Rochelle http://northernpublicradio.org en Quinn, LaHood Join Groundbreaking For Nippon Sharyo Expansion http://northernpublicradio.org/post/quinn-lahood-join-groundbreaking-nippon-sharyo-expansion <p>Nippon Sharyo will add to its existing rail car factory with a $54 million facility for metal fabrication and machining work on rail cars. Outgoing&nbsp; U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and Illinois Governor Pat Quinn joined Japanese dignitaries for the groundbreaking Tuesday. LaHood credited Quinn for the partnership with the Japanese company:</p> Tue, 30 Apr 2013 17:51:41 +0000 Jenna Dooley 29062 at http://northernpublicradio.org Quinn, LaHood Join Groundbreaking For Nippon Sharyo Expansion Japanese trainmaker cuts ribbon at Rochelle factory http://northernpublicradio.org/post/japanese-trainmaker-cuts-ribbon-rochelle-factory <p></p><p>A host of public officials and hundreds of invited guests came to Rochelle Thursday to mark the grand opening of Japanese company Nippon Sharyo&rsquo;s new rail car manufacturing facility there.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 19 Jul 2012 22:37:53 +0000 Guy Stephens 15246 at http://northernpublicradio.org Japanese trainmaker cuts ribbon at Rochelle factory DeKalb hotel project may prevent business "leakage" http://northernpublicradio.org/post/dekalb-hotel-project-may-prevent-business-leakage-0 <p>Construction is nearing&nbsp;for an 80-room,&nbsp;four-story&nbsp;Hampton Inn&nbsp;along I-88 and Annie Glidden Road in&nbsp;DeKalb.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.cityofdekalb.com/Mayor.htm" target="_blank">Mayor Kris Povlsen</a> says the&nbsp;hotel&nbsp;may keep&nbsp;visitors&nbsp;from leaving the city to stay overnight in neighboring&nbsp;towns.&nbsp; Fri, 04 May 2012 13:35:00 +0000 Mike Moen 11093 at http://northernpublicradio.org DeKalb hotel project may prevent business "leakage" Rochelle ethanol plant making its own electricity http://northernpublicradio.org/post/rochelle-ethanol-plant-making-its-own-electricity-0 <p>&nbsp;</p><p>An ethanol plant in Rochelle could serve as a model for other manufacturers looking to save big on their electricity bills.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 06 Apr 2012 04:35:49 +0000 Susan Stephens 9708 at http://northernpublicradio.org Rochelle ethanol plant making its own electricity