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

Summer Splash Face Paint

Summer Splash a Go, Rain or Shine

From the wild game cookout to the Comcast fireworks in the night sky, Rock Falls’ summers start with Summer Splash! Join the fun June 22-23 at Bowman Park on the Rock Falls Riverfront. Summer Splash features two full days of family-friendly Fun, 11 am – 10 pm, packed with unique live entertainment, fresh food sizzling…read more »

Rock Falls River Chase 2018

Boat Races at Rock Falls Postponed Because of Rising River Levels

Stock Outboard boat racing on the Rock River has been postponed in Rock Falls, IL. According to Rock Falls Chamber President Bethany Bland the rising water levels of the Rock River has brought about the postponement. She said the races should be rescheduled for a different date. As the river rises, Rock Falls is currently…read more »

safe passage initiative

Safe Passage Initiative Launches Website

The Safe Passage Initiative of the Sauk Valley would like to announce the launching of the Safe Passage website. The website has information on the history of Safe Passage, Q&A, as well as a link for services in the Sauk Valley area. The Safe Passage Initiative is a deflection program that was started to help…read more »

Rock Falls Obituaries


Allen E. Crotts Sr

Allen E. Crotts, Sr., age 81, formerly of Rock Falls died Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at Marigold Nursing and Rehabilitation in Galesburg.  Allen was born on March 9, 1937 in Rock Falls the son of Frank and Bertha (Alexander) Crotts.  He married Dorothea Craig on October 25, 1975 in Prophetstown.  She died February 24, 2005. …read more »

Lawrence W. Nelson

Lawrence W. Nelson, age 92, of Nelson, died Thursday, June 14, 2018, at Rock River Hospice and Home in Sterling. Larry was born October 19, 1925 in Clinton, Iowa the son of Harry and June (Thompson) Nelson.  He served in the US Navy during WWII as Radioman Third Class and later married Florence Shonka in…read more »

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