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  1. Fundraiser set Sunday for Sterling manRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | The Daily Gazette

    ROCK FALLS – A benefit will be held Sunday to help pay funeral costs for a Sterling man who died unexpectedly April 16. Walter E. “Boogie” Divers Jr., 28, who was found unresponsive in a cell at Whiteside County Jail, was taken to Morrison Community Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The cause of death is under investigation.

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  2. Rock Falls student helps survivors of tragic fireRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | The Daily Gazette

    STERLING – If tragedy does nothing else, perhaps it can erase property lines, subtract the things that divide us, and make us all a little blind to school colors. Wednesday afternoon at the Newman Central Catholic High School softball diamond, Monica Kalina accepted $800 on behalf of the survivors of the fire that claimed five family members Jan. 13 in Rock Falls.

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  3. Groundbreaking planned for hospice homeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | The Daily Gazette

    ... The agency started selling tickets for a Queen of Hearts raffle May 5, in partnership with Whiskey Barrel in Rock Falls. The first drawing will be at 7:30 p.m. May 25; tickets are 6 for $5. Other upcoming fundraisers include Quartermania, May 15 at ...

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  4. Police reports for Wednesday, May 11, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | The Daily Gazette

    James P. McCormick, 53, of Sterling; 3:08 p.m. Tuesday at West Fourth Street and Woodburn Avenue; speeding 41 mph in a 30-mph zone; given state citation. Boy, 16, of Rock Falls; 3:34 p.m. Tuesday at West Third Street and Avenue H; speeding 44 mph in a 30-mph zone; given state citation.

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  5. Yanes leads Rock Falls over ByronRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | The Daily Gazette

    Payton Yanes got it done at the plate and in the circle, leading Rock Falls to a 2-0 win over visiting Byron. Yanes scattered five hits in a complete-game Big Northern West win.

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  6. Art: They did it their way in Rock FallsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | The Daily Gazette

    Rhonda Conklen of Sterling, and Mai Chavasilp, a foreign exchange student from Thailand, look at art pieces Tuesday during the Fine and Applied Arts Festival at Rock Falls High School. The show featured sculptures, pottery, paintings, and other artwork, as well as projects from the woodworking class.

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  7. Police reports for Tuesday, May 10, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | The Daily Gazette

    John N. Ebens, 25, of Rock Falls; 1:14 a.m. Monday at First Avenue and Wallace Street; driving under the influence of alcohol, driving under the influence with a blood alcohol content greater than .08; given notice to appear in court. Linda L. Foss, 62, of Rock Falls; 12:08 p.m. Monday at First Avenue and West 10th Street; driving while license suspended, operation of uninsured motor vehicle; given notice to appear in court.

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  8. Robert W. a Williea CochranRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | The Daily Gazette

    ... in Palmdale, California. Survivors include his wife of Harmon; one daughter, Kimberly (David) Hicks of Rock Falls; one son, Willie (Cindy Bittner) Cochran of Lyndon; three sisters, Pat (Richard) Williamson of Como, Helen (Jack) Crow of Rock Falls, ...

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  9. Rockets rough up a pair of NUIC teams in ForrestonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 | The Daily Gazette

    Rock Falls' James McFadden is tagged out by Lena-Winlsow's Trey Chenong at second base Saturday during their game in Forreston. FORRESTON – A combination of the cozy confines of Warnken Park, a helping breeze, and an unrelenting lineup of hitters added up to a pair of run-rule victories for the Rock Falls baseball team on Saturday.

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  10. Larry K. DetweilerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 | The Daily Gazette

    ... was born March 29, 1946, in Sterling, the son of Glenn and Mildred Meling Detweiler. He was a 1964 graduate of Rock Falls High School, and received a bachelor's degree in psychology from Knox College in Galesburg. In 1977, he received a master's ...

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  11. Bonnie L. HillRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | The Daily Gazette

    Bonnie was born Dec. 30, 1935, in Cypress, to Claud and Grace Rude. She was educated in Rock Falls grade schools, and was a 1955 graduate of Rock Falls High School.

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  12. Police reports for Friday, May 6, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | The Daily Gazette

    Alyson J. Bearsley, 31, of Rock Falls; 2:53 p.m. Thursday in the 1500 block of Locust Street; failure to reduce speed; given state citation. Devon M. Plachno, 22, of Sterling; 10:35 p.m. Thursday at First Avenue and Second Street; violation of classification; given notice to appear in court.

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  13. Yanes lifts Rockets over Duchesses at plate, in circleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | The Daily Gazette

    Dixon's Ally Jacobsen comes up with a grounder to short off the bat of Rock Falls' Madason Shaw Thursday. ROCK FALLS – The Rock Falls Rockets softball team didn't exactly capitalize on every scoring opportunity during Thursday's Big Northern West home game against the Dixon Duchesses.

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  14. How suite it is: Rock Falls hotel opensRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | The Daily Gazette

    ... balconies overlooking the river. Amanda Crow puts the final touches on a room at the Holiday Inn Express in Rock Falls Thursday afternoon. The hotel is now open for business. The 68-room Holiday Inn Express & Suites opened Thursday at 301 E. Second ...

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  15. Police reports for Thursday, May 5, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | The Daily Gazette

    Alexis A. Pearson, 21, of Milwaukee; 11:27 p.m. Wednesday in the 1000 block of First Avenue; speeding, no valid driver's license; given notice to appear in court. Allison P. Ingles, 20, of Rock Falls; 6:31 p.m. Wednesday at First Avenue and West Second Street; disobeying a traffic control device; given notice to appear in court.

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  16. Your Weekend Top 5Read the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | The Daily Gazette

    ... Prime rib or shrimp dinners, or kids meals of chicken strips and mac and cheese, will be sold from 5 to 7 p.m. ROCK FALLS – Comedians Mike Brody, Angelo Vescio and Ben Katzner will headline "Raise the Woof," a fundraiser for Happy Tails ...

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  17. Eighth-graders go on a quest for knowledgeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | The Daily Gazette

    ... demonstration Wednesday to eighth-graders from David L. Rahn Junior High at the Whiteside Area Career Center. Rock Falls senior Anna Musselman (right), 18, lead the group on a tour to learn more about the career center. Le Hartman, instructor for ...

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  18. Rock Falls prepares for interstate developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | The Daily Gazette

    ROCK FALLS – The city is moving ahead with the process of getting the interstate land it bought ready for development. The City Council gave a first reading Tuesday to an annexation ordinance, and approved a resolution to bring zoning consistency to the nearly 100 acres of prime real estate.

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  19. CEO students get taste of success at trade showRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | The Daily Gazette

    ... to sell a pair of the specialty socks every 7 minutes. Meet Pocket, the quality-control expert for 17-year-old Rock Falls High student Nicole Arduini's business, Small Batch Biscuits, which makes healthy dog treats. STERLING – It was a bad ...

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  20. Rock Falls moves ahead with green space projectRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | The Daily Gazette

    ROCK FALLS – Plans to redevelop the riverfront area in the RB&W District have encountered some huge roadblocks, but the city is ready to move ahead. The riverfront centerpiece was secured in May 2014, when the city announced a development deal was secured to build a Holiday Inn Express & Suites at 301 E. Second St. Several issues delayed construction, but the hotel is set to open its doors to patrons Thursday.

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