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

Snow Emergency

Rock Falls Issues Snow Emergency

Mother Nature wants a do-over after last weekend’s flop of a snow storm. Snow Emergency parking restrictions are in effect beginning at 6:00pm Friday, January 17, 2020 and will continue through 6:00am Sunday, January 19, more »

Capes Sr

Sterling Police Make Arrest in Christmas Day Truck Burning

At 5:58 a.m. on Christmas Day the Sterling Police and Fire Departments were called to a vehicle fire in the 600 block of W 9th Street. When officers arrived on scene, they found a red 1989 Ford F-150 pickup fully engulfed in flames. Once the fire was extinguished, officers found items at the scene that…read more »

Winter 3

Are You Ready for This Weekend Winter Weather?

The first nasty winter weather of 2020 is forecast to make a visit to the Sauk Valley this weekend.  The rain is predicted to turn to freezing rain and then followed by snow.  This may be a good time to stay at home, play some board games with the family or watch your favorite movies.…read more »

Rock Falls Obituaries


Elinda D. Aurand-Briggs

Elinda D. Aurand-Briggs, age 69, formerly of Rock Falls died on December 7, 2019 at her father’s home in Sun City, Ariz. Elinda was born on August 30, 1950 in Gary, Ind. the daughter of Marvin and Margaret (Russell) Shaver, Sr.  She was an active member of Harvest Time Bible Church in Rock Falls.  Elinda…read more »


David T Allen

David T. Allen, 60, of Rock Falls passed away in the early morning hours of December 20, 2019 at home, surrounded by his family. David was born on February 13, 1959 in Clinton, IA, the son of Lowell and Lucille (Overstreet) Allen. He was a graduate of Rock Falls High School class of 1977, where…read more »

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