharks on Sunday. The 'Hawks also upped their...read more
Teddy Bridgewater threw four touchdown passes and ran in for another as the Vikings bashed the Bears 38-17 at TCF Bank Stadium. Bridgewater finished 17-of-20 for 231 yards for a quarterback rating of ...read more
Saturday 66th Annual EC Nichols Holiday Classic (Homer "Bill" Barry Gymnasium)  (Marengo High School) Rochelle                       78&nb...read more
The Rochelle City Council meeting scheduled for tonight has been cancelled. There were no agenda items that needed to be voted on during this holiday season. City officials will meet on Monday, Janu...read more
66th Annual EC Nichols Holiday Classic in MarengoRochelle        78        Chicago Carver        77  (OT)...read more
The Minnesota Vikings are still in good shape for a playoff berthand the NFC North crown remains well within reach. A short-handed defense, however, could make it difficult for themto earn a key vict...read more
Patrick Kane connected on a late game-tying goal, and the game-winner in the shootout to lead the Chicago Blackhawks to a 3-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres from the First Niagara Center. Kane tied the c...read more
Friday Night  Boys High School Basketball) Dixon 66 Rock Falls 47    **Isaiah Roby (Dixon): 34 pts, 11 rebounds (Career High in Points)Sterling 61 Kewanee 50Rockford Lutheran 71 R...read more
Thursday (At RTHS) #19 Rochelle        36 (10-2)#8 Geneseo         31**Rochelle: Jacob Fore (120) pin in the final match clinched the win f...read more
Thursday  Boys Basketball) 56th Annual Forreston Holiday Basketball Tournament Semi-Finals Winnebago 56 Byron 54             &nb...read more
The Christmas Eve and Christmas Day programming schedules for Newstalk 1060 have been announced. Christmas Eve Thursday December 24th11:00am-11:30am Christmas On The Farm1:06pm-2pm Frank Sinatra Radi...read more
Wednesday  (Boys High School Basketball) 56th Annual Forreston Holiday Tournament Pearl City 60 Stillman Valley 56    **Kane VanBriesen (SV): 25 ptsPecatonica 43 Forreston 40Polo...read more
The Bulls held the Grizzlies to 32 second-half points as they rolled to a 98-85 win at the United Center. Jimmy Butler led the way with 24 points for Chicago. Pau Gasol recorded 10 points and 14 rebou...read more
Tuesday  (Boys High School Basketball) 56th Annual Forreston Holiday Tournament Quarterfinals: Oregon 49 River Ridge 41            &n...read more
Tuesday  (Boys High School Basketball) 56th Annual Forreston Holiday Tournament Quarterfinals: Oregon 49 River Ridge 41            &n...read more
The Bulls continue their five-game homestand tonight against the Grizzlies. Chicago improved to 3-and-0 on the stay with a 115-96 win over the 76ers on Monday. The Bulls upped their overall record to...read more
The Bulls outscored the 76ers by 22 in the third quarter en route to a 115-96 win at the United Center. Chicago trailed by five at halftime, but used a 34-12 third quarter to pull out their third stra...read more
The Redskins picked up their first road win on a late Dustin Hopkins field goal to knock off the Bears, 24-21, at Soldier Field. Kirk Cousins and Alfred Morris ran for early touchdowns to give Washing...read more
56th Annual Forreston Holiday Tournament  (Boys Basketball) Oregon 58 Pecatonica 28    **Trevor Otten (Oregon:): 20 ptsByron 56 Dakota 51    **Dillon VanLankvelt (B...read more
The Washington Redskins head to the Windy City this Sunday to battle the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field. The Redskins are working on a short week after a 19-16 loss to the Cowboys on "Monday Night Foo...read more
Pau Gasol scored 18 points and pulled down 11 rebounds to help the Bulls slip past the Pelicans 98-94 at the United Center. Jimmy Butler added 15 points for Chicago, which won its second straight game...read more
Pau Gasol poured in 24 points as the Bulls edged the Clippers, 83-80. Jimmy Butler had 14 points to help Chicago end a three-game skid. Derrick Rose ended with 11 points on 5-of-11 shooting. Blake Gri...read more
The Kishwaukee College Board of Trustees approved the contract this week during a special meeting in the hiring of Dr. Laurie Borowicz as their 5th President. Dr. Borowicz replaces Dr. Tom Choice who...read more
Tuesday  Boys High School Basketball) Byron 54 Stillman Valley 39    **Dillon VanLankvelt (Byron): 19 pts    **Pauly Rico (Byron): 17 pts    **Ethan ...read more
Director of Theater Operations Dan Schlaack     Progress continues to be made in the renovation project at the Hub Theater in downtown Rochelle . City officials heard a presentation tonig...read more
Corey Crawford turned away 36 shots to lead the Blackhawks to a 4-1 win over the Predators in the opener of a home-and-home set in Chicago. Patrick Kane extended his franchise-record points streak to ...read more
In another move to get younger and balancetheir batting order, the New York Yankees acquired infielderStarlin Castro from the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night for pitcherAdam Warren and a player to be na...read more
DeKALB, Ill. – The Northern Illinois University Huskies, champions of the Mid-American Conference West Division and winners of 65 games over the last six seasons, will meet Boise State of the Mo...read more
Saturday  (Boys High School Basketball) Dakota        65        Polo            54Stillma...read more
The Hornets used an 8-2 run in the final minute to slip by the Bulls, 102-96 at the United Center. Nicolas Batum had 24 points and 11 rebounds for Charlotte, which has won six of its past eight games....read more
New state numbers confirm that Illinois has the worst-funded pension systems of all 50 states, with just 41-point-nine-percent of its liability covered. A state legislative report says Illinois added ...read more
DETROIT – While Northern Illinois University’s appearance in the 2015 Marathon Mid-American Conference Championship game was its sixth straight as MAC West Champions, NIU had never before ...read more
Friday (At RTHS)  (Boys Basketball) Ottawa               69 (4-1), (1-0)Rochelle             55 (2-4), (0-1)**Ottawa: Led 31-16 a...read more
The reeling San Francisco 49ers head to the Windy City on Sunday to battle the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field. The Niners have lost two in-a-row to division rivals Seattle and Arizona to dip to 3-and-...read more
Thursday  (Boys High School Basketball( North Boone 58 Stillman Valley 45 Girls High School Basketball Stillman Valley        62       &n...read more
Marathon MAC Championship Game (Ford Field in Detroit) **NIU "Huskies" (8-4) vs Bowling Green "Falcons" (9-3) **2nd year in a row both teams have met in the Championship Game    ...read more
Wednesday (At RTHS) Rochelle 58     Rock Falls       18             Erie-Prophetstown 42       Rochelle&...read more
A Rochelle woman pled not guilty in Ogle County court yesterday following a stabbing incident that took place on November 20th in the Hub City. 36-year old Candice Hendrickson has been arrested on th...read more
DEKALB, Ill. – Sophomore Marin Maric  recorded his second-straight double-double with 12 points and a career-high 14 rebounds, to go along with a career-best five blocks, as the Northern Il...read more
Co-workers along with friends and family attended an open house yesterday for Kishwaukee College President Dr. Tom Choice who plans to retire at the end of the month. Dr. Choice has been at Kish fo...read more
Certain programs around the state are set to receive funding as part of a measure signed by Governor Rauner. The legislation releases more than three-billion-dollars to pay state lottery winners, oper...read more
Pau Gasol poured in 18 points and pulled down 13 rebounds as the Bulls slipped past the Spurs, 92-89. Jimmy Butler netted 14 as Chicago ran its record to 10-and-5. Derrick Rose donated 11 points and s...read more
A Rochelle man escaped serious injuries yesterday afternoon after being struck by a semi-truck while riding his bike. The accident took place a short time before 2 in the 11 hundred block of Lincoln ...read more
Saturday  (High School Basketball) AFC Thanksgiving Tournament Polo              61 (4-0)AFC      ...read more
Friday  (High School Basketball) AFC Thanksgiving Tournament Amboy 53 (1-2)Kirkland-HIawatha 45 (0-4)**Cole Olson (Amboy) 18 pts LaMoille-Ohio 80 (2-1)AFC 67 (2-1)**Kaywan Palmer (AFC): 19 pts...read more
GREEN BAY, Wis. Drenched from a soaking rain, Jay Cutlerfinally walked out of Lambeau Field with a win. The defense helped make Thursday night a Thanksgiving to rememberfor the Chicago Bears. Cutler...read more
Friday Strombom Tournament (Sycamore): Sandwich vs Dundee-Crown 3pm                      ...read more
Wednesday  (Boys High School Basketball) Leland G. Strombom Tournament (Spartan Gymnasium at Sycamore High School) Rockford Jefferson     73 (2-0)Rochelle   &...read more
Following several months of negotiations, village officials in Creston have sold the 9,670 square feet of property along Depot Street to Hueber LLC. The board last night approved the price of $4,000 ...read more
DEKALB, Ill. – Despite a valiant effort by the Northern Illinois University defense, the NIU Huskies were unable to overcome a 13-point halftime deficit and dropped 26-21 decision to Ohio on Tue...read more
Monday  (High School Basketball) AFC Thanksgiving Tournament Polo                     65 (1-0...read more
Huskie Stadium in DeKalb Ohio "Bobcats" (7-4), (4-3) vs NIU " Huskie" (8-3), (6-1) **Kick-Off set at 6:30pm       **Senior Night for the NIU Football Program     &...read more
The sale of property, approval of the tax levy ordinance, and insurance for the village tops the agenda tonight for Creston officials. The board meeting begins at 7 at the Village Hall building. Cre...read more
Saturday (Semi-Final Playoff Games) Class 1A: Stark County 10 Ottawa Marquette 7                **Postponed until Sunday due...read more
Saturday Forreston Thanksgiving Tournament Stockton                44Rochelle               &nbs...read more
Saturday  (Girls Basketball) Forreston Thanksgiving Tournament: Stockton 47 Christian Life 28                 ...read more
The Denver Broncos head to the Windy City today to square off with the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field. The Broncos have lost two in a row since a 7-and-0 start. Peyton Manning will be on the pine with...read more
The Sedin  brothers were all business as the Canucks dropped the Blackhawks 6-3 from north of the border. Daniel Sedin finished with a hat trick and an assist to his brother Henrik, who dished ou...read more
The Christmas Eve and Christmas Day programming schedules for Newstalk 1060 have been announced. Christmas Eve Thursday December 24th 11:00am-11:30am Christmas On The Farm 1:06pm-2pm Frank Sinatra Ra...read more
Johnny Gaudreau  lit the lamp in overtime to lift Calgary to a 2-1 victory over Chicago north of the border. Sean Monahan added a first period goal off assists from Gaudreau and Kris Russell. Kar...read more
Ogle County Sheriff's Police arrested a Stillman Valley man on Saturday after they responded to a report of a person who had attempted to commit suicide with a firearm. When officers arrived on the s...read more
Semi-Final Games in the Illinois High School Football PlayoffsClass 1A:    Ottawa Marquette  (12-0)  at  Stark County  (12-0)   Saturday at 1pm  ...read more
The Blackhawks make the second stop of their six-game road trip tonight taking on the Flames. Chicago got things started with a 4-2 overtime win against the Oilers putting them at 11-7-and-1. The Haw...read more
A huge Black Friday demonstration is planned today in downtown Chicago. It will consist of those protesting the deadly police shooting of Laquan McDonald. A video was released on Tuesday showing Offic...read more
DEKALB, Ill. – The NIU Huskies scored 13 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to earn a 27-19 victory over Western Michigan on Wednesday night at Huskie Stadium. Sophomore Jordan Huff rushed ...read more
Wednesday  (Girls Basketball) Oregon Tipoff Classic: Fulton 55 Oregon 50                    &n...read more
Joe Maddon has won his third Manager of the Yearaward, earning his first in the NL after guiding the Chicago Cubsto their first postseason berth since 2008. Maddon got nine first-place votes for 124 ...read more
Peyton Manning won't suit up Sunday against the Bears, yielding thestarting job to Brock Osweiler as the 39-year-old quarterback triesto get healthy. Manning is dealing with a variety of ailments,incl...read more
Monday  (Girls Basketball) Morrison Tournament: AFC 50 Galva 29                      ...read more
A Chicago truck driver suffered injuries yesterday morning after he crashed his semi in Byron. The accident took place a short time before 11:30 at the intersection of Route 72 and Route 2. 65-year ...read more
DEKALB, Ill. – Junior guard Aaric Armstead  scored 18 points to lead the way as the Northern Illinois University men’s basketball team overcame an eight-point halftime deficit to defe...read more
Saturday  (Memorial Field at Kankakee Bishop McNamara High School)Kankakee Bishop McNamara        53   (11-1)Byron        &nb...read more
Saturday (Redbird Arena in Normal (Illinois State University) Class 1A Championship Match: Eastland 25-16, 25-16 Cissna Park            &n...read more
Jeremy Langford relished his first chance to be the Chicago Bears'feature back while excelling in the running and passing games,something Matt Forte has done so often throughout his career. With Fort...read more
Patrick Kane's power play goal in the second period gave the Blackhawks the lead and eventual 4-2 victory over the Blues at the Scottrade Center. Artem Anisimov  scored in the third while Andrew ...read more
Quarterfinals Class 1A: Polo (11-0) at Stark County (11-0) Saturday at 2pmOrion (10-1) at Ottawa-Marquette (11-0) Saturday at 3:30pm Class 2A: Kewanee Wethersfield (10-1) at Hall (9-2) Saturday at 2...read more
DEKALB, Ill. – The Northern Illinois University men’s basketball team opened the season with an 83-71 victory over Cal State Northridge on Friday night in the NIU Showcase at the NIU Convo...read more
Sergey Kalinin's power-play goal with 2:27 to go gave the Devils a 3-2 win over the Blackhawks. Adam Henrique and Kyle Palmieri each scored in the second for New Jersey, which has won nine of its last...read more
The Bulls will clash with the Hornets tonight at the United Center. Chicago upped its record to 5-and-3 with a 111-88 win over the 76ers its last time out on Monday. One of Chicago's losses was a 25-p...read more
The Rochelle Christian Food Pantry will be distributing items this morning from 9 until 11 at Anderson Plumbing and Heating on 1st Avenue. The food was donated on Thursday by area residents and busin...read more
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Northern Illinois University Huskies turned a 28-3 halftime lead into a 41-30 Mid-American Conference win over the University at Buffalo Wednesday night. NIU won its fifth st...read more
The Bears are back to work preparing for Sunday's game against the Rams. Matt Forte practiced on a limited basis after missing Monday's win over the Chargers with a knee injury. Head coach John Fox sa...read more
The first winter snow storm is expected to hit the area late tonight and Saturday morning which will make travel a problem for motorists. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warnin...read more
It was another successful year for the Two Ton Thanksgiving Food Drive in Rochelle as the 10th annual event was held yesterday. Newstalk 1060, The Coyote, along with Anderson Plumbing and Heating and...read more
Jay Cutler's 25-yard touchdown pass to Zach Miller with just over three minutes left gave the Bears a 22-19 win over the Chargers on "Monday Night Football". Cutler had a pair of scoring tosses to mov...read more
Nikola Mirotic  led six in double-figures with 20 points as the Bulls blasted the 76ers, 111-88, in Philadelphia. Doug McDermott dropped in 18 points for Chicago, which improved to 5-and-3. Derri...read more
QuarterfinalsClass 1A:        Polo  (11-0)  at  Stark County  (11-0)   Saturday at 2pm           &nb...read more
Newstalk 1060, The Coyote, along with Anderson Plumbing and Heating and other area businesses in Rochelle will be hosting the 10th Annual Two Ton Thanksgiving Food Drive today until 5pm. The event wi...read more
Illinois fired athletic director Mike Thomastoday as it released the final report from its investigationinto mistreatment of football and women's basketball players. The report found no wrongdoing by...read more
A pair of struggling teams meet up on "Monday Night Football" as the Chicago Bears face the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium. The Bears have lost back-to-back NFC North games to the Lions and Vi...read more
Saturday (Becker Field in Wilmington)  (High School Football) Byron                      42 (9-2)Wilmington     &n...read more
Saturday  (Boys Soccer) Class 2A State Boys Soccer Tournament (Hoffman Estates High School) Championship Match: Waterloo 4                Peoria Notre Da...read more
Friday Lutheran Sports Association State Volleyball Tournament (Springfield) Pool Play Peoria Christ                &...read more
Friday (2nd Round Football Playoff Games) Class 3A: Princeton 43 (11-0)      Chicago Raby 8 Class 6A: Prairie Ridge 40           Lake Forest 13 ...read more
Derrick Rose's 29 points, five rebounds and seven assists led the Bulls to a 104-98 win over the Thunder in Chicago. Jimmy Butler added 26 points for the Bulls, who improved to 4-and-2. Pau Gasol coll...read more
Thursday (Sectional Championship Matches)  (Girls High School Volleyball) Class 3A At Sycamore: LaSalle-Peru 25-23, 23-25, 25-20 SterlingAt New Lenox: Joliet Catholic 25-23, 27-25 MorrisAt Wood...read more
Illinois Department of Transportation Secretary Randall Blankenhorn Illinois Department of Transportation Secretary Randall Blakenhorn brought good news for city officials in Rochelle on Friday. The...read more
Illinois Lieutenant Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti Illinois Lieutenant Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti made a stop in Rochelle yesterday as she talked about the lack of a state budget along with a visit to ...read more
TOLEDO, Ohio – When the call came – in the second quarter of Tuesday’s match-up with No. 20 Toledo - Northern Illinois University redshirt freshman back-up quarterback Ryan Graham wa...read more
TOLEDO, Ohio – When the call came – in the second quarter of Tuesday’s match-up with No. 20 Toledo - Northern Illinois University redshirt freshman back-up quarterback Ryan Graham wa...read more
Every one of TOLEDO's season goals is still therefor the taking. On Tuesday night, the No. 20 Rockets begin ahigh-profile stretch of games starting with an opponent that hascontinually shattered their...read more
Rochelle Middel School Several Veterans Day ceremonies were held yesterday in the area as we thanked those individuals who have helped protect this country.Newstalk 1060 broadcasted the program at th...read more
Blair Walsh nailed a game-winning 36-yard field goal as time expired to lift the Vikings past the Bears 23-20 in Chicago. Stefon Diggs had a 40-yard touchdown catch with 1:49 to go that tied the game ...read more
The Bulls eked out a 92-87 win over the Magic at the United Center behind 16 points apiece from Pau Gasol and Nikola Mirotic. Jimmy Butler added 14 points, five assists and four rebounds for Chicago, ...read more
NFC North rivals meet today in the Windy City as the Minnesota Vikings play the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field. The Vikings completed a season sweep of the Lions last Sunday with a 29-19 win at Detroi...read more
Rochelle City Engineer Sam Tesreau The quiet zone project dealing with the train horn issue in Rochelle has been delayed and will not be completed prior to winter. Work has been going on over the pa...read more
Saturday  (Boys Corss Country) Woodstock North Class 2A Sectional Teams that qualified for the State meet (Detweiller Park in Peoria) 1) Grayslake Central: 53 pts2) Belvidere North: 123 pts3) ...read more
3 men have been arrested in connection with the death of an NIU student last month after he fell from a dormitory window.19-year "Timi" Okedina of Des Plaines suffered fatal injuries from the incident...read more
The Bulls are in action tonight against the Pistons at The Palace of Auburn Hills. Chicago ran its record to 2-and-0 with a 115-110 win over the Nets on Wednesday. Tonight's game is at 7:30....read more
The Rochelle elementary school district received a grant Friday of $25,000 to help students learn more in the area of agriculture, engineering, along with science, and math. The money came from the A...read more
Thursday (Volleyball Regional Championship Matches) Class 3A Regionals At Dixon: LaSalle-Peru 25-21, 25-11 Rock FallsAt Plano: Sterling 25-13, 25-19 KanelandAt Rockford Boylan: Rockford Boylan 25-16...read more
The Chicago Bulls pulled away from the Brooklyn Nets in the second half for a 115-100 win at the Barclays Center. Jimmy Butler led the way with 24 points as the Bulls entered the fourth with a 15-poin...read more
Tuesday  (Boys Soccer) Class 1A Super-Sectional Keith School 3 Peoria Christian 2      **Keith School: Plays Anna-Jonesboro Friday at 5pm in the Class 1A Semi-Finals&nb...read more
Monday  (Girls Volleyball) Rockford Boylan Class 3A Regional Freeport      25 25Rochelle       22 23 (6-26-1)**Freeport: Plays Burlington Central on...read more
Saturday  (boys Soccer) Aurora Class 1A Sectional Championship Match Keith School 2 Oregon 1 (Overtime)        **Oregon goal: Isidora Marcos with 1:46 left in...read more
Village officials in Creston are working out a few problems with the water meter program at homes before residents are charge by the usage per month.Over 200 bills were sent out to homes, duplexes, an...read more
DeKALB, Ill. – The Northern Illinois University Huskies piled up 374 yards of total offense and 35 points in the first half en route to a 49-21 Mid-American Conference victory over Eastern Michi...read more
Friday (Doug Creason Athletic Center) Kaneland             41 (6-3)Rochelle                7 (3-6)*...read more
FridayRadio Broadcast GamesKaneland         41                   Rochelle          &n...read more
Thursday  (Girls Volleyball) Stillman Valley 25-18, 25-21 OregonByron 25-21, 25-19 DixonMendota 25-21, 25-11 WinnebagoRockford Lutheran 26-28, 25-18, 25-14 Rock FallsMarengo 25-19, 25-18 Rockfor...read more
 Kemba Walker scored 22 points, Jeremy Linadded 18 points and eight rebounds, and the Charlotte Hornetsdefeated the Chicago Bulls 94-86 on Monday night to remainundefeated in the preseason. The ...read more
The Bulls will clash with the Hornets in a preseason affair tonight in Charlotte. Chicago has been off since suffering a 114-91 loss to the Pistons last Wednesday. The Bulls are 2-and-3 in exhibition...read more
Saturday Boys Class 1A State Golf Tournament (Prairie Vista Golf Course in Bloomington) Final Standings 1) Byron: 645 (321-324)        **2nd State Championship in...read more
2 Rockford men pled not guilty in Ogle County court yesterday following a fight that took place in Rochelle earlier this month. 18-year old Devin Griffith has been charged with the felony offense of ...read more
Saturday  (Boys Soccer) Freeport Class 2A Regional (Pretzel Field) Freeport      2 (8-13)Rochelle      0 (5-12-3)**Freeport: Goal in each half &nb...read more
Daniel Murphy and Travis d'Arnaud  homered as the Mets doubled up the Cubs 4-2 in Game One of the National League Championship Series at Citi Field.  Curtis Granderson's RBI single snapped a...read more
The death of a Northern Illinois University student who fell from a residence hall is being ruled an accident. Oluwarotimi Okedina  died at the hospital after dropping out of an eleventh-floor wi...read more
OXFORD, Ohio – The Northern Illinois University Huskies used a quick-strike offense and a solid all-around defensive performance to claim a 45-12 Mid-American Conference win over Miami Saturday ...read more
Friday (Doug Creason Athletic Complex) Sterling     35 (7-1), (4-0)Rochelle      0 (3-5), (1-3)**Rochelle: 2nd year in a row will not be in the Playoffs   &nbs...read more
Thursday  (Boys Soccer) At Dixon Varsity Dixon 6 (11-7-1)Rochelle 1 (5-11-3)**Dixon: Led 3-0 at Half Time      **Out shot Rochelle 12-2 in the match**Rochelle's Goal: ...read more
The Bulls were outscored 38-16 in the fourth quarter of a 114-91 loss to the Pistons in a preseason affair at the United Center. E'Twaun Moore netted a team-high 16 points for Chicago, which dropped t...read more
Wednesday  (Boys Soccer) Oregon Class 1A Regional:  Stillman valley   2            Rockford Christian    ...read more
Tuesday (At LaSalle)  (Girls Volleyball) Varsity LaSalle-Peru        25 25Rochelle            &nbs...read more
Bulls head coach Fred Hoiberg says star Derrick Rose may be cleared for practice this week. Rose has been sidelined since fracturing his left orbital in the first practice of training camp last month....read more
Monday  (Boys Golf) 2015 BYRON BOYS GOLF TEAM Byron Class 1A Sectional (Prairie View Golf Course) Top 3 teams that qualified for the Boys Class 1A State Golf Tournament atPrairie Vista Golf C...read more
Monday (Boys Cross Country) Amboy Invitational Team Standings 1) Monticello: 105 pts2) Elmwood/Brimfield: 115 pts 13) Winnebago: 342 pts **Byron and Oregon: Each had only 3 runners **Byron: 24) ...read more
Jay Cutler threw a pair of touchdown passes late in the fourth quarter as the Bears rallied past the Chiefs, 18-17, at Arrowhead Stadium. Cutler found Marquess Wilson for a 22-yard score with 3:05 lef...read more
The Bulls continue preseason play tonight against the Pelicans at the United Center. Chicago is 2-and-1 in exhibition play after notching a 114-105 win over the Timberwolves on Saturday. Tonight's gam...read more
Big 14 Junior Tackle Football ConferenceChampionship Games  (At Davis Junction)  8th Grade:    Stillman Valley        24     ...read more
DEKALB, Ill. – Northern Illinois University quarterback Drew Hare completed 90 percent of his passes for 363 yards and two touchdowns and running back Joel Bouagnon recorded his third 100-yard r...read more
A feasibility study is scheduled to be done in the near future for a new detention facility in Ogle County. The cost will not exceed $10,000. The study will include needs for the county along with st...read more
Friday (At DeKalb) DeKalb            43 (6-1)Rochelle           22 (3-4)**DeKalb: Qualifies for the playoffs with their...read more
Friday Radio Broadcast Games DeKalb 43 (5-1) Rochelle 22 (3-4)Winnebago 27 (4-3) Oregon 23 (2-5)       **Winnebago: Jess Smith 11-yard TD pass to Justin Spickler with :...read more
Illinois lawmakers are pushing forward a partial spending plan. The House Executive Committee approved a bill yesterday that would provide nearly two-billion-dollars to fund lottery winners and local ...read more
Division rivals square off in the National League Division Series as the Chicago Cubs take on the St. Louis Cardinals. Game One of the best-of-five series is tonight at Busch Stadium, with Jon Lester ...read more
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The Vince Carney Community Theatre production of 'Escanaba' is running this weekend and next at Paddock Hall in Rochelle. Take a listen for more!.....   [audio:102015114914-VCCT.mp3]VCCT[/audio]...read more
Thursday (At RTHS)  (Girls Volleyball) Varsity Ottawa     25 25Rochelle     18 20      (6-19-1), (1-4)**Rochelle: Emma Mehrings 10 digs, 7...read more
The Bulls suffered a 112-94 loss to the Nuggets in preseason play last night. Nikola Mirotic [[ MEER-oh-titch ]] scored 18 points for Chicago, which is 1-and-1 in exhibition play. The Bulls will take ...read more
Jake Arrieta  tossed a four-hitter to lead the Cubs to a 4-0 win over the Pirates in the NL Wild Card game in Pittsburgh. In his first playoff start, Arrieta matched Kerry Wood's team postseason ...read more
Wednesday  (Girls Golf) Oregon Class 1A Regional (Silver Ridge Golf Course) Top 3 Teams that qualified for the Peru St. Bede Class 1A Sectional on Monday(Spring Creek Golf Course in Spring Vall...read more
Tuesday  (Boys Golf) Sterling Class 2A Regional (Emerald Hill Golf Course in Sterling) **Rochelle had 1 golfer qualify for the Freeport Class 2A Sectional next Monday at Park Hills Golf Course&...read more
Tuesday  (Boys Golf) Westminster Class 1A Regional (Golf Club of Illinois in Algonquin) Team Standings (Top 3 teams qualify for the Byron Class 1A Sectional next Monday at Prairie View Golf Cou...read more
The Pittsburgh Pirates host the Chicago Cubs in the National League Wild Card Game tonight at PNC Park. The winner will advance to play the St. Louis Cardinals in the best-of-five NL Division Series s...read more
Varsity (At Belvidere) Rochelle                  3 (4-8-3)Belvidere North       ...read more
Varsity (At Belvidere) Rochelle                  3 (4-8-3)Belvidere North       ...read more
Robbie Gould's 49-yard field goal with two-seconds left lifted the Bears to a 22-20 win over the Raiders at Soldier Field. Sebastian Janikowski had given Oakland a 20-19 lead with 2:05 to play, but Ch...read more
Dan Haren allowed one run in six innings of work as the Cubs topped the Brewers 3-1 from Miller Park. Haren improved to 11-and-9 with Travis Wood notching his fourth save. Anthony Rizzo plated two run...read more
MT. PLEASANT, Mich. – Central Michigan took advantage of four Northern Illinois University turnovers, including three in the third quarter, to score 26 second-half points en route to a 29-19 Mid...read more
Saturday (Helms Athletic Complex)  (Rochelle Junior Tackle Football) 8th Grade Game Rochelle      44 (7-1)Dixon          14**Rochelle: Will pla...read more
The Oakland Raiders are back in the midwest looking for another win as they face the Chicago Bears Sunday at Soldier Field today. Oakland, who is (2-1), held on for a 27-20 win over the Browns in Clev...read more
The sanitary sewer project along with a new garbage contract topped the discussion last night by village officials in Hillcrest. In a 5-0 vote, the board approved the engineering services with Baxter...read more
Austin Jackson hit a three-run homer to back five shutout innings from Jason Hammel as the Cubs beat the Reds 5-3 at Great American Ball Park. Anthony Rizzo and Chris Denorfia also drove in runs as Ch...read more
The Chicago Bears hope to get quarterbackJay Cutler back for Sunday's game against the Oakland Raiders andare preparing to go with Jimmy Clausen again if he is not ready. Cutler practiced Thursday on...read more
Wednesday  (Boys Golf) Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference Tournament (Senica Ridge Golf Course) Team Standings 1) DeKalb: 3232) Geneseo: 3393) Sterling: 345 10) Rochelle: 405 **Rochelle: Ga...read more
Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose had surgery to repairhis left eye socket Wednesday, a day after being elbowed in theface. Coach Fred Hoiberg says the operation to repair a left orbitalfracture ''went...read more
Tuesday (At RTHS)   (Girls Volleyball) Varsity Sycamore                 23 25 25 (12-3)Rochelle               &...read more
Tuesday  (Girls Volleyball) Oregon 25-11, 25-16 Stillman ValleyAFC 25-16, 25-7 South Beloit    **Lady Raiders: (16-7)    **Emily Shrimplin: 12 assists for AFCLaSall...read more
 Four runs in the first inning was all the Cubs needed in their 4-1 win over the Reds at Great American Ball Park. Miguel Montero's two-run double was the highlight of the frame. Dan Haren tossed...read more
Monday (Doug Creason Athletic Complex)  (Boys Soccer) Rochelle's Luis Marquez Varsity Rochelle       2 (3-7-2), (2-2-1)Ottawa         2 (3-8-2), (1-3-1)**O...read more
A Grand Opening ceremony was held Friday at the new Mightyvine greenhouse which is located on the west side of Rochelle, just north of Route 38. The hydroponic farm is on 7.5 acres and has 30 employe...read more
Chris Denorfia's pinch-hit solo homer in the bottom of the 11th gave the Cubs a 1-0 win over the Royals at Wrigley Field. Denorfia drilled the first pitch he saw from Miguel Almonte leading off the 11...read more
Bond remains at $50,000 for a Rockford teen following a fight last Sunday morning in Rochelle. 18-year old Devin Joseph Griffith has been arrested on the felony offense of aggravated battery and the ...read more
The Seahawks picked up their first win of the season, cruising to a 26-0 victory over the Bears in their home opener at CenturyLink Field. Tyler Lockett had 105-yard kick-off return for a touchdown, a...read more
CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. – Facing a dominating defense on the road for the second straight week, the Northern Illinois University Huskies could not get untracked offensively and dropped a 17-14 deci...read more
Saturday  (High School Football) Sterling Newman 26             Erie-Prophetstown 20 Rochelle Junior Tackle Football (At Winnebago)8th Grade GameRochelle &nb...read more
The Seattle Seahawks find themselves in a position they haven'tbeen in four years, but they're not overreacting after twodisappointing losses. The Chicago Bears, meanwhile, would seem to have plenty ...read more
Thursday (Doug Creason Athletic Complex)   (Boys Soccer) Varsity Sycamore     3 (11-3-1)Rochelle        2 (3-7-1)**Sycamore: Scored the winning go...read more
Carlos Beltran's three-run homer in the third inning was all the offense the Yankees would need in their 3-2 win over the White Sox at Yankee Stadium. New York took the opener of the four-game set to ...read more
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 Jose...read more
Wednesday  (Girls Volleyball) Varsity (At RTHS) Rochelle     25 22 28 (4-12-1), (1-3)Geneseo     19 25 26**Rochelle: Jacie Wyatt 33 assists  ...read more
Tuesday  (Boys Golf) Varsity Sterling     167Rochelle    206 (3-12) (Emerald Hill Golf Course)**Rochelle: Alec Beach 45Noah Griffith 48 Soph-Frosh Sterling  ...read more
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 b...read more
Tuesday  (Boys Golf)Byron             159Rock Falls        169  (Rock River Golf and Pool)**Byron:   ...read more
Jake Arrieta fired a complete game shutout for his Major League-leading 20th win of the season, as the Cubs blanked the Brewers 4-0 at Wrigley Field. Arrieta struck out 11 while giving up just three h...read more
Rajai Davis laced a run-scoring triple in the bottom of the 10th to give the Tigers a 2-1 win over the White Sox in Detroit. The Tigers took a combined no-hitter into the ninth, but Tyler Saladino tri...read more
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 o...read more
Monday (At Streator)  (Girls Tennis) Varsity Rochelle         3 (1-8)Streator         2**Rochelle: #1 Singles: Rachel Goffinet lost 6...read more
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 inc...read more
Carson Palmer had four touchdown passes including three to Larry Fitzgerald, as the Cardinals blasted the Bears 48-23 at Soldier Field. Palmer finished 17-of-24 for 185 yards and an interception. Fitz...read more
Tommy Pham and Stephen Piscotty homered in a three-run first inning and the Cardinals held on for a 4-3 win over the Cubs at Wrigley Field. Jhonny Peralta added an RBI single in the third to stake St....read more
It was a dominating performance for PGA Champion Justin Day as he won by 6 shots at the BMW Golf Championship held at Conway Farms in Lake Forest. Day shot a final round of 2 under par 69 and finishe...read more
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Northern Illinois University Huskies forced five turnovers, including three interceptions, and battled No. 1 Ohio State to the end, before coming up a touchdown short and fa...read more
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 ...read more
It's been a long time since the Arizona Cardinals have had aconsistent running game, and though feature back Andre Ellingtonmay not play Sunday against the Chicago Bears, coach Bruce Ariansis confiden...read more
