Nippon-Sharyo http://northernpublicradio.org en Rochelle Finds Benefit In Its Nickname http://northernpublicradio.org/post/rochelle-finds-benefit-its-nickname <p>We continue our series "Community Close-Up" in a city trying to capitalize on its prime location.&nbsp; Rochelle sits along Lincoln Highway near I-39 and I-88, earning it the nickname as the "Hub City."&nbsp; City leaders hope recent upgrades and business opportunities will attract people to this city at the crossroads. Thu, 24 Jan 2013 12:36:38 +0000 Guy Stephens 24416 at http://northernpublicradio.org Rochelle Finds Benefit In Its Nickname 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