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Electoral Board throws out all petitions based on binding, numbering laws

State's attorney Eric Morrow said board was left with no choice but to follow statutes.

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Dreska giving hope to victims

One local high school student’s collection drive for victims of human trafficking not only drew in over 1,000 donations, but it also helped raise awareness on the grim subject.

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City leaders testify before committee in Springfield

City leaders appeared before a committee to testy that ComEd's intervention has cost Rochelle over $300,000.

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American Legion announces local winners of essay contest

The American Legion Post 403 announced the winners of the essay contest were Rochelle Township High School seniors Noah Knight and Kelsey Thompson.

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Ogle County Sheriff will conduct extra patrols on St. Patrick's Day

The Ogle County Sheriff's Office announced it will conduct extra patrols on St. Patrick’s Day to arrest impaired drivers and to encourage use of seat belts.

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Spring-like weather makes an appearance

I am not a fan of spring. Thursday’s weather reminded me of that. Yes, it felt nice to shed a winter coat but the sun, rain, sun, rain and ever constant wind had me unsettled.

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College has good track record of fiscal responsibility, transparency

Two-year institutions across this nation offer people affordable and convenient educational opportunities. Kish is no different. We have been offering quality education to our community since opening our doors over 50 years ago. Here is some recent data on how we’ve remained good stewards of student tuition and state and district taxpayer money.

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Trump's proposed budget bad for Ogle County

The Trump administration proposed budget hits Ogle County head on. If you or a relative is 65 or older, expect cuts to Medicare of $845 billion over the next 10 years. More rural hospitals will close as they won’t be able to absorb the costs.

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Couple celebrating 50th anniversary

Britt (J.B.) and Joyce James of Rochelle will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on March 21.

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Science Siesta scheduled for April

“Science Siesta is once again being offered this year for both boys and girls,” said Johnna Jennings, University of Illinois Extension 4-H Youth Development Educator.

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Irish eyes were smiling

Community celebrated Irish heritage last Saturday.

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