Kris Bryant and Jorge Soler left the yard as the Cubs clipped the Cardinals, 5-4 at Wrigley Field. Bryant added an RBI-double for the Cubs. The North Siders needed eight pitchers to get through the ga...read more
Jason Day is taking no prisoners at the BMW Championship. Day nailed a 42-foot eagle putt on the final hole on Friday to finish the day eight-under at Conway Farms Golf Club. Day shot a 61 on Friday m...read more
Thursday (Skare Park in Rochelle) Rochelle Cross Country Invitational Boys 1) DeKalb: 22 pts2) Clinton, Iowa: 47 pts3) Rochelle: 69 pts4) Oregon: 120 pts**Rochelle: Julian Hernandez 6th Place ...read more
Thursday  (Boys Golf) Polo               169 (10-3)East Dubuque 169 (Lacoma Golf Course)**East Dubuque: Won the meet on the ...read more
A Winnebago County judge set bond at $100,000 for a Rochelle man after shots were fired Monday afternoon at the Crusader Community Health faciity in Rockford. No one suffered any injuries. 36-year o...read more
DeKalb County officials say that an NIU student died from closed injuries after he fell from a residence hall window last Saturday night. 19-year old Oluwarotimi Okedina from Des Plaines suffered fat...read more
Rockford Police have arrested a Rochelle man after shots were fired yesterday afternoon at the Crusader Community Health facility. No one suffered any injuries. 36-year old Steven Dummer has been cha...read more
Wednesday  (Boys Golf) Byron             154Stillman Valley 189 (Prairie View Golf Course)**Byron: Trent Snodgrass 33 (3 under par)**S...read more
Tuesday (Doug Creason Athletic Complex)  (Boys Soccer) Varsity Sterling        4Rochelle       1 (3-4), (2-1)**Sterling: Led 2-0...read more
Tuesday  (Boys Soccer) Oregon 6 Rockford Lutheran 1     **Oregon: 2 goals each by Konner Wilson and Austin MilanDixon 8 Byron 0Sycamore 4 Yorkville 3Aurora Marmion 3 DeKalb 0...read more
Northern Illinois University is mourning the death of a student that fell from a residence hall. Vice President of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management Eric Weldy announced last night that a stu...read more
The Chicago Bears signed linebacker Sam Achoon Monday after releasing him last week and placed defensivelineman Cornelius Washington on season-ending injured reservebecause of a quad injury. The Bear...read more
Aaron Rodgers continued his dominance against the rival Bears as the Packers rolled to a 31-23 opening-day victory at Soldier Field. Rodgers finished 18-of-23 for 189 yards and three touchdowns as he ...read more
Saturday  (High School Football) Westminster       14Christian Life        7 Ottawa-Marquette 42Lutheran North     &nb...read more
NFC North rivals square off to start the season in Week One as the Green Bay Packers visit the Chicago Bears Sunday at Soldier Field. Chicago will wear its alternate "Monsters of the Midway" uniforms ...read more
Friday (Doug Creason Athletic Complex) Yorkville             37 (2-1)Rochelle          &n...read more
Unity Hospice of Western Illinois is inviting Ogle County and surrounding area veterans to share their stories of wartime for inclusion in the U.S. Library of Congress through a nationally-recognized ...read more
Thursday  (Boys Soccer) Sterling 3 Geneseo 3Oregon 4 Hinckley-Big Rock 0Dixon 10 Winnebago 1Rockford Lutheran 3 Byron 2 (Penalty KIcks)Burlington Central 2 Genoa-Kingston 0Rockford Christian 4 M...read more
Last night's game between the Cubs and Phillies was postponed due to rain in Philadelphia. The opener of the four-game series will be made up as part of a doubleheader today. Game one of the double di...read more
Murray State "Racers" (1-0) at NIU " Huskies" (1-0) **Saturday at 2:30 at Huskie Stadium**NIU: Won their opener against UNLV 38-30**Murray State: Won their opener vs Kentucky Wesleyan 52-12**NIU: Has...read more
The Bears had a welcome sight at practice on Wednesday. Wide receiver Alshon Jeffery was on the field for the first time in almost a month. Jeffery has been battling a calf injury and it's unclear if ...read more
Tuesday (At Ottawa)  (Boys Soccer) Rochelle                6 (2-3), (1-0)Ottawa                  0**Rochelle:...read more
The Chicago Bears are hopeful top wide receiver Alshon Jeffery will be ready for the season opener Sunday against Green Bay. NFL Network reports Jeffery is "progressing well" from a calf injury. He s...read more
Dexter Fowler hit a leadoff home run and the Chicago Cubs never looked back dominating the St. Louis Cardinals 9-0 from Busch Stadium. Fowler added a double and two more RBI, while Addison Russell con...read more
The Rochelle Township High School board approved a new fiscal year budget last night as the district is looking at an operating figure of 13.4 million dollars. Superintendent Jamie Craven said that i...read more
Ryan Raburn clubbed his second solo home run in the sixth inning to give the Indians the lead and eventual 3-2 win over the White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field. Mike Aviles belted a solo shot of his own ...read more
Number-one Ohio State got the revenge it was looking for, cruising to a 42-24 win over Virginia Tech in Blacksburg. The Hokies beat the Buckeyes in Columbus last season to give OSU its only loss. Ohio...read more
Jordan Mills is no longer a Chicago Bear. The team waived the right tackle yesterday just before they were set to begin regular season practice. Mills started 29 games over the past two seasons after ...read more
DEKALB, Ill. – Junior quarterback Drew Hare  threw for a career-high 360 yards on 21-of-26 passing and two touchdowns as NIU erased a 14-point second quarter deficit to defeat UNLV, 38-30, ...read more
Saturday  Helms Athletic Complex  (Rochelle Junior Tackle) 8th Grade:  Rochelle  (3-1) forfeit win over Rockton7th Grade: Rochelle  (2-2) forfeit win over Rockton**Rockton di...read more
In his first start since tossing a no-hitter Jake Arrieta  fired another gem to lead the Cubs past the Diamondbacks, 2-0, at Wrigley Field. Arrieta struck out seven and gave up just four hits in ...read more
Adam Eaton and Tyler Flowers each belted a three-run home run as the White Sox stormed past the Royals, 12-1, at Kauffman Stadium. Jose Abreu clubbed a solo shot and Alexi Ramirez went 4-for-5 with tw...read more
Thursday  (Girls Volleyball) AFC                      25 25 (5-1)Hinckley-Big Rock  ...read more
J.B. Shuck tripled in the go-ahead runs in a three-run seventh inning as the White Sox rallied to top the Twins 6-4 at Target Field. Adam Eaton added a sac-fly for insurance as Chicago salvaged the fi...read more
Saturday (Huskie Stadium in DeKalb) **UNLV "Rebels" (0-0) vs NIU "Huskies" (0-0)       **Season Opener**NIU: Coming off an (11-3) overall record and 7th straight bowl ga...read more
A two-out error by Kris Bryant led to a three-run homer by Joey Votto in the ninth inning as the Reds rallied for a 7-4 win over the Cubs at Wrigley Field. Jason Bourgeois also homered and Brandon Phi...read more
Laura Cook of rural Oregon has announced her candidacy for Ogle County Clerk and Recorder on the Republican ballot for the March 15th Primary Election. Cook has been the Chief Deputy Clerk for Ogle C...read more
Tuesday (Fairways Golf Course)  (Boys Golf) Varsity Ottawa              177Rochelle            193 (1-6...read more
Joe Mauer's RBI single during a three-run eighth inning helped the Twins rally past the White Sox, 8-6, in the first of three from Target Field. Miguel Sano smacked a solo homer in the seventh to tie ...read more
For the 1st time in 45 years, city officials in Rochelle approved a new roof at the fire station along with an upgrade in their heating, ventilation, and air conditioning. The bid for the roof work c...read more
Chicago Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta  has thrown the sixth no-hitter of the season. Arrieta kept the Dodgers hitless in Chicago's 2-0 win Sunday night in Los Angeles. Arrieta struck out 12, walked o...read more
Tyler Saladino hit a walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the 11th inning to lift the White Sox past the Mariners, 6-5, at U.S. Cellular Field. Trayce Thompson scored the tying run on a throwing error...read more
Saturday (Robert Colburn Athletic Field in Winnebago)  (High School Football) St. Joseph-Ogden     36 (1-0)Winnebago         &nbs...read more
Andy Dalton sneaked in for a touchdown onCincinnati's opening drive, then came out of the game as aprecaution with a sore neck on Saturday night during a 21-10preseason victory over the Chicago Bears....read more
The Mariners held off a late rally by the White Sox in a 7-6 win at U.S. Cellular Field. Kyle Seager had a two-run homer for Seattle, while Robinson Cano finished with four hits. Seth Smith and Ketel ...read more
Work at the Rochelle Fire Department building, a switchgear project at the Caron Road Substation, and motor fuel tax money for the pedestrian signals and new sidewalks at Route 38 and Lincoln Highway ...read more
Friday (Doug Creason Athletic Complex) Rochelle                    44 (1-0)Chicago Corliss          16 (...read more
Broadcast Games Rochelle 44 Chicago Corliss 16Forreston 33 AFC 13**Cardinals: Led 26-7 at Half Time**AJ Christensen (Forreston): 101 yards and 2 TD's**Matt Akins (Forreeston): 97 yards and a TD**Loga...read more
Taijuan Walker and two relievers combined for a four-hit shutout to lead the Mariners past the White Sox, 2-0, at U.S. Cellular Field. Walker fanned six in six-and-a-third innings of work to earn his ...read more
Thursday (Lancaster Gymnasium in Dixon)  (Girls Volleyball) Varsity Dixon          26 21 25 (1-0)Rochelle      24 25 8 (0-1)**Dixon: Led 9-2 an...read more
The 9th annual "30 Men Who Cook" event will take place this evening at the Rochelle Municipal Airport. Activities begin at 6 with music from 8:30 until 11. The evening is sponsored by the Rochelle To...read more
Thursday  (Girls Volleyball) Oregon 23 25 25Mendota 25 15 16**Oregon: Sommer Rhea 13 Kills                Gylian Finch ...read more
Travis Shaw broke a scoreless tie in the eighth inning with a two-run homer as the Red Sox blanked the White Sox, 3-0, at U.S. Cellular Field. Josh Rutledge added a sac-fly in the ninth to ice the cak...read more
Tuesday  (Boys Soccer) 34 on War Tournament (Earlville) Rochelle                     &nb...read more
Winnebago County State's Attorney Joe Bruscato has announced new charges against 26-year-old Luis Anaya for the 2011 shooting death of WIU student Brandon Wright. Anaya, from Rockford, is in a Houston...read more
Kris Bryant belted his 20th home run of the season with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Cubs a 2-1 win over the Indians in a makeup game at Wrigley Field. Bryant connected for t...read more
The Mariners scored four runs in the third inning and three in the fifth to power their way to an 8-6 victory over the White Sox at Safeco Field. Robinson Cano launched a two-run homer and Nelson Cruz...read more
The Bears scored 14 unanswered points in the second half to rally for a 23-11 preseason win over the Colts Saturday night. Jay Cutler was 8-of-9 for 69 yards for the Bears, who improved to 2-and-0 in ...read more
Chris Sale racked up 14 strikeouts to help guide the White Sox to an 11-4 thumping of the Mariners at Safeco Field. Sale gave up three runs over seven innings of work to improve to 12-and-7. Carlos Sa...read more
Rochelle Community Hospital invites area residents to add their signature to a steel beam which will become a permanent part of their new medical office building. Stop by the hospital this Wednesday 9...read more
The Rochelle Township High School football program held their annual purple and white scrimmage yesterday evening at the Doug Creason Athletic Complex. The Hubs are preparing for the season opener ne...read more
Ogle County property owners are reminded that the 2nd installment on their tax bill is due today Over 29,300 tax bills were mailed last April. The county expects to collect a little over 119 million ...read more
Tuesday  (Girls Golf) Rockford Boylan Invitational (Rockford Country Club) 1) Galesburg: 3542) Rockford Co-Op: 3683) Walter Payton: 379 8) Byron: 427 (11 Schools) Boys Golf At Timber Point G...read more
Chris Sale matched a career-high with 15 strikeouts as the White Sox slowed down the red-hot Cubs with a 3-1 win at U.S. Cellular Field. Sale allowed just one hit and two walks over seven scoreless in...read more
Chicago Bears' rookie receiver Kevin White will miss at least part of his rookie season. The 2015 first-round pick will undergo surgery to repair a stress fracture in his left shin and will start the ...read more
John Lackey gave up two runs and pitched into the ninth inning to help the Cardinals beat the Marlins, 6-2, at Busch Stadium. Lackey struck out six and added an RBI-single as he improved to 10-and-7 o...read more
The Rochelle Junior Tackle Football program has their 1st games of the season today when they plan at home against Bureau Valley.All of the home games are played at the Helms Athletic Complex.Today's ...read more
The Rochelle Junior Tackle Football program has their 1st games of the season on Saturday when they play at home against Bureau Valley.All of the home games are played at the Helms Athletic Complex.Sa...read more
A Dixon man escaped serious injuries yesterday morning after he crashed the international boom truck he was driving in rural Polo. The accident took place a short time after 11:30 in the 16,000 block...read more
 Thomas Brennan An even par 66 on his final 18 holes on Sunday gave Thomas Brennan a 1 shot win at the Fairways Golf Course Men's Open in Rochelle. Brennan along with Josh Johnson were tied goi...read more
Tiffany O'Brien has announced her candidacy for the Ogle County Clerk and Recorder on the Republican ballot for the March 15th primary election. O'Brien, who lives in rural Chana, has worked in the C...read more
In a 3-2 vote this week, city officials in Oregon approved a change in the ordinance dealing with the hours liquor can be sold on Sunday. Package liquor can now be sold starting at 9 in the morning. ...read more
Edinson Volquez allowed one run in seven innings to lead the Royals to a 3-2 victory over the White Sox from Kauffman Stadium. Volquez improved to 11-and-6 with Greg Holland earning his 24th save desp...read more
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Jo Dee Messina is no stranger to being on The Coyote Morning Show, calling in on her Birthday yesterday. Jo Dee will be performing this Friday night at the Bureau County Fair in Princeton along with L...read more
Kyle Schwarber hit a three-run homer as the Cubs clipped the Giants, 5-4, in the opener of a four-game set in Chicago. Jorge Soler laced a two-run single for the Cubs, who are now a half-game ahead of...read more
DeKALB, Ill. – The defending Mid-American Conference Champion Northern Illinois University Huskies officially opened their 2015 preseason training camp Wednesday at Huskie Stadium. One month awa...read more
In a union meeting Monday, the Rock Valley College Faculty Association voted overwhelmingly to allow its bargaining team to call for a work stoppage in the case of an impasse in negotiations with the ...read more
Logan Forsythe hit a two-run homer in the first and the Rays went on to rout Chris Sale and the White Sox, 11-3, in Chicago. Mikie Mahtook, Asdrubal Cabrera and Richie Shaffer also went deep for the R...read more
Saturday9-10 year old State Baseball Tournamnent  (Keystone Park in River Forest)1st Round  (Double Elimination)Hinsdale        28      ...read more
The Allstate Foundation announced a donation Wednesday of $10,000 to the Rochelle Area Community Foundation to support ongoing recovery efforts stemming from the April 9th tornado.   "The All...read more
Anthony Rizzo blasted a three-run homer to help push the Cubs past the Brewers, 4-2, at Miller Park. Kyle Schwarber went 2-for-3 with a solo shot and scored twice in Chicago's fourth straight win. Kyl...read more
Mark Teixeira went deep twice to pace the Yankees to a 13-6 victory over the White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field. Teixeira hit a right-handed grand slam in the second and a lefty two-run shot in the four...read more
SILVIS, Illinois (July 30, 2015) – John Deere Classic officials have announced that the 2016 edition of the tournament has been scheduled for the week of Aug. 8-14 at TPC Deere Run, a one-time s...read more
Adam Eaton led off the game with a homer and the surging White Sox went on to hammer the Red Sox, 9-2. Alexei Ramirez added a solo shot as the Southsiders ran their winning streak to seven games. Jose...read more
DETROIT – The defending league champion Northern Illinois University Huskies, who return 15 starters for 2015, have been picked to finish third in the Mid-American Conference West Division by me...read more
Rochelle Township High School Marching Band It was another successful year for the Lincoln Highway Heritage Festival as thousands of local and area residents attended the event this past weekend in d...read more
Tuesday LaSalle 10-11 year old Sectional All-Star Baseball Tournament (Double Elimination) Streator       15 (2-0)Rochelle         6 (2-2)**Streator...read more
Monday Sub-State 9-10 year old All-Star Baseball Tournament (Oglesby) Oglesby             11 (2-1)Rochelle     &n...read more
Area residents have 1 more day to enjoy the 18th Annual Lincoln Highway Heritage Festival in downtown Rochelle.Numerous activities are scheduled for all ages to enjoy. Pancakes in the Park begins at ...read more
Monday LaSalle 10-11 year old Sectional All-Star Baseball Tournament (Double Elimination) Rochelle                &nbs...read more
Sunday State 10-11 year old All-Star Girls Softball Tournament (Double Elimination) East Side Little League in Chicago Norridge       20Rochelle      &n...read more
Sunday Sub-State 9-10 year old All-Star Baseball Tournament  (Oglesby)Rochelle                       5   (2-0)Tri-Citie...read more
The Little Miss Peanut Contest was held Friday evening during the opening night of the Lincoln Highway Heritage Festival.  The event is put on by the Rochelle Noon Kiwanis Club and the Rochelle G...read more
Maikel Franco and Ryan Howard both hit two-run homers as the Phillies pounded the Cubs 11-5 and swept the three-game series at Wrigley Field. Domonic Brown finished a homer short of the cycle and drov...read more
Saturday State 10-11 year old All-Star Girls Softball Tournament (Double Elimination) East Side Little League in Chicago LaGrange        18       &...read more
The Lincoln Highway Heritage Festival begins today continues through Sunday in Rochelle.  The Festival begins at 4 this afternoon with amusements, the food court, beer garden and more.  Then...read more
Saturday Sub-State 9-10 year old All-Star Baseball Tournament (Oglesby) Rochelle                        14 (1-0)Bradley-Bourbonnais &...read more
Chris Sale struck out seven and the White Sox put up 16 hits in a 10-3 victory over the Indians at Progressive Field. Sale allowed two runs in seven frames to improve to 9-and-5 as Chicago won its thi...read more
Sunday 93rd Men's Lincoln Highway Golf Tournament At Kishwaukee Country Club in DeKalb (Par 70) (35-35) Final Team Standings (54 Holes) 1) Prairie View Golf Course (Byron): 27 pts**Out scored Kish...read more
Saturday 93rd Men's Lincoln Highway Golf Tournament At Kishwaukee Country Club in DeKalb (Par 70) (35-35) Teams Standings (After 27 Holes) 1) Kishwaukee Country Club #1 Team (DeKalb): 15 pts2) Pra...read more
Rochelle Little League All-Star games this week Sub-State 9-10 year old All-Star Baseball Tournament (Oglesby) Saturday (July 25th) Rochelle vs District 18 (Kankakee/Pontiac area) 6pm**Round Robin ...read more
Rock Falls 9-10 year old District All-Star Tournament (Double Elimination) Rochelle            18             (3-0)Sterling  &nbs...read more
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One of the top comedians in country Bill Engvall called into The Coyote Morning Show with Kris Wexell this morning, Bill is going to be filming a new special for Netflix at the Coronado Performing Art...read more
The Chicago Bulls say they have signed forward MikeDunleavy Jr. and backup guard Aaron Brooks.The deals were announced Tuesday. Both players reached agreementsbefore the league's signing moratorium en...read more
Single game Bears tickets for the upcoming season will go on sale this week. The team announced that fans can purchase tickets at Ticketmaster for home games beginning at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday. The B...read more
Sunday Freeport Junior League District All-Star Tournament (13-14 year olds) Double Elimination Rock Falls        2 (3-0)Rochelle     &nb...read more
Friday Rochelle 10-11 year old District All-Star Baseball Tournament Rochelle               12 (3-0)Sterling         &...read more
The Chicago Blackhawks aren't resting easy after theirthird Stanley Cup championship in six seasons. The Blackhawks made their fourth trade in two weeks, this timesending forward Patrick Sharp - a ke...read more
Thursday Rock Falls 9-10 year old District All-Star Baseball Tournament (Double Elimination) Rochelle         8 (1-0)Rock Falls       2**Rochelle: P...read more
Jimmy Butler envisions the Chicago Bulls contendingfor a championship next season and he and Derrick Rose forming oneof the NBA's best backcourts. Now all they have to do is make it happen. The Bull...read more
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Tonight at 6pm, people are welcome to come and show their support for 15 year old Aubrey Headon as she prepares to leave for Toronto for the Parapan games. The meeting will take place at the RTHS trac...read more
Adam Eaton's walk-off homer in the 11th gave the White Sox a 7-6 win over the Blue Jays in Chicago. Eaton went deep on the second pitch of the inning to give Chicago the win in a back-and-forth affair...read more
Rochelle 10-11 year old All-Star Baseball District Tournament (Double Elimination) Rochelle        9 (2-0)Rock Falls      4 (1-1)**Rochelle: Play on Frida...read more
Tuesday  (Little League Baseball) Rochelle 10-11 year old District All-Star Baseball Tournament Rochelle        10 (1-0)Freeport       &nb...read more
Tuesday Baseball Rochelle 10-11 year old District All-Star Baseball Tournament Joe Donor Field Sterling vs Rock Falls 6pmRochelle vs Freeport 8pm   **Pre-Game Show at 7:55pm on Newstalk ...read more
Area residents have 1 more day to enjoy the 162nd Ogle County Fair in rural Oregon. 1 of the main events today is the youth team competition which begins at 11. There will also be carnival rides for...read more
Some of country music's hottest rising stars will be performing today at the Summer Country Jam in Rochelle. The event will take place at the Municipal Airport as it is sponsored by the Rochelle Area ...read more
The 162nd Ogle County Fair continues today and runs through Sunday for all ages to enjoy. The fairgrounds are located in rural Oregon along North Limekiln Road. Today's main events includes the Kids ...read more
ROCHELLE ALL-STAR TEAMS (DISTRICT TOURNAMENTS)BASEBALL **9-10 year old team Play at Rock Falls    **Thursday vs Rock Falls (8pm) **10-11 year old team Play at Joe Donor Field in Roche...read more
The 162nd Ogle County Fair continues today and runs through Sunday for all ages to enjoy. The fairgrounds are located in rural Oregon along North Limekiln Road. Tonight's main attraction is the Big H...read more
 The Cardinals ended their season-long losing streak at four games with a 2-1 win over the Padres at Busch Stadium. Matt Carpenter singled in the tying run in the sixth inning, and Jhonny Peralta...read more
ROCHELLE ALL-STAR TEAMS (DISTRICT TOURNAMENTS)BASEBALL **9-10 year old team Play at Rock Falls    **Thursday vs Rock Falls (8pm) **10-11 year old team Play at Joe Donor Field in Roche...read more
The 162nd Ogle County Fair continues today and runs through Sunday in rural Oregon for area residents to enjoy. Last night's highlight was the 2015 Miss Ogle County pageant event. This year's Ogle Co...read more
City officials in Oregon this week updated a couple of ordinances dealing with the economic development commission along with length of public comments during council meetings. The commission wording...read more
ROCHELLE ALL-STAR TEAMS (DISTRICT TOURNAMENTS)BASEBALL **9-10 year old team Play at Rock Falls     **Thursday vs Rock Falls (8pm) **10-11 year old team Play at Joe Donor Field in...read more
A ceremony will be held on September 11th for the 2015 Rochelle Township High School Athletic Hall of Fame Class. A total of 7 former student-athletes will be the 12th induction class at RTHS. This ...read more
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This morning, I spoke with Beth about some of the new exhibits at MSI. Still time to visit before the kids go back to school!... Take a listen! [audio:72915111954-MSIBeth.mp3]Beth Boston[/audio]...read more
The 162nd Ogle County Fair begins today and runs through Sunday for all ages to enjoy. The fairgrounds are located in rural Oregon along North Limekiln Road. Tonight's activities include the antique ...read more
No one suffered any injuries Tuesday afternoon following a 1-story house fire in Rochelle. The smoke was noticed coming from the porch area at around 12:30 at 205 North 11th Street by a neighbor. Ro...read more
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Country new comer Chris Lane is this years headliner for Summer Country Jam in Rochelle, this Saturday August 1st at the Rochelle Municipal Airport. Lane has recently been names one to know in 2015 by...read more
Starlin Castro and Miguel Montero singled in a run apiece in the 11th to lift the Cubs to a 2-0 win over the Mets in New York. Castro's two-out infield single broke the scoreless tie. Jon Lester struc...read more
Wednesday City Championship Series (Game #2 of the Best of 3) (Joe Donor Field) Firemen      5 (14-5)VFW           4 (12-6)**Firemen:...read more
Tyler Flowers' solo homer in the top of the 11th lifted the White Sox to a 2-1 win over the Cardinals in St. Louis. Chris Sale struck out 12 to join Pedro Martinez as the only pitchers to fan at least...read more
For the first time in Rochelle, a national skydiving event will take place at Koritz Field this fall. Chicagoland Skydiving Center recently received word that they will host the United States Parachu...read more
The Rochelle Chamber of Commerce and 102.3 the Coyote will welcome some of country music’s hottest rising stars to the Summer Country Jam stage on Saturday, August 1 at the Rochelle Municipal Ai...read more
The Columbus Blue Jackets and Chicago Blackhawks worked amulti-player deal on Tuesday, whose centerpiece is restricted freeagent forward Brandon Saad. Saad is coming off a second Stanley Cupvictory wi...read more
TuesdayCity Championship Series (Game #1 of the Best of 3) (Joe Donor Field) Fireman        15 (13-4)VFW            &nb...read more
Monday Major League Tournament (Joe Donor Field) VFW (12-4) vs Firemen (12-4)Kiwanis Club (5-11) vs Rotary Club (7-8)**Games were postponed due to rain and wet field conditions Tuesday: Kiwanis Clu...read more
Monday Major League Playoff Tournament (Joe Donor Field) VFW (12-4) vs Firemen (12-4) 5:30pm**Winner plays in the City Championship Series Kiwanis Club (5-11) vs Rotary Club (7-8) 7:30pm**Eliminati...read more
The game between the Tigers and White Sox was postponed due to rain at Comerica Park. The two teams will make up the game on Monday, September 21st as part of a split-doubleheader. Game one will begin...read more
Monday Major League Playoff Tournament (Joe Donor Field) VFW (12-4) vs Firemen (12-4) 5:30pm**Winner plays in the City Championship Series Kiwanis Club (5-11) vs Rotary Club (7-8) 7:30pm**Eliminati...read more
A Byron man was arrested following a single vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon around 12:30 at the intersection of Mill Road and Route 72.  Ogle County Sheriff's Deputies along with the Byron F...read more
Friday Major League Playoff Tournament (Joe Donor Field) VFW (12-4) vs Firemen (12-4) 5:30pm**Winner plays in the City Championship Series Kiwanis Club (5-11) vs Rotary Club (7-8) 7:30pm**Eliminati...read more
  The Bulls selected Arkansas 6-11 forward Bobby Portis with the 22nd overall pick in last night's NBA Draft in Brooklyn. The 20-year-old averaged 17.5 points and 8.9 rebounds per game last sea...read more
Thursday Major League Playoff Tournament (Joe Donor Field) Firemen                11           &nb...read more
Phil Hughes hurled eight innings of one-run ball to outduel Chris Sale as the Twins topped the White Sox 6-1 at Target Field. Hughes fanned five while allowing six hits and no walks to even his record...read more
Phil Hughes hurled eight innings of one-run ball to outduel Chris Sale as the Twins topped the White Sox 6-1 at Target Field. Hughes fanned five while allowing six hits and no walks to even his record...read more
Wednesday Major League Playoff Tournament (Joe Donor Field) Firemen (11-4) vs Rotary Club (7-7) 5:30pmVFW (11-4) vs Lions Club (4-12) 7:30pm**Postponed due to the rain and wet field conditions**Game...read more
A Rochelle man was arrested by local police following a traffic stop at 1st Avenue and Caron road on Monday.  21 year old Dwight Banks was wanted on Ogle County Warrants for having No Valid Drive...read more
Tuesday (Joe Donor Field) Major League Playoff Tournament Lions Club               14       &...read more
Geovany Soto drove in a pair of runs and Jose Abreu had four hits and scored twice as the White Sox topped the Twins 6-2 in the middle of a three-game set at Target Field. Adam Eaton went 3-for-5 with...read more
Gordon Beckham delivered a walk-off solo shot in the bottom of the 11th to give the White Sox a 3-2 win over the visiting Rangers. Chicago took two of three in the series. Melky Cabrera was a perfect ...read more
#44 Adam Ricketts of Rochelle Saturday 41st Annual Illinois High School Shrine Football Game Tucci Stadium on the campus of Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington West All-Stars    ...read more
Phil Hughes threw eight innings of one-run ball in Minnesota's 7-2 win over the Cubs at Target Field. Hughes gave up only two hits as he improved to 5-and-6. Trevor Plouffe had two doubles and four RB...read more
Gregory Polanco plated the go-ahead run on an eighth inning ground out as the Pirates clipped the White Sox 3-2 at U.S. Cellular Field. Jung Ho Kang and Josh Harrison both had two hits and an RBI for ...read more
Thursday (Joe Donor Field) VFW                  8 (11-4)Rotary Club       4 (7-7)**VFW: Scored 4 runs in the 3rd inning and 3 runs in the 5...read more
Charlie Morton and two relievers combined on a four-hit shutout as the Pirates blanked the White Sox for a second straight game, 3-0, at PNC Park. Pittsburgh won the opener 11-0 on Monday. Morton allo...read more
NO ONE SUFFERED ANY INJURIES YESTERDAY MORNING FOLLOWING A 2-VEHICLE CRASH EAST OF ROCHELLE. THE ACCIDENT TOOK PLACE A SHORT TIME BEFORE 11 IN THE WEST BOUND LANE OF ROUTE 38, ABOUT A MILE EAST OF I-...read more
Rochelle Township High School will have a new Head Wrestling Coach next season. Cal Ferry has resigned to take an administration position in the Harlem School district. Ferry was Head Coach for the ...read more
Corey Crawford made 25 saves for the shutout as the Chicago Blackhawks blanked the Tampa Bay Lightning, 2-0, to capture their third Stanley Cup title in six seasons. Duncan Keith opened the scoring la...read more
The Pirates scored five runs in the first inning and cruised to an 11-0 win over the White Sox in Pittsburgh. Josh Harrison went 4-for-4 with three runs and an RBI for the Pirates, who cranked out 18 ...read more
Starlin Castro singled in the winning run in the bottom of the 11th inning to lift the Cubs past the Reds 2-1 at Wrigley Field. It was Castro's second walk-off hit in as many games. Dexter Fowler tied...read more
Saturday Class 3A State Baseball Tournament (Silver Cross Field in Joliet) Championship Game Highland                 &nbs...read more
Steven Souza Jr. scored the go-ahead run on a throwing error in the eighth as the Rays nipped the White Sox, 5-4. Souza Jr. also singled home the tying run in the frame for the Rays, who will look to ...read more
Friday Little League Baseball (Joe Donor Field) (WRHL Game) Rotary Club (8-6) vs VFW (10-4) (Postponed due to wet field)**Will be played Monday evening at 7:30pm Class 3A State Baseball Tournament&...read more
Miguel Montero launched a three-run homer to help guide the Cubs to a 6-3 win over the Reds at Wrigley Field. Dexter Fowler belted a solo shot while Kris Bryant doubled in a run and scored once for Ch...read more
Tuesday  (Girls Softball) Class 3A Super-Sectional At Evanston: Marengo 3 Wauconda 2(Northwestern University) Class 3A State Softball Tournament (Eastside Centre in East Peoria) Semi-Finals ...read more
Cedric Paquette scored with 3:11 left in the third period to lift the Lightning to a 3-2 win over the Blackhawks in Game Three of the Stanley Cup Final in Chicago. Ryan Callahan scored in the first pe...read more
Chris Sale struck out 14 to lead the White Sox past the Astros, 3-1, in the opener of a three-game series at U.S. Cellular Field. Sale became the first pitcher in franchise history with four straight ...read more
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ByronFest in Byron gets underway tomorrow and goes till Sunday, one of the big highlights of this years event is headliner Country star Mo Pitney, Mo will play The Coyote Festival Stage Saturday night...read more
Saturday  (Baseball) Boys Class 1A State Baseball Tournament (Dpzer Park in Peoria Championship Game Cobden        9 (27-6)Okawville     3 3rd Place Ga...read more
Jason Garrison's power-play goal with 11:11 left in the third lifted the Lightning to a 4-3 win over the Blackhawks in Game Two of the Stanley Cup Final. Cedric Paquette scored in the first period, wh...read more
David Price racked up 11 strikeouts in a one-run complete game to lead the Tigers past the White Sox, 7-1, at U.S. Cellular Field. Price improved to 5-and-2 with the victory to help Detroit end an eig...read more
Alex Wilson hit Avisail Garcia with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 11th to give the White Sox a 4-3 win over the Tigers at U.S. Cellular Field. Garcia went deep in the seventh and Adam LaRoche ...read more
Several hundred area residents attended a dedication ceremony Saturday for the new Rochelle Veterans War Memorial. Following several years of planning, the memorial is located at the Lawnridge Cemete...read more
The 52nd Annual "Let Freedom Ring" festival continues today in the village of Mt. Morris for area residents to enjoy. Numerous events are scheduled for all ages. Today's Activities **Food Court 11a...read more
Softball :Class 3A SectionalsAt Belvidere North: Burlington Central 2 Sterling 0At Dunlap: Bloomington 4 Rock Island Alleman 0At Lombard: Kaneland 11 Montini 5At Morris: Joliet Catholic 3 Morris 2Clas...read more
Several events have been scheduled for today in Rochelle as area residents celebrate the July 4th holiday. The annual parade begins at 10 at City Hall. It will travel on 7th Avenue and then on Lincol...read more
Ogle County Sheriff's Police arrested a Wisconsin man last night following a vehicle chase on Route 64. Reports indicate that sheriff's police attempted to stop a 2000 Chevy Silverado driven by 30-ye...read more
The 52nd Annual "Let Freedom Ring" festival continues today and runs through Sunday in the village of Mt. Morris for area residents to enjoy. Numerous events are scheduled for all ages. Today's Even...read more
Monday  (Girls Softball) Morrison Class 2A Sectional (Championshio Game) Stillman Valley 8 (34-4)Morrison          4**Stillman Valley: Play Brimfield-Elmwood (30-5-1) T...read more
Freeport Class 3A Regional (Championship Game) (Hustle Field) Rock Falls      13            (23-10)Rochelle  ...read more
