House of 1000 Decorations

Rock Falls Tourism invites all Rock Falls residents to participate in our House of 1000 Decorations Halloween House Decorating Contest. Decorate your front yard, front porch, or house in a Halloween theme and see if you have the scariest or best-themed Halloween house this year. To register, call Rock Falls Tourism at 815-622-1106, email travel@visitrockfalls.com,…

Trick-or-Treat Hours for Sterling and Rock Falls

The Rock Falls and Sterling Police Departments along with the Whiteside County Sheriff‘s Office are encouraging youngsters in their cities and county to Trick–or–Treat on:  MONDAY, OCTOBER 31st, from 4:30pm until 7:00pm  Trick-or-treating should only be done at houses with their porch lights illuminated or otherwise inviting trick–or-treaters. Parents are encouraged to accompany their children and to…

Some Changes in Morrison

At the regular meeting of Morrison City Council on Monday, September 26th, it was approved to name Brian Melton as City Administrator effective October 1st. Brian Melton has a distinguished career in local law enforcement, having most recently served as Chief of Police of Morrison from February 1st, 2009. He took on the additional duties…

Clinton Symphony Opens 69th Season

Clinton Symphony Orchestra opens its 69th concert season on Saturday, October 1st, with the first Iowa performance of orchestral music from Jennifer Higdon’s award-winning opera Cold Mountain. A group of orchestras from across the country commissioned the work, and the Clinton concert is actually its second performance, following a Delaware Symphony performance last week. Clinton’s concert…

Influenza Vaccine Available Today

The Whiteside County Health Department (WCHD) is pleased to announce that beginning today, Friday, September 23rd, Seasonal Influenza (Flu) vaccine is available for individuals 6 months and older. Influenza (flu) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat, and lungs. Some people, such as people 65 years and older,…