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Rock Falls, Illinois is located in Whiteside County. Zip codes in Rock Falls, IL include 61071. The median home price in Rock Falls is $69,000. More Rock Falls information.

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16 hrs ago | The Daily Gazette

Good things happened in July

July is over, but we don't want it to recede too far in the rearview mirror without commenting on some good things that happened during the month.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Daily Gazette

James a Jima Moore

AMBOY – James Leroy “Jim” Moore, 89, of Amboy, died Wednesday, July 24, 2014, at his home after a lengthy illness.

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The Daily Gazette

Free school supplies available to local students

Beginning next week, Trinity United Methodist Church's School Supply Closet, 910 Second Ave., will have free school supplies for students ranging from preschool to college.

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The Daily Gazette

Police reports for Saturday, July 26, 2014

Vanessa L. Mulnix, 33, of Rock Falls; 8:42 a.m. Thursday at East Fourth Street and Eighth Avenue; speeding, given notice to appear in court.

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The Daily Gazette

Letting women know, 'yes they can shoot'

After its monthly meeting, members of Well Armed Woman club go to the range to shoot at Sinnissippi Rod and Gun Club in Sterling.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Daily Gazette

Heard it from the Grapevine: Rock Falls bar plans Sept. opening

Violet Jaramillo stands inside what will soon be The Grapevine Wine and Martini Bar at 205 W. Second St. in Rock Falls.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Daily Gazette

Police reports for Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Richard A. Bertolozzi, 32, of Sterling; 3:48 a.m. Monday on Freeport Road; Whiteside County warrant for failure to appear – driving under the influence; taken to Whiteside County Jail.

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The Daily Gazette

Ruth E. Schutt

She was born July 18, 1926, in Prophetstown, the daughter of Harry and Inez Zarr.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Daily Gazette

19-year-old arrested in April hit-and-run in Sterling

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – One of two Rock Falls men wanted in a hit-and-run that left a Sterling man critically injured was arrested Monday morning in Corpus Christi and charged with attempted murder.

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Sterling Police Arrest Two on Home Invasion and Battery Charges

Sterling Police say Blake Elliott and Austin Cox, both of Rock Falls, are charged with home invasion and battery.

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The Daily Gazette

Corn boil orders due by noon today

ROCK FALLS – Just a reminder: You have until noon today get your delivery order in for the annual Rock Falls Rotary Corn Boil, which will run from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Rock Falls Community Building, 601 W. 10th St. Delivery orders of 10 or more meals can be emailed to zoeller@essex1.com or faxed to 815-625-3726.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Daily Gazette

New coffee shop grinding out the goodies

Brooke Hepker and her mother, Angie Hecker, opened JavaJoint Xpress at 606 12th Ave. on June 19 in Rock Falls.

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The Daily Gazette

New leader in Coloma; experts pan townships

The appointment last week of former Rock Falls Mayor David Blanton as supervisor of Coloma Township should bode well for township residents.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Daily Gazette

Orders being taken for school foundation's corn boil

STERLING – Orders are being taken for Sterling Schools Foundation's annual corn boil fundraiser, which will be held from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. July 24 at Sterling High School commons, 1608 Fourth Ave. Selmi's bi-color sweet corn will be served, along with a barbecue pulled pork sandwich, chips, a Golden Warrior cookie from Folsom's Bakery, and ... (more)

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Daily Gazette

Nelson plant on track to open in 2015

The Nelson power plant, in far western Lee County, between Rock Falls and Dixon, has been dormant for years.

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The Daily Gazette

City sets payment schedule for EPA loan in Rock Falls

ROCK FALLS – The council approved a payment plan Tuesday that would retire the Illinois EPA loan for the Reliant Fastener site by the end of 2016.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Daily Gazette

Man charged with home invasion, domestic battery

ROCK FALLS – A Rock Falls man was in jail Monday after being arrested over the weekend on a home invasion charge.

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The Daily Gazette

Rock Falls man helps find dad's missing piece

Frank Ochoa Sr. receives his replacement medals from the Korean War during a ceremony Saturday at the Rock Island office of 17th District U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Daily Gazette

Police reports for Saturday, July 12, 2014

Oscar E. Moreno, 37, of Corpus Christi, Texas; 1:55 p.m. Thursday at Sterling Police Department; White side County warrant for obstructing a court order; posted $300 bond.

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The Daily Gazette

Whiteside County has a new top dog

Whiteside County Sheriff's Deputy Rollie Elder gets his new police dog, Nicom, out for demonstrations Friday afternoon in Rock Falls.

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