The 52nd Annual "Let Freedom Ring" festival continues today and runs through Sunday in the village of Mt. Morris for area residents to enjoy. Numerous events are scheduled for all ages. The Farmer's...read more
The White Sox open a three-game series with the Rangers tonight in Texas. Jeff Samardzija  is scheduled to be on the hill for the Sox. Texas will counter will Colby Lewis. First-pitch is at 7:05....read more
David Ross' wind-aided RBI single in the bottom of the 11th pushed the Cubs to a 2-1 win over the Royals at Wrigley Field. Ross' pop-up landed between a pair of Royals in shallow left to give Chicago ...read more
Saturday Boys Class 2A State Track Meet (O'Brien Stadium in Charleston) (Eastern Illinois University) Finals **Rochelle:    Colfay Pointer  (Jr.)       ...read more
Saturday Boys Class 1A State Track Meet (O'Brien Stadium in Charleston) (Eastern Illinois Univsrity) Finals **Byron:          Austin McCarey         &nb...read more
Dallas Keuchel  fired a four-hitter as the Astros shutout the White Sox, 3-0, in Houston. Keuchel struck out 11 and walked none in the 113-pitch gem. Keuchel is now 7-and-1 with a 1.76 ERA. Evan ...read more
Gordon Beckham tied the game late with a homer, and Geovany Soto put the White Sox ahead for good in a 6-3, 11-inning win over the Astros at Minute Maid Park. Beckham's solo shot made the game 3-3 in ...read more
Thursday Freeport Class 3A Regional (Semi-Finals) Rochelle                9 (14-12)Freeport     &n...read more
Thursday Boys Class 1A State Track Meet (O'Brien Stadium in Charleston) (Eastern Illinois University) Saturday's Finals **Byron: Austin McCarey         800 (...read more
The Chicago Bulls fired head coach Tom Thibodeau on Thursday.Thibodeau spent the past five seasons as the team's head coach andled the Bulls to a record of 255-139. Chicago reached the playoffsin each...read more
Adam LaRoche and Gordon Beckham drove in runs in the top of the 10th inning to lift the White Sox past the Blue Jays 5-3 at Rogers Centre. Jose Abreu went 3-for-5 with a two-run double and J.B. Shuck ...read more
Addison Russell's RBI double in the bottom of the ninth gave the Cubs a 3-2, walk-off win over the Nationals. Dexter Fowler drilled a solo homer in the first, while Kris Bryant belted a game-tying sol...read more
Monday  (Girls Softball) Class 3A Regionals Rochelle (2-30) at Dixon (4-25) (Postponed due to field conditions)     **Pre-Game Show at 4:20pm Tuesday on Newstalk 1060 and wr...read more
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 facilit...read more
Rochelle has 2 All-Americans again at the NCAA Division III Track and Field Championships held in Canton, New York. Michelle Dobbs, a Sophomore at the University of Chicago, finished in 4th place tod...read more
Monday Girls Softball:  Rochelle at Dixon (Class 3A Regional)  Postponed due to field conditions    **Will be played on Tuesday at 4:30. Pre-Game Show at 4:20 on Newstalk 1060 &a...read more
The Blackhawks and Ducks went to overtime for the second time this series with Chicago grabbing a 5-4 victory in Game Four from the United Center. Antoine Vermette  netted the game-winner in doub...read more
Anthony Rizzo belted a three-run home run in the top of the ninth to give the Cubs a 9-6 victory over the Diamondbacks at Chase Field. Rizzo added a bases clearing double in the fifth and finished wit...read more
Friday  (Boys Track) Sterling Class 2A SectionalTeam Standings1) Burlington Central: 87 pts2) Kaneland: 74 pts3) Freeport: 68 pts4) Sycamore: 61 pts5) Rochelle: 47 pts7) Winnebago: 35 pts14) Sti...read more
Friday) Byron Class 1A Sectional  (Boys Track) Team Standings 1) Byron: 125 pts (2nd year in a row)2) Polo-Forreston: 119 pts3) Pecatonica: 59 pts4) Oregon: 51 pts 10) AFC: 16 pts State Qual...read more
Thursday (At DeKalb) DeKalb      10Rochelle      0 (5) (2-29)**DeKalb: Had 3 pitchers throw a No-Hitter vs Rochelle**Jenna Feltes (RTHS): Losing pitcher**Roche...read more
Thursday Girls Class 1A State Track Meet (O'Brien Stadium in Charleston) (Eastern Illinois University) Finals **Amboy: Erika Zimmerlein 200 (:26.09) 9th best time      &nb...read more
Wednesday  (Girls Soccer) Class 1A Sectional At Byron: Dixon 2 Rockford Lutheran 0               Rock Island Alleman 5 Stil...read more
DeKalb County officials say that a Kingston man died last night when the motorcyle he was riding struck a deer. 51-year old James Wilson suffered fatal injuries from the incident. Reports indicate t...read more
Tuesday (At LaSalle-Peru)  (Baseball) LaSalle-Peru       9Rochelle             8 (13-11), (5-7)**Rochell...read more
Tuesday  (Girls Softball) Class 2A Regionals At Byron: Stillman Valley 2 Forreston-Polo 0                 **Allis...read more
Marcus Kruger scored the winning goal with 3:48 left in the third overtime to lift the Blackhawks past the Ducks 3-2 in Game Two of the Western Conference Final in Anaheim. Andrew Shaw's goal at the 1...read more
Trevor Bauer held the White Sox lineup in check as the Indians won 3-1 from U.S. Cellular Field. Bauer gave up four hits and one run over seven-and-a-third innings to earn the win. Brandon Moss homere...read more
Monday  (Baseball) Rochelle at LaSalle-Peru  (Postponed due to wet field conditions)     **Will be played on Tuesday Softball (At Genoa) Genoa-Kingston   &...read more
Monday  (Baseball)Rochelle at LaSalle-Peru  (Postponed due to field conditions)   **Will be played todayForreston-Polo        1  (29-5) &nbs...read more
The White Sox completed a three-game sweep of the A's behind Jeff Samardzija's [[ suh-MAR-jah ]] gem in a 7-3 win in Oakland. Samardzija pitched eight innings, striking out five to get the victory. Av...read more
Saturday State Bass Fishing Tournament (Carlyle Lake) Final Team Standings (Friday and Saturday)                 &nbs...read more
Saturday  (Baseball) Rochelle at Plano  (DH)   (Postponed due to rain and wet field conditions)Somonauk        11       &nbs...read more
Starlin Castro scored the winning run when right fielder Gregory Polanco fell down trying to catch Matt Szczur's  pop fly in the bottom of the 12th inning as the Cubs outlasted the Pirates 11-10 ...read more
Cost damage is estimated to be around $50,000 following a garage fire yesterday morning in Steward. The blaze took place at 1811 Locust Road a short time before 10. When fire crews from Rochelle and...read more
Galena Class 2A Sectional (River Ridge High School)  (Girls Track) Team Standings 1) Kaneland: 119.3 pts2) Erie: 65 pts3) Rockford Boylan: 61 pts 9) Winnebago: 21 pts14) Rochelle: 4 pts (15 Sc...read more
Oregon Class 1A Sectional  (Girls Track) Team Standings 1) Byron: 109 pts (11th Straight Sectional Title)2) Oregon: 75 pts3) Pecatonica: 82 pts 10) Polo-Forreston and Rockford Lutheran: 22 pts...read more
Starlin Castro scored the winning run when right fielder Gregory Polanco fell down trying to catch Matt Szczur's  pop fly in the bottom of the 12th inning as the Cubs outlasted the Pirates 11-10 ...read more
Thursday (Gartner Park in Sterling)  (Baseball) Rochelle        1Sterling         0**Game suspended after 3 innings due to the rain and wet field &nb...read more
Thursday  (Baseball) Rockford Lutheran 11 Oregon 0Durand-Pecatonica 3 Freeport Aquin 0Serena 11 Amboy 0 (5)DeKalb 4 Sycamore 3Yorkville 6 Morris 4Marengo 10 Genoa-Kingston 3 Softball Stillman ...read more
The Cavaliers punched their ticket to the Eastern Conference Finals. Cleveland destroyed the Bulls, 94-73, to take Game Six at the United Center and end their Eastern Conference semifinals series with...read more
Monday (Gartner Park in Sterling) Rochelle           9 (11-10), (3-6)Sterling            8**Rochelle: 3rd straight win*...read more
Tuesday (Doug Creason Athletic Complex)  (Baseball) Rochelle           14         (12-10), (4-6)Sterling   &n...read more
State and area officials are urging Illinois residents to stay safe around flood waters with more rain expected to fall this week. The Illinois Emergency Management Agency is preparing for potential r...read more
Chris Sale struck out 11 over eight strong innings to lead the White Sox to a 4-2 win over the Brewers in Milwaukee. Sale allowed two runs and three hits en route to improving to 3-and-1. David Robert...read more
No one suffered any injuries yesterday afternoon when a 5-car Canadian Pacific freight train derailed in Davis Junction. 4 of the cars went off the track near the intersection of 11th Street and Edson...read more
The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Advisory for the Rock River in OgleCounty until Thursday Afternoon. The Rock River will rise to 11.1 feet. Ogle County Sheriff Brian VanVickle is imple...read more
The Chicago Blackhawks will play Anaheim in the Western Conference Finals. The Ducks eliminated Calgary last night 3-2 in overtime. They win the series 4-1. When the Western Conference Finals will b...read more
Saturday (Doug Creason Athletic Complex) Game #1 Rochelle                       11Rockfo...read more
Officials at Rochelle Community Hospital held a ground breaking ceremony today for their 8 million dollar 2-story medical office building.The facility will be located south of RCH and will be 26,000 s...read more
Friday  (Girls Track) Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference Meet (Yorkville) Varsity 1) Yorkville: 123 pts2) Kaneland: 97 pts3) DeKalb: 79 pts 9) Rochelle and Ottawa: 1 pt **Rochelle: Lexi Wat...read more
Friday  (Baseball) Rockford Lutheran 3 Byron 1Sterling Newman 10 Erie-Prophetstown 4Lena-Winslow 5 6 Galena 2 3Warren-Stockton 5 West Carroll 1 Softball Yorkville  at  Rochelle ...read more
 Friday night's game between theChicago White Sox and Cincinnati Reds has been postponed due torain. The game will be made up today as part of a straightdoubleheader, with the first contest begi...read more
Residents in the village of Ashton continue their celebration today as many activities have been scheduled for their Sesquicentennial event. The community is 150 years old. Sunday **Tractor Show 9:...read more
Thursday (Doug Creason Athletic Complex)  (Baseball) LaSalle-Peru          8 (12-9), (5-3)Rochelle                1 (8-10), (2-6)...read more
Thursday  (Baseball) Winnebago 6 Oregon 3Rock Falls 14 Stillman Valley 5Forreston-Polo 9 (25-5) Milledgeville 6Freeport Aquin 5 AFC 2Morris 4 Sterling 1Rockford Lutheran 2 Dixon 1Orangeville 9 S...read more
The Bulls and Cavaliers clash in Game Three of their Eastern Conference semifinal series tonight at the United Center. Game Four will also be in Chicago on Sunday. The best-of-seven set is tied at a g...read more
LeBron James came to life with 33 points, eight rebounds and five assists carrying the Cavaliers to a 106-91 win over the Bulls in Game Two of the Eastern Conference semifinals. Kyrie Irving added 21 ...read more
The exact cause of a house fire which took place early yesterday morning in Rochelle remains unknown at this time. The blaze took place a short time after 4:15 at 309 2nd Avenue, just east of Main St...read more
43rd Ogle County Track Meet (Doug Creason Athletic Complex in Rochelle)  (Boys Track) Team Standings 1) Byron: 104 pts      **1st win for Head Coach Scott Spahr in 9 ye...read more
Tuesday  (Baseball) Rochelle at LaSalle-Peru (Postponed due to field conditions)   **Will be played on May 18th Winnebago 10 Oregon 4Forreston-Polo 9 (23-5) Milledgeville 0  ...read more
No one suffered any injuries early this morning following a 2-story house fire near the downtown area of Rochelle. The blaze took place a short time after 4:15 at 309 2nd Avenue. Rochlle Fire Depart...read more
Monday (Doug Creason Athletic Complex)  (Baseball) LaSalle-Peru          5 (11-9), (4-3)Rochelle            &...read more
The Village of Hillcrest has a new trustee. Jason Fore was appointed to the 2-year term last night. The vote was 4-0 as Trustee Rich Elliott was absent from the meeting.Fore ran unsuccessful for vill...read more
Monday   (Baseball) Amboy 7 AFC 2Forreston-Polo 12 10 Orangeville 2 0 (Both games 5 innings)    **Cardinals: (22-5)East Dubuque 4 Lena-Winslow 3Hall 9 Sterling Newman 0Warren-Sto...read more
Ogle County property owners are reminded that the 1st installment on their tax bill is due tomorrow. Over 29,300 tax bills were mailed in April. The county expects to collect a little over 119 millio...read more
Saturday (At Ottawa)  (Girls Softball) 1st Game Ottawa-Marquette 18Rochelle                0 (5)**Ottawa-Marquette: 11-run 1st inning   &n...read more
Saturday  (Baseball) Oregon 10 Lena-Winslow 1     **Hawks: 16 hits in the game (Josh Cook had 4 singles)AFC 12 11 Paw Paw 0 0 (5 innings both games)     *...read more
The dedication ceremony for the new Rochelle Veterans War Memorial at the Lawnridge Cemetery has been scheduled for July 4th at 11 in the morning. The event was postponed twice last month due to the ...read more
The RTHS bass fishing team qualified for the State Final Tournament this month by finishing in 3rd place today at the Shabbona Lake Sectional. Rochelle weighed in at 12 pounds, 7 ounces. DeKalb High ...read more
Friday  (Girls Soccer) At LaSalle Rochelle           2 (4-7-2), (3-1-1) (Make-up match from April 9th)LaSalle-Peru     0**Rochelle: 2...read more
Friday  (Boys Track) 39th Annual Art Carlson Hawk Classic (At Oregon) 1) Winnebago: 89 pts2) Sterling Newman: 87.5 pts3) Rockford Christian: 81.5 pts 4) Polo-Forreston: 80.5 pts6) Oregon: 57 p...read more
Thursday (At Geneseo)  (Baseball) Geneseo     9 (20-1), (8-1)Rochelle      3 (8-8), (2-3)**Rochelle: 6th straight loss (7 out of last 8 games)**Genes...read more
Tuesday (Doug Creason Athletic Complex) Geneseo         8 (19-1), (7-1)Rochelle          1 (8-7), (2-2)**Rochelle: 5th straight loss (...read more
Monday  (Boys Baseball) Byron 12 Genoa-Kingston 2Stillman Valley 12 Pecatonica 5Freeport Aquin 6 River Ridge 3LaSalle-Peru 5 Sterling 4Peru St. Bede 7 Sterling Newman 1Hall 21 Amboy 4 (5)Morriso...read more
Seal coat work has been put on hold for streets in the village of Creston after only 1 bid came in which was about 3 times higher than expected. Only 1 company put in for the job. The board thought th...read more
The Creston village board will meet in monthly session this evening at 7 with several items on the agenda. The discussion will include bids for street repairs in the village, personnel wages, along w...read more
The Chicago Bulls look for a 4-game sweep today as they take on Milwaukee in Game #4 of their NBA playoff series. The Bulls lead 3-0 following a 113-106 double overtime win on Thursday night. Derrick...read more
The Cubs exploded for four runs in the 11th inning to down the Reds, 7-3, from Great American Ball Park. Jonathan Herrera put Chicago ahead on a pinch-hit RBI single in the final frame. David Ross' tw...read more
Grubsteakers Restaurant following the tornado Several hundred area residents on Saturday came out to support a Rochelle restaurant which was destroyed by a EF-4 tornado the night of April 9th.A benef...read more
Thursday  (Boys Baseball) Rock Falls 9 Oregon 0Dixon 7 Byron 4Forreston-Polo 13 (17-5) AFC 0 (5)    **Cardinals: 14 hitsSterling 8 Ottawa 6Sterling Newman 19 Princeton 7 (5)Lena-W...read more
NO ONE SUFFERED ANY INJURIES YESTERDAY MORNING FOLLOWING A CRASH BETWEEN 2 SPORTS UTILITY VEHICLES IN ROCHELLE. THE ACCIDENT TOOK PLACE A SHORT TIME BEFORE 11:30 ON ROUTE 38 AT SPRINGDALE DRIVE. AN ...read more
It took an extra ten minutes, but the Bulls were finally able to put away the Bucks, 113-106, in Game Three at the Bradley Center. Chicago outscored Milwaukee 12-to-5 in the second OT to pull out the ...read more
Tuesday (At Yorkville)  (Baseball) Yorkville            11Rochelle            &...read more
Tuesday  (Baseball) Byron 8 Dixon 7Rockford Lutheran 11 Stillman Valley 3Rock Falls 11 Oregon 1 (6)**Oregon: 3 hits in the gameForreston-Polo 26 (16-5) AFC 8 (3-10) (5)**Forreston-Polo: Scored 1...read more
Monday (Doug Creason Athletic Complex)  (Girls Soccer) Princeton     3 (6-6-4)Rochelle      0 (2-5-1)**Princeton: Led 2-0 at Half Time  &nb...read more
Monday  (Baseball) South Beloit 4 AFC 0Ottawa 3 Sterling 1Sterling Newman 10 Bureau Valley 3Dakota 12 West Carroll 9Rockford Christian 10 Christian Life 0 Soccer Rochelle at Genoa-Kingston&nbs...read more
Mayor Chet Olson                                             Retired Air Force Colonel Ray...read more
A Rochelle mother and her daughter suffered injuries yesterday morning following a caravan vs car head-on collision in Rochelle. The accident took place a short time after 11:30 at the intersection o...read more
39th Annual Hub Relays (Doug Creason Athletic Complex in Rochelle)  (Boys Track) 1) Harlem: 121 pts2) Rochelle: 109 pts      **Still have not won the Hub Relays3) Prince...read more
Saturday    (Baseball) Byron Tournament: Forreston-Polo 9 Byron 2                    ...read more
ACCORDING TO OGLE COUNTY SHERIFF'S POLICE, THEY ARRESTED 3 MOTORISTS YESTERDAY WHILE DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL. THAT GIVES THE DEPARTMENT 7 DUI ARRESTS THIS PAST SATURDAY AND SUNDAY IN OG...read more
Derrick Rose looked good in his first playoff game since 2012, as the Bulls beat the Bucks 103-91 at the United Center. Rose scored 23 points in 27 minutes, and backcourt mate Jimmy Butler posted 25 a...read more
Jose Abreu belted a grand slam as the White Sox trounced the Tigers, 12-3, in Detroit. Adam LaRoche also went deep and plated four runs for Chicago, which cranked out 17 hits to hand Detroit its secon...read more
Friday  (Baseball) Byron Tournament: Byron 4 Eastland 1                       &...read more
The 141st Commencement Ceremony at Rochelle Township High School was held Saturday morning as more than 2,000 people attended the event. It was also heard on Newstalk 1060 and wrhl.net.There were a to...read more
Wil Myers slugged a three-run homer in the seventh inning to power the Padres to a 5-4 win over the Cubs at Wrigley Field. Will Middlebrooks hit a two-run shot in the fourth to tie the game at two for...read more
Thursday (Doug Creason Athletic Complex)   (Baseball) Ottawa           11 (3-7), (1-2)Rochelle       &nb...read more
Thursday  (Baseball) Stillman Valley 7 Byron 3Forreston-Polo 7 (13-4) Dakota 6   **Nathan Schneiderman (FP): Home Run and 3 RBIGeneseo 9 Sterling 3Rockford Lutheran 4 Rock Falls 1Winne...read more
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This morning, I spoke with Vicki Carlson about the numerous events coming up in the Dixon area in the near future... Take a listen! [audio:52215111330-VickiCarlson.mp3]Vicki Carlson[/audio]...read more
The Bulls battle the Milwaukee Bucks in Game One of their opening round playoff series tomorrow at the United Center. Game Two is Monday. The Bulls finished 50-and-32 to grab the three-seed in the Eas...read more
A Rochelle woman pled not guilty in Ogle County court yesterday following a stabbing incident that took place last March. 35-year old Heather Harms has been charged with the felony offense of aggrava...read more
Wednesday (At Sycamore)  (Girls Softball) Sycamore            11Rochelle           &...read more
Wednesday  (Baseball) Forreston-Polo 12 (12-4) Dakota 4    **Cardinals: 13 hitsStillman Valley 4 Byron 1Mendota 11 Oregon 5AFC 9 11 Orangeville 8 3Geneseo 8 Sterling 3Rock Falls 4...read more
Monday (Doug Creason Athletic Complex) Rochelle                 16            (6-1), (1-0...read more
Monday  (Baseball) Winnebago 2 Forreston-Polo 0    **Trevan Lowtharp (Bago): Fires a 4-hit shutoutDakota 11 AFC 1 (5)Geneseo 9 Sterling 3Rock Falls 10 Erie-Prophetstown 0 (5)Sterl...read more
Rochelle park officials heard a presentation last night from Gredco dealing with additional money needed due to financial problems with the "Fairways" golf course.Gredco is in their final year with th...read more
Pau Gasol collected 22 points and 11 rebounds as the Bulls dealt the Nets' playoff hopes a big blow with a 113-86 rout in Brooklyn. Jimmy Butler added 17 points for the Bulls, who are currently in thi...read more
A Byron teen escaped serious injuries following a single vehicle crash in Ogle County. The rollover accident took place in the 11,000 block of North Tower Road in rural Byron. The 16-year old boy wa...read more
The Bulls are in Brooklyn to battle the Nets tonight. Chicago captured a 114-107 home win over the 76ers its last time out on Saturday. The Bulls are 48-and-32 with two games left in the regular seaso...read more
Saturday  (Boys Track) Assumption Invitational (Augustana College) (8 Schools) 1) Rochelle: 127 pts (5th straight win at the Invitational)          ...read more
Saturday  (Baseball) Harvard 3 3 Oregon 2 1   **Oregon: Held to 6 hits total for the day Forreston-Polo 10 Rockridge 6   **Cardinals: 16 hitsRock Falls 19 Forreston-Polo 18&...read more
DeKALB, Ill. – On a perfect, sunny spring Saturday at Huskie Stadium, the Northern Illinois University football team closed out its 2015 spring practices with the annual Huskie Bowl. The Black t...read more
RMU responded to an electrical power outage yesterday morning which lasted about a hour and 20 minutes. The outage was on the east side of Rochelle along with the Creston area. Electrical power was a...read more
Derrick Rose settled in, scoring 22 points with eight assists and six rebounds, leading the Bulls to a 114-107 win over the 76ers at the United Center. Pau Gasol added 24 points and 13 rebounds for Ch...read more
Friday  (Baseball) Winnebago 6 Rockford East 4Mendota 6 Dixon 1Morrison 9 Princeton 2West Carroll 9 Erie-Prophetstown 8Huntley 10 Belvidere North 6Milledgeville 5 River Ridge/Scales Mound 4Lena-...read more
Rochelle Township High School Junior Angelina Guerrero was the big winner Friday at the 23rd Annual Renaissance assembly as she drove away with a car.The 2009 Chevy Cobalt was donated by Sawicki Motor...read more
Wednesday (Doug Creason Athletic Complex)  (Girls Softball) Rockford Guilford      6 (1-5)Rochelle            ...read more
Tuesday (Doug Creason Athletic Complex) Varsity Rochelle       2 (2-2), (1-0)Ottawa         0**Rochelle scored goals in both the 1st half and 2nd ha...read more
Tuesday  (Baseball) Stillman Valley        15            Oregon            ...read more
The search continues to find an Aurora child who disappeared four years ago. Timmothy Pitzen was six-years-old when he was last seen in May of 2011 with his mother at a Wisconsin Dells water park. His...read more
Monday  (At Loves Park)  (Girls Softball)Harlem            11Rochelle            0   (5) &...read more
Monday  (Boys Baseball) Forreston-Polo 3 (8-2) Rockford Christian 1 (9-4)     **Richie Bartnick (FP): 2-run Home RunMorrison 13 Oregon 4     **Morrison: 7...read more
Ogle County property owners will be receiving their tax bill in the mail in the next few days.Ogle County Treasurer John Coffman has announced that his office mailed the bills last Friday. The 1st ins...read more
Saturday  (High School Baseball) Forreston-Polo 11 10 Rockford jefferson 1 2**Cardinals: (7-2)**24 hits in the doubleheaderStillman Valley 10 11 West Carroll 0 4**Cardinals: 21 hits in the 2 gam...read more
A Dixon man escaped serious injuries last night after he crashed his car in Ogle County. The accident took place at around 9:30 in the 85 hundred block of South Route 2. Reports indicate that 65-yea...read more
Thursday  (Girls Softball) Oregon 14 Dixon 3AFC 5 Durand 3Forreston-Polo 11 South Beloit 0Rock Falls 10 Piasa Southwestern 6Amboy 5 Hall 2Morrison 5 Sherrard 1Pearl City 8 West Carroll 4Sycamore...read more
Michael Carter-Williams led the way with 21 points and 10 rebounds as the Bucks topped the Bulls 95-91 at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. Ersan Ilyasova chipped in 16 points in the win with Khris Middl...read more
Dexter Fowler went 3-for-3 and had one of four home runs as the Cubs outslugged the Brewers 11-7 in Mesa. Anthony Rizzo smacked a three-run homer in the win. Jason Hammel struck out five over five inn...read more
Tuesday (At Rock Island)  (Baseball) Rochelle               13 (1-1)Rock Island            6**...read more
Tuesday  (Baseball) Rockford Lutheran 13 Byron 3 (6)Stillman Valley 8 Winnebago 3Pecatonica-Durand 10 AFC 0Dixon 18 Oregon 1 (5)Forreston-Polo 17 South Beloit 0 (5)**Cardinals: 11-run 1st inning...read more
Congressman Adam Kinzinger from the 16th Congressional District made a stop in Rochelle earlier Monday as he talked with business and school leaders. Around 20 people were in attendance and asked que...read more
Monday  (Baseball) Hinckley-Big Rock 10 AFC 8Forreston-Polo 4 Rockford East 0     **Cardinals: (3-2)**Rockford East: Held to 3 hits in the gameRock Island 6 Sterling 0Rock Fa...read more
Saturday 2015 Illinois Top Times Indoor Track Championship (Shirk Center in Bloomington) Boys Class 2A **Rochelle: Daniel Winemiller 11th Place Long Jump (19-11.5)     &nbs...read more
The Illinois Department of Transportation has announced that weather permitting, construction will begin tomorrow at the Route 38 interchange with I-39, just east of Rochelle. Repair and resurface wo...read more
Chicago wasted no time with the lowly Knicks, leading by 20 at the half en route to a 111-80 victory. Nikola Mirotic let the charge with 24 points in 26 minutes off the bench. Pau Gasol added 19 point...read more
A 70-year old Rochelle man suffered 1st and 2nd degree burns to his left leg yesterday after a fire got out of control in his back yard. The blaze took place a short time after 11:30 at 1026 Lincoln ...read more
The Bulls outscored the Raptors 39-21 in the fourth quarter en route to a 116-103 win over the Raptors at Air Canada Centre. Jimmy Butler netted a game-high 23 points, while Pau Gasol posted 18 for Ch...read more
In a 4-3 vote last night, city officials in Rochelle postponed their decision in contributing 3 million dollars for the construction of a possible YMCA in the Hub City. The council had a new look yes...read more
Nikola Mirotic put up 28 points and grabbed eight rebounds off the bench to help guide the Bulls to a 98-86 win over the Hornets at the United Center. Pau Gasol logged a double-double with 27 points a...read more
Nikola Mirotic put up 28 points and grabbed eight rebounds off the bench to help guide the Bulls to a 98-86 win over the Hornets at the United Center. Pau Gasol logged a double-double with 27 points a...read more
Andrew Shaw scored twice to lead the Blackhawks to a 3-1 win over the Hurricanes at PNC Arena.  Patrick Sharp lit the lamp 1:19 after Shaw's first tally in the first period.  Shaw's second g...read more
Earl Peterson scored 19 points and dished out five assists to lead Loyola to an 86-78 win over Oral Roberts in the quarterfinals of the CBI Tournament. The Ramblers will face Vermont in the semifinals...read more
Saturday  (Girls Softball) At Rockford Rochelle                  10 (1-0)Rockford East       ...read more
Wednesday  (College Basketball) NJCAA Division II National Tournament (Danville) 1st Round Kishwaukee Community College               82 (29-5)Lansing Commun...read more
Tuesday   (Boys High School Basketball) DeKalb Class 3A Super-Sectional (Convocation Center in DeKalb) Rockford Lutheran       49 (29-2)Peoria Manual    ...read more
Ogle County Emergency Management Coordinator Tom Richter and Sheriff Brian VanVickle The Ogle County board heard an update report last night on the progress being made in the area following the torna...read more
Grubsteakers Restaurant owner Ava Mirtoska A Resolution was approved last night by the Ogle County board in recognition of the life-saving and heroic action of Ava Mirtoska after the tornado hit Grub...read more
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I also spoke this morning to RTHS Senior and FFA officer, Tatum Wagner about the upcoming Ag Day at RTHS. . . [audio:42215112006-TatumWagner.mp3]TatumWagner[/audio]...read more
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I spoke with Diane this morning about the many events coming up in the Lee County area.. Take a listen! [audio:42215111550-DianeLeeCoTour.mp3]Diane Nicholson[/audio]...read more
Sunday  (Wrestling)IWCOA Tournament  (Prairie Capital Convention Center in Springfield)**Alex Harvey (Rochelle): State Champion at 152 weight class in Soph-Frosh Competition   &nbs...read more
In a tight game, the Thunder pulled out a 109-100 win over the Bulls at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Russell Westbrook continued his tear, dropping 36 points, 11 rebounds, six assists, and a crucial steal...read more
Bears general manager Ryan Pace and head coach John Fox are standing behind quarterback Jay Cutler. The duo announced yesterday that Cutler will remain the starting quarterback next season. Cutler had...read more
Governor Bruce Rauner has appointed former Illinois State Senator J. Bradley Burzynski of Rochelle to the Health Facilities and Services Review Board. As a long-time advocate for increasing rural heal...read more
In the battle of the Gasol brothers, Marc came out on top as the Grizzlies pulled out a 101-91 win against the Bulls at the United Center. Marc Gasol posted 23 points with four rebounds and four assis...read more
Tony Parker scored a season-high 32 points to lead the Spurs to a 116-105 win over the Bulls in San Antonio. Kawhi Leonard added 20 points and eight rebounds for the Spurs, who have won five in-a-row....read more
Saturday  (Indoor Track) Sterling Gold Medal Indoor Track Meet (Westwood) **No team standings **Oregon (Boys): Konner Wilson 2nd place 200         ...read more
The Chicago Bulls return to action this afternoon with a road game against San Antonio. The Bulls are trying to bounce back after a 98-84 loss at Indiana on Friday night. The Pacers out scored the Bu...read more
The numbers continue to rise in the amount of damage done from the tornado that hit Ogle County last Thursday night. 179 structures have now been reported damaged from winds that reached 200 miles pe...read more
Rapheal Davis scored 18points as the Purdue Boilermakers defeated the Illinois FightingIllini, 63-58, in a Big Ten Conference tilt at Mackey Arena. AJ Hammons added 16 points and 10 rebounds for the ...read more
A big fourth quarter propelled the Pacers to a 96-84 win over the Bulls at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The Pacers outscored the Bulls in the fourth 32-18 to pull away. Ian Mahinmi put up 14 points and 11...read more
An Oregon man suffered injuries yesterday afternoon after the car he was driving struck a tree in Ogle County. Reports indicate that a short time after 4:30, a vehicle driven by 42-year old Jay Diehl...read more
Friday Class 1A Sectionals (Championship Games) At Eastland Forreston 59 (25-5) Freeport Aquin 58 (25-7)               &nbs...read more
Ogle County officials have now gone into a long term recovery project in helping residents in rural Rochelle who suffered damage to their homes or property following a tornado that hit the area Thursd...read more
The Flagg-Rochelle Community Park District has closed all areas of Skare Park until further notice due to damage done by the tornado Thursday evening. This includes all trails, picnic areas, driving r...read more
More than 900 area residents turned out yesterday to help clean up the debris from the tornado that hit rural Rochelle last Thursday evening. "Operation Blessing", which is based in Virginia Beach, V...read more
Somonauk Class 1A Sectional Newark       71 (21-10)AFC            43 (22-10)**Newark: Plays Flanagan (Cornell) Fri...read more
The clean-up process has started for residents in rural Rochelle following a tornado Thursday evening which damaged around 50 homes and destroyed between 20 to 30 houses. 79 homes have been damaged f...read more
Pau Gasol recorded a double-double with 20 points and 10 rebounds as the Bulls clipped the Wizards 97-92 at the United Center. Joakim Noah added 14 points and 12 boards, with Aaron Brooks going for 22...read more
For the 1st time that emergency personnel can remember, a tornado touched down in rural Rochelle yesterday evening that did extensive damage to homes and businesses. There were no fatalities from the ...read more
Village officials in Creston talked about the possibility of a quiet zone last night in the community dealing with the train horn issue. There are currently 3 railroad crossings in Creston used by th...read more
Monday  (Boys High School Basketball) Class 3A Regionals At Belvidere: Rochelle (2-24) vs Rockford Christian  (14-11)            ...read more
Monday  (Boys High School Basketball) Class 3A Regionals At Belvidere: Rochelle (2-24) vs Rockford Christian  (14-11)            ...read more
Saturday  (Girls Basketball) Girls Class 1A State Basketball Tournament (Redbird Arena in Normal) Championship Game: Moweaqua Central A & M 51 Hardin Calhoun 41 3rd Place Game: Prophetstow...read more
DEKALB, Ill. – The Northern Illinois University men’s basketball team led wire-to-wire over first-place Central Michigan, defeating the Chippewas 73-55 on Saturday night at the NIU Convoca...read more
Friday Hinckley-Big Rock Class 1A Regional (Championship Game) AFC Raiders     80 (22-9)Indian Creek    70**AFC: 1st Regional Championship in the Boys Basketball p...read more
Chicago squeaked by Minnesota, 96-89, at the United Center Friday night. The T-Wolves were within one with less than four minutes left, but a Mike Dunleavy Jr. three-pointer put the game out of reach ...read more
Friday  (Boys Basketball) Class 1A Regionals (Championship Games) At Hinckley-Big Rock: AFC (21-9) vs Indian Creek       **Pre-Game Show at 6:30pm on Newstalk 1060...read more
Thursday  (Girls High School Basketball) Sectional Championship Games Class 3A At Hampshire: Rockford Lutheran 41 Aurora Rosary 29          &n...read more
The Great Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by Newstalk 1060 and "The Coyote" will be held this morning at 11 at Cooper Park in Rochelle. Area kids and their parents are invited as there is no cost for the E...read more
Another season and yet anotherknee problem for Derrick Rose. The Chicago Bulls' oft-injured point guard will undergo surgery torepair a medial meniscus tear in his right knee, the team announcedTuesd...read more
Monday Night Winnebago Class 2A Regional North Boone              55                  (8-19)Stillman Valley  ...read more
The Bulls grinded out an 87-71 win over the Bucks at the United Center behind 16 points and 14 rebounds from Nikola Mirotic. Chicago held Milwaukee under 20 points in each of the first three quarters ...read more
A Rochelle woman was back in Ogle County court yesterday for a status hearing in connection with  a stabbing incident last week.35-year old Heather Harms has been charged with the felony offense ...read more
The Bulls will battle the Bucks at the United Center tonight. Chicago opened its seven-game homestand with a 112-107 win over the Suns on Saturday. The Bulls also upped their record to 35-and-21 with ...read more
Saturday (Sellet Gymnasium in LaSalle) LaSalle-Peru              67 (14-11), (6-6)Rochelle            &n...read more
Saturday  (Boys Basketball) Forreston    74        Dakota        27   **Forreston: Led 49-16 at Half Time&nbs...read more
Pau Gasol led the charge with 22 points and 14 rebounds as the Bulls held off the Suns 112-107 in Chicago. Jimmy Butler scored 19 and Derrick Rose added 16 points to help Chicago win for the fifth tim...read more
DEKALB, Ill. -- After trailing by 16 at the intermission, the Northern Illinois University men’s basketball team rallied to within four in the second half, but couldn’t complete the comeba...read more
Friday Night Blackhawk Center in OregonOregon                60   (10-17), (3-11)Stillman Valley       &...read more
DeKalb County Sheriff's Police are releasing more information in the death of a Kingston man early yesterday morning following a single vehicle crash.25-year old Jeffrey Nissen was pronounced dead at ...read more
Friday Class 1A State Wrestling Tournament (State Farm Center in Champaign) Saturday's Finals Byron: Josh Larson (138) Won 5-4 and 8-5           Da...read more
Thursday Class 1A Sectionals (Championship Games) At Roanoke: Annawan 50 Amboy 26At Pecatonica: Prophetstown 34 Galena 30 Class 2A Sectional (Championship Game) At Spring Valley Hall: Kankakee Bis...read more
