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Ogle County Sheriff’s Report: Aug. 16-17

OREGON — On Aug. 16 at approximately 8:09 p.m. deputies initiated a traffic stop on Illinois Route 64 near the intersection with Mulford Road. After further investigation Shkeele Wiggins, 31, of Rockford, was arrested for driving while license suspended. Wiggins was also cited for expired registration and operating an uninsured motor vehicle. Wiggins was released on an individual bond with a court date to appear.
OGLE COUNTY, IL
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Rochelle Police Report: Aug. 14-18

ROCHELLE — On Aug. 14 at 12:29 p.m. Elena E. Perez, 30, of DeKalb was arrested for retail theft. She was released on an I-Bond and given a Sept. 23 Ogle County court date. On Aug. 17 at 7:28 p.m. Stephanie A. O’Neill, 33, of Rochelle was arrested for domestic battery and obstructing and transferred.
ROCHELLE, IL
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Amboy motorcyclist injured in crash with deer

MARION TOWNSHIP, Ill. (WTVO) — A 59-year-old man from Amboy was injured Friday morning when he struck a deer with his motorcycle on Sterling Road, just east of Hoyle Road. The Lee County Sheriff’s Office said Troy Lashbrook was taken from the scene and flown by helicopter to Javon Bea Hospital in Rockford. Police did […]
AMBOY, IL
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Roberts Armory continues legacy of memories, technology of WWII

ROCHELLE – Chuck Roberts started collecting World War II memorabilia in about 1987. He served in the Army and worked on a lot of equipment during his service. His parents served in WWII. His father was in the Battle of the Bulge and his mother was in the Army nurse corps.
ROCHELLE, IL
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The 25th LHHF will be this weekend in Rochelle

The 25th Lincoln Highway Heritage Festival begins tomorrow evening in Rochelle and runs until Sunday for all ages to enjoy. This year's theme is "Through the Years". Lincoln Highway Heritage Festival President Lisa Chrisco says the weekend remains a family event. There is no cost to enjoy the bands and other entertainment.
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Get to Know RPD: Detective Baneski in 14th year with department

ROCHELLE — Rochelle Police Department Detective Elvis Baneski is in his 14th year with the department. He works days and is on-call for major incidents and serves as one of RPD’s bike patrol officers. Baneski is currently assigned to the investigations division. He’s responsible for follow-up investigations and...
ROCHELLE, IL
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Get to Know RPD: Communications Supervisor Nambo in 19th year

ROCHELLE — Rochelle Police Department Communications Supervisor Luisa Nambo is in her 19th year with RPD. She’s responsible for managing the department’s dispatch center and day-to-day operations including supervising the dispatch team. Nambo graduated from Rochelle Township High School and attended Kishwaukee College. She has specialized training...
ROCHELLE, IL
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RETIRED TEACHERS AWARD SCHOLARSHIPS

The Ogle-Lee Retired Teachers Association awarded scholarships to three college students from Ogle or Lee County who are currently working toward degrees in Education. Pictured is Phil Bratta, Scholarship Committee, Judy Kohler from Davis Junction; Alexis Trank from Byron, Paxton Barrett from Stillman Valley and Kim McKenna, Scholarship Committee and Ogle-Lee RTA President.
LEE COUNTY, IL
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RTHS announces 2022 Athletic Hall of Fame Class

Rochelle Township High School has announced their 2022 Athletic Hall of Fame Class. Katie Schwartz Volleyball, Girls Basketball, and Girls Track. Jason Harper Football, Boys Basketball and Baseball. Danny Schacht Boys Basketball. Ronda Poliska Athletic Director Assistant for 19 years. This will be the 19th Athletic Hall of Fame Class...
ROCHELLE, IL
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AHS CLASS OF 1962 REUNION

The Amboy High School Class of 1962 recently held its 60th class reunion. Pictured back row, Joe Searls, Jane (Underhile) Miles, Carolyn Leake, Sharon (McCaffrey) Blunt, Sue (Isenberg) Jones, John Ditsch, and Wendell “Skip” Miller. Middle row, Ron Reubin, Sue (Spurlin) Kerr, Irene (Eller) Fordham, Teresa (Gascoigne) Kinney, and Donna (Hike) Smith. Front row, Donna (Full) Clevenger, Carol “Bug” (Montavon) Finn, Rose (Apple) McCulloh, Mary Jane (Mynard) Koch, and Doris (Oberschelp) Miller.
AMBOY, IL

Fifth fire on DeKalb block raises suspicions

DEKALB, Ill. (WTVO) — The fifth fire on a DeKalb block this year is raising suspicions. Fire crews were called to Kimberly Drive around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday for reports of a fire. They were told when they arrived that the fire, which started in the hallway, had been put out. Crews handled ventilation of the […]
DEKALB, IL
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Ogle County man sentenced to five years

OREGON, Ill. (WIFR) - Convicted criminal Everett Bradley was sentenced to five years in the Illinois Department of Corrections. Bradley was found guilty of one count of aggravated domestic battery and two counts of aggravated battery of a child by a jury back on Wednesday, March 23, 2022. The charges...
OGLE COUNTY, IL
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Friends of the Fair

The Lee County Fair Association named the Lee County Pork Producers (pictured) and Tracey and Toni Montgomery, Creative Printing (Dixon) (not pictured) as the 2022 Friends of the Fair. Each year the Lee County Fair Association recognizes individuals, organizations or businesses who play an integral role in the annual event. The Lee County Pork Producers have served a pork chop dinner at the fair for decades. Additionally, the group has contributed to improvement projects and specific fair events. Creative Printing and the Fair Association have been partners for more than a decade. Creative Printing designs and prints much of the signage seen around the Lee County Fairgrounds including the banners posted to recognize sponsoring businesses.
LEE COUNTY, IL
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Rochelle Kiwanis wins Distinguished Club Award

The Rochelle Kiwanis Club recently received the Distinguished Club Award. This is a very prestigious award that has numerous requirements a club has to obtain. Few clubs receive this each year. Pictured is Don Horner, who was President at the time, and Ric Taylor, who received the Distinguished Lt. Governor Award! The club congratulated and thanked its members.
ROCHELLE, IL
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DeKalb approves distribution, packaging and storage facility

According to a The City of DeKalb's Facebook page, the city council Monday unanimously approved plans for a distribution, packaging and storage facility on 160 acres of property on the north side of Gurler Road between Crego Road and Peace Road. The development is known as Project... ★ FURTHER REFERENCES...
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