Rock Falls

Rock Falls is a city in Whiteside CountyIllinoisUnited States. The population was 9,266 at the 2010 census, down from 9,580 in 2000.

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Rock Falls News

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Keeping It Real Can Help Beat Holiday Stress

The holidays are a busy time and it is supposed to be a fun and enjoyable time.  There are the lights, the music, the family, the gifts and the message of the season. But, for some, the holidays can be a horrible time filled with stress and depression.  For those with a mental disorder or…read more »

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Avenue G Bridge to Reopen Wednesday Afternoon

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that weather permitting; the Avenue G Bridge between Sterling and Rock Falls will be reopened by 3pm Wednesday, November 27th.  The work to replace the expansions joints and the bridge deck overlay has been more »

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Hometown Holidays Said To Bring In Record Numbers

This is the time of year when many communities will be holding special holiday walks and events. Rock Falls has jumped into it again with both feet as this past weekend was the Hometown Holidays.  This three day event was helped with great weather and according to Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Bethany Bland, they…read more »

Rock Falls Obituaries


Elaine Laverne White

Elaine Laverne White, 80, of Rock Falls, formerly of Manlius, IL, passed away Monday, December 2, 2019. Born January 28, 1939 in Hilo, Hawaii, the daughter of Joseph P. Fernandez and Julie (Charles) Souza Bailey. Elaine was a Faithful wife, loving Mother and Grandmother.  She loved her family, friends and her church. She is survived…read more »


Ervin “Cork” Goodell

Ervin “Cork” Goodell, age 80, died at his home Sunday December 1, 2019. Cork was born on August 31, 1939 in Rock Falls the son of Ervin D. and Irene (Crossley) Goodell.  He married Judith Mandrell on March 21, 1958. Cork was employed at Northwestern Steel & Wire for 35 years retiring in 1999.  He…read more »

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