Friday  (Boys High School Basketball) Stillman Valley (2-18), (0-12) at Oregon (9-17), (2-11)      **Pre-Game Show at 7pm on "The Coyote" and 1023thecoyote.com Byron at...read more
Thirty-nine-percent of the people living in rural parts of Illinois don't have access to high-speed Internet service. Data recently released from the Federal Communications also show that among the st...read more
Tuesday (Chuck Dayton Gymnasium in DeKalb)  (Boys High School Basketball) DeKalb              92 (18-7), (9-1)Rochelle  ...read more
An Ogle County judge set bond at $100,000 Friday for a Rochelle woman following a stabbing incident during a fight late Thursday night. 35-year old Heather Harms was charged with the felony offense o...read more
Spring Valley Hall Class 2A Sectional #1 Kankakee Bishop McNamara 64 (25-4)     Stillman Valley              ...read more
Ogle County Sheriff's Police arrested a Rochelle woman late last night following a fight that took place in the 11,000 block of East Fisher Road. 35-year old Heather Harms was charged with the felony...read more
Saturday (At Stillman Valley)  (Boys High School Basketball) Byron 57 (19-8), (6-6)Stillman Valley 24 (2-17), (0-11)**Byron: Led 34-8 at Half Time       **21-3 2nd ...read more
Saturday  (Wrestling) Sterling Class 2A Sectional **Rochelle: Alex Harvey (152) Won 5-3 and Lost 3-1               &nb...read more
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This morning, I spoke with Diane Nicholson about a number of events coming up through the end of April... Take a listen! [audio:32515110359-DianeLeeCoTour.mp3]Diane Nicholson[/audio]...read more
Friday (At RTHS) LaSalle-Peru        68 (11-11), (3-6)Rochelle              53 (2-20), (1-9)**Roche...read more
A Dixon man has received a sentence of 20 years in prison after he strangled his wife in January of 2013. 36-year old Brian Sigler pled guilty to the felony offense of 1st degree murder in the death ...read more
Friday  (Wrestling) Sterling Class 2A Sectional **Rochelle: Alex Harvey (152)                Lost on a pin  ...read more
City officials in Rochelle took a big step forward last night in getting a quiet zone dealing with the train horn issue. In a 5-0 vote, they approved an agreement with the Burlington Northern Santa Fe...read more
Thursday (At Geneseo) Geneseo       63Rochelle        33 (1-26), (0-13)**Rochelle: 21st straight loss**Geneseo: Led 32-11 at Half Time...read more
Thursday  (Girls High School Basketball) Class 2A Regionals (Championship Games) At Fulton: Bureau Valley 57 Sterling Newman 52 At Ottawa: Putnam County 29 Hall 23 Class 1A Regionals (Champio...read more
The NBA is now officially at the All-Star break as the Bulls beat the Cavaliers, 113-98, behind 30 points and seven assists from Derrick Rose at the United Center.  Tony Snell continued his stron...read more
The Quiet Zone project for the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad crossing at 15th street, the transmission line work along Steward Road, along with extending the cable franchise agreement tops the...read more
Tuesday (Lancaster Gymnasium in Dixon) Dixon                  48 (11-15)Rochelle            &n...read more
Tony Snell hit 9-of-11 shots on his way to a career-high 24 points helping the Bulls crush the Kings, 104-86, at the United Center. Pau Gasol had a double-double with 26 points and 16 rebounds, while ...read more
Pau Gasol's putback dunk with 9.4-seconds left lifted the Bulls to a 98-97 win over the Magic at the Amway Center. Gasol ended with 25 points and 15 rebounds, while Jimmy Butler dropped in a game-high...read more
Marian Hossa snapped a 2-all tie 11:19 into the third period and the Blackhawks went on to double up the Blues, 4-2, in St. Louis. Marcus Kruger, Bryan Bickell and Brandon Saad also lit the lamp for C...read more
RTHS Head Boys Basketball Coach Tim Thompson Saturday (Musgrove Fieldhouse in Sterling)  (Boys Basketball) Rochelle        79 (2-19), (1-8)Sterling  ...read more
Saturday  Boys Basketball) Winnebago        55  (16-6)        Oregon        26  (9-15) &n...read more
 Malcolm Hill had a game-high19 points to go with six rebounds, as Illinois upended the MichiganState Spartans, 59-54, in Big Ten Conference play at the BreslinCenter. Kendrick Nunn added 14 poi...read more
Friday  (Boys High School Basketball) Ottawa 64 Sterling 60Rockford Auburn 78 Rockford Boylan 53Rockford Jefferson 59 Rockford East 48Freeport 66 Hononegah 41Rockford Guilford 55 Harlem 51Galena...read more
School officials in Oregon had to make a tough decision this week as they cut 3 teachers for the next fiscal year. 2 of the teachers were at the grade school and the 3rd at the high school. Oregon S...read more
Thursday (At RTHS) LaSalle-Peru         66 (11-13), (5-5)Rochelle               20 (1-23)...read more
Wednesday Boys High School Basketball Freeport Aquin 55 Durand 31 Girls High School Basketball Durand 48 Forreston 39Freeport Aquin 69 Pearl City 36Kewanee 37 Sterling Newman 36Hall 43 Princeton 2...read more
DEKALB, Ill. – Coming off its third Mid-American Conference title in the last four years and a fifth-straight MAC West Division crown, Northern Illinois University Head Coach Rod Carey and his s...read more
OXFORD, Ohio – In a game that featured 12 ties and 21 lead changes, junior Travon Baker  banked home a runner in the lane to lift the Northern Illinois University men’s basketball tea...read more
A Polo man suffered injuries early yesterday morning following an alcohol related crash in Ogle County.The accident took place in the 11 hundred block of North Evergreen Road in rural Polo a short tim...read more
Tuesday  (Boys High School Basketball) Dixon 48 Oregon 28 (9-14)   **Laron Carr (Dixon): 20 ptsDeKalb 67 (16-6) Sterling 51   **Jace Kitchen (DeKalb): 25 ptsMendota 64 Byron ...read more
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This morning, I spoke with Lynda about the top 10 toxic household products for pets. . . . [audio:3131591124-LyndaGould.mp3]Lynda Gould[/audio]...read more
Saturday  (Boys Basketball) Forreston 57 Winnebago 50**Robert DeVries (Forreston): 18 pts**Austin Moore and Dalton Menke (Bago): Each had 14 ptsNormal West OttawaRockford Auburn 127 Rockford Eas...read more
Malcolm Hill made a layup withfour seconds left in regulation to help the Illinois FightingIllini to a 60-58 victory over the Penn State Nittany Lions in aBig Ten Conference thriller at the State Farm...read more
Friday (At RTHS)  (Boys Basketball) Ottawa              78 (13-5), (6-0)Rochelle            58 (1-18), (...read more
Jordan Hill racked up 26 points and 12 rebounds as the Lakers edged the Bulls 123-118 in double-overtime at STAPLES Center. Wayne Ellington added 23 points for the Lakers, who put an end to their nine...read more
Area residents are reminded that the last day to register to vote or change your address for the April 7th Consolidated Election is today. There is a grace period for registration between March 11th ...read more
Jake Muzzin scored the go-ahead goal with 3:37 left in regulation as the Kings clipped the Blackhawks 4-3 at STAPLES Center. Tyler Toffoli tallied the tying score with 6:11 left in the third period. J...read more
The Bulls continue their six-game road trip tonight in Los Angeles against the Lakers. Chicago opened the trek with a 113-111 overtime win over the Warriors on Tuesday in Oakland. The Bulls are now 30...read more
Tuesday (Musgrove Fieldhouse in Sterling) Sterling         49 (12-12), (5-4)Rochelle        23 (1-21), (0-10)**Rochelle: 16th straight loss**Roc...read more
Klay Thompson missed a runner as time expired in overtime and the Warriors took their second loss of the season at ORACLE Arena, 113-111, to the Bulls. Derrick Rose put Chicago ahead on a pull-up jump...read more
Monday (At Franklin Grove)  (Boys Basketball) AFC                    63 (13-7)LaMoille-Ohio &n...read more
The fire from two overturned oil tanker cars continued to burn into mid-day Friday near Galena after derailing more than 24-hours ago. BNSF Railway says those two cars were of a newer design and had b...read more
Saturday  (Boys Bowling) Stevenson Sectional (Lakeside Lanes in Mundelein) State Qualifier **Rochelle: Steven Demoff 1,278 (213 ave) Top 6 Teams Qualified for the State Tournament 1) Harlem:...read more
Roger Brooks More than 200 people attended a meeting yesterday evening in Rochelle to hear a presentation from Roger Brooks dealing with a branding study for the community.City officials are looking ...read more
Andre Hollins finished with28 points and five assists as the Minnesota Golden Gophers defeatedthe Illinois Fighting Illini, 79-71, in Big Ten Conference actionat Williams Arena. Carlos Morris tallied...read more
DEKALB, Ill. -- Senior Aaron Armstead  scored a game-high 15 points, but the Northern Illinois University men’s basketball team fell, 60-55, to Miami (Ohio) on Saturday afternoon at the NIU...read more
An area state lawmaker is proposing a bill to bring the death penalty back to Illinois. State Representative John Cabello of Loves Park introduced legislation that would reinstate capital punishment i...read more
Jimmy Butler led the way with 20 points, eight rebounds and six assists as the Bulls beat the Mavericks 102-98 in Dallas. Derrick Rose also scored 20 points in Chicago's second straight win. Pau Gasol...read more
Tuesday  (Boys High School Basketball) LaSalle-Peru 57 Morris 52Pearl City 87 West Carroll 47Christian Life 75 Pecatonica 53Lean-Winslow 45 Galena 25Warren 43 Eastland 40Bureau Valley 65 Peru St...read more
The Baltimore Ravens hired former Chicago Bears head coach MarcTrestman as their new offensive coordinator on Tuesday. Trestmanwill be an offensive coordinator in the NFL for a fifth time. Hetakes ove...read more
The Chicago Bears formallyintroduced John Fox as their new head coach on Monday, with therecently dispatched Denver Broncos sideline boss expressing bothhis gratitude toward his new employers as well ...read more
Fire did extensive damage Saturday night at a truck center on the south side of Rochelle. The blaze took place at Rochelle Truck Center Incorporated at 1631 South Main Street a short time after 5. R...read more
Saturday  (RTHS)  (Boys High School Basketball)Morris                67   (12-5), (3-2)Rochelle     ...read more
The slow start of the state's medical marijuana program and the small number of qualified patients has prompted one company to give back a state license to grow marijuana. Green Thumb Industries is su...read more
Saturday  (Boys High School Basketball) MLK Jr. Tournament (South Beloit):    AFC        64        South Beloit &n...read more
Al Horford dropped 22 points and grabbed nine boards to lead the Hawks to a 107-99 defeat of the Bulls at the United Center. Kyle Korver led the team with 24 points, with Jeff Teague scoring 17 with 1...read more
A Davis Junction man is back on the streets today after he was arrested this week involving an alleged sexual abuse incident earlier this month. 51-year old Michael Koch was charged with the felony o...read more
Friday (Spartan Gymnasium in Sycamore)  (Boys Basketball) Sycamore               71 (7-9), (2-3)Rochelle         &...read more
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The Byron Chamber of Commerce along with 102.3 The Coyote are excited to welcome Rockford's own Mo Pitney Saturday night of ByronFest, July 11th. When Mo Pitney sings "let me tell you about country" i...read more
An Ogle County judge set bond at $100,000 yesterday for a Davis Junction man in connection with an alleged sexual abuse incident earlier this month. 51-year old Michael Koch has been arrested on the ...read more
Derrick Rose tallied 29 points and 10 assists as the Bulls rolled the Celtics 119-103 in Boston. Jimmy Butler had 22 points and six steals for Chicago, which snapped a two-game slide. Pau Gasol chippe...read more
The White Sox will retire the number-14 of former captain Paul Konerko on Saturday, May 23rd. The team will hold a ceremony before that day's game against the Twins at U.S. Cellular Field. Konerko wil...read more
Wednesday (At RTHS)  (Wrestling) Ottawa         42Rochelle       36 (4-11)**Match was won on the final weight class (Ottawa ...read more
Wednesday  (Boys Basketball) AFC 67 Milledgeville 54**Jacob Hilliker (AFC): 19 pts Girls Basketball Forreston        48        Pearl...read more
Ogle County Sheriff's Police arrested a Davis Junction man on Wednesday after receiving an alleged report of a sex related incident that took place on February 11th. After further investigation, 51-y...read more
Tuesday (At Yorkville)   (Boys Basketball) Yorkville       79 (9-7), (4-1)Rochelle       37 (1-13), (0-3)**Yorkville: Led 24-5 af...read more
  The Bulls welcome the Wizards to the United Center this evening. Chicago suffered a 121-114 loss to the Magic its last time out on Monday. The Bulls also fell to the Wizards in Washington last...read more
Victor Oladipo and Nikola Vucevic each piled up 33 points, helping the Magic surprise the Bulls, 121-114, at the United Center. Vucevic added 11 rebounds and four assists. Orlando shot 59-percent and ...read more
Saturday (At RTHS)  (Boys Basketball_ Ottawa Marquette      84 (9-6)Rochelle                 &...read more
Saturday  (Boys High School Basketball) Geneseo    62        Yorkville    44Kaneland    51     &nbs...read more
The North Dakota State footballdynasty was thought by many to be ending this season - that theBison would be unable to roll over opponents anymore after thedeparture of a dominant senior class and the...read more
Friday  (Boys High School Basketball) Rochelle at LaSalle-Peru (Postponed)**Rescheduled for February 21st (Soph. at 4pm and Varsity at 5:30pm) Morris 52 Geneseo 51Kaneland 53 DeKalb 52Yorkville...read more
Saturday  (Boys High School Basketball) Ottawa-Marquette at Rochelle (1-11)    **Pre-Game Show at 6:45pm on Newstalk 1060 and wrhl.netGeneseo at YorkvilleKaneland at LaSalle-PeruS...read more
The Illinois State University football team is hoping to win its first ever FCS championship. They're squaring off against North Dakota State University in Frisco, Texas this afternoon. North Dakota h...read more
Friday  (Boys High School Basketball) Rochelle (1-11), (0-2) at LaSalle-Peru (8-4), (1-2)      **Postponed..Rescheduled for February 21st...Soph. (4pm), Varsity (5:30pm)...read more
Governor Bruce Rauner visits Rochelle Foods                           ...read more
Derrick Favors led a balanced attack with 20 points and 11 rebounds as the Jazz picked up a 97-77 win over the Bulls at the United Center. Gordon Hayward chipped in 18 points and Rudy Gobert recorded ...read more
The Illinois Supreme Court has announced that justices will hear oral arguments in the pension overhaul case on March 11th. Lawmakers and former Governor Pat Quinn approved the plan in 2013 as a way t...read more
Malcolm Hill scored 28 points to pace Illinois to a 64-57 win over number-nine Maryland at the State Farm Center. Both teams shot about 36-percent from the field, and Maryland led by two at the half. ...read more
Semyon Varlamov  sent back 54 shots to lead the Avalanche to a 2-0 shutout victory over the Blackhawks at the United Center. Nathan MacKinnon and Maxime Talbot  both found the back of the ne...read more
The Bulls battle the Jazz at the United Center tonight. Chicago ran its winning streak to three with a 114-105 victory over the Rockets on Monday. The Bulls also improved to 25-and-10 with the win. Ti...read more
Monday  (Boys High School Basketball) Pecatonica 57 Stillman Valley 43     **Kane VanBriesen (SV): 19 ptsDixon 65 Mendota 52     **Isaiah Roby (Dixon): 20...read more
Pau Gasol poured in 27 points and pulled down 14 rebounds as the Bulls ran past the Rockets, 114-105, in Chicago. Jimmy Butler added 22 points for the Bulls, who outscored the Rockets 31-16 in the fou...read more
The Chicago Blackhawks placedfive players among the first six announced Saturday for thismonth's NHL All-Star Game. Forwards Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews, defensemen Duncan Keithand Brent Seabrook...read more
Jimmy Butler led the way with 26 points, eight rebounds and eight assists as the Bulls edged the Nuggets 106-101 at the United Center. Derrick Rose chipped in 17 on 7-of-25 shooting and Pau Gasol adde...read more
Melvin Gordon rushed for an Outback Bowl-record 251 yards and three touchdowns as Wisconsin slipped past Auburn in overtime 34-31 from Raymond James Stadium. Rafael Gaglianone kicked a 25-yard field g...read more
Governor Bruce Rauner has tapped a Florida Democrat to take over the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services. George Sheldon ran Florida's child welfare agency from 2008 to 2011, before wo...read more
NCAA Football (College Football Playoff Rankings)------11am - #18 Wisconsin Badgers vs. #19 Auburn Tigers(Outback Bowl at Tampa, FL) 11:30 a.m. - #5 Baylor Bears vs. #8 Michigan State Spartans(Cotton...read more
Joe Johnson scored 20 points with 11 rebounds as the Nets took down the Bulls 96-82 at the United Center. Brook Lopez led the team with 29 points, while Jarrett Jack chipped in 11 with five assists. A...read more
Monday KSB Holiday Classic (At Dixon High School) Aurora Rosary       59Rochelle                25**Rosary: Led 33-11 at Half ...read more
The Chicago Bears cut ties with head coach Marc Trestman andgeneral manager Phil Emery on the heels of a 5-11 season. Emeryspent three years at the helm and brought in Trestman in January2013 after in...read more
Teddy Bridgewater threw for 209 yards with a touchdown and an interception for the Vikings in a 13-9 win over the Bears from TCF Bank Stadium. Matt Asiata rushed for 91 yards for Minnesota, which ends...read more
87th Annual Chuck Dayton Holiday Classic (DeKalb High School)  (Boys Basketball) Belvidere North       66 (5-8)Rochelle          ...read more
The two afterthoughts in the NFC North,Minnesota and Chicago, will finish their seasons in a battle toavoid the cellar of the division. The Vikings can at least hang their hat on the development ofro...read more
Jimmy Butler had 33 points to power the Bulls to a 107-100 win over the Pelicans from the United Center. Derrick Rose chipped in with 19 points for Chicago, which has rolled off six straight. Aaron Br...read more
87th Annual Chuck Dayton Holiday Classic (DeKalb High School) Rochelle                    62 (1-10)Chica...read more
2014 figures indicate that the Rochelle Police Department saw a slight increase in criminal arrests by officers but also a sharp decline in the number of calls for service along with traffic stops. C...read more
Friday  (Boys High School Basketball) Chuck Dayton Holiday Classic (DeKalb): Rochelle vs Chicago Schurz 9am              &nb...read more
The Bulls pulled away from the Lakers in the fourth quarter outscoring them by 14 and going on to a 113-93 win at the United Center. Pau Gasol led the way with 23 points and 13 rebounds, while Jimmy B...read more
No one suffered any injuries late Saturday night followiing a townhouse fire in Rochelle. The blaze took place a short time before 11:30 at 555 South Main Street, the Golf View Townhouses. Rochelle ...read more
87th Annual Chuck Dayton Holiday Classic (DeKalb High School) Winnebago 82 (8-2)Mundelein 62 (0-10)**Winnebago: 26-12 4th Quarter for the win      **Led 56-50 after 3 quarter...read more
Rakeem Cato finished off hisillustrious career at Marshall by leading his team to a win in theinaugural Boca Raton Bowl. Cato threw for 281 yards with three touchdowns and also rushed fortwo scores i...read more
The Detroit Lions are still in the mix to bethe No. 1 seed in the NFC heading into the postseason. Then again,there's also a slim chance they'll be out of the playoff picturealtogether. Detroit takes...read more
87th Annual Chuck Dayton Holiday Classic (DeKalb High School) Moline             72 (9-3)Rochelle          38 (0-9)**Moline:...read more
Saturday  (Boys High School Basketball) E.C. Nichols Tournament (Marengo): Marengo 52 Stillman Valley 30               ...read more
87th Annual Chuck Dayton Holiday Classic (DeKalb High School) Sterling 63 (5-1)Winnebago 62 (7-2)**Sterling: 25-19 4th Quarter for the win**Bago: Led 43-38 after the 3rd Quarter on a 25-13 run**Sterl...read more
Two conference champions willclash head to head in the inaugural Boca Raton Bowl as the MarshallThundering Herd and the Northern Illinois Huskies converge on FAUStadium tonight. Marshall nearly made ...read more
The Bulls used a 49-point fourth quarter to hold off the Raptors, 129-120, at the United Center. The 49 points is the most Chicago has scored in a quarter in franchise history. Derrick Rose led the wa...read more
SEVERAL AREA DEPARTMENTS RESPONDED TO A GARAGE FIRE LAST NIGHT IN OGLE COUNTY. THE BLAZE TOOK PLACE IN THE 11,000 BLOCK OF MOWERs ROAD NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF WHITEROCK ROAD. FLAMES WERE NOTICED A S...read more
Joique Bell and Reggie Bush each had a rushing touchdown as the Lions rallied for a 20-14 win over the Bears in Chicago. Matthew Stafford threw for 243 yards and two interceptions for the Lions, who w...read more
Friday  (Boys High School Basketball) Ottawa 70 Princeton 51Dixon 68 Rock Falls 46North Boone 67 Burlington Central 64Eastland 54 South Beloit 46 (ot)Rockford Auburn 110 Belvidere North 54Honone...read more
The Bears are making a change at quarterback. Head coach Marc Trestman announced on Thursday that Jay Cutler will sit and Jimmy Clausen will start this Sunday against the NFC North leading Lions. The ...read more
The Chicago Bears are benching quarterback Jay Cutler for their upcoming game against the Detroit Lions. ESPN reports the team will start backup Jimmy Clausen instead. Cutler leads the league with 18 ...read more
Tuesday (Lancaster Gymnasium in Dixon)  (Boys Basketball Dixon 64 (7-0), (2-0)Stillman Valley 33 (1-2), (0-1)**Dixon: Led 42-17 at Half Time and 55-27 after 3 Quarters    &nb...read more
Tuesday (Lancaster Gymnasium in Dixon)  (Boys Basketball Dixon 64 (7-0), (2-0)Stillman Valley 33 (1-2), (0-1)**Dixon: Led 42-17 at Half Time and 55-27 after 3 Quarters    &nb...read more
The Blackhawks scored twice late in the third period to take down the Wild 5-3 at the United Center. Five different Blackhawks scored, led by Patrick Kane's goal and two assists. Jonathan Toews  ...read more
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Country superstar Martina McBride called into The Coyote Morning Show with Kris Wexell this morning. Take a listen... [audio:Martina13015.mp3]Martina_1023TheCoyote[/audio] ...read more
Drew Brees went 29-of-36 for 375 yards and three touchdowns to guide the Saints to a 31-15 victory over the Bears at Soldier Field. Josh Hill caught a pair of TDs and Marques  Colston finished wi...read more
Al Horford's 21 points, 10 rebounds and six assists led the way for the Hawks in their 93-86 win against the Bulls at Philips Arena. Paul Millsap helped out with 17 points, eight rebounds and four ste...read more
Saturday  (Boys Basketball) Forreston Holiday Tournament Sterling Newman 47Oregon               44**Trevor Otten (Oregon): ...read more
Friday (Dr. AJ Sellett Memorial Gymnasium in LaSalle) LaSalle-Peru             58 (3-5), (2-1)Rochelle           &...read more
Friday  (Girls High School Basketball) AFC 80 (8-0) Polo 40       **Madeline Prestegaard (AFC): 18 pts, 7 rebounds       **Allison Pre...read more
Derrick Rose scored 31 points to pace the Bulls to a 115-106 win over the Trail Blazers from the United Center. Aaron Brooks scored 17 points off the bench for Chicago, which has won three-of-four. Pa...read more
Wednesday  (Boys High School Basketball) AFC                     71 (5-1), (2-0)Pecatonica         ...read more
The purchase of a new fire truck, repairs for a water well, along with the communication plan for the city topped the discussion last night for the Rochelle Council.Only 4 city officials were present ...read more
Derrick Rose dropped in a game-high 23 points as the Bulls blasted the Nets 105-80 at the United Center. Pau Gasol posted 16 points and 16 rebounds for the Bulls, who have won four of six. Taj Gibson ...read more
Tuesday (At RTHS) Princeton       74 (6-1)Rochelle        52 (0-7)**Rochelle: 19th straight loss (Dating back to last season)    ...read more
Prized free-agent pitcher Jon Lester has agreed to a deal with the Cubs. Yahoo! Sports reports Lester has agreed to a six-year, 155-million-dollar deal with Chicago. Lester went a combined 16-and-11 w...read more
NIU TO TAKE ON MARSHALL IN FIRST BOCA RATON BOWLMatch-Up of Conference Champions Takes Place Dec. 23rdDeKALB, Ill. – The Northern Illinois University Huskies, champions of the Mid-American Confe...read more
Saturday  (Boys High School Basketball) Johnsburg        45        Oregon        39  (1-5)Dixon&nbs...read more
Rochelle police received word of 4 car burglaries that took place in the Hub City as all of the vehicles were left unlocked. Taken from the cars was a wallet, purse, and some loose change. The burgl...read more
The Bulls will be back in action on Wednesday when they host the Nets at the United Center. Chicago suffered 112-102 loss to the Warriors its last time out on Saturday. The Bulls have dropped two-of-t...read more
Fire destroyed a building Thursdayin downtown Rochelle which is used as an auto repair shop.The blaze was noticed a short time after 11:30 at 510 West 2nd Avenue at Washignton Street.The 1st person on...read more
Draymond Green hit seven three-pointers en route to 31 points as the Warriors sank the Bulls 112-102 from the United Center. Steph Curry chipped in with 19 points and seven assists for Golden State, w...read more
Drew Hare threw for twotouchdowns and ran for another as the Northern Illinois Huskiescrushed the Bowling Green Falcons, 51-17, in the Mid-AmericanConference championship game at Ford Field. Hare con...read more
The value of the Exelon nuclear power plant in Byron saw a decline of 27 million dollars from a year ago. The Ogle County Board of Review recently approved the plant's assessment at 482.4 million dol...read more
The attorneys for the state workers and retirees who are challenging the pension reform plan want more time from the Illinois Supreme Court to file their arguments. They say they need until March 16 t...read more
2014 MAC Championship Game (Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan) NIU Huskies (10-2) vs Bowling Green Falcons (7-5) 6pm **Same 2 teams in last year's MAC Championship Game     &n...read more
Neither the Dallas Cowboys or the ChicagoBears had all that much to give thanks for last week. Each team will try to rebound from lopsided divisional losses onThanksgiving Day when they kick off Week...read more
Ogle County Sheriff Brian VanVickle with former Sheriffs Mel Messer (Left) and Jerry Brooks (Right) The Ogle County board approved a resolution last night in recognition of their dedication and servi...read more
Patrick Kane scored twice during a three-goal third period as the Blackhawks beat the Blues 4-1 at the United Center. Kris Versteeg tallied a goal and two assists and Marcus Kruger also lit the lamp f...read more
The Bulls welcome the Mavericks to the United Center tonight. Chicago wrapped up its seven-game road trip with a 102-84 win over the Nets on Sunday. The Bulls went 4-and-3 on the trip to enter tonight...read more
Jimmy Butler led the charge with 26 points as the Bulls cruised to a 102-84 win over the Nets at the Barclays Center. Pau Gasol tallied 25 points and 13 rebounds, while Derrick Rose scored 14 in the v...read more
Drew Hare threw for 159 yards with a touchdown and ran for a pair of scores in the fourthquarter, as Northern Illinois rallied from a halftime deficit andcaptured a 31-21 win over Western Michigan to ...read more
Friday  (High School Football) Championship Games (Memorial Stadium in Champaign) Class 1A: Forreston 20 (13-1) Carrollton 15 (13-1)          &...read more
Friday  (Boys Basketball) 5th Annual Cavalier Classic (LaSalle-Peru): Rochelle (0-2) vs LaSalle-Peru Noon               ...read more
Championship Games (Memorial Stadium in Champaign) Friday Class 1A Forreston (12-1) vs Carrollton (13-0) 10am Class 2A Eastland-Pearl City (13-0) vs Maroa-Forsyth (10-3) 1pm Class 3A: Wilmington (...read more
The possibility of a sanitary sewer system in the village of Hillcrest topped the discussion last night for the board. The village has already received a $450,000 CDAP grant for the project and have ...read more
Rayvonte Rice tallied 21 points, seven boards and five steals as the Illinois FightingIllini completed an 88-62 rout of the Indiana State Sycamores aspart of the Las Vegas Invitational at Orleans Aren...read more
Matthew Stafford threw for 390 yards and two touchdowns as the Lions rolled the Bears 34-17 from Ford Field. Calvin Johnson posted 11 receptions for 146 yards and the two TDs for Detroit, which snappe...read more
Turkey and desperation will be on the menutoday in Detroit as the Lions host their annual Thanksgiving Dayaffair against Chicago, the first time that the two NFC Northrivals will meet on the holiday s...read more
Tuesday  Girls Basketball Forreston Thanksgiving Tournament Rochelle               34 (1-5)Forreston    ...read more
Rochelle Elementary Superintendent Todd Prusator The extension of the superintendent's contract along with possible staff reductions topped the discussion last night for the Rochelle Elementary board...read more
Ty Lawson led a balanced attack with 20 points and 12 assists as the Nuggets beat the Bulls 114-109 in Denver. Arron Afflalo added 19 points for the surging Nuggets, who have ripped off five straight ...read more
The Rochelle City Council along with park officials approved an intergovernmental agreement last night dealing with the possibility of a YMCA being built in the Hub City. The vote was 6-1 in favor of...read more
Monday  (Boys High School Basketball) AFC Tournament (Postponed) Polo vs Kirkland-Hiawatha                 &n...read more
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American Idol's Gina Venier from Dixon stopped by The Coyote studios this morning, talked about being on American Idol, she also performed for us live, here it here.... [audio:Gina11315.mp3]Gina_The_...read more
The Bears scored 21 points in the third quarter to rally for a 21-13 win over the Buccaneers in Chicago. Matt Forte followed up two turnovers with a pair of touchdown runs in the third for the Bears, ...read more
A Republican is taking over the governor's office in Illinois for the first time in 12-years. Bruce Rauner will be sworn in at 11 o'clock this morning. He's promised to bring the state out of a financ...read more
Saturday Class 3A Playoffs (Semi-Finals) (Becker Field in Wilmington) Wilmington      46 (13-0)Byron             13 (8-5)**Wilmington: Plays Wi...read more
Amid a slightly higher-profile arrival thisweekend at Soldier Field - in the form of Tampa Bay coach LovieSmith visiting his former Chicago home for the first time since hewas fired two years ago - th...read more
Saturday (Semi-Final Playoff Games) Class 3A: Byron (8-4) at Wilmington (12-0) 5pm                  **Pre-Game Sho...read more
Friday  (Girls High School Basketball) Forreston Thanksgiving Tournament Winnebago       46Rochelle           26 ...read more
 Damian Lillard led the way with 21 points, six rebounds and nine assists as the Trail Blazers blasted the Bulls 105-87 in Portland. LaMarcus Aldridge added 16 points and nine rebounds for Portla...read more
DeMarcus Cousins grabbed 14 rebounds and added 22 points to lead the Kings to a 103-88 win over the Bulls at Sleep Train Arena. Darren Collison went for 17 points and 12 assists in the victory while R...read more
Rockford Police believe that a warehouse that burned to the ground this week was a location for a cannabis growing operation. The cause of the blaze remains under investigation. It's also unknown if ...read more
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Did you catch American Idol last tonight!? Dixon's Gina Venier made the cut and got a golden ticket.  Gina called into The Coyote Morning Show with Kris Wexell this morning. Stay tuned to The Coy...read more
The Bulls make the second stop on their seven-game road trip against the Kings at Sleep Train Arena tonight. Chicago improved to 8-and-3 with an impressive win over the Clippers on Monday. The Kings a...read more
Thursday (At RTHS) Rockford Guilford 57 (1-0)Rochelle              32 (0-1)**Rockford Guilford: Led 26-12 at Half Time and 42-24 after 3 quarters**Kaleia Monteiro (...read more
The Cubs officials met with free-agent pitcher Jon Lester on Tuesday. The 30-year-old Lester was 16-and-11 with a 2.46 ERA with the A's and Red Sox last season. The Red Sox and Braves are also reporte...read more
PEDEN STADIUM (ATHENS, OHIO) NIU "HUSKIES" (8-2), (5-1) MAC VSOHIO "BOBCATS" (5-5), (3-3) MAC **KICK-OFF SET AT 7PM**NIU: LOOKS FOR 1ST WIN AT OHIO SINCE NOVEMBER OF 1982    &nbs...read more
Jimmy Butler scored 22 points and Taj Gibson had 20 as the shorthanded Bulls crushed the Clippers 105-89 at STAPLES Center. Chicago outscored LA 31-14 in the third quarter. Mike Dunleavy added 19 poin...read more
Saturday (Semi-Final Playoff Games) Class 3A: Byron (8-4) at Wilmington (12-0) 5pm                   &nb...read more
Class 3A Playoff (Quarterfinals) Everett Stine Stadium in Byron Byron                     &nb...read more
Saturday  (Girls Volleyball) Redbird Arena (Illinois State University in Normal) Class 1A Tournament: Keith School 25-11, 25-13 Hartsburg-Emden        &n...read more
There is plenty of blame to go around inChicago. Quarterback Jay Cutler, coach Marc Trestman, defensive coordinatorMel Tucker, general manager Phil Emery ... take your pick. Justunderstand Jim McMaho...read more
Solomon Hill posted 21 points and 12 rebounds to help the Pacers top the Bulls 99-90 from the United Center. Luis Scola added 21 points and 11 boards for Indiana, which has won three of four. A.J. Pri...read more
Quarterfinal Games  (High School Football) Class 1A Forreston (10-1) vs Stark County (11-0) (Wyoming) Saturday at 5pmLena-Winslow (8-3) at Galena (9-2) Saturday at 1pm Class 2A Eastland-Pearl...read more
Friday  (Girls Volleyball) Semi-Finals at Redbird Arena (Illinois State University in Normal) Class 1A State Tournament: Keith School 25-22, 22-25, 25-15 Cissna Park    &nbs...read more
Pau Gasol scored 27 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead the Bulls to a 100-93 win over the Raptors at the Air Canada Centre. Derrick Rose had 20 points and four assists before leaving the game in t...read more
The Bears are beginning their preparations for Sunday's game against the Vikings. Chicago was without wideout Brandon Marshall and tight end Martellus Bennett at practice on Wednesday. Corner Tim Jenn...read more
The Bears have parted ways with wide receiver Santonio Holmes. The former Super Bowl MVP signed a one-year contract with the Bears in August. Holmes managed just eight catches for 67 yards in nine gam...read more
After sitting out four of the team's last five games, Derrick Rose totaled 24 points and seven assists to lead the Bulls to a 102-91 win over the Pistons at the United Center. Jimmy Butler chipped in ...read more
Aaron Rodgers threw six touchdown passes in the first half to tie an NFL record as the Packers blasted the Bears 55-14 on "Sunday Night Football" at Lambeau Field. Oakland's Daryle Lamonica was the la...read more
Aaron Rodgers threw six touchdown passes in the first half to tie an NFL record as the Packers blasted the Bears 55-14 on "Sunday Night Football" at Lambeau Field. Oakland's Daryle Lamonica was the la...read more
Saturday  High School Football) Class 3A Playoffs  (2nd Round)  (Everett Stine Stadium)Byron                     &...read more
Saturday  (2nd Round of the Playoffs)Class 1AForreston        49  (10-1)        Chicago Hope        ...read more
Saturday  (Girls Volleyball) Super-Sectionals Class 1A At Elgin: Keith School 25-18, 25-10 Harvest Christian Academy**Plays Cissna Park in the Semi-Finals Friday at Illinois State Class 2A A...read more
