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

Rock Falls Shoulder to the Wheel 2019

Rock Falls Chamber Celebrates Those Who Put Their Shoulder to the Wheel

Thursday night the Rock Falls Chamber wanted to celebrate and say thank you to all of the individuals and organization which help to make the community and the chamber run smoothly. It was the gathering for the annual Chamber Dinner and the presentation of the Shoulder to the Wheel Awards.  Rock Falls Chamber President, Bethany…read more »

Percussion Palooza

Rock Falls High School Will Rock With the Percussion Palooza

You are invited to Feel the Rhythm at the 6th annual Percussion Palooza! The event will be held at Rock Falls High School at 101 12th Ave for a day full of Rockin’ beats! Featuring Solo and ensemble festival, steel drum performances and percussion ensembles! This event is held in honor of Rock Falls native…read more »


Area Representatives Respond to Governor’s 2020 Budget Proposal

In his first budget proposal as Illinois’ new Governor, J.B. Pritzker proposed a nearly $39 billion fiscal 2020 budget. The Governor said it will serve as a bridge to a stable fiscal future until they can change the income tax system. Democrats applauded the address, saying the Governor gave a realistic view of the state’s…read more »

Snow Emergency

Rock Falls Declares Snow Emergency

The City of Rock Falls has declared a Snow Emergency beginning tonight at Midnight through Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 6:00 a.m. Once a snow emergency has been issued, persons shall park on even-numbered side streets during an even-numbered day of the month, or on an odd-numbered side of the street during an odd-numbered day…read more »

Rock Falls Obituaries

Betty J. Clark

Betty J. Clark, 85 of Rock Falls, died Thursday, February 14, 2019 at her home. Betty was born on July 9, 1933 in Tampico, Illinois, the daughter of Lester and Lenora (Brown) Law. She married William D. Clark on April 23, 1949 in Morrison. He preceded her in death on January 12, 1989. Survivors include…read more »

Betty R. Lawrence

Betty R. Lawrence, 83, of Rock Falls, died Monday, February 11, 2019 at home. Born July 13, 1935 in Chicago, she was a daughter of Henry and Della (nee Tice) Gadbaw.  On July 9, 1955 she married Glenn Lawrence in Chicago.  He died September 1, 2014. Betty enjoyed embroidering, reading and doing puzzles.  She and…read more »

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