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Godly Living in the Golden Years

Posted: Tuesday, Sep 1st, 2015
ROCHELLE,, Growing up in church many young children attend Vacation Bible School and Sunday School, as they get older the teenagers attend weekend retreats and summer camps.
To help senior citizens grow in their faith, Dr. John Prabhakar will present "Godly Living in the Golden Years" at the Lutheran Outdoor Ministries Center. The conference will be held Friday, Sept.
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Are you prepared?

Posted: Tuesday, Sep 1st, 2015
ROCHELLE,, While casually walking down the street how would you respond if an attacker came up to you? Your body's natural instinct is fight or flight and that sense takes over.
"For most people in that moment, even if they took a self defense class they will forget what they learned," Chris Wagner, Krav Maga instructor, explained.
Krav Maga is
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Double the fun for First Fridays

Posted: Tuesday, Sep 1st, 2015
OREGON -- With First Fridays' Ogle County Fair date that actually landed on the Fifth Friday of July and the next First Fridays at the Oregon VFW on Aug. 7, First Fridays fans were treated to a double-header August. For Sept. 4, things will return to normal at 7 p.m. when the best musicians in the region gather and each
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Kish College Therapeutic Massage holds pinning ceremony

Posted: Tuesday, Sep 1st, 2015
MALTA -- Kishwaukee College Therapeutic Massage graduates participated in a traditional pinning ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 29, in Jenkins Auditorium in the Kishwaukee College Conference Center.
The graduates are: Katherina Melissa Blechschmidt, Waterman; Kaylin R. Carter, Rochelle; Tracey Horner Gabriel, Rochelle; Brianna Colleen Hooker, DeKalb; Larisssa Ann Peterson Hanson, Dixo; Jami Lynne Thompson, Roscoe; and Delinda Jane Velichkoff, Sycamore.
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All funding allocated for tornado restoration in Rochelle dispersed

Posted: Saturday, Aug 29th, 2015
ROCKFORD, Since the tornadoes that left a trail of devastation in several communities in Northern Illinois last April, United Way of Rock River Valley reports 100 percent of monies allocated to Ogle County from the Northern Illinois Disaster Relief Fund has been spent directly on restoration efforts in Rochelle, Ill through American Red Cross of Northwest Illinois.
Ogle County's
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BHS class of 1975 to hold reunion

Posted: Saturday, Aug 29th, 2015
BYRON, The Byron High School Class of 1975 is looking forward to its 40 year reunion on Homecoming weekend, Sept. 19 and are inviting the classes of 1974 and 1976, as well as former teachers, to join them to renew acquaintances and share memories.
A tailgate party is also planned for the night of the football game on Sept.18,
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Brick order deadline approaching

Posted: Saturday, Aug 29th, 2015
This fall, additional bricks will be engraved at the Rochelle Veterans War Memorial. The deadline for brick orders is Sept. 15. Order forms can be obtained at the VFW in Rochelle or on line at http://www.cityofrochelle.net/community-documents/3219-rochelle-veterans-war-memorial-rev007/file.html. The cost per brick is $75; payment can be made by check or money order only. Any orders received after Sept. 15 will not
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United Way seeks volunteer readers, mentors

Modified: Saturday, Aug 29th, 2015
OREGON, Every child deserves to be successful in school and in life.
As a United Way I READ mentor, you have the power to help young children boost academic achievement and put them on track for a bright future.
United Way of Rock River Valley's I READ program is working with Oregon Elementary School to help increase reading proficiency
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Circulate petitions beginning Sept. 1

Posted: Saturday, Aug 29th, 2015
OREGON, Ogle County Clerk Rebecca Huntley reminds citizens that petitions are available in the Ogle County Clerk's office for upcoming primary election to be held on March 15, 2016.
Candidates may begin circulating petitions on Sept. 1, 2015.
County offices to be nominated are County Clerk and Recorder, Coroner, State's Attorney, Circuit Clerk and County Board members. The election of
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Teaching basic communication

Posted: Thursday, Aug 27th, 2015
ROCHELLE,, When applying for a job or looking for a place to live the process can be stressful. That complicated process is made even harder for someone who does not speak English when living in Rochelle.
To help immigrants who settle in Rochelle learn English and improve conversation in daily life, First Presbyterian Church is offering ESL classes to the
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DeKalb Kite Festival set for Sept. 13

Posted: Thursday, Aug 27th, 2015
DEKALB,, The Tenth Annual DeKalb Kite Festival is Sunday, Sept. 13 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Kite Fest will be held in a field known as the "North 40" on the campus of Northern Illinois University at Lucinda Avenue and Kishwaukee Drive in DeKalb adjacent to Anderson Hall. Admission is free, with VIP parking available for $3.
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Walk to end hunger