The Celtics sported a balanced attack with seven players scoring in double figures in their 106-101 victory over the Bulls at the United Center. Evan Turner led the way with 19 points while Kelly Olyn...read more
Mike Dunleavy dropped in 27 points to lead the Bulls to a 118-115 win over the 76ers in Philadelphia. Jimmy Butler added 23 points, seven rebounds and five assists for Chicago, which moved to 5-and-1 ...read more
MUNCIE, Ind. – Senior tailback Cameron Stingily scored three rushing touchdowns and ran for 148 yards, and the Northern Illinois University Huskies scored 21 second-half points to surge past Bal...read more
Tuesday (Sectionals)  (Girls Volleyball) Class 2A At Pecatonica: Oregon 25-20, 25-16 Sterling Newman               &nb...read more
Kris Versteeg scored twice and Corey Crawford posted his first shutout of the season as the Blackhawks blasted the Canadiens 5-0 at the Bell Centre. Crawford made 28 saves in his 11th career whitewash...read more
The Chicago Cubs formally ushered in anothernew era by introducing former Tampa Bay Rays skipper Joe Maddon as their newmanager on Monday. The team also announced that Maddon agreed to a five-year co...read more
Saturday  (Boys Cross Country) Kaneland Class 2A Sectional Top 5 teams that qualified for the State Meet in Peoria 1) Yorkville: 67 pts         &nb...read more
Area Games Class 3A Playoffs Byron (5-4) at Chicago Bowen (8-1) (Noon)**Pre-Game Show at 11:30am on Newstalk 1060 and wrhl.netAurora Christian (5-4) at Sterling Newman (2pm)North Boone (5-4) at Chic...read more
LeBron James finished with 36 points, eight rebounds and four assists to lead the Cavaliers to a 114-108 overtime victory over the Bulls at the United Center. Kyrie Irving scored 23 while Kevin Love c...read more
Thursday  (Girls Volleyball Byron Class 2A Regional (Championship Match) Oregon       25 17 25Byron         12 25 23**Oregon: Will play St...read more
NIU Associate Vice President and  Director of Athletics Sean Frazier Officials at NIU in DeKalb introduced their future athletics facility master plan today which involves the entire sports prog...read more
It got ugly at Madison Square Garden with the Bulls cruising to a 104-18 victory against the Knicks behind 21 points and 11 rebounds from Pau Gasol. Taj Gibson knocked down 10-of-12 shots off the benc...read more
Winnebago Class 3A Regional (Semi-Finals) Winnebago         25 25Rochelle             16 23 (11-22)**Winnebago: Plays D...read more
Class 2A Regionals  (Girls VolleyballAt Byron:            Oregon        25-12, 25-17       &nbs...read more
Monday  (Girls Volleyball) Class 1A Regionals At Amboy: Amboy 25-13, 25-12 PoloAt AFC: Kirkland-Hiawatha 25-23, 25-19 HebronAt Paw Paw: Serena 25-18, 25-18 LelandHinckley-Big Rock 25-15, 24-26,...read more
Class 3A PlayoffsAurora Christian  (5-4)  at  Sterling Newman  (9-0)   Saturday at 2pmChicago Raby  (5-4)  at  Oregon  (5-4)  Friday at 7:30pm&nb...read more
Tom Brady hooked up with Rob Gronkowski for three touchdowns as the Patriots rolled the Bears 51-23 at Gillette Stadium. Brady finished 30-of-35 for 354 yards and five touchdowns while Gronkowski haul...read more
The Bulls will lift the lid on the regular season Wednesday at Madison Square Garden. Chicago heads to New York to battle the Knicks in the opener. The Bulls completed a 4-and-4 preseason with a 113-1...read more
Saturday (Rynearson Stadium in Ypsilanti, Michigan)  (College Football) NIU Huskies        28 (6-2), (3-1)Eastern Michigan  17 (2-6), (1-3)**NIU: Scored 2...read more
Perception meets reality in Foxboro today. The Chicago Bears think they're good and the New England Patriots,who will be shooting for their 13th straight regular-season homewin, know it. Brandon Mar...read more
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This morning, I spoke with Stephanie Galvan. She's a certified vet tech at RVH... We covered a few topics including a sweet boy named Remi that they have and are hoping to find a forever home for.. Ta...read more
Friday (Peterson Field) Kaneland            33 (4-5)Rochelle              ...read more
Friday Night WRHL'S Broadcast Games Kaneland 33 (4-5) Rochelle 6 (3-6) Oregon 14 (5-4) Stillman Valley 7 (2-7)       **Garrett Rude (Oregon): 2-yard TD run in the 4th ...read more
Ricky Rubio tallied 19 points and fiveassists and the Minnesota Timberwolves capped an impressive preseason with a113-112 win over the Chicago Bulls. Thaddeus Young and Anthony Bennett scored 17 poin...read more
Thursday  (Girls Volleyball) Oregon 25-16, 25-9 Stillman Valley     **Oregon: Delany Mahoney 25 assists            ...read more
A Chana man received a sentence of 7 years in the Department of Corrections yesterday in connection with a sexual abuse incident in February of 2011. 30-year old Ralph McCormick pled guilty to the fe...read more
The Bears hit the practice field today to prepare for Sunday's road game against the New England Patriots. Chicago fell to 3-and-4 with last week's loss to the Dolphins and currently sit third in the ...read more
The Bears are responding to reports of a tense moment in the locker room after Sunday's loss to the Dolphins. Coach Marc Trestman says Brandon Marshall did not single out quarterback Jay Cutler as som...read more
  White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu is being honored as the American League's top rookie by "Sporting News." Abreu hit .317 with 36 home runs and 107 RBI this season. Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom ...read more
Monday  Girls Volleyball AFC 26-24, 25-17 Forreston**AFC: (17-11)**Lauren Meurer: 28 digs**Katie Sondgeroth 17 assists, 11 service points Tuesday Local Schedule Class 2A Regionals  (Boys ...read more
Ryan Tannehill threw for 277 yards and two touchdowns as the Dolphins dominated the Bears 27-14 at Soldier Field. Miami's defense forced three turnovers while Tannehill hit eight different receivers o...read more
Huskie Stadium in DeKalb (11,211 in attendance) NIU Huskies        51 (5-2), (2-1) MACMiami of Ohio      41 (1-7), (1-3) MAC**NIU: Led 37-21 at Half Time ...read more
Saturday  (Boys Golf) Class 1A State Golf Tournament (Prairie Vista Golf Course in Bloomington) Final Team Standings 1) El Paso: 6192) North Shore Country Day (Winnetka): 6293) Nashville: 652 ...read more
Miami (2-3) at Chicago (3-3)------------------------------------------------------------ Joe Philbin now knows how Pete Carroll must've felt. Long before he was a Super Bowl-winning coach in Seattle...read more
The tow fund issue dealing with the Ogle County Sheriff's Department still remains unsolved dealing with money missing. Following a report from a Naperville company last October, over $13,600 was una...read more
Governor Quinn says he's still fighting to get the minimum wage raised even though state representatives wrapped up veto session without a vote. It could be Quinn's last hoorah as governor. He's been ...read more
Monday  (Boys Golf) Seneca Class 1A Sectional (Nettle Creek Golf Course in Morris) Top 3 teams that qualified for the Class 1A State Tournament (Prairie Vista Golf Course in Bloomington) 1) No...read more
Jimmy Butler posted 21 points in 22 minutes as the Bulls topped the Nuggets 110-90 in preseason action from United Center. Derrick Rose added 15 points with five rebounds and five assists as Chicago m...read more
The Bears hit the practice field tomorrow to gear up for this week's home game against the Miami Dolphins. Chicago improved to 3-and-3 with Sunday's 27-13 win at Atlanta. The Dolphins will enter the c...read more
Matt Forte ran for 80 yards and a pair of touchdowns as the Bears rolled to a 27-13 win over the Falcons at the Georgia Dome. Forte added 77 yards on ten catches while Jay Cutler threw for 381 yards a...read more
Saturday (Helms Athletic Complex) Big 14 Junior Tackle Football Conference 8th Grade Championship Game Rochelle      29 (9-0)Dixon         ...read more
In a 13-11 vote last night, Kim Gouker of Byron will remain as the Chairman of the Ogle County board. Gouker has held this position for the past 2 years. The other county board member nominated for t...read more
Huskie Stadium in DeKalb (20,122 Homecoming Crowd) Central Michigan     34 (4-3), (2-1)NIU Huskies            17 (4-2), (1-1...read more
Saturday  (Girls Volleyball) Dixon Invitational**Rochelle:  (0-4) for the Invitational**Lost to Rock Falls        21-9, 21-5**Lost to LaSalle-Peru   ...read more
Research shows Cyber Monday shoppers will spend more money using a personal computer than a mobile device today.  Data compiled by IBM Digital Analytics shows online shoppers spent an average of ...read more
Tuesday  (Boys Golf)Byron Class 1A Regional  (Prairie View Golf Course)Top 3 teams that qualified for the Seneca Sectional  (Nettle Creek Golf Course in Morris)1) North Shore Country Da...read more
Tuesday  (Doug Creason Athletic Complex)  (Boys Soccer)VarsityRochelle              2   (9-7), (5-1)LaSalle-Peru     &nb...read more
Aaron Brooks and Jimmy Butler each scored 18 points but the Bulls fell 111-109 in overtime to the Pistons in Auburn Hills. Chicago was without Joakim Noah and Derrick Rose played just 14 minutes. The ...read more
The Rochelle VFW Post 3878 will once again offer a free Thanksgiving dinner today for area residents to enjoy. Anyone who may not have any family in town and would like to have dinner should stop by ...read more
Derrick Rose scored 11 points with four rebounds as the Bulls fell 85-81 to the Wizards in preseason action from United Center. Rose played 14 minutes while Nikola Mirotic added 17 points in defeat. M...read more
Saturday  (Helms Athletic Complex) (Rochelle Junior Tackle Football)8th Grade GameRochelle        45   (8-0)Byron        &nbs...read more
NFL Preview - Chicago (2-2) at Carolina (2-2) --------------------------------------------------------- If home is where the heart is, the Chicago Bears aren'tpining for the Windy City these days. T...read more
Chicago Bears left tackle Jermon Bushrodhas been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Carolina Panthers. Bushrod will miss his first game since 2009 due to knee and ankle issues. Hehad started in ...read more
Area residents are reminded that you can pick-up food boxes this morning between 9 and 11 at Anderson Plumbing and Heating at 621 1st Avenue in Rochelle as part of the 9th Annual 2 Ton Thanksgiving Fo...read more
Thursday (At Ottawa)  (Boys Soccer) Varsity Rochelle     8 (7-6), (4-1)Ottawa       0**Rochelle: 4th straight win**Led 4-0 at Half Time**Rochelle Goals: ...read more
After deliberating for about an hour on Wednesday, an Ogle County jury has found a Stillman Valley man to be a sexual dangerous person. 65-year old Ray Gough will be committed to the Department of Co...read more
Thursday  (Cross Country) Oregon Invitational (Park West) Boys 1) Rockford Boylan: 23 pts2) Durand-Pecatonica: 73 pts 5) Oregon: 112 pts (5 Teams) **Oregon: Jacob Harshman 22nd  &n...read more
Receiver Brandon Marshall and defensive end Jared Allen were back at practice on Wednesday for the Bears. Marshall has been dealing with an ankle injury while Allen had pneumonia. Marshall was a full ...read more
The Ogle County board approved a new fiscal year budget last night as the total revenue along with expenditures came in at 13.8 million dollars.The appropriation and levies will come in at 38.9 millio...read more
The Bears hit the practice field tomorrow looking to regroup from Sunday's blowout loss to the Packers. Chicago fell to 2-and-2 with the defeat and now eyes the Carolina Panthers, who are also 2-and-2...read more
Aaron Rodgers threw for 302 yards and four touchdowns as the Packers hammered the Bears 38-17 at Soldier Field. This was the 700th win for the Packers, joining the Bears as the only NFL teams with 700...read more
Christian Colon knocked in two runs to power the Royals to a 6-4 win over the White Sox in Chicago. Salvador Perez also drove in a run as the Royals finished the season 89-and-73 and with the AL's top...read more
In the past few days the Rockford Regional Office of the Better Business Bureau (BBB) has seen a dramatic increase in the number of calls from consumers who have received calls from scammers posing as...read more
After nearly 6 months of closure, the School Avenue bridge opened yesterday afternoon for traffic in Rochelle.The bridge is located between May and the Middle Schools in the Hub City. Rochelle City En...read more
Saturday  (Boys Golf) Sterling Invitational (Emerald Hill Golf Course) 1) Providence: 2972) Moline: 3173) DeKalb and St. Charles East: 320 16) Rochelle: 387 (18 schools) **Rochelle: Zack Paus...read more
*** NFL Preview - Green Bay (1-2) at Chicago (2-1) ***--------------------------------------------------------- That was the one-word message Aaron Rodgers sent to Green Bay Packers fans ashis strugg...read more
John Danks allowed two runs in seven frames for his 11th victory as the White Sox topped the Royals 5-4 at U.S. Cellular Field. Jose Abreu tagged a two-run home run in the win and Josh Phegley hit a p...read more
The Royals are headed to the postseason for the first time since 1985 after a 3-1 win over the White Sox from U.S. Cellular Field. It ends the longest postseason drought of the four major North Americ...read more
Eric Hosmer homered and drove in two as the Royals reduced their magic number to clinch a playoff berth to one with a 6-3 win over the White Sox in Chicago. Lorenzo Cain went 4-for-5 with an RBI and t...read more
Several Veterans' Day ceremonies were held Tuesday in the area as we honored those individuals who have protected this country.The VFW Post 3878 held their annual ceremony at the Rochelle Middle Schoo...read more
Wednesday (At Geneseo)  (Girls Volleyball) Varsity Rochelle     25 25 (7-9), (1-3)Geneseo     23 23**Rochelle: Kaylie Clark 4 aces and 2 blocks   &n...read more
Rochelle City Engineer Sam Tesreau City officials in Rochelle hope construction can begin by the end of the year for the Wiscold Road project.The council last night approved a bid of 2.5 million doll...read more
Tuesday  (Girls Volleyball) Oregon 25-22, 25-12 ByronWinnebago 25-10, 25-16 Stillman ValleyFreeport Aquin 25-14, 21-25, 25-17 AFC**AFC: katie Sondgeroth: 18 assistsRock Falls 25-17, 25-23 Mendot...read more
Miguel Cabrera hit a walk-off RBI-single in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Tigers past the White Sox 4-3 in the second of three at Comerica Park. David Price cruised through eight innings ...read more
The Bears' defense held strong on the last two plays from inside their own 10-yard line to escape MetLife Stadium with a 27-19 win over the Jets. Jay Cutler threw for 225 yards and two touchdowns as C...read more
*** NFL Preview - Chicago (1-1) at NY Jets (1-1) ***------------------------------------------------------ The New York Jets will continue a three-game stretchagainst NFC North foes when they welcome...read more
Rochelle Municipal Utilities is pleased to announce the completion of the 312kW Photovoltaic Solar Plant, located at the Water Treatment Facility in Rochelle. In the Spring of 2014, RMU was awarded a...read more
Marcus Semien  hit a three-run homer as the White Sox sank the Rays 10-5 from Tropicana Field. Avisail Garcia hit two solo homers for Chicago, which has won three of five. He ended 3-for-5 with t...read more
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Arkansas Razorbacks were too much for the Northern Illinois University Huskies to handle Saturday night in Fayetteville, Ark. as NIU fell to 3-1 on the season after drop...read more
SaturdayRochelle Junior Tackle Football  (Helms Athletic Complex) Rochelle vs Stillman Valley8th Grade GameRochelle               ...read more
Officials at the Creston school district have announced that student achievement is at an all-time high for math and reading scores. Figures indicate that between September and October, 25 percent of...read more
Thursday (Doug Creason Athletic Complex)  (Girls Tennis) Varsity Princeton       5Rochelle        0 (1-6)**Rochelle: #1 Singles: Veronica Avoli...read more
Boys Soccer Oregon 2 Byron 1**Oregon Goals: Eli Voegler and Eduardo GuzmanDixon 1 Mendota 0DeKalb 3 Sycamore 1Sterling 4 Ottawa 1Indian Creek 2 Christian Life 0 Girls Volleyball Rockford Lutheran&n...read more
Rochelle Municipal Utilities has announced that it plans to donate of a Solar technology demonstration unit to the Rochelle Township High School. Rochelle Municipal Utility has had a long standing re...read more
Progress continues to be made on the Veterans War Memorial which is located in front of the masoleum at the Lawnridge Cemetery in Rochelle. The city helped with the project as it developed all site p...read more
Tuesday (At RTHS) Varsity Ottawa         26 25Rochelle       24 17 (6-7), (0-1)**Rochelle: Paige Myroth 11 Digs     &n...read more
Tuesday (Girls Volleyball) Oregon            25-17, 25-12        WinnebagoRock Falls        25...read more
A Rochelle man escaped serious injuries last night after the car he was driving struck a street light along with a utility pole. The crash took place a short time before 11 on South Main Street at Ca...read more
Residents in the Meridian School District will be going to the polls Tuesday to decide on a referendum dealing with a 7-year tax increase. The proposal involves a 70 cent increase in the Education Fu...read more
NFL Preview - Chicago (0-1) at San Francisco (1-0) ***------------------------------------------------------------ It may be a new stadium, but the San Francisco 49ers arehoping the results don't cha...read more
Jose Quintana  struck out 13 over seven-plus innings of one-run ball as the White Sox downed the Twins 5-1 in the opener of a doubleheader at U.S. Cellular Field. Quintana moved to 8-and-10 while...read more
Friday Night WRHL'S Broadcast Games Yorkville 38 Rochelle 24 (2-1)Stillman Valley 7 Winnebago 0 Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference Sterling 32 Rich South 12Geneseo 42 Chicago Payton 0Bloomington ...read more
Thursday  (At LaSalle)Varsity GameRochelle                  3   (3-5), (2-0)LaSalle-Peru        &nbs...read more
Thursday  (Boys Soccer) Byron 1 Rockford Lutheran 1Burlington Central 1 Genoa-Kingston 0Winnebago 2 Dixon 1DeKalb 2 Yorkville 1Kaneland 1 Sycamore 1 Byron        &...read more
Oregon and Rochelle officials representing the Ogle County Health Department, Rochelle Community Hospital, Rochelle Fire Department and Rochelle Police Department have been meeting to coordinate effor...read more
Edwin Encarnacion, Dioner Navarro and Danny Valencia all had two RBI to power the Blue Jays to an 11-1 win over the Cubs from Toronto. Anthony Gose was 2-for-2 with an RBI and three runs for Toronto, ...read more
Tuesday (Doug Creason Athletic Complex)  (Boys Soccer) Varsity Rochelle 3 (2-5), (1-0)Ottawa 1 (1-2-1), (0-1)**Rochelle: Snaps 4-game losing streak**Game tied 0-0 at Half Time**Rochelle: Scored...read more
Josh Donaldson drove in four runs on five hits as Oakland rolled the White Sox 11-2 at U.S. Cellular Field. Sam Fuld added two RBI in the win while Eric Sogard, Jed Lowrie and Josh Reddick plated a ru...read more
Tyler Flowers hit a game-tying solo homer in the ninth and a walk-off solo shot in the 12th to lift the White Sox past the Athletics 5-4 at U.S. Cellular Field. Conor Gillaspie also went deep and drov...read more
EVANSTON, Ill. – The Northern Illinois University Huskies used a 23-point second half offensive outburst and an unrelenting defense to defeat in-state foe Northwestern, 23-15, Saturday at Ryan F...read more
Saturday  (High School Football) Sycamore 42 Chicago North Lawndale 12Sterling Newman 44 Princeton 21Kirkland-Hiawatha 20 North Shore Country Day 6 Rochelle Junior Tackle Football Saturday&nbs...read more
*** Buffalo (0-0) at Chicago (0-0) ***------------------------------------------------------------ It'd be one thing if it was still 2002 or 2003. But now that we're 14 years into a new century, the...read more
Corey Kluber  spun a complete-game five-hitter while allowing an unearned run as the Indians downed the White Sox 3-1 at Progressive Field. Kluber moved to 14-and-9 while striking out eight. Carl...read more
Friday (Doug Creason Athletic Complex) Rochelle             14 (2-0)East Aurora          7 (0-2)**Rochelle: Scored both Touc...read more
Oregon Invitational (Pool Play)  (Girls Volleyball) Pearl City 12-15, 25-23, 15-11 OregonOregon 25-9, 25-10 Orangeville Woodstock North 25-22, 11-25, 15-9 Stillman ValleyPlano 30-29, 25-20 Stil...read more
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...read more
Thursday (At RTHS)  (Girls Volleyball) Varsity Rochelle                25 25 (3-4)Leland-Earlville       12 14**Rochelle: 2...read more
Boys Golf  (Wednesday) At Silver Ridge Golf Club in Oregon Varsity 1) Oregon: 1722) Rochelle 1923) North Boone 228 **Oregon: Matt Meyers 41        &nbs...read more
Kennys Vargas blasted a two-run homer and totaled three RBI to guide the Twins to an 11-4 win over the White Sox at Target Field. Eduardo Nunez went 4-for-6 with two RBI, and Eduardo Escobar batted in...read more
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...read more
Tuesday (At RTHS) Varsity Rochelle 25 25 (2-4)Dixon 23 23**Rochelle: Jessica Thomas: 16 assists, 6 digs, 5 Service Points             ...read more
 Dayan Viciedo  hit a go-ahead solo homer in the top of the 10th and Tyler Flowers added a two-run shot later in the inning, as the White Sox topped the Twins 6-3 at Target Field. Flowers al...read more
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 m...read more
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...read more
The Bears are officially gearing up for a game that counts. Chicago welcomes the Buffalo Bills to Soldier Field this Sunday afternoon to start the regular season. The Bills were just 6-and-10 last sea...read more
Saturday  (High School Football) Lincoln-Way West 14 Sycamore 13Kaneland 30 Chicago Brooks 8Hampshire 28 Burlington Central 18Illini West 46 Rockford Christian 12Forreston 28 Galena 7Belvidere N...read more
Chris Sale struck out 13 over seven innings of three-run ball as the White Sox doubled up the Tigers 6-3 in the first game of a doubleheader at U.S. Cellular Field. Sale moved to 11-and-3 while Jake P...read more
Friday  (Boys Soccer) Oregon Hawk Classic Soccer Invitational Oregon 6 Christian Life 0Monmouth-Roseville 3 Oregon 0 Mendota 1 Rock Island 0Mendota 2 Monmouth-Roseville 1Princeton 4 Christian ...read more
Justin Verlander struck out eight over seven innings of one-run ball as the Tigers downed the White Sox 7-1 at U.S. Cellular Field. Verlander improved to 12-and-11 while Torii Hunter and Ian Kinsler e...read more
Hillcrest Village President Kim Whalen made it official yesterday. She will run for a 2nd term in office.Whalen is in her 1st term as village president in Hillcrest. She won the election in 2011.Why a...read more
Huskie Stadium in DeKalb (12,398 in attendance) NIU Huskies                   55 (1-0)Presbyterian College&nb...read more
*** NFL Preseason Preview - Chicago (2-1) at Cleveland (0-3) ***---------------------------------------------------------------------- With the quarterback decision in the rear-view mirrorfor now, th...read more
Monday (Doug Creason Athletic Complex) Hinckley-Big Rock     4Rochelle                   3 (0-1)**Game tied at 2-2 at Half Time**Roche...read more
The Cubs start a three-game series with the Reds tonight in Cincinnati. Chicago sends Travis Wood to the mound. He's 7-and-11 with a 4.91 ERA. The Reds counter with Johnny Cueto, who is 15-and-7 with ...read more
 Former Oriole farmhand Tsuyoshi Wada  took a no-hitter into the seventh to lead the Cubs in a 2-1 win over Baltimore at Wrigley Field, completing a three-game weekend sweep. Wada completed ...read more
Hiroki Kuroda  tossed six innings of two-run ball to lead the Yankees in a 5-3 win over the White Sox in the Bronx. Kuroda struck out six while improving to 9-and-8 and David Robertson locked up ...read more
Chris Coghlan  ripped a three-run triple to power the Cubs in a 7-2 win over the Orioles at Wrigley Field. Javier Baez clubbed a solo homer while Arismendy Alcantara  finished 3-for-4 with t...read more
Friday   (Boys Golf) Sycamore Golf Club Varsity Sycamore 166Rochelle 205 (39 shots)**Rochelle: Zack Pauser 45             ...read more
Stephen Curry, James Harden and Kyrie Irving were among the roster of 12players named to represent the USA Basketball team in the upcoming FIBA WorldCup in Spain. DeMarcus Cousins, Anthony Davis, DeMa...read more
Thursday  (Boys Golf) **Rochelle and Dixon at Freeport (Postponed) (Park Hills Golf Course) At Edgewood Golf Course (Polo) West Carroll 181Polo 190**Polo: Tristin Woodin 42 At Shady Oaks Golf...read more
The Chicago Bears will play their first of two roadpreseason contests in just under a week's time when they travel to the PacificNorthwest to take on the defending Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks...read more
he Cubs held off the Giants 2-1 on Thursday in the resumption of Tuesday's game that was initially called a Chicago win.  San Francisco protested the result and won.  The game picked back up...read more
Wednesday  Boys Golf) At Wolf Hollow Golf Course in Lena 1) Forreston: 1922) Dakota: 232 (40 shots)3) Lena-Winslow: 239 (47 shots)**Forreston: Marcus Elder 42      ...read more
City officials in Rochelle held a ceremony yesterday dealing with 2 major infrastructure expansion projects.The 1st event involved the Caron Road lift station. The project will increase the sanitary s...read more
Tuesday Sandwich Invitational (Edgebrook Golf Course) 1) Richmond-Burton: 3182) Aurora Central: 3243) Oregon: 335 12) Forreston: 406 (17 Schools) **Oregon: Carson Buck 78 (5th Place)  &n...read more
Cleveland, Ohio – The Mid-American Conference (MAC) and ESPN announced today a 13-year rights agreement that will be the largest and most extensive agreement in the 68-year history of the Confer...read more
Monday  (Boys Golf) At Marengo Ridge Golf Course Marengo 167Oregon   188**Oregon: Taylor Brubaker 43Matt Myers 47 At Timber Pointe Golf Course Rockford Lutheran 184Johnsburg &n...read more
Nick Markakis  hit a two-run homer after robbing one at the wall as the Orioles downed the White Sox 8-2 at U.S. Cellular Field. J.J. Hardy and Nelson Cruz hit solo shots while Jonathan Schoop&nb...read more
City officials in Rochelle expect to know this month if a "fresh" food distribution company would be coming to the Hub City. The facility would be located north of Route 38 West. The company is based...read more
MondayBoys Golf:            Oregon  vs  Marengo  (Marengo Ridge Golf Course)             &...read more
Conor Gillaspie's grand slam sparked the White Sox to a 7-5 win over the Blue Jays at U.S. Cellular Field. Jordan Danks added a two-run homer and drove in three as Chicago won its third in five games....read more
The Chicago Bears are bringing in former Jets wide receiver Santonio Holmes. The 30-year-old has agreed to terms on a contract with the Bears. He made 23 catches for 456 yards and a touchdown in 11 ga...read more
Melky Cabrera hit a go-ahead two-run doublein the seventh inning as the Toronto Blue Jays defeated the Chicago Solid White Sox6-3 in the second of a three-game set on Saturday. Jose Reyes finished wi...read more
Jose Abreu finished 3-for-5 with three RBI as the White Sox cruised to an 11-5 win over the Blue Jays at U.S. Cellular Field. Adam Dunn and Dayan Viciedo both knocked in two runs. Jordan Danks and Con...read more
General Motors is recalling more than a half-million vehicles. Three crashes and two injuries have been linked to one recall involving 290-thousand SUVs in the U.S. that have loose nuts. The recall af...read more
The Bears found pay dirt with under a minute left to rally past the Jaguars 20-19 from Soldier Field. Senorise Perry scored on a five-yard run to end a seven-play, 86-yard drive with 50 seconds left i...read more
The high school football season begins today for programs in Illinois.Many teams have been involved in camps throughout the summer. Today is the 1st official day teams can get on the field and practis...read more
City officials in Rochelle held a ceremony yesterday at the Municipal Airport for the expansion of the runway along with the new taxiway. The project totaled 3.1 million dollars. The runway has been ...read more
Rochelle Municipal Utilities is continuing their conversion underground electrical project. Local residents have noticed during the past several weeks construction equipment in utility easements in b...read more
The Chicago Bears will play their second home preseasongame in less than a week when they host Blake Bortles and the JacksonvilleJaguars at Soldier Field tonight.Chicago opened exhibition play on a po...read more
The Cubs open up a three-game series with the Rockies from Coors Field in Denver tonight. Chicago sends Travis Wood to the mound. He's 7-and-9 with a 5.10 ERA. Colorado counters with Brett Anderson, w...read more
Technology Instructor Vic Worthington and Monsanto Representative Kevin Sanderson During an assembly this afternoon at the Rochelle Middle School, it was announced that the district will received a $...read more
Andy Wilkinson of Rochelle blew away the field on Sunday as he won by 20 shots and his 2nd straight win at the 2nd annual Fairways Golf Championship held in the Hub City. Wilkinson shot a 10 under pa...read more
No one suffered any injuries yesterday after a fire destroyed a 2-story home in rural Creston.Flames were noticed at around 11 at the Richard and Linda Larson home at 7135 South Locust Road. The house...read more
Edwin Jackson tossed six innings of two-run ball to lead the Cubs in a 7-3 win over the Dodgers from Chavez Ravine. Jackson improved to 6-and-11 while Chris Coghlan hit a two-run homer and Luis Valbue...read more
Homecoming activities continued last night at RTHS as the annual parade took place along with the coronation ceremony. This year's Homecoming Queen from the Senior Class is Angelica Bryan. The King i...read more
Andy Wilkinson of Rochelle appears to be on his way to his 2nd straight win at the 2nd Annual Fairways Golf Championship in the Hub City as he has a 6 shot lead going into the final 27 holes today. W...read more
Rochelle Township High School continues their Homecoming activities this evening with the annual parade followed by a coronation ceremony. The parade begins at 6 at City Hall. It moves south on 6th S...read more
Practise begins for the NIU Huskies today as they prepare for the 2014 football season. NIU's 1st game is on Thursday, August 28th as Presbyterian College from South Carolina comes to DeKalb. The Hu...read more
DeKALB, Ill. – The University of Utah will become the first Pac-12 Conference football team to play in Huskie Stadium when the Utes and Northern Illinois University Huskies kick off a home-and-h...read more
Moises Sierra had four hits and Jose Abreu and Adam Eaton added three each to lift the White Sox to a 7-4 win over the Tigers at Comerica Park. Abreu extended his hitting streak to 20 games. Ronald Be...read more
Having a high school diploma is essential if your plans include entering college, the military or the workforce. However, promises of getting that diploma with ease are being offered by fake online sc...read more
The Bears host Day Eight of training camp at Olivet Nazarene University today. It kicks off at 9 a.m. and runs to 11:30. Chicago hosts Family Fest at Soldier Field tomorrow night. The first preseason ...read more
The state has disciplined 26 Rockford businesses for selling alcohol to minors. Five of the businesses were multiple offenders within the last three years. BJ's Place on 11th Street faces a one day su...read more
NIU Football DeKALB, Ill. – Huskie Football SchedulePalooza continued Wednesday with NIU Associate Vice-President and Director of Athletics Sean T. Frazier announcing that Northern Illinois Uni...read more
Nick Castellanos hit a three-run homer to cap a six-run first inning and knocked in four to guide the Tigers to a 7-2 win over the White Sox at Comerica Park. Torii Hunter went 3-for-4 with a pair of ...read more
Jose Abreu hit a two-run homer during a seven-run seventh inning and drove in four runs total as the White Sox trounced the Tigers 11-4 in the opener of a three-game set at Comerica Park. It's Abreu's...read more
The season begins today for the Rochelle Junior Tackle Football Program with their 1st day of practise. RJT uses the Helms Athletic Complex for their practises. They also use the stadium for home gam...read more
Two women who contracted the West Nile Virus this year are dead. Officials say both of the women were from northern Illinois and both were elderly, one was in her 70's and the other in her 80's. State...read more
Illinois' highway conditions are improving. The latest report by the Reason Foundation puts the state at number 27 in the nation in overall highway performance and cost-effectiveness. That's an improv...read more
The season begins Monday for the Rochelle Junior Tackle Football Program with their 1st day of practise. RJT uses the Helms Athletic Complex for their practises. They also use the stadium for home ga...read more
Rene Rivera homered and drove in three runs to help the Padres blast the Cubs 13-3 at Wrigley Field. Rivera collected three hits while Seth Smith and Will Venable also had three hits each. Chris Nelso...read more
Ogle County officials hope to know next month information on a report done on the tow fee fund involving the sheriff's department.A company from Naperville, Sikich LLP, is being paid $15,000 to look i...read more
A section of homes in Oregon were evacuated yesterday morning following a natural gas leak. Residents on the east side of the 800 block of South 4th Street and the west side of South 3rd Street were ...read more
The 2014 Rochelle Township High School Athletic Hall of Fame Class has been announced. The following former student-athletes will be the 11th induction class at RTHS: **John Sammons Class of 1963**B...read more
The 2014 Rochelle Township High School Athletic Hall of Fame Class has been announced.The following former student-athletes will be the 11th induction class at RTHS:    **John Sammons&n...read more
The Bulls are reportedly making a late push to acquire Kevin Love from the Timberwolves. While the Cavaliers are still viewed as favorites to land the All-Star. Reports indicate that Chicago is trying...read more
The 58th Annual Creston Booster Days will continue today for all ages to enjoy. Many activities have been scheduled. Today's Events Community Church Service followed by Cedarholm award 9:30amCraft a...read more
The Cubs are back home to start a three-game series with the Padres tonight at Wrigley Field. Chicago sends Kyle Hendricks to the mound for his second start. He allowed four runs in six innings in his...read more
Sunday Rock Falls Junior League Sectional Baseball Tournament (Double Elimination) Brown County 11Rochelle           1 (5)**Rochelle: Eliminated from the Tournament (1-2)&nb...read more
The 7th Annual "30 Men Who Cook" event will take place this evening from 6 until 8 at the Rochelle Municipal Airport. Money raised will go to the Rochelle Township High School Foundation. The not-for...read more
Matt Dominguez and Jose Altuve each hit a two-run homer as the Astros dropped the White Sox 11-7 from U.S. Cellular Field. Dominguez knocked in four runs for Houston, which avoided the three-game swee...read more
Josh Collmenter tossed seven innings of one-run ball as the Diamondbacks clipped the Cubs 3-2 at Chase Field to complete a three-game sweep. Collmenter improved to 8-and-5 while David Peralta went 2-f...read more
The 84th Illinois State Amateur Golf Championship is taking place this week at Cantigny (Can-Tee-Nee) Golf Course in Wheaton.  Three local golfers are participating.  After the first round y...read more
Saturday (Joe Donor Field) Rochelle 9-10 year old District All-Star Baseball Tournament (Double Elimination) Sterling 15 (2-0)Rochelle 14 (1-1)**Rochelle: Plays Rock Falls (1-1) at 2pm  &n...read more
