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


Bustos to Drop Off Books at Rock Falls Library Wednesday

Wednesday afternoon around 3:45 Congresswoman Bustos will deliver donated books from the Library of Congress to the Rock Falls Public Library. The Library of Congress’ Surplus Book Program was established to help provide excess books to libraries across America as well as qualified non-profit institutions. Congresswoman Bustos typically picks children’s books to deliver to help…read more »

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Work on Avenue G Bridge to Begin Mid-September

The City of Rock Falls says they have been told by IDOT that they will tentatively begin work on the Avenue G Bridge on Monday, September 16th, The work is not expected to be completed until late November. The bridge will be closed during this time. The city says to keep checking their Facebook Page…read more »

American Legion 296

Legion Post 296 Announces Inaugural Golf Outing

American Legion Post 296 announces its Inaugural Golf Outing. As part of this year’s Centennial Celebration the post introduces a golf outing open to the public. The caveat? Each team must have at least one veteran among them. The outing is scheduled to take place Saturday, September 7th at Deer Valley Golf Course. Check in…read more »

Rock Falls Obituaries

Harry Nathaniel Trotter

Harry Nathaniel Trotter, 61, of Rock Falls, died Friday, July 26, 2019 at the Iowa City VA Hospital. Harry, affectionately known as Harry-O or Grandpa, was born September 14, 1957 in Chicago the son of Winston Trotter and Lillie (Knox) Trotter.  He served in the US Marines from 1976 – 1978 and later married Verda…read more »


Thelma “Carol” Shearer

Thelma “Carol” Shearer, age 72 of Rock Falls, died Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at Rock River Hospice and Home in Sterling. Carol was born on December 9, 1946 in Sterling, the daughter of Orin Dean “Mac” and Bette Lorene (Glenn) McIlvenna. She worked at United States Steel- Gary Works in Gary, IN for 13 years…read more »

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