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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Rock Falls Man Arrested After Leaving Roll-over Crash

Early Tuesday morning Whiteside County Deputies came across a roll over crash that occurred around 10:55 PM on Lyndon Road north of Wayne Road. The driver, 22 year old Leather R. Lewis of Rock Falls was originally traveling northbound on Lyndon Road when his vehicle left the roadway into the west ditch and then came…read more »


IDOT to Begin Road Work Near Rock Falls on Monday

IDOT says weather permitting work will begin on the approaches to I-88 Bridges near Rock Falls on April 22. The work will consist of milling and resurfacing the roadway.  IDOT says lane closures can be expected and drivers need to use caution when driving through the work zones. The work is expected to last until…read more »

Power Outage

Heavy Winds Leave Many Sauk Valley Residents in the Dark

The heavy cold wind which has buffeted the Sauk Valley the last 24 hours has left several residents in the dark. Wednesday evening hundreds of ComEd customers in Rock Falls were without power.  Thursday morning the outage map shows the power has been restored.  However, there are still dozens of customers in Sterling, Dixon, Polo and…read more »

Rock Falls Obituaries

Virginia L. Garrett

  Virginia L. Garrett, age 90, of Rock Falls, died Monday, April 15, 2019 at her home. Virginia was born July 14, 1928 in Streator the daughter of Howard and Mary (Richards) Leathers.  She married Vernon E. Garrett on April 17, 1948 in Flora.  He preceded her in death on October 15, 1990.  Virginia was…read more »


Allen C. Gillette

Allen C. Gillette, 86, of Rock Falls, died Monday, April 15, 2019 at Hope Creek Nursing Home, East Moline. He was retired from hunting and fishing sales and was an avid outdoorsman. Allen was born February 12, 1933 in Mendota, the son of Charles Emery and Esther (Smith) Gillette. He served in the United States…read more »

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