Jose Abreu launched his MLB-leading 29th home run as the White Sox topped the Indians 6-2 at Progressive Field. Abreu finished with two RBI while Gordon Beckham drove in two on a ninth-inning double. ...read more
City officials in Rochelle approved a proposal last night dealing with the extension of the Lee County enterprize zone for a possible new industry in the Hub City.The enterprize zone would expand by a...read more
Chris Johnson had two homers and drove in four to lead the Braves in an 11-6 win over the Cubs at Wrigley Field. Justin Upton also drove in four while Andrelton  Simmons went 3-for-5 with an RBI ...read more
Rochelle Junior League District All-Star Baseball Tournament (13-14 year olds) Championship Game Rochelle           10 (4-1)Sterling  &nbs...read more
Nick Swisher gave the Indians the lead with a two-run home run in the fifth inning as Cleveland beat the White Sox 7-4 at Progressive Field. David Murphy added a two-run shot in the win while Carlos S...read more
Zach Johnson bogeyed his last hole Friday tofall into a share of the lead after the second round of the John DeereClassic. Johnson, the 2012 champion, shot 4-under 67 and was joined the lead by Willi...read more
Thursday (Cooper Field) Rochelle Junior League District All-Star Baseball Tournament (13-14 year olds) (Double Elimination) Rochelle      9 (3-1)Sterling        5 ...read more
Thursday (Cooper Field) Rochelle Junior League District All-Star Baseball Tournament (13-14 year olds) (Double Elimination) Rochelle      9 (3-1)Sterling        5 ...read more
Rochelle Junior League District All-Star Baseball Tournament (13-14 year olds) (Double Elimination) Cooper Field Rochelle      14 (2-1)Freeport      &nbs...read more
Property owners in Ogle County are reminded that the 2nd installment on their tax bill is due today. Over 29,300 tax bills were mailed last May from the Ogle County Treasurer's office. Ogle County ex...read more
Tuesday Rochelle Junior League District All-Star Baseball Tournament (13-14 year olds) (Double Elimination) Sterling         19 (2-0)Rochelle     &n...read more
Rochelle Junior League District All-Star Baseball Tournament (13-14 year olds) (Double Elimination) Cooper Field Rochelle        15 (1-0)Rock Falls  &nbs...read more
Property owners in Ogle County are reminded that the 2nd installment on their tax bill is due this Friday. Over 29,300 tax bills were mailed last May from the Ogle County Treasurer's office. Ogle Cou...read more
Monday Rochelle Junior League District All-Star Baseball Tournament (13-14 year olds) (Double Elimination) Rochelle vs Rock Falls 6pm         **Pre-Game Show ...read more
"The Great March for Climate Action" made a stop in Rochelle this week as between 30 to 35 people between to age group of 2 to 77 years old have a message to send. The walk began in Los Angeles last ...read more
One person is dead after an explosion destroyed a house in LaSalle County. Reports indicate that the explosion happened in the City of Streator on Court Street around 11:30 last night. The LaSalle Cou...read more
Monday Rochelle Junior League District All-Star Baseball Tournament (13-14 year olds) (Double Elimination) Rochelle vs Rock Falls 6pm      **Pre-Game Show at 5:55pm on Newst...read more
Rochelle Junior League District All-Star Tournament (Double Elimination) Monday: Rochelle vs Rock Falls 6pm(July 7th)      **Pre-Game Show at 5:55pm on Newstalk 1060 and wrhl...read more
Justin Ruggiano connected for a long ball for the second straight game as the Chicago Cubs routed the Washington Nationals 7-2 from the Nation's Capital on Independence Day. Ruggiano went 3-for-5 at t...read more
The Cubs continue their 11-game road trip tonight in D.C. against the Washington Nationals. Jason Hammel gets the nod for Chicago against Tanner Roark  of the Nats. The Cubs are coming off a thre...read more
Luis Valbuena  drove in the eventual winning run in the top of the ninth to give the Cubs a 2-1 victory over the Red Sox at Fenway Park.  Edwin Jackson gave up one run through six innings in...read more
BP has issued a statement following an explosion and subsequent fire at their oil refinery in Whiting, Indiana last night. A company spokesperson says around 9 p.m., "the refinery experienced an opera...read more
Rochelle Little League Championship Series (Best 2 out of 3) Joe Donor Memorial Field Firemen (8-7) vs Rotary Club (11-3) (Postponed due to the rain)**Game #1 of the series this evening with the Pre...read more
The Jackie Robinson West All Stars will be the center of attention in Chicago today. The city is celebrating the Little League National Champions with a parade and rally which kicks off at 9 a.m. at J...read more
Monday Rochelle Little League Championship Series (Best 2 out of 3) Joe Donor Memorial Field Firemen (8-7) vs Rotary Club (11-3) 5:30pm**Pre-Game Show at 5:25pm on Newstalk 1060 and wrhl.net **Reg...read more
Gredco Director Jason Anderson City officials in Rochelle held a public hearing last night dealing with the increase of the enterprize zone in Lee County.The proposal totals 45 acres on the west side...read more
Monday Rochelle Little League Championship Series (Best 2 out of 3) Joe Donor Memorial Field Firemen (8-7) vs Rotary Club (11-3) 5:30pm**Pre-Game Show at 5:25pm on Newstalk 1060 and wrhl.net **Reg...read more
Dayan Viciedo  hit a three-run homer in the seventh to vault the White Sox to a 4-3 win over the Blue Jays at Rogers Centre. Chris Sale tossed seven innings of two-run ball to improve to 7-and-1 ...read more
Carlos Gomez hit a three-run homer as the Brewers topped the Rockies 7-4 at Miller Park. Jonathan Lucroy went 3-for-4 with an RBI and a run, while Ryan Braun finished 2-for-4 knocking in two and scori...read more
Monday Rochelle Little League Championship Series (Best 2 out of 3) Joe Donor Memorial Field Firemen (8-7) vs Rotary Club (11-3) 5:30pm**Pre-Game Show at 5:25pm on Newstalk 1060 and wrhl.net **Reg...read more
Jose Abreu went deep twice to help the White Sox knock off Toronto 5-4 at Rogers Centre. Alexi Ramirez clubbed a two-run homer while Dayan Viciedo  added a solo shot. John Danks grabbed his seven...read more
Rochelle Little League Playoff Tournament (Joe Donor Field) Firemen              9 (8-7)Lions Club           7 (8-...read more
The Bulls used two first-round picks in last night's draft to trade with the Nuggets for 11th overall pick Doug McDermott of Creighton.  The sharp-shooter led the NCAA in scoring last season.&nbs...read more
Rochelle Little League Playoff Tournament (Joe Donor Field) Firemen (7-7) vs Lions Club (8-6) 5:30pm      **Pre-Game Show at 5:25pm on Newstalk 1060 and wrhl.net  &...read more
Rochelle Little League Playoff Tournament (Joe Donor Field) Firemen (7-7) vs Lions Club (8-6) 5:30pm      **Pre-Game Show at 5:25pm on Newstalk 1060 and wrhl.net  &...read more
Carmelo Anthony is expected to meet with three teams once free agency begins on July 1st. Reports indicate that  "Melo" will visit the Bulls, Rockets and Mavericks. Anthony decided to opt out of ...read more
Rochelle Little League Playoff Tournament (Double Elimination) (Joe Donor Field) Rotary Club          12       (11-3)Lions Club     &n...read more
A ceremony was held Tuesday afternoon in Oregon for the new 4.1 million dollar Ogle County Sheriff's Administration building. The facility is located at 103 Jefferson Street. Construction work began ...read more
Rochelle Little League Playoff Tournament (Double Elimination) Joe Donor Memorial Field Lions Club        6 (8-5)Kiwanis Club     5 (8-5)**Lions Club: Scored ...read more
Chris Davis blasted a pinch-hit, walk-off three-run homer to send the Orioles to a 6-4 win over the White Sox at Camden Yards. Adam Jones went 2-for-4 with a two-run homer while Caleb Joseph finished ...read more
The Ogle County board will meet in monthly session this evening at 5:30 at the Courthouse in Oregon with several items on the agenda. The discussion will include additional money for the examination ...read more
Travis Snider hit a solo homer to back Brandon Cumpton as the Pirates topped the Cubs 2-1 from Wrigley Field. Cumpton allowed two hits over seven scoreless frames for his third win. Mark Melancon ...read more
(Rochelle Township High School Marching Band) There was another great turnout this year as several thousand people attended the 17th Annual Lincoln Highway Heritage Festival in Rochelle. The event t...read more
Josh Harrison hit the eventual game-winning two-run homer in the seventh as the Pirates topped the Cubs 5-3 from Wrigley Field. Jordy Mercer also went deep for Pittsburgh, which has won two of three. ...read more
The 17th Annual Lincoln Highway Heritage Festival comes to an end today in Rochelle for all ages to enjoy. This year's theme is "Blasting off to Family Fun". Several thousand people plan to be attend...read more
Chicago Bears long snapper PatrickMannelly announced his retirement Friday. Mannelly played his entire 16-year career with the Bears and holds the teamrecord for most games played with 245. "It's di...read more
The Washington Capitals are reportedlyset to host the Chicago Blackhawks for the 2015 Winter Classic. The Capitals had been selected as the host last September. The Blackhawks will be thechoice for ...read more
Progress is being made in the renovation project for the Black Hawk statue at Lowden State Park near Oregon. The Illinois Department of Natural Resources recently approved the plans to repair the dam...read more
Nate Schierholtz hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning to help the Cubs pull away for a 6-1 win over the Marlins in Miami. Starlin Castro went 3-for-5 with a pair of RBI doubles, including the go-...read more
Former Rochelle "Hub" Jerrod "JR" Reynolds has been named the new Head Baseball Coach at RTHS. He replaces Nick Reineck who held the position for the past 4 years. Reineck had a reocrd of (32-93-1)wh...read more
City officials in Rochelle are moving forward in getting a Community Development Assistance Program Grant for a possible new "fresh" food distribution company.The C-DAP grant would total $110,000 as t...read more
Little League "Game of the Week" (Joe Donor Memorial Field) Firemen       3Kiwanis Club 2**Firemen: Scored 2 runs in the bottom of the 5th inning for the win**Both score...read more
Lance Lynn tossed a two-hit gem to guide the Cardinals to a 1-0 win over the Nationals from Busch Stadium. Lynn struck out eight over eight innings for his seventh win. Trevor Rosenthal locked up his ...read more
The 2014 Ogle County Fair comes to an end today in rural Oregon. The Fairgrounds are located off Route 64 on Limekiln Road as this is the 161st fair for Ogle County.Carnival rides are from 11 until 4....read more
Governor Quinn is pumping more than three-million-dollars into expanding a sports facility in Loves Park. The cash will be used to expand the Indoor Sports Center at the Sportscore Two complex. The 11...read more
Saturday Class 2A State Baseball Tournament (Dozer Park in Peoria) Championship Game Pleasant Plains 7                ...read more
Illinois Commerce Department officials say a Rockford community center has misused grant money given to them in 2011. The Booker Washington Center owes the state 200-thousand dollars of grant funds th...read more
2 Rochelle residents pled not guilty in Ogle County court yesterday following a drug bust that took place earlier this month in the Hub City. 32-year old Juan Olguin and 23-year old Ashley Jones have...read more
(Governor Pat Quinn) Officials at Nippon Sharyo in Rochelle held a ceremony yesterday in the opening of Shop 3 of their facility. The building is 328,000 square feet on 22 acres of land on the south...read more
In Baseball, at 1:30, it's Byron against Pleasant Plains for the Championship.  Newstalk 1060 WRHL will have the broadcast of the 2A Championship today.  Class 1A, Webber beat New Athe...read more
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Summer Country Jam in Rochelle is coming up next Saturday August 9th, at the Rochelle Municipal Airport, this years headliner is Country Music Icon Joe Diffie, Joe will take the stage at 8:30pm, the e...read more
Class 2A State Baseball Tournament (Dozer Park in Peoria) Semi-Finals Pleasant Plains (29-11) vs Freeburg (30-8) 3pmByron (35-5) vs Westmont (27-7-1) 5pm**Pre-Game Show at 4:40pm on Newstalk 1060 an...read more
Thursday Rochelle Class 3A Sectional (Doug Creason Athletic Complex) Rockford Boylan 13          (28-6)Rochelle          &n...read more
Wednesday  (Baseball) Class 3A Sectionals At Rochelle: Sycamore 1 Kaneland 0                   &nb...read more
The Lee County 4-H Fair and Junior Show comes to an end today just north of Amboy.The 4-H Center and Fairgrounds are located along Route 30.Gate administion is 2 dollars. Children under the age of 12 ...read more
In area news, a NIU employee who is in charge of testing campus water has been placed on paid administrative leave. School officials need to determine if he failed to test certain water samples for n...read more
It may be moving slow, but progress is still being made dealing with the "quiet zone" issue in Rochelle when it comes to train horns. Between 80 to 100 trains use the 2 railroads on the average day i...read more
Saturday Sterling Class 3A Regional (Gardner Park) Championship Game Rochelle                  6 (10-20-1)Rock F...read more
Saturday  (Baseball) Class 2A Sectionals (Championship Games) At Morrison: Byron 5 Aurora Christian 2               &n...read more
A Rochelle man pled not guilty in Ogle County court yesterday after he allegedly stole a mini-van on July 4th and drove the wrong way on I-39. 35-year old Luis Pizano has been charged with the felony...read more
Friday  (Boys Track) Class 2A Boys State Track Meet (Eastern Illinois University in Charleston) (O'Brien Stadium) Saturday Finals **Winnebago: Chris Smith Discus (149-1) (6th Best Throw) ...read more
Saturday  (Baseball) Class 3A Regionals (Championship Games) At Sterling: Rochelle (9-20-1) vs Rock Falls (19-11)**Pre-Game Show at 10:45am on Newstalk 1060 At Hampshire: Sycamore vs Burlingto...read more
Lee County officials have filed additional charges against a Rockford man in connection with the killing of a Monticello, Illinois woman last month at a rest area off I-39 in Paw Paw. 16 more charges...read more
Ian Kennedy pitched six innings of one-run ball while striking out nine as the Padres dropped the White Sox 4-1 at U.S. Cellular Field. Kennedy improved to 4-and-6 while Huston Street logged his 16th ...read more
Thursday (Gardner Park) Sterling Class 3A Regional (Semi-Finals) Rochelle      3 (9-20-1)Freeport       1 (11-19)**Rochelle: Plays Rock Falls Saturday at...read more
Wednesday Class 3A Regionals  (Baseball) At Sterling: Rock Falls 3 Sterling 1                   &n...read more
A Rockford man accused of killing two people wants a new judge on his case. Terence Doddy and his attorneys filed the motion yesterday but at this point, it’s not clear why they don’t like...read more
Bond remains at $250,000 for a Rochelle man following a drug bust earlier this month in the Hub City. 32-year old Juan Olguin has been charged with the Class "X" felony offense of unlawful possession...read more
Tuesday (Baseball) Class 3A Regional At Sterling: Sterling 6 Dixon 2 Girls Softball Class 2A SectionalAt Byron:            Stillman Valley   ...read more
Wednesday  (Boys Baseball) Class 3A Regionals At Sterling: Rock Falls vs Sterling                Rochelle (8-20-1) vs ...read more
Terence Doddy pleaded not guilty to murder charges Friday.  He faces 15 charges including 11 counts of murder, one count robbery, one count possession of a stolen motor vehicle, one count possess...read more
Two men were arrested Friday night and face Aggravated Battery charges.  The Ogle County Sheriff's Office reports that at approximately 11:07 last night, Ogle County Deputies along with Dixon Rur...read more
Saturday Class 1A Girls State Track Meet (Eastern Illinois University in Charleston) (O'Brien Stadium) Finals **Byron: Kelsey Hildreth 1st Place 3200 (10:19.61)      &...read more
A Rochelle man was arrested by Rochelle Police following a residential burglary last week.  The Rochelle Police Department on Friday, July 11th responded to a residential burglary at 1070 Pickwic...read more
Friday Burlington Central Class 2A Sectional Teams Standings 1) Kaneland: 183 pts2) Burlington Central: 75.5 pts3) Sycamore: 72 pts 5) Winnebago: 43 pts6) Rochelle: 32 pts State Qualifiers **Roc...read more
Friday Oregon Class 1A Sectional Team Standings 1) Byron: 120 pts (3rd Sectional Title)2) Oregon: 80 pts3) Christian Life: 65 pts 4) Polo-Forreston: 64 pts8) Amboy: 15 pts13) AFC: 3 pts State Qua...read more
A Wisconsin man was arrested by Ogle County Deputies following a reckless drving complaint Monday evening at 5:40 in the 4000 block of Route 251.  47 year old Rodney Schroeder of Johnson Creek, W...read more
Adam Dunn launched a two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth to send the White Sox to a 6-5 walk-off victory over the Yankees at U.S. Cellular Field. Alexei Ramirez finished 3-for-4 and also hit a tw...read more
The Ogle County Board met last night at the courthouse in Oregon.  And after an hour long discussion on group health insurance the Board voted.  The vote for the insurance group that was sug...read more
Class 1A Girls State Track Meet (Eastern Illinois University in Charleston (O'Brien Stadium) Saturday Finals **Byron: Kelsey Hildreth 1600 2nd Best Time (5:02.21)      ...read more
Wednesday  (Girls Soccer) Class 1A Sectionals At Genoa: Stillman Valley 4 Indian Creek 2                 &nb...read more
Jeremy Guthrie threw seven innings of three-hit ball and gave up one run to guide the Royals past the White Sox 3-1 at Kauffman Stadium. Guthrie took a no-decision, while Wade Davis improved to 3-and-...read more
Tuesday  (Girls Soccer) Aurora Rosary Class 2A Regional Kaneland 7Rochelle 0 (2-17)**Kaneland: Led 3-0 at Half Time**4 goals in the 2nd half At Geneseo: Geneseo 5 Rock Island 0United Township ...read more
Tuesday  (Girls Soccer) Aurora Rosary Class 2A Regional Kaneland 7Rochelle 0 (2-17)**Kaneland: Led 3-0 at Half Time**4 goals in the 2nd half At Geneseo: Geneseo 5 Rock Island 0United Township ...read more
Adam Dunn hit a three-run homer in the eighth to lift the White Sox over the Royals 7-6 at Kauffman Stadium. Tyler Flowers hit a solo homer while Gordon Beckham and Dayan Viciedo also drove in a run e...read more
Monday  (Baseball) Class 1A Regionals Milledgeville 2 AFC 0Galena 5 East Dubuque 2Orangeville 3 South Beloit 2 Class 2A Regionals Oregon 5 Morrison 2Peru St. Bede 6 Bureau Valley 0Pecatonica ...read more
Saturday  (Boys Track) Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference Meet (Kaneland High School) 1) Kaneland: 146 pts2) Dixon: 92 pts3) DeKalb: 78 pts 9) Rochelle: 14 1/2 pts **Rochelle: Evan White 4th...read more
Edwin Jackson struck out 11 over seven shutout innings as the Cubs blanked the Brewers 3-0 at Wrigley Field. Jackson allowed four hits and walked one to improve to 3-and-3. Hector Rondon  closed ...read more
Friday  (Girls Track) Freeport Class 2A Sectional 1) Kaneland: 100 pts2) Sycamore: 98 pts3) Freeport: 70 pts 8) Winnebago and Genoa-Kingston: 23 pts14) Rochelle: 1 pt **Rochelle: Lexie Watson...read more
Thursday (At DeKalb)  (Baseball) DeKalb 7 (12-11), (5-10)Rochelle 1 (7-19), (1-14)**DeKalb: Sweeps the 3-game series        **Have won 15 out of the last 16 ga...read more
Starting pitcher Michael Wacha's two-run single highlighted a four-run second inning and the Cardinals held on for a 5-3 win over the Cubs at Busch Stadium. Matt Carpenter had an RBI double and Yadier...read more
Wednesday  (Baseball) Forreston-Polo 12 (15-11) Milledgeville 0 (5)**Cardinals: 11 hits in the game with 2 home runsRock Falls 5 Oregon 4**Rockets: 2-run 7th inning for the winRockford Christian...read more
The intersection of 12th Street and 9th Avenue in Rochelle will be closed today between 11th Street and Woolf Court along with 8th and 10th Avenues. The project will include storm sewer and inlet rec...read more
Tuesday  (Baseball) DeKalb 8 (11-11), (4-10)Rochelle 1 (7-18), (1-13)**DeKalb: 2nd win over Rochelle this week       **Have beaten Rochelle 14 out of the last 15 ga...read more
Brandon Moss hit two home runs and had five RBI to lead the A's to an 11-0 shutout win over the White Sox at the Oakland Coliseum. Josh Reddick also hit a homer for Oakland, which has won six straight...read more
City officials in Rochelle continue to move forward in having quiet zones at their railroad crossings in the Hub City. Between 80 to 100 trains use the tracks the average day in Rochelle between the ...read more
Monday(Boys Baseball) DeKalb               13        (10-11), (3-10)Rochelle     &nb...read more
Saturday  (Girls Softball) 1st Game Rochelle 4Dixon 2**Rochelle: Scored 2 runs in the bottom of the 6th inning for the win         **Scored on a wild pit...read more
A former Polo minister received a sentence of 18 months probation after he pled guilty to aggravated battery of a child. 65-year old Charles Babler had originally been charged with the felony offense...read more
A.J. Pollock and Miguel Montero each singled in a run to help the Diamondbacks beat the White Sox 4-3 at U.S. Cellular Field. Martin Prado  and Alfredo Marte also notched an RBI for Arizona, whic...read more
Friday  (Boys Track) Northern Illinois Invitational (Hononegah High School) 1) Hononegah: 153 pts2) Sycamore: 116 pts3) Harlem: 114 pts 6) Rochelle: 61 pts (12 Schools) **Rochelle: Evan White...read more
The intersection of 12th Street and 9th Avenue in Rochelle will be closed next Monday between 11th Street and Woolf Court along with 8th and 10th Avenues. The project will include storm sewer and inl...read more
DeKALB, Ill. – Northern Illinois University safety Jimmie Ward became the second Huskie player ever to be selected in the first round of the National Football League Draft when he was chosen wit...read more
Wednesday (At Sycamore)  (Girls Softball) Sycamore 3Rochelle   0 (2-14), (0-7)**Rochelle: 9th straight loss**Tracy Ellis: Losing pitcher (2-13)    **Threw 5 innings, 5 h...read more
Tuesday 42nd Annual Ogle County Track Meet (Doug Creason Athletic Complex in Rochelle) Team Standings 1) Rochelle: 111 pts2) Byron: 101.5 pts3) Polo-Forreston: 82 pts4) Oregon: 64.5 pts5) Stillman ...read more
Monday (At Morris)  (Baseball) Rochelle 2 (6-14), (1-9)Morris 1 (8)**Rochelle: Scored 2 runs in the top of the 8th inning for the win           ...read more
A Texas man was found dead this week on top of a parking garage in the 11 hundred block of North 7th street in Rochelle.28-year old David Armendarez of McCamey, Texas was pronounced dead at the scene ...read more
A water boil order has been lifted for the 300 and 400 blocks of North 11th Street in Rochelle. Workers replaced a fire hydrant on North 11th Street as the service was turned off for homes in the are...read more
Saturday  (Boys Tennis) Rochelle Hub Tennis Invitational (Doug Creason Athletic Complex) 1) Mendota; 24 pts2) Princeton: 18 pts3) Dixon: 14 pts4) Sterling Newman: 11 pts5) Rochelle: 8 pts **Ro...read more
Justin Masterson pitched into the eighth for his first win of the year as the Indians downed the White Sox 2-0 at Progressive Field. Masterson improved to 1-and-1 by throwing seven-and-a-third innings...read more
Jake Arrieta and five relievers combined to hold the Cardinals scoreless as the Cubs picked up a 3-0 victory against their rivals in the second of three at Wrigley Field. Arrieta made it through five-...read more
Friday  (Boys Track) 38th Annual Art Carlson Hawk Track Classic (Oregon High School) (23 Teams) 1) Winnebago: 95 pts2) Erie-Prophetstown: 77 pts3) Rockford Christian: 55 pts 6) Oregon: 39 pts8...read more
A water boil order remains in effect today for the 300 block of North 11th Street in Rochelle. Workers replaced a fire hydrant on North 11th Street as the service was turned off for homes in the area...read more
Restoration work is expected to cost around 1 million dollars for the Chief Black Hawk statue at Lowden State Park in Oregon. The last time work was done on Chief Black Hawk was in 2008. The project...read more
Carlos Santana and Michael Brantley each went deep to power the Indians to a 12-5 win over the White Sox from Progressive Field. Brantley ended 3-for-5 with three RBI and two runs while Santana was 2-...read more
Thursday  (Baseball) Sycamore 17 (15-3), (7-2)Rochelle 5 (5) (5-14), (0-9)**Sycamore: Out scored Rochelle 44-8 in the 3-game series          **Sycamo...read more
The Henry County Fair kicked off in Cambridge Tuesday night with the crowning of the 2014 queens. In the Miss Pageant, Congeniality Award-Catherine Nelson, Photogenic Award-Allison Meyer, Director's A...read more
The Chicago White Sox are on the road tonight starting a three-game series with the Indians at Progressive Field.  Chicago has lost two straight to drop to 14-and-15.  Cleveland is 11-and-17...read more
Wednesday  (Baseball) Sycamore 14 (14-3), (6-2)Rochelle 1 (5) (5-13), (0-8)**Sycamore: Scored every run when there was 2 outs in the inning       **Led 5-0 after 2 ...read more
Tuesday (Doug Creason Athletic Complex)  (Baseball) Sycamore 13 (13-3), (5-2)Rochelle 2 (6) (5-12), (0-7)**Sycamore: Led 8-0 after 2 1/2 innings       **6-run 3rd i...read more
When the fiscal year ends next week, reports indicate that the Illinois Lottery contractor expects to be 200-million-dollars short of the money promised to the state. Northstar Lottery Group has never...read more
Rochelle Township High School will have a new Head Baseball Coach next spring. Nick Reineck has been named the new Dean of Students at Sycamore High School.Reineck has been Head Coach in the baseball ...read more
Monday  (Baseball) **Sycamore at Rochelle (Postponed until Wednesday)         **Pre-Game Show at 4:20pm on Newstalk 1060 and wrhl.net   &nb...read more
An Ogle County judge set bond at $250,000 yesterday for a Kings man after being arrested on the felony offense of obstructing justice.35-year old Anthony King remains in jail following the arrest.Ogle...read more
Residents in the city of Oregon are without ambulance service today. Due to financial reasons, a privately owned Oregon Ambulance Service closed on Tuesday. Oregon has around 37 hundred residents. I...read more
It was a good weekend for Michelle Dobbs of Rochelle as she won 1 race and anchored a relay team to 1st place as she ran for the University of Chicago at the 2014 University Athletic Association Outdo...read more
The Chicago Bulls try to even their series with Washington today with a playoff game on the road. The Bulls won their 1st game of the series on Friday night 100-97. Mike Dunleavy led the team with 35...read more
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This morning, we had the pleasure of speaking with Emily Anaya (Rochelle Community Hospital) and Ashley Hoelzer (First National Bank) regarding this Saturdays Relay for Life. There are still plenty of...read more
The Rays pitching staff combined or a five-hit shutout en route to a 4-0 victory over the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field. Cesar Ramos tossed five innings, allowing five hits and two walks to...read more
Friday (Doug Creason Athletic Complex)  (Baseball) Yorkville 14 (14-5), (4-1)Rochelle 5 (5-11), (0-6)**Yorkville: Sweeps 3-game series        **Scored 5 runs i...read more
Mike Dunleavy hit 8-of-10 three-pointers and went off for 35 points as the Bulls avoided a big hole by beating the Wizards 100-97 at Verizon Center in Game Three of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinal...read more
Jose Abreu went deep twice, including a walk-off grand slam, to give the White Sox a 9-6 victory over the Rays at U.S. Cellular Field. Abreu finished 3-for-5 with six RBI and is now tied for the lead ...read more
Thursday  (Boys Baseball) Yorkville 12 (13-5), (3-1)Rochelle 2 (5) (5-10), (0-5)**Yorkville: Scored 4 runs in the 2nd and 4th innings and 2 runs in the 5th**Mark Wanner (RTHS): Losing pitcher (2...read more
Wednesday  (Boys Baseball) Morris 3 Sycamore 2   **Sycamore: 1st Conference loss   **Morris: Scored 3 runs in the 7th inning for the winStillman Valley 6 Rockford Lutheran 1A...read more
Marcus Semien  hit the go-ahead grand slam in the seventh inning to power the White Sox to a 6-4 win over the Tigers at Comerica Park. Jose Abreu also went deep with his seventh homer of the year...read more
Tuesday (Doug Creason Athletic Complex)  (Boys Baseball) Yorkville 6 (12-5), (2-1)Rochelle 5 (5-9), (0-4)**Continuation game from Monday (Final 4 innings)       **Y...read more
Tuesday (Doug Creason Athletic Complex)  (Boys Baseball) Yorkville 6 (12-5), (2-1)Rochelle 5 (5-9), (0-4)**Continuation game from Monday (Final 4 innings)       **Y...read more
The Wizards leave Chicago with a 2-0 lead in their Eastern Conference quarterfinals series with Washington pulling out a 101-99 victory in overtime at the United Center. Kirk Hinrich missed two free t...read more
The Rochelle Council expects to approve the renewal of the contract for City Manager David Plyman later this month or the 1st part of July. Plyman has been City Manager since May 31st, 2011. During ...read more
Monday (Doug Creason Athletic Complex) (Boys Baseball) Rochelle      4Yorkville      3 (Game suspended after 3 innings due to rain)**Will pick-up the game in t...read more
The 1st installment for Ogle County property tax bills is due today. Over 29,000 bills were mailed in May from the Treasurer's office. Ogle County Treasurer John Coffman said that they expect to coll...read more
Saturday (At Skokie)  Boys Baseball Rochelle 12Rockford Guilford 1 (5)**Rochelle: Scored 6 runs in the 2nd inning and 2 runs in the 4th and 5th innings       **Roch...read more
The Cubs used three home runs to power past the Reds 8-4 at Wrigley Field. Mike Olt hit a solo homer, while Darwin Barney and Wellington Castillo each cracked two-run shots. Emilio Bonifacio was 3-for...read more
Friday  (Baseball) Kaneland      9 (6-3), (3-0)Rochelle       2 (4-7), (0-3)**Kaneland: 15th straight win over Rochelle (Last 5 seasons)  &...read more
The law enforcement torch run for Special Olympics will be in Rochelle today. The local runners will get the torch at around 11:30 at Illinois 251 and Flagg Road. This year's route has changed as the...read more
Thursday  (Boys Baseball) Kaneland 7 (5-3), (2-0)Rochelle 5 (4-6), (0-2)**Kaneland: 14th straight win over Rochelle (Last 5 seasons)         **Scored 2 ru...read more
Wednesday (At Maple Park)  (Baseball) Kaneland 3 (4-3), (1-0)Rochelle 0 (4-5), (0-1)**Kaneland: 13th straight win over Rochelle (Last 5 seasons)        **Score...read more
Kemba Walker poured in 22 points with eight assists and seven rebounds to help the Bobcats beat the Bulls 91-86 in overtime from Charlotte. Al Jefferson added 10 points and 18 boards in the win. Chris...read more
The law enforcement torch run for Special Olympics will be in Rochelle tomorrow. The local runners will get the torch at around 11:30 at Illinois 251 and Flagg Road. This year's route has changed as ...read more
Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a two-run double in the 14th inning to lift the Red Sox over the White Sox 6-4 at U.S. Cellular Field. Dustin Pedroia went 2-for-4 and scored three times. Clay Buchholz allowed ...read more
Illinois is among one of the best states in the nation to make a living. The study conducted by MoneyRates.com ranks the Land of Lincoln as number 11 out of 50 states. The study looked at average sala...read more
Rochelle Sports Postponements and Cancellations (Tuesday) (Due to cold weather and field conditions) Boys Baseball: Kaneland at Rochelle (Rescheduled for Friday)**Pre-Game Show at 4:20pm on Newstalk ...read more
The 9th Annual Rochelle "Railroad Days" continues today in the Hub City for area residents to enjoy. The Flagg Township Historical Museum will feature a special railroad presentation along with Roy's...read more
There were no serious injuries following a three vehicle accident on I-39 Friday.  Ogle County Sheriff’s Deputies along with Monroe Center and Stillman Valley Ambulance responded to the acc...read more
The 9th Annual Rochelle "Railroad Days" will be held this weekend in the Hub City for area residents to enjoy. The Flagg Township Historical Museum will feature a special railroad display this Saturd...read more
Saturday  (Boys Track) Assumption Invitational (Augustana College) 1) Rochelle: 187 pts (4th straight year they have won the Invitational) (8 out of the last 9 years)2) Regina (Iowa City): 112 ...read more
Friday (Doug Creason Athletic Complex)  (Girls Softball) Belvidere North 5 (4-2)Rochelle          1 (2-6)**Belvidere North: 2-Run 4th and 7 Innings**...read more
Joakim  Noah tallied 12 rebounds, 10 assists and six points to help the Bulls beat the Pistons 106-98 at the United Center. D.J. Augustin scored 24 points to pace Chicago, which leads Toronto by ...read more
Conor Gillaspie went 2-for-3 with a walk and drove in four as the White Sox notched a 9-6 win over the Indians at U.S. Cellular Field. Adam Eaton and Adam Dunn each went 2-for-3 with an RBI while Chri...read more
The Flagg-Rochelle Community Park District is announcing that the opening of Spring Lake Pool has been moved from June 1st to Saturday, June 7th because of scheduled work not completed due to poor wea...read more
Thursday  (Baseball) Winnebago 7 Oregon 1Rock Falls 13 Stillman Valley 8Mendota 9 Rockford Lutheran 8Forreston 3 (5-4) South Beloit 2   **Cardinals: 2-run 6th Inning for the winPecaton...read more
Wednesday (At Sterling)  (Boys Baseball) Rochelle 13 (4-3)Sterling 4**Rochelle: 4 runs in the 2nd inning and 5 runs in the 3rd inning       **Rochelle: 11 hits in t...read more
Tuesday  (Baseball) Winnebago 7 Oregon 1    **Darren Heslop (Bago): Fired a 2-hitter (6 strikeouts)    **Mason Smith (Oregon): 2 SinglesForreston 11 (3-4) South Bel...read more
The Rochelle City Council took no action last night on the renewal of the contract for City Manager David Plyman.The proposal was for no date set on the agreement as it would be indefinite. Both the c...read more
Monday  (Girls Softball) Harlem          2 (2-0)Rochelle        0 (1-5)**Olivia Fluehr (Harlem): Fired a 2-Hit Shu...read more
Several Memorial Day Services will take place today as we honor those individuals who have helped protect this country.In Rochelle, the parade begins at 10 at City Hall. If you are an organization or ...read more
Saturday (At Freeport)  (Baseball Rochelle        12 (3-3)Freeport          4 (1-5)**Rochelle: Led 5-0 after 2 1/2...read more
Kirk Hinrich and Jimmy Butler both posted 17 points to pace the Bulls to a 102-90 win against the Bucks at the United Center. Carlos Boozer turned in 14 points and 11 rebounds for Chicago, which is ti...read more
Friday  (Baseball) Cincinnati Moeller 8 Kaneland 4Plainfield North 3 Morris 2Edwardsville 10 Rock Falls 0 (at Edwardsville)Granite City 16 Rock Falls 13 (at Edwardsville)Hononegah 11 McHeny 5Car...read more
A Milledgeville man suffered injuries last night after he crashed his motorcyle in rural Polo. The alcohol related incident took place a short time after 11 in the 13 thousand block of West Eagle Poi...read more
The 2nd Annual "Drive 4 UR Community" event will take place today and on Sunday as Prescott Brothers Ford in Rochelle raises money for the Focus House program. Between 9 and 3 today at Prescott Broth...read more
Leury Garcia scored on a wild pitch by Sam Deduno in the bottom of the 11th inning as the White Sox outlasted the Twins 7-6 at U.S. Cellular Field. Alexi Ramirez went 2-for-3 with a double and two RBI...read more
The free falling Hawks took another loss at the hands of the Bulls, 105-92, at Philipa Arena. Atlanta has dropped seven-of-eight to fall percentage points behind the Knicks for the final playoff spot ...read more
City officials in Rochelle expect to have some numbers by the end of the month or 1st part of June dealing with the cost of quiet zones at the railroad crossings. Between 80 to 100 trains use the 2 r...read more
