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  1. Sterling native blazes a trail for womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | The Daily Gazette

    ... inspired and supported her passions. Her parents, Larry and Marchet Harts, are pastors at City of God church in Rock Falls. She said she came from humble beginnings, but her family was always there to support her. They also instilled in her a fierce ...

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  2. Police reports for Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 20-21, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 20 | The Daily Gazette

    ... failure to give information after striking other property; released on individual bond. Patrick Williams, 47, of Rock Falls; 12:16 a.m. Saturday in the 200 block of West First Street; battery; issued citation. Steven A. Sedano, 18, of Chicago; 6:26 ...

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  3. Church plans ice cream dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 5 | The Daily Gazette

    ROCK FALLS – Members of First Christian Church of Rock Falls will have an ice cream social from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Aug. 27 at the church, 506 Fifth Ave. Also on the menu will be beef barbecue, hot dogs, baked beans, potato salad, cole slaw, and other desserts.

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  4. Payan takes lead at St. Anne in DixonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | The Daily Gazette

    St. Anne Catholic School lead administrator Karen Payan, 55, of Sterling is taking over for Sister Marcianne Bzdon, who will be teaching at Newman Central Catholic High School and St. Andrew Catholic School in Rock Falls this fall. Sister Marcianne Bzdon has moved on from her role as principal at St. Anne Catholic School in Dixon and is now helping students in the resource room at Newman Central Catholic High School in Sterling and teaching religion classes at St. Andrew Catholic School in Rock Falls.

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  5. Police reports for Friday, Aug. 19, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | The Daily Gazette

    Debra L. Little, 49, of Rock Falls; 7:19 p.m. Thursday in the 500 block of First Avenue; no valid registration; given notice to appear in court. Cassandra J. Silva, 19, of Dixon; 7:04 p.m. Thursday at Emmons Avenue and Lincoln Street; speeding, driving while license suspended; given notice to appear in court.

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  6. Blazing a trail for womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | The Daily Gazette

    ... inspired and supported her passions. Her parents, Larry and Marchet Harts, are pastors at City of God church in Rock Falls. She said she came from humble beginnings, but her family was always there to support her. They also instilled in her a fierce ...

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  7. Sauk Valey economy has had its ups and downsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | The Daily Gazette

    ... Micropolitan areas encompass populations between 10,000 and 50,000 people and tend to cover a single county. Rock Falls is included in the Sterling micropolitan area. John Thompson, president of the Lee County Industrial Development Association, ...

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  8. Hawks cruise past CardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | The Daily Gazette

    Abi Scheidecker fired a 2-over-par 38 to lead the Oregon girls golf team to a 184-204 win against Erie on Wednesday at Silver Ridge Golf Course in Oregon. Rockridge 219, Rock Falls 255, Orion 267: The Rockets split a nonconference triangular to open their season, falling to Rockridge but beating Orion at Highland Springs in Rock Island.

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  9. Anti-tobacco campaigners score a winRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | The Daily Gazette

    Last week's Coloma Township Park District Board meeting was the setting for the latest local skirmish in the war on tobacco, and tobacco lost. Encouraged by a campaign led by Judy Randall, a tobacco treatment specialist, and Rock Falls High School National Honor Society members, the board voted 4-0 to approve an ordinance that bans cigarettes, chewing tobacco, and electronic cigarettes from park district-owned property.

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  10. Science teachers quick to spark an interest in chemistryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | The Daily Gazette

    Todd Purdy passes out papers to his sixth-hour class Wednesday during Rock Falls High School's first day of class. ROCK FALLS – By seventh hour Wednesday, it was pretty stinkin' hot in Tiffany Purdy's second-floor chemistry classroom at Rock Falls High School.

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  11. Rural fire tax hikes on Twin Cities' radarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | The Daily Gazette

    ... reasons covering rural areas is so costly is because of expensive equipment, such as brush trucks and tankers. Rock Falls officials say they need about $400,000 from the rural protection district to pay the city's fair share of its $1.6 million fire ...

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  12. Alma L. SchettlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | The Daily Gazette

    ... Linda (Charlie) Dunphy of Harmon; brothers, Leroy and Clifford Lauts of Sterling; sister, Edna Cheshier of Rock Falls; grandchildren, Rose (Tim) McAndrew of Kirkwood, Missouri, and Mary (Matt) McGrail of Dixon; and three great-grandchildren, Annie ...

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  13. Rockets edge DukesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | The Daily Gazette

    Mitchel Guzzle paced a balanced lineup with an 8-over-par 42 as the Rock Falls boys golf team edged Dixon 180-182 in a dual match Tuesday at Rock River Golf and Pool. The medalist was Dixon's Cole Ruckman with a 39. Patrick Johnson and Jackson Jeffery had 47s, and Anton Halla added a 49 for the Dukes.

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  14. Rock Falls' greenspace grant finally comingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | The Daily Gazette

    ROCK FALLS – A $400,000 green space grant, frozen during the state's budget battle, will be released, the city learned Tuesday. Mayor Bill Wescott received the final word from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, after state Sen. Neil Anderson, R-Rock Island, told the city late last week of its probable inclusion on a list of unfrozen grant programs.

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  15. Four charged with theft of sick leave wages from Dixon prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | The Daily Gazette

    ... you also might work. Three current or former Dixon Correctional Center officers – Shane W. Oltmans, 43, of Rock Falls, and Jennifer H. (Mills) Nielsen, 38, and Donald T. Simester, 44, both of Sterling – are accused of turning in phony ...

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  16. Johnnie G. Hughes Sr. (1947 - 2016), Casey County KY nativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | Columbia Magazine

    Johnnie G. Hughes Sr. , Casey County KY native Johnnie G. Hughes Sr., age 69, of Rock Falls, IL passed away on Friday August 12th, 2016. Visitation will be held 11amET Friday August 19th, 2016 at Bartle Funeral Home Chapel, 142 KY Hwy 49, Liberty, KY.

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  17. Police reports for Monday, Aug. 15, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | The Daily Gazette

    ... 40 and West 19th Street; failure to yield turning left; given notice to appear in court. Gail K. Kelchner, 35, of Rock Falls; 10:32 p.m. Sunday in the 1000 block of Seventh Avenue; Lee County warrant; taken to Whiteside County Jail. Shanti M. ...

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  18. Police reports for Saturday & Sunday, Aug. 13-14, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 14 | The Daily Gazette

    Kathryn P. Bryant, 20, of Walnut; 10:09 a.m. Thursday at Locust and Miller streets; improper lane usage; issued a citation. Beth M. Mallard, 30, of Rock Falls; 12:01 p.m. Saturday at East Fourth Street and First Avenue; failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident; issued a citation.

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  19. Aaron Junior StevensRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 14 | The Daily Gazette

    He was born Feb. 5, 1938, in Karnack to Marion and Cora Stevens. He married LaDona “Jean” Taylor on Oct. 24, 1970, in Rock Falls.

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  20. Johnson Oil Acquires Carlson Oil C-StoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 13 | CSP

    ... operated convenience stores, while retaining its store in its hometown of Newark, Ill., to Johnson Oil Co., Rock Falls, Ill. The five stores involved in the deal are all located in Illinois in the following cities: Plano, Sheridan, Seneca, Earlville ...

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