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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Two Injured, One Serious, After Vehicle Slams Into Parked Tow Truck on I-88

The Illinois State Police investigated a two-vehicle crash on Saturday just after 10 pm. The investigation revealed Johnson’s Towing was stationary with their tow truck working on a recovery on Interstate 88 westbound in Whiteside County.  A vehicle driven by 68 year old Charles Keys  of Tipton, Iowa, lost control on the icy roadway and…read more »

Barn Tour

Rock Falls Tourism in Search of Barn Quilts

The Rock Falls Tourism is in search of any Barn Quilts in Whiteside County in an effort to create a Whiteside County Barn Quilt Trail. A Barn Quilt Trail brings visitors to our area to shop, eat, and stay in our hotels. The barn quilts don’t have to be on a barn, they can be…read more »

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 »

Rock Falls Obituaries

Florence H Vasquez

Florence H. Vasquez, age 94, of Rock Falls, passed away peacefully at home on January 20, 2020 surrounded by her family. Florence was born February 24, 1925 to Marcello and Benita (Coronado) Hernandez.  She married Valente “Joe” Vasquez on November 16, 1942 in Marksville, La.  He preceded her in death on January 11, 1976. Florence…read more »


Eldon Eugene “Willie” Williams

Eldon Eugene “Willie” Williams, 79, of Rock Falls, went to be with the Lord on Monday, January 13, 2020 while at Dixon Rehab Center. Eldon was born on February 23, 1940 in Dent County, MO, the son of Archie and Alene (Hartley) Williams. Eldon was a graduate of Rock Falls High School, and married Sandra…read more »

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