Tuesday (Doug Creason Athletic Complex)  (Boys Baseball) Rock Island 12 (3-4-1)Rochelle 2 (5) (1-3)**Rock Island: Scored 5 runs in the 1st inning and 6 runs in the 3rd inning**Rochelle: Held to ...read more
A Rock County Jury has found a Sterling man guilty in the murder of 4 people in Rock Falls in the summer of 2008. 34-year old Nicholas Sheley killed 3 adults and a 2-year old boy during his slaying s...read more
After a day off on Tuesday, the Cubs resume their season-opening series against the Pirates tonight at PNC Park.  Edwin Jackson starts for the Cubs, while Pittsburgh counters with Charlie Morton...read more
Monday  (Baseball) Byron 15 (3-0) Dixon 4     **Byron: 16 hits in the game     **Byron: 6-run 5th inning     **Jack Fleeger: Grand Sla...read more
Joakim Noah filled up the stat sheet with 19 points, 11 rebounds, five assists, two steals and two blocks as the Bulls clipped the Celtics, 94-80, at the United Center. Mike Dunleavy posted a team-hig...read more
Joakim  Noah totaled 13 points, 13 assists and eight rebounds to guide the Bulls by the Celtics 107-102 at TD Garden. D.J. Augustin scored a game-high 33 points off the bench for Chicago, which h...read more
Mo Williams scored a game-high 18 points to guide the Trail Blazers to a 91-74 win against the Bulls at the United Center.  Damian Lillard added 16 points for Portland, which has won two straight...read more
Frank Kaminsky posted 19 points and six blocks to carry second-seeded Wisconsin to a 69-52 win over sixth-seeded Baylor in the Sweet 16 of the West Regional in Anaheim.  The Badgers are on to the...read more
Grant Prusator of Rochelle has verbally committed to play college basketball nest season at Indiana State University in Terre Haute.  He will sign the letter of intent in April.  Prusator pl...read more
The Chicago Bears have agreed to termswith defensive end Jared Allen on a four-year contract.According to NFL.com, the deal is worth $32 million, although the contractvoids to three years for $24 mill...read more
East Regional------8:40 p.m. - #4 Michigan State Spartans vs. #12 Harvard Crimson (at Spokane, WA)9:40 p.m. - #2 Villanova Wildcats vs. #7 Connecticut Huskies (at Buffalo, NY) Midwest Regional------2...read more
Paul George posted a triple-double with 10 points, 10 assists and 12 rebounds as the Pacers pounded the Bulls 91-79 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Roy Hibbert contributed 12 points and 11 boards for Indi...read more
The Bulls sent the 76ers to their 22nd straight loss with a 102-94 victory at the Wells Fargo Center behind 14 points, 10 rebounds and six assists from Joakim [[ JO-keem ]] Noah. D.J. Augustin paced C...read more
Rayvonte Rice poured in 28 points as theIllinois Fighting Illini used a second half surge to down the BostonUniversity Terriers, 66-62, in the first round of the National InvitationTournament at Aggan...read more
Wednesday  (College Basketball) NJCAA Division II Womens Basketball Tournament (Overland Park, Kansas) Chesapeake Community College (Maryland) 88Kishwaukee Community College 70 (28-6)**Kish: Pl...read more
DeKalb Class 3A Super-Sectional (Convocation Center at NIU)  (Boys Basketball) Rockford Lutheran 71 (30-3)Peoria Notre Dame 60 (21-13)**Rockford Lutheran: Plays Lincoln Friday in the Semi-Finals...read more
The Bears terminated the contract of veteran wide receiver Earl Bennett yesterday. Bennett, who's spent his entire six-year career with Chicago, appeared in 15 games last season and hauled in 32 passe...read more
Kevin Durant racked up 35 points, 12 rebounds and five assists as the Thunder topped the Bulls 97-85 at the United Center. Russell Westbrook just missed a triple-double as he posted 17 points, nine bo...read more
A Rockton woman has told police that she may have seen an Aurora boy who has been missing since 2011. The woman says that Timmothy Pitzen may have been at a garage sale in Rockton last Friday, May 9t...read more
RTHS Cancellations**Boys Baseball Games:    Today with Forreston                              &...read more
Jordan Morgan's layup with 3.9 secondsleft  helped  eighth-ranked Michigan escape with  a 64-63 win over Illinois inquarterfinal action of the Big Ten Tournament at Bankers Life Fieldho...read more
Jordan Morgan's layup with 3.9 secondsleft  helped  eighth-ranked Michigan escape with  a 64-63 win over Illinois inquarterfinal action of the Big Ten Tournament at Bankers Life Fieldho...read more
Former Green Bay Packers safety M.D. Jennings agreed to terms on a one-year deal with the Chicago Bears. Jennings, 25, recorded 74 tackles last season in all 16 games for Green Bay, but failed to prod...read more
DEKALB, Ill. – The Northern Illinois University men’s basketball team survived a scare from Bowling Green on Wednesday night, winning 54-51 in overtime in the First Round of the Mid-Americ...read more
DEKALB, Ill. – The Northern Illinois University men’s basketball team survived a scare from Bowling Green on Wednesday night, winning 54-51 in overtime in the First Round of the Mid-Americ...read more
Joakim Noah totaled 20 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists as the Bulls beat the Heat 95-88 in overtime from the United Center. D.J. Augustin added 22 points off the bench for Chicago, which has won...read more
The annual celebration of Mother's Day is here, but celebrations honoring mothers date back thousands of years. Ancient rites celebrating goddesses and symbols of motherhood were present in Egyptian, ...read more
DEKALB, Ill. -- Sophomore Darrell Bowie scored a team-high 17 points as the Northern Illinois University men’s basketball team finished the regular season with a 70-56 victory over Ball State on...read more
Jon Ekey rose up from the wing and burieda  contested 3-pointer  with 0.5 seconds left  to lift Illinois to a 66-63 winover No. 24 Iowa on Saturday.Ekey,  who  finished with&n...read more
DeKALB, Ill. – Northern Illinois University All-Americans Jordan Lynch and Jimmie Ward, along with five of their 2013 senior teammates, took center stage at the Kenneth and Ellen Chessick Practi...read more
Marc Gasol tallied 18 points and 10 rebounds to help the Grizzlies beat the Bulls 85-77 at the United Center. Mike Miller added 14 points and five boards off the bench for Memphis, which has won three...read more
Ogle County Treasurer John Coffman has announced that over 29,300 property tax bills were mailed from his office Tuesday.. Area residents will receive their bill some time this week. The first insta...read more
Joakim Noah recorded his second triple-double in the last three games as the Bulls beat the Pistons 105-94 at The Palace of Auburn Hills. Noah had 10 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists for his sixth c...read more
Monday  (Boys Basketball) Class 3A Regionals At Freeport: Rochelle (4-23) vs Rockford Christian                &n...read more
The Chicago Bulls look for their 4th straight win today at the United Center when they take on the New York Knicks. The Pre-Game Show begins at 11:30 on Newstalk 1060. The Bulls have won 8 of their l...read more
Friday (At RTHS) Yorkville       74 (14-13), (5-5)Rochelle       53 (4-23), (0-10)**Rochelle: 11th straight loss    &nb...read more
North Boone Class 2A Regional (Championship Game) Winnebago 49 (24-5)Byron         43 (20-11)**Winnebago: Play Immaculate Conception Tuesday night at the Burea...read more
A Rochelle man was back in Ogle County court Friday for a status hearing in connection with a shooting last week in the Hub City. 23-year old Michael Maise Jr. has been charged with the felony offens...read more
Taj Gibson posted 20 points and 15 rebounds off the bench to carry the Bulls by the Mavericks 100-91 in Dallas. Jimmy Butler added 19 points and seven boards for Chicago, which has won three straight....read more
Kendrick Nunn led the way with 13 points,as the Illinois Fighting Illini bested the Nebraska Cornhuskers, 60-49, in aBig Ten Conference bout at the State Farm Center. Nunn shot 3-of-4 from beyond the...read more
Travon Baker netted 17 points with fiverebounds as the Northern Illinois Huskies shocked the Toledo Rockets, 74-66,in a Mid-American Conference showdown at the NIU Convocation Center. Jordan Threloff...read more
Bond remains at $500,000 for a Rochelle man following a shooting last Friday night in the Hub City that injured a 17-year old boy. 23-year old Michael Maise Jr. was arrested on the charge of aggravat...read more
Seven players scored in double figures as the Bulls gutted out a 107-103 win over the Hawks at Philips Arena. Mike Dunleavy Jr. posted 22 points in just under 48 minutes, the most he has played in his...read more
A Rochelle man remains in jail following a shooting that took place Friday night in the Hub City which left a 17-year old boy with an injured leg.23-year old Michael Maise Jr. was arrested Saturday af...read more
Monday (At Yorkville) Yorkville            64 (13-13), (4-5)Rochelle            50 (4-21)...read more
The approval of a new fiscal year budget, an increase in electric bills, and seal coat work this summer on the streets and alleys tops the agenda this evening for city officials in Rochelle. The counc...read more
The unemployment numbers fell in 10 of the 12 metropolitan areas in Illinois last March. This includes Rockford where the number was 10.9% last month compared to 11.8% in 2013. Other than Danville, ...read more
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. -- Despite trailing by six with 32 seconds left, the Northern Illinois University men’s basketball team had a chance to tie at the buzzer, but a three-pointer fell short an...read more
Saturday Class 1A State Wrestling Tournament (Champaign) Finals **Byron: Brady Wilsie (106) Won 2-1 (Overtime, Tie Breaker)            &n...read more
There will be several news faces in the Oregon School District when classes begin in August. The school board hired 14 full-time teachers during their meeting this week for the next fiscal year. Supe...read more
Saturday Night  (Boys Basketball) Rock Falls 57 Oregon 47Pecatonica 50 Forreston 48Ottawa 61 DeKalb 53**Pirates: 22-14 4th Quarter for the winIndian Creek 59 Dixon 47Sterling 53 IMSA 23Burlingto...read more
Friday (Chuck Dayton Gymnasium in DeKalb) DeKalb          68 (12-15), (4-5)Rochelle        54 (4-20), (0-8)**Rochelle: ...read more
Friday Night  (Boys Basketball) WRHL'S Broadcast Games DeKalb 68 Rochelle 54Oregon 65 Amboy 41   **Billy Heeg (Oregon): 18 pts   **Matthew Murray (Oregon): 17 pts Northern ...read more
The Chicago Bulls won their fifth consecutive game with a 117-89 trouncing of the Denver Nuggets at the United Center. D.J. Augustin and Tony Snell combined for 44 points off the bench and were two of...read more
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 w...read more
Kendrick Nunn netted 19 points andNnanna Egwu posted a double-double to lead the Illinois Fighting Illini to a62-49 victory over the Minnesota Golden Gophers in Big Ten action at WilliamsArena. Egwu ...read more
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 ...read more
Tuesday  (Girls Basketball) Class 3A Regionals At Plano: Rochelle (9-18) vs Sandwich 6pmAt Mendota: LaSalle-Peru vs Rock FallsDixon vs StreatorAt Freeport: Genoa-Kingston vs HarvardAt Morris: M...read more
Saturday (At Geneseo) (Boys Basketball) Geneseo     83 (11-13)Rochelle     50 (4-19)**Geneseo: 31-10 4th Quarter for the win      ...read more
Saturday  (Boys Basketball) Morris 65 Sycamore 56Hillcrest 80 Kaneland 60Winnebago 65 (20-5) Peoria Manual 60     **Bago: 27-17 4th Quarter     **Dalton M...read more
Three Huskies scored in double figures, led by 14 points from redshirt junior Jordan Threloff  but the Northern Illinois University men’s basketball team dropped a 62-54 decision on Saturda...read more
Aaron Craft led with 14 points as the No.22 Ohio State Buckeyes defeated the Illinois Fighting Illini, 48-39, at StateFarm Center. LaQuinton Ross supplied nine points and six rebounds, while Marc Lov...read more
Friday (Spartan Gymnasium in Sycamore)  (Boys Basketball) Sycamore       89 (17-4), (5-1)Rochelle         48 (4-18), (0-7)**Sycamore: Led 48-15 ...read more
WRHL'S Broadcast Games  (Boys Basketball) Rochelle (4-17), (0-6) at Sycamore (16-4), (4-1)    **Pre-Game Show at 6:45pm on Newstalk 1060 and wrhl.netAFC at Forreston  &n...read more
Carlos Boozer had 15 points and 10 rebounds as the Bulls took down the Nets 92-76 in Chicago.  Joakim  Noah added 14 points, 13 rebounds and seven assists while Mike Dunleavy and Jimmy Butle...read more
DEKALB, Ill. -- The Northern Illinois University men’s basketball team shot 57.7 percent (30-of-52), including 66.7 percent (16-of-24) in the second half, as it cruised to an 88-63 victory over ...read more
Tuesday  (At RTHS) Rochelle       49 (8-17)Dixon           45 (14-11)**Rochelle: 27-17 2nd Half for the win &...read more
Joakim Noah's triple-double carried the Bulls to a 100-85 win against the Hawks at the United Center. Noah posted 19 points, 16 rebounds and 11 assists for Chicago, which got back above .500 at 26-and...read more
NIU and CMU square off for the first of two meetings in 11 daysNorthern Illinois Huskies (10-12, 4-6 MAC) vs. Central Michigan Chippewas (8-14, 1-9 MAC)Date / Time: Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 / 7 p.m. C...read more
Residents in Rochelle were left in the dark for a period of time last night due to an electrical power outage. The outage began at 9:11. Electricity was restored in about 25 minutes. Around 32 hundr...read more
Joakim Noah tallied 20 points and 13 rebounds to carry the Bulls by the Lakers 92-86 at the STAPLES Center. Taj Gibson added 18 points and six boards for Chicago, which has won two-of-three. D.J. Augu...read more
Joakim Noah tallied 20 points and 13 rebounds to carry the Bulls by the Lakers 92-86 at the STAPLES Center. Taj Gibson added 18 points and six boards for Chicago, which has won two-of-three. D.J. Augu...read more
Paced by a career-best 19 pointsfrom Kendrick Nunn, the Illinois Fighting Illini held off the Penn StateNittany Lions, 60-55, in a Big Ten Conference bout at the Bryce Jordan Center. Nunn, who had ne...read more
DEKALB, Ill. -- Trailing by as much as 16 in the second half, the Northern Illinois University men’s basketball had a chance to tie the game in the final minute, but a pair of three-point attemp...read more
Geneseo Class 2A Regional  (Wrestling) 1) Geneseo: 258 pts2) Sterling: 156 pts3) Rochelle: 110 pts Qualifiers for the Pontiac Class 2A Sectional **Rochelle: 2nd Place: Jeff Board (113) Lost fi...read more
Friday (At RTHS) Kaneland           91 (11-7), (3-3)Rochelle            67 (4-17), (0-6)**Kane...read more
Thursday (At Stillman Valley)  (Boys Basketball) Stillman Valley 52 (6-14), (2-5)Oregon           47 (4-17), (0-7)**Stillman Valley: Out scored ...read more
Steph Curry exploded for 34 points and nine assists to lead the Warriors to a 102-87 win against the Bulls at ORACLE Arena. Curry hit 13-of-19 shots and 4-of-6 from deep as Golden State picked up its ...read more
Numerous residents in the Village of Hillcrest attended last night's board meeting as they had questions about the possibility of sanitary sewer in the community. There are 2 different projects villa...read more
The NIU Huskies announced their 2014 recruiting class yesterday which included 15 players on defense and 14 on offense. The also signed a kicker and punter. Out of the 31 players, 9 come from Illinoi...read more
The Rochelle Little League season begins next week for area boys and girls to enjoy. Games begin on the Major League field on Tuesday with the opening day ceremony scheduled for Saturday, May 3rd at ...read more
Boys Basketball Dixon 48 Oregon 34Byron 70 (16-8)    Sterling 41   **Daniel Lowe (Byron): 20 pts   **Clayton Hoover (Byron): 16 ptsDeKalb 76 Kaneland 70Reed Custer ...read more
DEKALB, Ill. -- The Northern Illinois University men’s basketball team outscored Miami (Ohio) 25-4 in the final 14 minutes to claim its third consecutive victory, 53-41, on Tuesday night at the ...read more
DeMarcus Cousins racked up 25 points and 16 rebounds as the Kings blasted the Bulls 99-70 at Sleep Train Arena. Isaiah Thomas tallied 19 points and Rudy Gay had 14 for the Kings, who put an end to the...read more
MUNCIE, Ind. – Trailing by as much as 15 in the first half, the Northern Illinois University men’s basketball team rallied for a 67-65 overtime victory over Ball State on Saturday afternoo...read more
Anthony Davis totaled 24 points, eight rebounds and six blocks as the Pelicans topped the Bulls 88-79 in New Orleans. Tyreke Evans was the only other New Orleans player in double-digits with 11 points...read more
Friday (At RTHS) Rochelle     54 (7-15), (3-5)Morris        47 (8-12), (0-7)**Rochelle: 2nd straight win and 2nd win over Morris this season**La...read more
Following a hearing yesterday, a Leaf River man will remain in the custody of the Illinois Department of Human Services after he was found not guilty in January by reason of insanity following the sta...read more
WRHL'S Broadcast Games  (Boys Basketball) Morris (12-3), (3-1) at Rochelle (4-15), (0-4)**Pre-Game Show begins at 6:45pm on Newstalk 1060 and wrhl.net Polo at AFC**Pre-Game Show at 7:15pm on "T...read more
A Rochelle woman pled guilty to the misdemeanor offense of reckless conduct following a child pornography case which began in 2011. 50-year old Susana Guzman had originally been charged with a Class ...read more
WRHL'S Broadcast Games  (Boys Basketball) Morris (12-3), (3-1) at Rochelle (4-15), (0-4)**Pre-Game Show begins at 6:45pm on Newstalk 1060 and wrhl.net Polo at AFC**Pre-Game Show at 7:15pm on "T...read more
Thursday  (Boys Basketball) Winnebago (14-4), (3-1) at Oregon (4-13), (0-4)**Pre-Game Show at 7pm on "The Coyote" and 1023thecoyote.com Girls Basketball:        Am...read more
21-year old Chaz Thrailkill of Markham, Illinois has received a sentence of 30 years in prison for the 2011 shooting of an NIU student. The victim was 22-year old Steven Agee of Park Forest. He was s...read more
Ogle County sheriff's police arrested a Dixon man late last night on drug charges after investigating a suspicious vehicle at a rest area. 49-year old Jeffery Lawson was arrested on the charge of unl...read more
Saturday (At RTHS) (gIRLS bASKETBALL Rochelle       65 (6-15), (2-5)Kaneland      53 (9-12), (3-2)**Rochelle: 40-31 2nd Half   &n...read more
Boys Basketball Byron 49 Rock Falls 40Freeport Aquin 80 AFC 69**Bret Gittleson and Troy Mairs (AFC): 14 ptsMilledgeville 55 Polo 48Pecatonica 69 South Beloit 36Eastland 50 Lena-Winslow 32Dakota 58 Du...read more
D.J. Augustin scored 28 points to power the Bulls by the Bobcats 89-87 at Time Warner Cable Arena. Joakim Noah added 11 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists for Chicago, which has won four out of fiv...read more
A Polo man escaped serious injuries this past weekend after the car he was driving struck a tree. The accident took place a short time after 11:30 Saturday night. Police report that a vehicle driven ...read more
The Northern Illinois University men’s basketball team trailed Buffalo by just two with eight minutes to play, but the Bulls scored seven of the next eight points in the contest and went on to a...read more
Local Police issued several citations to a Rochelle woman after a traffic stop at 11:42 last night at the intersection of 10th Street and Lincoln Avenue.  Police say 54 year old Henrietta Mack wa...read more
Blake Griffin had 26 points with 13 rebounds and seven assists to power the Clippers in a 112-95 win over the Bulls at the United Center. J.J. Redick hit four three-pointers on his way to 18 points wh...read more
WRHL's Games  (Boys Basketball) Morris (12-3), (3-1) at Rochelle (4-14), (0-3)**Pre-Game Show at 6:45pm on Newstalk 1060 and wrhl.net Oregon at Stillman Valley**Pre-Game Show at 7pm on "The Coy...read more
LaQuinton Ross posted 18 points to lead No.17 Ohio State to a 62-55 victory over Illinois on Thursday. Lenzelle Smith had 16 points with five rebounds and Aaron Craft gave 11 pointswith six rebounds ...read more
There was a shootout involving a Winnebago County Sheriff's Deputy on Rockford's west side last night.  Reports say that a deputy pulled a vehicle over and upon approaching the vehicle, two suspe...read more
Luol Deng didn't get to enjoy the matchup with his former team as the Bulls dumped the Cavaliers, 98-87, at Quicken Loans Arena. All but four of Chicago's 98 points came from its starting lineup, with...read more
Governor Quinn says the state has no choice but to keep the five-percent income tax rate.  Democrats stumped for the 67-percent income tax hike and passed it back in 2011.  At the time, they...read more
Rochelle Community Hospital is a critical mainstay for the local and state economy and jobs, providing stability and even growth during challenging economic times. According to a new report just relea...read more
Boys Basketball Stillman Valley 70 Christian Life 62Sycamore 64 Burlington Central 49Dixon 79 Rock Falls 48Geneseo 53 Chillicothe IVC 51Genoa-Kingston 48 Rockford Christian 35Johnsburg 43 Richmond-Bu...read more
The Blackhawks skate on enemy ice tonight against the Red Wings. Chicago improved to 32-8-and-11 on Sunday with a shootout win over the Bruins. Detroit is 21-18-and-10 on the season. The puck drops fr...read more
Monday MLK Tournament in South Beloit: Mooseheart 64 Byron 56                       ...read more
The Rochelle City Council took no action on the Hub Theater Project last night.  After a lengthy discussion period from 4 members of the public and all 6 members of the Council that were present,...read more
Monday (At RTHS) Sycamore            45 (14-5), (5-0)Rochelle              41 (...read more
The Bulls play host to the Los Angeles Lakers tonight at the United Center. Chicago improved to 19-and-20 with Saturday's win over the 76ers. The Lakers improved to 16-and-25 after yesterday's 112-106...read more
Saturday  (Boys Basketball) Winnebago                70   (13-3), (3-0)Stillman Valley         ...read more
Gary Harris scored 23 points to leadfourth-ranked Michigan State to a 78-62 win over Illinois. Denzel Valentine contributed 15 points and 11 rebounds, and Keith Appling alsoscored 15, as the Spartans...read more
Illinois State Police handled a two vehicle accident Wednesday morning at 7:30 on I-39 near Rochelle.  Police say a vehicle driven by 23 year old Jordan Manion of LaMoille was merging southbound ...read more
Joakim  Noah contributed 21 points and 16 rebounds to lift the Bulls by the 76ers 103-78 at the United Center. D.J. Augustin added 19 points and eight assists off the bench for Chicago, which has...read more
Thursday night  Ogle County Deputies performed a traffic stop in the 11,000 block of N  Rte 26. After investigation Deputies placed 46 year old Shevon Madden of Berea, Kentucky under arrest ...read more
Friday  (At RTHS)Sycamore        76   (13-3), (4-0)Rochelle          49   (4-13), (0-3)**Sycamore: Led 32-19 a...read more
City officials in Rochelle may make a decision Monday night on how much money will be used for the renovation project dealing with the Hub Theater. The building is located in downtown Rochelle on Lin...read more
Several members of the Ogle County board are concerned about the location of the new sheriff's administration building. The current proposal for the 1-story facility was next to the sheriff's building...read more
Trevor Ariza hit the eventual game-winner with just over four minutes to play as the Wizards topped the Bulls 96-93 in Washington, D.C. John Wall had 23 points and 11 assists to help Washington win it...read more
Voters in Ogle County wanted a change for their Sheriff and State's Attorney as Brian Vanvickle and Eric Morrow were winners yesterday in the General Primary Election.Vanvickle won the Republican race...read more
The Blackhawks take the ice tonight at the United Center for a skate against the Anaheim Ducks. Chicago has lost four out of five to dip to 30-8-and-11 on the year. The Ducks are the hottest team in t...read more
A.J. Hammons registered 17 points, eightrebounds and three blocks as the Purdue Boilermakers defeated the IllinoisFighting Illini 66-58 in a Big Ten tilt at the State Farm Center. Ronnie Johnson tall...read more
Boys Basketball Polo 72 (17-2) AFC 39 (5-7)**Marcos: Led 39-25 at Half Time**22-2 4th Quarter**Brian Cavanaugh (Polo): 17 ptsFreeport Aquin 69 Forreston 46South Beloit 56 Dakota 37River Ridge 63 Gale...read more
Wednesday Boys Basketball: Oregon (4-11), (0-3) at Byron   **Pre-game Show at 7 on "The Coyote" and 1023thecoyote.comHarlem at BelvidereStockton at EastlandWoodstock at Burlington Central ...read more
Boys Basketball Genoa-Kingston        62        Woodstock     53 Girls Basketball Amboy       &nb...read more
Boys Basketball AFC at Polo**Pre-Game Show at 7:15pm on "The Coyote" and 1023thecoyote.com Forreston at Freeport AquinAmboy at FultonProphetstown at Bureau ValleyEastland at West CarrollErie at Ster...read more
Drew Crawford had 13 points and eightrebounds to lead Northwestern to a 49-43 win over 23rd-ranked Illinois atWelsh-Ryan Arena. JerShon Cobb and Tre Demps both scored 11 for the Wildcats (8-9, 1-3 Bi...read more
Joakim  Noah registered 19 points and 14 rebounds to carry the Bulls by the Bobcats 103-97 at the United Center. Carlos Boozer also had a double-double with 12 points and 10 boards for Chicago, w...read more
Friday (At RTHS) DeKalb            54 (11-6), (4-1)Rochelle:         38 (5-12), (1-3)**DeKalb: Led 35-9 ...read more
Early voting will continue through Saturday for residents in Ogle County involving the General Primary Election next Tuesday, March 18th. The Clerk's office at the courthouse in Oregon will be open t...read more
Friday  (Boys Basketball) DeKalb (5-9), (0-2) at Rochelle (3-12), (0-2)**Pre-Game Show at 6:45pm on Newstalk 1060 and wrhl.net Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference Sycamore at YorkvilleMorris a...read more
Local police have arrested a Rochelle woman on a drug offense early yesterday morning following an incident in the 100 block of 7th Avenue.Authorities charged 21-year old Jessi Watson on the felony of...read more
Bo Ryan is working his magic again. Balanced scoring, slowing the pace, playing hard-nosed defense and not turningthe ball over has always been Ryan's staples. Except this time, Wisconsin isoff to it...read more
Tuesday (Blackhawk Center in Oregon) (Boys High School Basketball) Stillman Valley 64 (2-7), (1-2)Oregon 60 (4-11), (0-3)**Stillman Valley: Led 31-19 at Half Time      &...read more
The Illinois Department of Revenue has given Ogle County a final property assessment equalization factor of 1.0. It's the same number the county had a year ago. The property assessment equalization f...read more
Saturday (At RTHS) Sterling            72 (4-7)Rochelle           65 (3-12)**Sterling: 22-10 4th Quarter for the win&nb...read more
Saturday  (Boys Basketball) Byron 68 Mendota 55    **Daniel Lowe (Byron): 27 ptsRockford Lutheran 68 Stillman Valley 44Polo 69 Stockton 58    **Brian Cavanaugh (Pol...read more
A Rockford man received a sentence of 11 years in prison on Tuesday after he was found guilty to dealing heroin near the Byron Forest Preserve in December of 2012.39-year old Jay Moore was charged wit...read more
Rayvonte Rice scored 17 points and addedseven rebounds for Illinois as the Fighting Illini took down the Penn StateNittany Lions, 75-55, in a Big Ten tilt at the State Farm Center. Tracy Abrams contr...read more
Three Bulls recorded double-doubles, and Mike Dunleavy led Chicago with 20 points in a 91-84 win over the Hawks at the United Center. Taj Gibson and Joakim  Noah scored 10 points and grabbed 12 r...read more
Friday  (Boys Basketball) Burlington Central 60 Harvard 47Richmond-Burton 87 North Boone 64Morrison 50 Amboy 44Sterling Newman 63 (13-0) Prophetstown 56Fulton 72 Riverdale 58Freeport Aquin 71 Pe...read more
Saturday  (Boys Basketball) Sterling (3-7) at Rochelle (3-11)     **Pre-Game Show at 5:45pm on Newstalk 1060 and wrhl.net Byron at MendotaStillman Valley at Rockford Luthera...read more
Freshman guard Aaric Armstead (Chicago, Ill./La Jolla Prep) scored a career-best 11 points, sophomore wing Darrell Bowie (Milwaukee, Wis./La Jolla Prep) had 11 points and junior guard Aaron Armstead (...read more
Jay Cutler won't be testing the freeagent market after all. The Chicago Bears have re-signed the quarterback to a contract through the2020 season. The 7-year contract is worth 126 millions dollars, 5...read more
Joakim Noah fell short of a triple-double by one assist as the Bulls sunk the Celtics, 94-82, at the United Center. Noah posted 17 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists for Chicago, which has won four ...read more
Area residents are shoveling again today following more snow this winter. Between 2 to 5 inches of snow hit Northern Illinois last night and this morning. Many of the secondary roads are still snow p...read more
Bond remains at $50,000 for a Rochelle man after he allegedly stole more than 280 packs of cigarettes from a Hub City Business. 26-year old Bryce Johnson has been charged with the felony offense of r...read more
Jonas Valanciunas  had 15 points and nine rebounds to lead the Raptors in an 85-79 win over the Bulls at the United Center. Kyle Lowry added 13 points and six assists while DeMar DeRozan had 11 p...read more
A Leaf River man will remain a patient in a mental health treatment facility after he was found not guilty in January by reason of insanity following the stabbing of a couple in July of 2011. 29-year...read more
Aaron Rodgers and Randall Cobb both returnedfrom injuries on Sunday with Green Bay's division hopes on the line and theycame through. Rodgers found a wide open Cobb on 4th-and-8 for a 48-yard score w...read more
Frigid temperatures continue today in the area with a high only at 7 above zero. The wind chill advisory remains in effect until noon today. The wind chills will hit between 15 to 25 below zero. The...read more
The Bulls are in Memphis to take on the Grizzlies tonight at the FedExForum. Chicago suffered a loss to Dallas on Saturday and fell to 11-and-17. The Grizz are 13-and-16 after a victory over Denver on...read more
A tentative agreement has been reached on a new contract between bargaining teams in the North Boone school district. Negotiations began last March. Key issues were money, benefits, and class size. ...read more
Saturday  (Boys Basketball) Plano Tournament: Ottawa 64 Aurora Christian 45 (Semi's)Morris 52 Burlington Central 45 (Semi's)Genoa-Kingston 43 Forreston 42Dixon 50 Rockford Christain 42Yorkville ...read more
86th Annual Chuck Dayton Holiday Tournament (DeKalb) Belvidere North 82 (4-8)Rochelle          56 (3-11)**Rochelle: (0-5) for the Tournament**Belvidere No...read more
City officials in Rochelle are moving forward in trying to reduce the train horn noise in the Hub City.Last night they approved an engineering agreement for the quiet zones dealing with the 11 railroa...read more
Poinsettia Bowl (San Diego) NIU Huskies (12-1) vs Utah State (8-5) 8:30pm**NIU: 6th straight bowl appearance**(4-4) in Bowl Games**Have won 24 out of their last 26 games**13 wins would be a school re...read more
Thursday 86th Annual Chuck Dayton Tournament (DeKalb) Rochelle (3-9) vs Harlem 9am**Pre-Game Show at 8:45am on Newstalk 1060and wrhl.netBelvidere North vs Hampshire 10:30amChicago Schurz vs Moline No...read more
Teachers in the North Boone school district say they will strike next Monday if an agreement is not reached on a new contract. Negotiations began last March between bargaining teams. Key issues remai...read more
City officials in Rochelle are moving forward in trying to reduce the train horn noise in the Hub City. Last night they approved an engineering agreement for the quiet zones dealing with the 11 railr...read more
86th Annual Chuck Dayton Holiday Tournament (DeKalb) Belvidere 74 (9-2)Rochelle  46 (3-9)**Rochelle: (0-3) in the tournament**Belvidere: Wins Pool at (3-0)      &nb...read more
LeSean McCoy ran for 133 yards and two touchdowns on just 18 carries to lead the Eagles in a 54-11 rout of the Bears at Lincoln Financial Field. Bryce Brown added 115 yards and a TD on nine carries fo...read more
LeSean McCoy ran for 133 yards and two touchdowns on just 18 carries to lead the Eagles in a 54-11 rout of the Bears at Lincoln Financial Field. Bryce Brown added 115 yards and a TD on nine carries fo...read more
An Ogle County judge set bond at $50,000 yesterday for a Rochelle man after he allegedly stole more than 280 packs of cigarettes from a Hub City business. 26-year old Bryce Johnson has been charged w...read more
Boys Basketball Chuck Dayton Tournament (DeKalb): DeKalb 67 Chicago Schurz 56                    &n...read more
A division title could be clinched for either thePhiladelphia Eagles or Chicago Bears when the two teams clash tonight atLincoln Financial Field. The Eagles can clinch their first NFC East crown sinc...read more
Local police arrested a Rochelle man yesterday after he allegedly stole more than 280 packs of cigarettes from a Hub City business. 26-year old Bryce Johnson has been charged with the felony offense ...read more
Carlos Boozer tallied 19 points and nine rebounds to power the Bulls to a 100-84 win over the Cavaliers at the United Center. D.J. Augustin added 18 points and 10 assists for Chicago, which snapped a ...read more
Boys Basketball West Carroll Tournament postponed due to the weather Chillicothe IVC 57 Rock Falls 45Genoa-Kingston 98 North Boone 89All 5 NIC-10 Conference games postponed due to the weather Girls...read more
First the cold temperatures and snow...Now flooding..... The winter has been tough on area residents in Northern Illinois as there are numerous reports of standing water on roadways today. The area ...read more
The Blackhawks host the Canucks tonight looking for their third straight win. Chicago has picked up consecutive 3-1 wins over the Kings and Predators to move to 25-7-and-5. The Canucks are 20-11-and-6...read more
Boys Basketball 54th Annual Forreston Holiday Tournament: Byron 66 River Ridge 34                   &nbs...read more
The Ogle County board approved an ordinance last night dealing with the funds collected from the seizure and impoundment of vehicles by the sheriff's department. The sheriff will now have to receive ...read more
Tueaday (At RTHS) Rochelle 95 (3-6)South Beloit 49 (1-6)**Rochelle: Led 42-25 at Half Time (24-11 2nd Quarter)         **30-10 3rd Quarter**Rochelle: 5 players...read more
DEKALB, Ill. – Northern Illinois University quarterback Jordan Lynch and safety Jimmie Ward continued to add to their already impressive legacies at NIU Tuesday when they were named first team A...read more
Glen Davis hit a pair of free throws with a second left to ice the Magic's 83-82 win over the Bulls at the United Center. Davis finished with 14 points and 11 rebounds while Arron Afflalo added a team...read more
54th Annual Forreston Holiday Tournament  (Boys Basketball) Byron 64 Winnebago 67Pearl City 48 Orangeville 31**Daniel Lowe (Byron): 22 pts **Ryan Swiggart (Winnebago): 17 pts Oregon 60 River Ri...read more
Marc Trestman is navigating through some choppy watersthese days. The first-year Chicago Bears coach has his team in the thick of the NFC Northrace as it prepares to visit Cleveland on Sunday thanks ...read more
Kyle Lowery and DeMar DeRozan were each 7-of-14 from the floor en route to 16 and 15 points respectively as the Raptors rolled the Bulls 99-77 at the United Center. Jonas Valanciunas chipped in with 1...read more
City officials in Rochelle expect to make a decision within the next couple of months on the amount of money being spent as part of the renovation project involving the Hub Theater. The purchase pric...read more
Boys Basketball Rockford Lutheran 75 Oregon 50Forreston 44 Durand 30Polo 93 Orangeville 52   **Marcos: (6-0)Milledgeville 81 South Beloit 38Galena 65 Pearl City 59River Ridge 58 Lena-Winslo...read more
