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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Summer Splash: Bigger, Wilder and Going to the Dogs Friday Night

One of the biggest events of the year kicks off in Rock Falls with Summer Splash. Bethany Bland of the Rock Falls Chamber of Commerce says this year there is more of everything. The weekend kicks off with the popular Wild Game Cookout on the Riverfront.  Here visitors can try the taste of wild game…read more »

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Rock Falls Police Say Grass Clippings Into the Street Still a Problem

The City of Rock Falls Police Department say they have said this before, but, it continues to be a problem. The Police would like to remind residents it is a violation of City ordinance to deposit grass clippings on the roadway. The clippings can cause problems with the storm sewer system, which is already burdened…read more »

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Manhole Replacement to Close Rock Falls Intersection

Rock Falls Sewer Department will be replacing a manhole at the intersection of West 2nd Street and 8th Avenue. The intersection will be closed for approximately 2 weeks (June 24th – July 5th) A detour route has been implemented to bypass the intersection and lessen the inconvenience of this closure. Signs and barricades will be…read more »

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Whiteside County Sheriff Warns of Asphalt Scammers

The Whiteside County Sheriff’s Office has received recent reports from citizens that they have been in contact with asphalt contracting scammers. This type of scam is also referred to as a Gypsy Scam, in that these individuals will hit a specific area or neighborhood and once they have worn out their efforts, they pick up…read more »

Rock Falls Obituaries

Richard Condiff

Richard Condiff, age 86, died at home Monday, June 17, 2019. Richard was born on September 29, 1932 in Park Rapids, Minn. the son of LeRoy and Marguerite (Comstock) Condiff.  He married Darlene Helt in Rock Falls on March 2, 1952.  She died on June 27, 2013. Richard worked as a Crane Mechanic and Foreman…read more »

Michael R. Seidel

Michael R. Seidel, age 63 of Rock Falls, died Sunday, April 21, 2019 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. Michael was born on July 3, 1955 in Sterling, the son of Harry and Erma (Thickston) Seidel. He was a millwright in the Local Union. Survivors include his mother, Erma Seidel of Zephyrhills, FL; one son…read more »

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