Posted: Thursday, Aug 27th, 2015
ROCHELLE,, Did you know that hungry people in developing countries typically walk as many as six miles a day to get food, water and fuel, and to take their goods to market? CROP Walks raise awareness and funds for international relief and development, as well as taking action to fight hunger in our communities. More than 2,000 communities
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Embarrassment of Riches explores the intersection of visual art and the environment

Posted: Thursday, Aug 27th, 2015
DeKalb, Northern Illinois University Art Museum presents Embarrassment of Riches, a group exhibition of six Midwest artists curated by Peter Olson, exploring themes of sustainability opening Aug. 25 and running through Oct. 24 at the Art Museum's galleries in Altgeld Hall on Northern Illinois University's DeKalb campus. Join us for the opening and public reception Sept. 10 from 4:30, 6
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Save the date for the Wellness & Resource Fair

Posted: Thursday, Aug 27th, 2015
OREGON -- The Ogle County Services Network is sponsoring their annual Wellness & Resource Fair for adults on Friday, Oct. 16 from 8:30 a.m., 2 p.m. at the Rock River Center, 810 South 10th Street in Oregon. The event is free and open to the public.
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Building on HUB progress

Posted: Tuesday, Aug 25th, 2015
ROCHELLE,, HUB Project began in the Rochelle Elementary School District four years ago and has evolved and progressed as the students changed and grew over the years. As with many programs and lesson plans, the project has evolved since conception in 2012.
Jodee Craven, HUB Project manager, is looking forward to the new school year and building on the
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NIU fall ACT test prep registration open

Posted: Tuesday, Aug 25th, 2015
DEKALB -- The Northern Illinois University fall 2015 ACT Test preparation program promotes individualized attention in a small classroom setting and offers students a chance to best prepare themselves for the ACT test.
Registration is now open at www.niu.edu/clasep/testprep/act
NIU's program covers English, math, reading, and science reasoning.
Sessions take place in Room 337 of Graham Hall. Parking on campus
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Musselmans welcome baby boy

Posted: Tuesday, Aug 25th, 2015
ROCHELLE -- Jeff and Jenny Musselman of Rochelle are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Charlie Donald Musselman, born June 3, 2015 at Kishwaukee Hospital.
He weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and measured 22-1/2 inches in length at birth.
Maternal grandparents are Stacy and Debe Morrison of Rochelle. Paternal grandparents are Steve (Charlie) and Tina Musselman of Rochelle.
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Wendling Motor Sales

Posted: Saturday, Aug 22nd, 2015
Wendling Motor Sales has conducted automotive sales in the Rochelle area since July of 1991, selling pre-owned cars, trucks, and vans.
The Wendling name has a long automotive history in Rochelle. Jeff Wendling's grandfather, John Wendling, Sr., opened the Dixie Service Station in Rochelle in 1932, located at the corner of IL Route 251 and IL Route 38 and then
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Retirement

Posted: Saturday, Aug 22nd, 2015
On Friday, several employees held a retirement luncheon for Sandy Forristall at First National Bank, where she has been employed for 30 years. Forristall began working at the bank as a teller, and worked her way to executive assistant vice president. Admitting the move to Arizona will be for "better weather," Forristall also reflected on her years with the bank.
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County clerk announces retirement

Posted: Saturday, Aug 22nd, 2015
OREGON, Ogle County Clerk and Recorder Rebecca Huntley announced on Thursday that she would be retiring next March.
"A couple of months ago I just started feeling it was time for me to be done," she said.
Huntley has been the county clerk for 18 years, and with the county for a total of 29 years.
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Kish Floral Design students tie for second at AIFD Symposium

Posted: Saturday, Aug 22nd, 2015
MALTA -- Kishwaukee College Floral Design students Melissa Findlay, Sycamore, and Katelyn Hensley, Genoa, tied for Second Place in the Body Flowers competition at the American Institute of Floral Design (AIFD) National Symposium held in Denver, June 30-July 4. Kishwaukee College Floral Design instructor Janet Gallagher attended the symposium with the students.
Each year, the AIFD Symposium is attended
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Fundraiser planned for The Kitchen Table

Modified: Thursday, Aug 20th, 2015
ROCHELLE -- The Kitchen Table eatery and community café will be holding its second annual fundraiser on Sunday, Aug. 23, from 3 to 11 p.m., at the site of the old Klondike Restaurant and bar, located 3 and a half miles west of Rochelle on IL Route 38.
The public is invited to attend this year's event that will feature
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Train set winners

Posted: Thursday, Aug 20th, 2015
Each year during Kids Zone at the Lincoln Highway Heritage Festival, children ages 12 and under can enter to win a train set. These train sets are purchased by the committee in memory of Glenn Stocking.  Glenn and his wife, Jan, helped with the Lincoln Highway Heritage Festival for many years.  Many of you may remember their train display in
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