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Northern Illinois University safety Jimmie Ward (Mobile, Ala./Davidson) and quarterback Jordan Lynch (Chicago, Ill./Mt. Carmel) were both named to the USA Today’s All-Am...read more
Boys Basketball Dundee-Crown 62 DeKalb 52Yorkville 52 Plainfield Central 51Milledgeville 95 AFC Raiders 88    **Bret Gittleson (AFC): 29 pts    **Troy Mairs (AFC): 26 pt...read more
DeKALB, Ill. – Northern Illinois University quarterback Jordan Lynch (Chicago, Ill./Mt. Carmel HS) will travel to New York City and be honored as a finalist for the 2013 Heisman Memorial Trophy,...read more
The Rochelle police department set a new record for total service calls in 2013 with more than 22,370. That's an increase of over 44% from 2012 which totaled 15,515. The department was down in number...read more
Drug charges have been filed against an Oregon man following an arrest at his home. 23-year old Kyle Lewis has been charged with the Class 3 felony of unlawful possession with the intent to delivery ...read more
The 'Boys are in the top spot in the NFC East as the calendar turns towardChristmas and now all they have to do is finish things, starting tonightin Chicago where Dallas faces off with a Bears team mi...read more
Saturday (At RTHS)  (Boys Basketball) Rochelle  63 (1-5)Streator   54 (1-5)**Rochelle: Led 31-25 at Half Time (17-6 2nd Quarter)       **17-point lead in ...read more
Area residents are waking up to frigid temperatures this morning as the low has reached 26 below zero. Fortunately, there is very light winds this morning. The wind chill advisory remains in effect ...read more
Boys High School Basketball Eastland Shootout: Westminster 68 Stillman Valley 60Eastland 60 Hershcer 44 Peoria Richwoods 59 DeKalb 52Yorkville 58 Plano 56Morris 46 Minooka 40Hononegah 62 Rockford Bo...read more
A Monroe Center man will do some time in prison following a home invasion incident last spring in Ogle County. 34-year old Kenneth Shearer pled guilty to the Class "X" felony offense and received a s...read more
Tonight 2013 MARATHON MAC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME (FORD FIELD IN DETROIT, MICHIGAN) **NIU "HUSKIES" (12-0) VS BOWLING GREEN "FALCONS" (9-3) **NIU: 14TH IN THE BCS STANDINGS RIGHT NOW   &nb...read more
Wrestling DeKalb 53Rochelle 9 (3-1)**Rochelle Winners: Marquez Felix (195) 15-8                    ...read more
Varsity  (Wrestling) Rochelle              39       Rochelle   47 (3-0)Erie-Prophetstown 37&nb...read more
Northern Illinois University quarterback Jordan Lynch earned his eighth Mid-American Conference Offensive Player of the Week honor after leading NIU to a 33-14 victory over Western Michigan the league...read more
Blair Walsh nailed a game-winning 34-yard field goal with 1:47 left in overtime to lift the Vikings to a 23-20 win over the Bears at Mall of America Field. Walsh, who missed a 57-yarder earlier in OT,...read more
Oregon Thanksgiving Tournament Championship Game Sterling Newman 59Genoa-Kingston 55 3rd Place Peru St. Bede 63Kewanee 62 5th Place Byron 69 (3-1)Oregon 33 (2-2)**Daniel Lowe (Byron): 18 pts**Bi...read more
The Chicago Bears look to keep their playoff hopes alive today as they take on the Minnesota Vikings at Mall of America Field. The Bears have alternated wins and losses over their last seven games fol...read more
Patrick Kane and Marian Hossa  each had a goal and an assist to lead the Blackhawks in a 5-2 win over the Coyotes from Jobing.com Arena. Andrew Shaw, Niklas Hjalmarsson  and Brandon Bollig a...read more
Class 3A Championship Game (Huskie Stadium at NIU in DeKalb) Stillman Valley     43 (12-2)St. Joseph-Ogden 41 (Overtime) (11-3)**Stillman Valley: 5th State Championship in Football**Zac Har...read more
State Championship Games (Huskie Stadium) Class 1A: Lena-Winslow 28 (11-3) Downs Tri-Valley 21 (13-1) Class 2A: Sterling Newman 40 (13-1) Staunton 13 (9-5)       &...read more
4th Annual Cavalier Classic (LaSalle-Peru High Schoo) LaSalle-Peru 66Rochelle       56 (0-3)**LaSalle-Peru: Led 39-15 at Half Time      &nb...read more
Ben Smith's goal in the 11th round of the overtime shootout gave the Blackhawks a 2-1 win over the Stars at the American Airlines Center. Patrick Sharp tied the game at 1 early in the third period aft...read more
State Championship Games (Huskie Stadium in DeKalb) Friday Class 1A: Lena-Winslow (10-3) vs Downs Tri-Valley (13-0) 10am Class 2A: Sterling Newman (12-1) vs Staunton (9-4) 1pm Class 3A: Stillman V...read more
The Chicago Bulls end their six-game road trip tomorrow night in Cleveland against the Cavaliers. The Bulls put an end to a four-game slide on Wednesday with a 20-point win over Detroit. The Cavs drop...read more
4th Annual Cavalier Classic (LaSalle-Peru High School) Plano    77 (2-0)Rochelle 69 (OT) (0-2)**Plano: 14-6 advantage in the overtime**Jon McDermott (Plano): 17 pts**Rochelle: 10-point...read more
Jordan Lynch rushed for a whopping 321 yardswith three touchdowns as No. 18 Northern Illinois closed out a perfectregular season with a 33-14 win over Western Michigan on Tuesday. A dark horse Heisma...read more
4th Annual Cavalier Classic (At LaSalle-Peru High School) Dunlap   99 (1-0)Rochelle 44 (0-1)**Dunlap: Led 17-2 in the 1st quarter and 47-16 at Half Time**Dunlap: 6 players in double figures...read more
Tuesday  (Boys Basketball) AFC Thanksgiving Tournament Polo             82 (2-0)LaMoille-Ohio 55 AFC                  ...read more
AFC Thanksgiving Tournament  (Boys High School Basketball) AFC 57 (1-0)Amboy 46 (0-1)**Troy Mairs (AFC): 19 pts, 13 rebounds**Bret Gittleson (AFC): 16 pts**Damon Quest (Amboy): 14 pts Polo 80 (...read more
Gordon Hayward posted 15 points and dished out 12 assists to help the Jazz trudge past the Bulls, 89-83, in OT in Salt Lake City. Richard Jefferson added 15 points as Utah picked up its second win in ...read more
Saturday (In Aurora) Class 3A Playoffs (Semi-Finals) Stillman Valley  28 (11-2)Aurora Christian 26 (9-4)**Stillman Valley: Play St. Joseph Ogden (11-2) in the Championship Game Friday at 4pmat ...read more
Kellen Clemens threw for 167 yards and a touchdown, and rookie Tavon Austin ran for a 65-yard score as the Rams blasted the Bears 42-21 at the Edward Jones Dome. Benny Cunningham had 13 carries for 10...read more
Rockford's airport is eyeing connections across the pond. The Chicago-Rockford International Airport is hiring a marketing company that specializes in custom route development in Europe. The Liverpool...read more
The Chicago Bears will try to keep pace in the tight NFCNorth when they visit the St. Louis Rams this afternoon. The Bears and Detroit Lions both have identical 6-4 records and the Green BayPackers a...read more
Saturday Semi-Finals Class 3A: Stillman Valley (10-2) at Aurora Christian (9-3) 5pm                    *...read more
Friday Forreston Thanksgiving Tournament Stockton  37 (1-0)Rochelle   36 (1-1)**Rochelle: 3-point shot at the horn did not go in**Stockton: Led 20-18 at half time and 31-30 after 3 quarter...read more
Luol Deng missed from deep on a three-point attempt as time expired as the Bulls fell to the Blazers, 98-95, at the Moda Center. Portland erased a 21-point first half deficit. Wes Matthews continued h...read more
Area residents are faced with bitter cold temperatures today. The low this morning has hit 16 below zero. The wind chills range between 30 to 40 below zero. The wind chill warning will remain in eff...read more
Jonathan Toews  recorded a goal and three assists to lead the Blackhawks to a 6-3 victory over the Jets at the MTS Centre. The Hawks came out strong and held a 12-2 shot advantage at the end of t...read more
Denver posted a 97-87 win over the Bulls at the Pepsi Center. The Bulls got 19 points from Derrick Rose and double-doubles from Joakim Noah and Carlos Boozer. Noah scored 11 points, grabbed 12 rebound...read more
 Another second-half surge has NorthernIllinois two games away from perfection. Jordan Lynch ran for three second-half touchdowns as No. 20 Northern Illinoisdefeated Toledo, 35-17, on Wednesday ...read more
Chicago Bulls guard Jimmy Butler is week-to-week with turf toe on his big right toe. He did not make the trip to Denver for tonight's game against the Nuggets. It's the first contest of a six-game roa...read more
Rockford’s new Pilot Police District night shift is being credited with making a key arrest of a wanted parolee. Acting on a tip, officers arrested 24-year-old Jordan Garcia at an area bar. Garc...read more
Tuesday (Rockford)  (Girls Basketball) Rochelle             62 (1-0)Rockford Guilford 46**Tony Rowan: 1st Win at RTHS as Lady Hubs Head Basketball Coach**Marin Mein...read more
Quarterfinal Playoff Games Class 3A: Winnebago (11-0) at Stillman Valley (9-2) Saturday at 1pm                   **Pre-Game Show at 12:30pm on "...read more
The Bears will be without quarterback Jay Cutler when they host the Ravens this week. Cutler is being considered week-to-week with a high ankle sprain suffered in Sunday's loss to Detroit. Josh McCown...read more
Saturday  (At Stillman Valley)Class 3A Playoffs  (Quarterfinals)Stillman Valley        34   (10-2)Winnebago         &nbs...read more
The Bulls closed out the fourth quarter on an 18-to-6 run to put the Cavaliers away, 96-81, at the United Center. Derrick Rose posted 16 points on 8-of-21 shooting with seven assists, but left late in...read more
A failed two-point conversion in the final minute gave the Lions a 21-19 win over the Bears at Soldier Field. Calvin Johnson's 14-yard touchdown catch with 2:28 to go gave Detroit a 21-13 lead. The Be...read more
You think your team has injuries? Your team doesn't really have injuries. Now the Chicago Bears, there's a team that's got injuries. The "Monsters of the Midway" of years past have been reduced to ...read more
Saturday (Doug Creason Athletic Complex) Class 4A Playoffs (2nd Round) Rockford Lutheran 27 (10-1)Rochelle               22 (6-5...read more
Luol Deng  scored a game-high 23 points to guide the Bulls to a 110-94 win over the previously unbeaten Pacers at the United Center. Derrick Rose chipped in with 20 points for Chicago, which impr...read more
Saturday (In Aurora) Aurora Christian 49 (8-3)Oregon 20 (6-5)**Aurora Christian: Led 35-7 at Half Time       **Scored 49 unanswered points in the game   &...read more
Quarterfinal Playoff Games  (Saturday) Class 3A: Winnebago (11-0) at Stillman Valley (9-2) Saturday at 1pm              &nbs...read more
Saturday (Detweiller Park in Peoria) Boys Class 1A State Cross Country Meet 1) Elmwood: 161 pts2) Winnebago: 167 pts **Winnebago: Nathan Ambrose 26th place**Byron: TJ Pitcock 35th place Girls Clas...read more
At least a share of first place in the NFC North is on the line as the Detroit Lions invade Soldier Field to take on the Chicago Bears today. The Lions, Bears and Packers are all deadlocked at 5-and-3...read more
All five Bulls starters were in double figures as they put away the Raptors, 96-80, at the Air Canada Centre. Luol Deng led the way with 19 points and nine rebounds, while Joakim Noah wasn't far behin...read more
Thursday (T-Byrd Lanes in Rochelle) Varsity Rochelle 3,463 (1-1)Ottawa 3,338 (115 Pins)**Rochelle: Wins the match 10-0**Rochelle: High Series: Daniel Emshoff (644)      ...read more
Luol Deng  filled the stat sheet on his way to 19 points and 11 rebounds for the Bulls as they defeated the Jazz 97-73 at the United Center. Deng ended with nine assists and five steals for the B...read more
The Chicago Bears will be without quarterback Jay Cutler and linebacker Lance Briggs for Sunday's game against the Baltimore Ravens. Head coach Marc Trestman made the announcement on Wednesday. Cutler...read more
The Bears expect to have quarterback Jay Cutler back under center for Sunday's home game against the Detroit Lions. Cutler has been out since suffering a groin injury in Week Seven against Washington....read more
Rick Renteria is in line to be the new manager of the Chicago Cubs. MLB.com says the introductory press conference will occur today. The 51-year-old served as bench coach for the San Diego Padres sinc...read more
Lee County officials say that an Iowa man found along I-88 just west of Dixon last November died from hypothermia. 65-year old Lee Catlin of Bettendorf was found dead the morning of November 13th alo...read more
Matt Forte  ran for 125 yards and a touchdown to lead the Bears to a 27-20 win over the Packers at Lambeau Field. Josh McCown threw for 272 yards and two scores as Chicago improved to 5-and-3 and...read more
Football's oldest rivalry resumes in Titletown for the185th time on "Monday Night Football" when the Green Bay Packers aim for theirseventh straight win over the Chicago Bears. Both teams come in ban...read more
Saturday  (Lane Stadium in Chicago)Class 4A Playoffs  (1st Round)Rochelle                     60   (6-4)Chicago Pay...read more
Saturday (Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachesetts) NIU Huskies 63 (9-0), (5-0)U-Mass        19 (1-8), (1-4)**NIU: (9-0) record matches best for the school (1965)**NIU: 22nd str...read more
Brandon Bollig and Nick Leddy each registered a goal and an assist to guide the Blackhawks to a 5-1 win over the Jets in Manitoba. Niklas Hjalmarsson , Patrick Sharp and Ben Smith also lit the lamp fo...read more
An Ogle County judge has found a Leaf River man not guilty by reason of insanity in connection with a stabbing of a couple which took place in July of 2011. 29-year old Michael Mitchell had been char...read more
Rochelle City Clerk Bruce McKinney was recently appointed to the Legislative Commitee for the Illinois Municipal League. The committee will be involved with issue analysis and the development of an a...read more
The Heat's quest for a third straight NBA Championship began by locking up Derrick Rose and the Bulls, 107-95, at AmericanAirlines Arena. Miami held Rose to 12 points on 4-of-15 shooting and five turn...read more
The Heat's quest for a third straight NBA Championship began by locking up Derrick Rose and the Bulls, 107-95, at AmericanAirlines Arena. Miami held Rose to 12 points on 4-of-15 shooting and five turn...read more
Tuesday  (Boys Soccer) Class 1A Super-Sectionals At Peoria: Genoa-Kingston 1 Somonauk 0 **Semi-Finals Friday at Corn Crib in Normal: Herscher vs Genoa-Kingston     &nb...read more
The Chicago White Sox have agreed to terms on a six-year, $68-million contractwith free-agent Cuban first baseman Jose Abreu. Abreu's power was introducedto the masses during the 2013 World Baseball C...read more
Monday  (Girls Volleyball) Sandwich Class 3A Regional Plano 25 25Rochelle 14 21 (8-23-1)**Rochelle: Jessica Thomas: 12 AssistsAnna Craven: 6 Digs, 2 Aces Class 3A RegionalsAt Sandwich &nb...read more
Saturday  (Corss Country) Sterling Class 2A Regional (Hoover Park) Teams that qualified for the Belvidere Class 2A Sectional 1) Dixon: 27 pts2) Sterling: 58 pts3) Belvidere North: 70 pts4) DeK...read more
Friday Night Football WRHL'S Broadcast Games DeKalb 46 Rochelle 41 (5-4)Winnebago 26 (9-0) Stillman Valley 20**Winnebago: 1st (9-0) season       **Sean Ward: 156 yards ...read more
Ogle County sheriff's police are seeking help from the public in locating a Rockford man wanted in connection with a residential burglary and armed violence incident that took place near Davis Junctio...read more
Derrick Rose tallied 24 points and sank 10-of-11 from the foul line as the Chicago Bulls routed the Milwaukee Bucks,105-84, in preseason action from the United Center. Carlos Boozer had 16 points and...read more
Roy Helu scored the go-ahead touchdown with 45 seconds left to lift the Redskins to a 45-41 win over the Bears at FedEx Field. Robert Griffin the Third finished 18-of-29 for 298 yards with two TDs and...read more
Roy Helu scored the go-ahead touchdown with 45 seconds left to lift the Redskins to a 45-41 win over the Bears at FedEx Field. Robert Griffin the Third finished 18-of-29 for 298 yards with two TDs and...read more
Jordan Lynch  amassed 471 yards of total  offense, scoring  three rushing  touchdowns and  passing for  one more, leading  23rd-ranked  Northern  Illinoi...read more
Saturday  (Boys Golf) Class 1A Boys State Golf Tournament (Prairie Vista Golf Course in Bloomington) Team Standings 1) El Paso: 6472) North Shore Country Day (Winnetka): 6563) Nashville: 6584)...read more
A jury trial date has been set for March 11th for a Mt. Morris man following the death of an Oregon teen this past summer during a drinking party. 33-year old Justin Coltrain has been arrested on the...read more
 With Chicago Bears linebacker D.J. Williams out for theseason with a torn pectoral muscle, it's time for the next man to step up. That would be rookie Jon Bostic, who will make his first NFL st...read more
Friday (At Morris) Morris    31 (3-5), (1-3)Rochelle 28 (5-3), (1-3)**Morris: Led 21-20 at Half Time and 31-28 after 3Quarters**Jake Walker (Morris): 152 yards and a TD**Rochelle: 5 Fumbles...read more
Cold temperatures will hit Northern Illinois later today with wind chills between 20 to 30 below zero. The National Weather service has issued a wind chill advisory that goes into effect at 9 this ev...read more
Thursday  (Boys Soccer) Varsity Yorkville 3 (11-7-1), (5-4-1)Rochelle 0 (3-15-1), (0-9-1)**Rochelle: Has lost 9 straight games       **Winless in last 14 games**Yo...read more
The Chicago Bulls host the Indiana Pacers tonight at the United Center in preseason action. The Bulls are 4-and-0 on the year after a 96-81 win over the Pistons on Wednesday. The Pacers are winless at...read more
Ogle County sheriff's police investigated 2 accidents yesterday morning which resulted in injuries. The 1st crash took place at around 4:20 in the 2,000 block of West Mud Creek Road in rural Mt. Morr...read more
Derrick Rose posted 22 points to pace all scorers as the Bulls defeated the Pistons 96-81 at the United Center. This was Rose's first home game since the 2011-12 postseason. Taj Gibson had a double-do...read more
Tuesday  (Boys Soccer) Varsity DeKalb   7Rochelle 0 (3-13-1), (0-8-1)**DeKalb: Led 2-0 at Half Time       **Out shot Rochelle 23-2 Soph-Frosh DeKalb &n...read more
A Rochelle woman escaped serious injuires late last night following a single vehicle crash in DeKalb county. The accident took place a short time before 11:30 at the intersection of Goelitz and Mower...read more
Monday  (Boys Golf) Byron Class 1A Sectional (Prairie View Golf Club) Teams that qualified for the Class 1A State Golf Tournament this Friday and Saturday at Prairie Vista Golf Course in Bloomi...read more
Saturday (At Princeton)  Rochelle Junior Tackle Football) 8th Grade Championship Game Princeton 26 (8-0)Rochelle  22 (6-2)**Princeton: Scored the winning touchdown on a 4th quarter kick-of...read more
Luol Deng stuffed the stat sheetwith 14 points, six assists and five rebounds to lead the Chicago Bulls to an83-81 win over the Washington Wizards from HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro. Derrick Rose sat ...read more
Friday night (Doug Creason Athletic Complex) Sycamore 42 (7-0), (3-0)Rochelle   33 (5-2), (1-2)**Sycamore: Led 21-14 at Half Time and 35-21 after 3 Quarters**Riley Hurley (Sycamore): 145 ya...read more
About 80-thousand people in Illinois will soon be losing their federal unemployment benefits. The budget deal reached by Congress didn't extend the long-term benefits that have been in place since the...read more
Wednesday  (Girls Golf) Byron Class 1A Regional (Prairie View Golf Club Teams that qualified for the Freeport Aquin Class 1A Sectional this Saturday (Park Hills Golf Course) 1) Byron: 3962) Ro...read more
* NFL Preview - NY Giants (0-5) at Chicago (3-2) ***-------------------------------------------------------- Super Bowl dreams have turned into October nightmaresfor the winless New York Giants. In ...read more
Tuesday  (Boys Golf) LaSalle-Peru Class 2A Regional (Senica's Oak Ridge Golf Club in LaSalle) Teams that qualified for the Freeport Class 2A Sectional next Monday (Park Hills Golf Course) 1) S...read more
Congratulations goes out to Stillman Valley Head Football Coach Mike Lalor as he won the Illinois portion of the top coach in the state in the USA Today contest. Lalor was 1 of 51 winners from each s...read more
Rochelle Junior Tackle Post Season Games Saturday 7th Grade: Championship Game: Rochelle (7-0) vs Dixon (7-0) 10am (At Princeton) 8th Grade: Championship Game: Rochelle (6-1) at Princeton (7-0) 11:...read more
Saturday (Kent, Ohio) NIU Huskies 38 (5-0), (1-0)Kent State 24 (2-4), (1-2)**NIU: Have won 12 straight road games        **Have won 26 out of their last 28 games**C...read more
Ogle County officials plan to move forward in the construction of a new sheriff administration building. The1-story building will be located in Oregon next to the current facility if constructed. The...read more
There now seems to be three certainties in life: death,taxes and Drew Brees passing for more than 300 yards. Brees will try to move the New Orleans Saints to 5-0 Sunday, when then theymake a stop in ...read more
Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose shined in his long-awaited return to the floor. Rose posted 13 points on 5-of-12 shooting with three assists as the Bulls beat the Pacers 82-76 in their preseaso...read more
Friday Night WRHL'S Broadcast Games Rochelle 30 (5-1) Yorkville 14 (4-2)Oregon 17 (3-3) Byron 14 (1-5)       **Oregon: Nick Newman: 173 yards and 2 TD's  &nbs...read more
**NIU HUSKIES (4-0) AT KENT STATE FLASHES (2-3), (1-1) (2:30PM) **NIU: (4-0) FOR THE 1ST TIME SINCE 2003       **HAVE WON 25 OUT OF THEIR LAST 27 GAMES   ...read more
The Flagg-Rochelle Community Park District has started a new service which will help area residents be involved in their programs in the future. People can now go on-line and register for a particula...read more
Thursday  (Boys Golf) Big Northern Conference Golf Meet (Timber Point Golf Course in Poplar Grove) Team Standings 1) Burlington Central: 3092) Byron: 3103) Rock Falls: 327 6) Oregon: 33011) W...read more
Wednesday  (Boys Golf) Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference Golf Meet (Senica Oak Ridge Golf Course) Varsity 1) Yorkville: 3082) DeKalb: 3123) Ottawa: 319 9) Rochelle: 349 (12 Schools) **Roch...read more
The water boil order has been lifted for a section of Rochelle.RMU workers repaired a water main on Friday in the 1100 block of McConaughy Avenue.Service was turned off for residents in the 1,000 and ...read more
Stillman Valley High School Head Football Coach Mike Lalor has been selected as 1 of the top 8 football coaches in Illinois in the USA Today contest. The paper is trying to determine who is the best ...read more
SATURDAY **NIU HUSKIES (4-0) AT KENT STATE FLASHES (2-3), (1-1) (2:30PM) **NIU: (4-0) FOR THE 1ST TIME SINCE 2003       **HAVE WON 25 OUT OF THEIR LAST 27 GAMES &n...read more
Tueaday  (Boys Soccer) Varsity Yorkville 4Rochelle 0 (3-9-1), (0-4-1)**Yorkville: Led 3-0 at Half Time**Out Shot Rochelle 16-15 in the game**Rochelle: At home today vs Morris JV Yorkville 5Ro...read more
Bears punter Adam Podlesh could be feeling some heat. The team reportedly brought in six punters yesterday for a private workout at Halas Hall. Drew Butler, T.J. Conley, Chris Kluwe, Mat McBriar, Bria...read more
Monday  (Boys Golf) Varsity LaSalle-Peru 177Rochelle 179 (4-8)**Rochelle: Brendan O'Rorke 40                 Zack...read more
Reggie Bush rushed for 139 yards and a touchdown and also had 34 yards receiving, as the Lions beat the Bears 40-32 at Ford Field. Matthew Stafford finished 23-of-35 for 242 yards with a TD, an interc...read more
In area news, teachers in the North Boone School District have voted its intent to strike due to the lack of a new contract.The union has been working without a contract since June 30th. 110 employees...read more
The Northern Illinois University Huskies entered the Top 25 in the USA Today Weekly Coaches’ Poll at No. 23 this week, marking the earliest appearance in the Top 25 by an NIU team since 2003. In...read more
Saturday (Ross-Ade Stadium in West Lafayette, Indiana) NIU Huskies 55 (4-0)Purdue        24 (1-4)**NIU: 1st MAC team to beat 2 Big 10 Schools in 1 season  ...read more
Saturday  (Junior Tackle Football) 8th Grade Game Rochelle 38 (5-1)Oregon    0 7th Grade Game Rochelle 36 (6-0)Oregon    0 6th Grade Game Rochelle 22 (3-3)Oregon&nb...read more
The Rochelle Community Development Department held their 1st public information meeting yesterday dealing with the future of the Hub Theater. The purchase price for the building on Lincoln Highway is...read more
The top two teams in the NFC North will meet at Ford Fieldtoday when the Detroit Lions host the unbeaten Chicago Bears. Chicago's opportunistic defense forced five turnovers and scored twice in a40-2...read more
Officials from Exelon have filed a tax appeal dealing with the assessment of their nuclear power plant in Byron. Exelon believes that the plant is valued at 253 million dollars instead of the 509 mil...read more
A Davis Junction man suffered injuries yesterday afternoon after the car he was driving struck a tree. Reports indicate that 33-year old William Luchsinger was traveling west bound in the 11,000 bloc...read more
Wednesday  (Boys Golf) Varsity (At Kishwaukee Country Club) DeKalb 160Rochelle 194 (4-7)**Rochelle: Brendan O'Rorke 46            &nb...read more
Tuesday  (Boys Golf) Forreston 171Galena 181 (Sunset Golf Course in Mt. Morris)**Forreston: Jonah Drake 42              &nbs...read more
City officials in Rochelle say that the 8th Annual Christmas Tree Festival was a success as the event came to an end last night. Just over 21 hundred dollars was raised this year for the Rochelle Chr...read more
The Bears will be without defensive tackle Henry Melton for the rest of the season. Head coach Marc Trestman confirmed Monday that Melton suffered a torn ACL in Sunday night's win over the Steelers. M...read more
Monday (Doug Creason Athletic Complex)  (Girls Tennis) Varsity Dixon 4Rochelle 1 (1-9)**Rochelle Winner: #1 Singles Haley Griffth 6-1, 2-6, 6-2 Frosh-Soph Dixon 4Rochelle 1**Rochelle Winner: ...read more
The Bears forced five turnovers and scored twice on defense in a 40-23 win over the Steelers at Heinz Field. Major Wright took an interception back 38 yards for a score while Julius Peppers sealed the...read more
The 8th Annual Christmas Tree Festival in Rochelle comes to an end this evening at 6:30 for area residents.All proceeds this year will benefit the Rochelle Christian Food Pantry. The organization prov...read more
Saturday  (High School Football)Kirkland-Hiawatha        40Westminster               27 Rochelle Junior Tackl...read more
A new program that recently started for the Ogle County Sheriff's Department has been well received by area residents. The department is putting out information on their face book. Sheriff Michael Ha...read more
Two of football's most storied franchises will meet inprimetime for the first time tonight as the winless PittsburghSteelers host the unbeaten Chicago Bears. Age and injuries seem to have caught up t...read more
The Tigers scored six runs in the bottom of the ninth and then walked off in the 12th to stun the White Sox 7-6 at Comerica Park. Al Alburquerque got the win for the Tigers, who reduced their magic nu...read more
The City of Rochelle Community Development Department will be hosting 2 public information meetings this month regarding the potential purchase of the Hub Theater. The building is located on Lincoln H...read more
Thursday  (Boys Soccer) Varsity Rochelle 2 (3-6-1), (0-1-1)Sycamore 2 (1-5-1), (0-1-1)**Rochelle: Scored both goals in the 2nd half after trailing 2-0 at half time**Goals: Ramon Samano and Aust...read more
Zach Johnson is the winner of the rain-delayed BMW Championship. He carded a six-under 65 in Monday's final round to finish at 16-under par, two shots clear of Nick Watney. It was his 10th career PGA ...read more
Rochelle police are investigating 2 incidents in which bricks were thrown through windows at homes in the same neighborhood yesterday morning. The 1st incident took place at 200 North 11th street at ...read more
Jay Cutler connected with Martellus Bennett on a 16-yard touchdown pass with 10 seconds left as the Bears clipped the Vikings 31-30 at Soldier Field. Blair Walsh nailed three consecutive field goals t...read more
Tuesday (Morris Country Club)  (Boys Golf) Varsity Morris 155Rochelle 161 (4-6)**Rochelle: Aaron Mehrings 38              &...read more
Saturday  (High School Football) Sterling Newman 34Bureau Valley 6 Christian Life 35Luthern North 14 Boys Golf Rockford East Invitational  (Aldeen Golf Course)Class A1) Byron: 327 2) Wes...read more
Kibbie Dome in Moscow, Idaho) NIU Huskies 45 (2-0)Idaho Vandals 35 (0-3)**NIU: 10th consecutive road win**Have won 23 out of their last 25 games**NIU: Trailed 28-14 in the 2nd quarter  &nbs...read more
The Rochelle VFW Post 3878 will be hosting their annual free Thanksgiving Dinner today from 11 until 1 for area residents to enjoy. The meal will include turkey and ham along with stuffing, mashed po...read more
The Chicago Bears host the Minnesota Vikings Sunday to begin their division schedule. The Bears are coming off a 24-21 win over the Bengals in Week One. The Vikings were defeated 34-24 by the Lions to...read more
The Rochelle VFW Post 3878 will be hosting their annual free Thanksgiving Dinner tomorrow from 11 until 1 for area residents to enjoy. The meal will include turkey and ham along with stuffing, mashed...read more
Thursday (At RTHS)  (Girls Volleyball) Varsity Rochelle 29 25 (5-7-1)Stillman Valley 27 20 (1-8)**Rochelle: Was down in both sets and came back and won**Rochelle: Anna Craven 24 assists &n...read more
Work began yesterday at the Rochelle Municipal Airport involving dirt being moved for the runway extension at Koritz Field. The city has worked on this project for several years dealing with the purc...read more
Anibal Sanchez and three relievers combined on a five-hit shutout as the Tigers blanked the White Sox 1-0 at U.S. Cellular Field. Sanchez struck out 10 while giving up the five hits and four walks ove...read more
Tuesday  (Boys Golf) At Fairways Golf Course (Rochelle) Varsity Rochelle 162 (4-4)Sycamore 180**Rochelle: Zack Pauser 38            ...read more
Chris Sale struck out eight over eight innings of one-run ball to lead the White Sox in a 5-1 win over the Tigers at U.S. Cellular Field. Sale improved to 11-and-12 with the win as Chicago won its sec...read more
Travis Wood tossed seven innings of shutout ball to lead the Cubs in a 2-0 win over the Reds. Wood struck out seven and scattered six hits to improve to 9-and-11. Luis Valbuena went 2-for-4 with a sol...read more
Bears players will have their routine day off today before jumping back on the practice field tomorrow. Yesterday, the team signed offensive tackle Jonathan Scott to a one-year deal and added quarterb...read more
Jay Cutler found Brandon Marshall for a 19-yard touchdown midway through the fourth quarter as the Bears rallied past the Bengals 24-21 in the season opener at Soldier Field. Matt Forte scored on a on...read more
Jay Cutler found Brandon Marshall for a 19-yard touchdown midway through the fourth quarter as the Bears rallied past the Bengals 24-21 in the season opener at Soldier Field. Matt Forte scored on a on...read more
Adam Dunn clubbed a two-run homer as the White Sox doubled up the Orioles 4-2 to avoid a four-game sweep at Camden Yards. Dayan Viciedo and Alejandro De Aza both plated a run for Chicago, which snappe...read more
Yovani Gallardo allowed a run over seven innings to pace the Brewers over the Cubs 3-1 in Chicago. Gallardo also singled in a run as he improved to 11-and-9 for Milwaukee, which has won three-of-four....read more
Saturday  (Boys Golf) Rocket Invitational (Rock River Country Club) (Rock Falls High School was the Host) Larger Schools 1) Sterling: 321 (5th Score)Rock Falls: 3213) Geneseo: 3224) Rochelle: ...read more
Two teams with postseason expectations meet at Soldier Field on this afternoon as the Bears welcome in the Cincinnati Bengals to Chicago. The Bears came up just short of the playoffs last season at 10...read more
Scott Feldman scattered five hits and a walk as he went the distance to help the Orioles to a 4-0 win over the White Sox at Camden Yards. It's the first complete-game shutout of Feldman's career and t...read more
At least six people are now confirmed dead following Sunday’s tornado outbreak in Illinois. Two people were killed near the small town of New Minden in Washington County when an EF-4 tornado rip...read more
Two teams with postseason expectations meet at Soldier Field on Sunday afternoon as the Bears welcome in the Cincinnati Bengals to Chicago. The Bears came up just short of the playoffs last season at ...read more
Wednesday (Fairways Golf Course in Rochelle)  (Boys Golf) Varsity 1) Rochelle 157 (3-4) (Lowest Score in 2 years)2) Oregon 164 (4-3)3) North Boone 198**Rochelle: Tyler Joyce 37   ...read more
Robinson Cano went 3-for-4 with a home run and two RBI as the Yankees held on to beat the White Sox 6-5 to sweep the three-game series in the Bronx. Brett Gardner had a two-run triple during a four-ru...read more
The drama director of the VIVA Performaing Arts School in Dixon turned himself in to police this past weekend followiing a sexual abuse case. Tim Boles was arrested on a warrant for failure to report...read more
Tuesday (Fairways Golf Course)  (Boys Golf) Varsity Yorkville 165Rochelle 179 (1-4)**Rochelle: Aaron Mehrings and Tyler Joyce: Each had a 44         ...read more
A federal appeals court in Chicago has delivered a quick "no" to former Dixon comptroller Rita Crundwell's request to have her sentence reduced. Crundwell was sentenced to 19 years, 7 months in prison...read more
Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall appears ready to go. The veteran returned to practice yesterday at Halas Hall and spoke out his recovery from arthroscopic hip surgery that took place during the o...read more
Henderson Alvarez pitched six innings and hit a three-run homer as the Marlins beat the Cubs 4-3 from Wrigley Field. Alvarez improved to 3-and-3 while giving up three runs on seven hits and went 2-for...read more
The Bears are looking ahead to the season opener. Over the weekend, the team trimmed down the final roster to 53 players. The team is now in preparation-mode for the rest of this week as it looks towa...read more
David Ortiz drove in three runs with two hits and Stephen Drew homered to help the Red Sox defeat the White Sox 7-6 at Fenway Park. Jacoby Ellsbury drove in two and scored twice for the BoSox. Brandon...read more
Saturday Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference Sycamore 34 Lincoln-Way West 21Kaneland 21 Chicago Brooks 7Minooka 21 Morris 14Yorkville 17 Ottawa 16 (ot)Sterling 42 Metamora 28Lincoln-Way North 47 LaS...read more
Saturday War on 34 Tournament (Earlville)  (Boys Soccer) Championship Game Morris    8Rochelle 5 (2-2)**Morris: Led 4-0 at Half time**Rochelle Goals: Alt Flores Hat Trick (3)&nb...read more
City officials in Rochelle last night heard a presentation dealing with the possibility of renovating the former Hub Theater in the downtown area. A committee has been formed in hopes of opening the ...read more
NIU Huskies (0-0) vs Iowa Hawkeyes (0-0) (Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City) **NIU coming off a record of (12-2) and an Orange Bowl Appearance**Have won 21 of their last 23 games dating back to October 1s...read more
Spencer Lanning hit a 40-yard field goal with just over three minutes to play and the Browns held on to beat the Bears 18-16 in the preseason finale for both teams. Robbie Gould hit field goals from 5...read more
Stormwater detention facility improvements near north 8th street along with renovation work involving the former Hub Theater tops the agenda tonight for city officials in Rochelle. The Council meeting...read more
Wednesday (At Belvidere)  Girls Tennis Varsity Belvidere 3Rochelle 2 (0-2)**Rochelle winners: #1 Doubles Haley Griffith & Lisa Noggle 6-0, 6-2        ...read more
Wednesday (At Belvidere)  Girls Tennis Varsity Belvidere 3Rochelle 2 (0-2)**Rochelle winners: #1 Doubles Haley Griffith & Lisa Noggle 6-0, 6-2        ...read more