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What a hoot in Rock Falls

Published: Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013 1:15 a.m. CST
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(Michael Krabbenhoeft/mkrabbenhoeft@saukvalley.com)
A snow sculpture of a snow owl appeared Sunday evening near the intersection of East Second Street and Wood Avenue in Rock Falls. The Gragert family make snow sculptures every year and plan to build more this winter.
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(Michael Krabbenhoeft/mkrabbenhoeft@saukvalley.com)
A snow sculpture of a snow owl appeared Sunday evening near the intersection of East Second Street and Wood Avenue in Rock Falls. The Gragert family make snow sculptures every year and plan to build more this winter.

A snow sculpture of a snow owl appeared Sunday evening near the intersection of East Second Street and Wood Avenue in Rock Falls. The Gragert family make snow sculptures every year and plan to build more this winter.

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