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Sterling Council Sends Letter To Whiteside County Opposing Solar Farm Location

The Sterling City Council united last Monday night in approving the city send a letter to the Whiteside County Board. The letter is to show the cities opposition to a solar farm planned just outside of Sterling. Sterling Mayor Skip Lee said the company Geronimo wants to get approval from the board to place a…read more »

Sublette Fire Detectors

Fire Crews Say Smoke Detectors Saved Lives in Thursday Morning Blaze

The Sublette Fire Department says Thursday morning smoke detectors Saved Lives. At approximately 04:12 am today, the Sublette and Amboy Fire Protection Districts were dispatched to Rural Amboy for a House Fire with 2 Children trapped on the 2nd Story. Quick thinking children escaped to the roof and were rescued by family. All family members…read more »

Rock River Oregon

Ogle County Sheriff Declares NO Wake on Rock River

Based on the current National Weather Service river level predictions Ogle County Sheriff Brian VanVickle will implement the NO WAKE ordinance Friday June 22 at 8:00a.m. Travel on the Rock River in Ogle County is limited to 5mph. A chart indicating river levels is available on the Ogle Safe smartphone app. #Oglesaferead more »

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Summer Splash a Go, Rain or Shine

From the wild game cookout to the Comcast fireworks in the night sky, Rock Falls’ summers start with Summer Splash! Join the fun June 22-23 at Bowman Park on the Rock Falls Riverfront. Summer Splash features two full days of family-friendly Fun, 11 am – 10 pm, packed with unique live entertainment, fresh food sizzling…read more »

Rock Falls River Chase 2018

Boat Races at Rock Falls Postponed Because of Rising River Levels

Stock Outboard boat racing on the Rock River has been postponed in Rock Falls, IL. According to Rock Falls Chamber President Bethany Bland the rising water levels of the Rock River has brought about the postponement. She said the races should be rescheduled for a different date. As the river rises, Rock Falls is currently…read more »

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