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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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3 hrs ago | 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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WIFR

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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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Daily Gazette

New trial for Sheley?

A motion filed June 26 by defense attorney Jeremy Karlin challenges the court on a lengthy list of rulings made throughout legal proceedings.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Daily Chronicle

July 6 police reports

Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office and city police departments.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Daily Gazette

Sterling board OKs resolution

STERLING – The Sterling School Board backed the 1-cent county sales tax, giving the county's districts enough support to put a referendum on the Nov. 4 ballot.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Daily Gazette

Rock Falls men facing attempted murder charge

STERLING – Two Rock Falls men are charged with attempted murder with a vehicle in a hit-and-run that seriously injured a Sterling pedestrian in April.

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The Daily Gazette

Rock Falls alderman resigns

ROCK FALLS – First Ward Alderman Mark Vandersnick resigned from the City Council during Tuesday's meeting, ending a 10-year run in council chambers.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Daily Gazette

Two injured in rural Fulton crash

FULTON – Two Rock Falls residents were injured in a single-car accident early Sunday, according to a news release from the Whiteside County Sheriff's Department.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Daily Gazette

Top 5 things to do this weekend

ROCK FALLS – The ninth annual Summer Splash runs today through Sunday on the city's riverfront, on the remains of the Reliant Fastener property.

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