rock river

Crew Tests Mixtures on Black Hawk Statue
OREGON, Ill. (AP) — A restoration team is testing different mixtures to fix cracks running through a 104-year-old statue of a Native American overlooking the Rock River in northern Illinois.
Sauk Valley Media reports that the effects of time and weather have damaged the 50-foot-tall tribute to …
Authorities Investigating Body Found in Rock River
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say they're trying to recover the body of a man found in the Rock River near the Chicago Rockford International Airport.
Winnebago County Sheriff's Department public information officer Ken DeCoster told the Rockford Register Star on Saturday aft…
UPS Driver Saves Man Who Jumped Into Rock River
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — Authorities are praising the heroism of a UPS driver who risked his life to rescue a man who jumped into a river in Illinois.
When 40-year-old Jeff Hermanson of Rockford saw the man in the Rock River Tuesday, he parked his truck along a riverbank and jumped in...
"Rock River Start to Finish" Kayakers In Rockford
Add this to the (long) list of things that sound cool but I would never try myself. Three students at Maranatha Baptist University are kayak the length of the Rock River from the Horicon Marsh to its end at the Mississippi. That's 320 miles...