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

Carrie Burgess

Carrie Burgess, 76, a resident of Rock Falls, died on Wednesday morning, April 17, 2019 at Central Du Page Hospital in Winfield. Carrie was born on February 6, 1943 in Skygusty, West Virginia to Calvin and Eula (Duncan) Harman. She married Ronald Burgess on March 2, 1961 in Dixon. Carrie enjoyed sewing, doing arts and…read more »

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 »

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