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Thousands of eggs await hunters in Rock Falls

Published: Monday, April 14, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT
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Mariah Jensen, 19 months, of Sterling, looks for eggs during the Easter egg hunt Saturday at Centennial Park in Rock Falls.
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Jonathan Martin, 4, of Sterling, picks up eggs during the Rock Falls Easter egg hunt Saturday at Centennial Park in Rock Falls.
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Kids run to pick up Easter eggs during the Rock Falls egg hunt Saturday at Centennial Park. Each egg held a ticket, which could be traded in for a prize at the end of the hunt.
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(Michael Krabbenhoeft/mkrabbenhoeft@saukvalley.com)
Granny Easter Bunny stands with (from left) Grace Ross, 6, Abby Boss, 5, Nik Nardini, 7, and Lauren Nardini, 10, all from Rock Falls. Granny Easter Bunny has been announcing the start of the Rock Falls Easter egg hunt at Centennial Park for 30 years.
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Easter eggs await the egg hunt at Centenial Park Saturday in Rock Falls. The 3-to-5-year-old egg hunt consisted of 1,150 eggs, and the 6-to-8 division's hunt featured 950 eggs. Kids had fun searching for eggs and redeeming the tickets they found inside them for prizes.
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(Michael Krabbenhoeft/mkrabbenhoeft@saukvalley.com)
Breu Knox, 16, of Rock Falls, helps distribute the 1,150 eggs for the 3-to-5-year-old egg hunt Saturday at Centennial Park in Rock Falls.

The 3-to-5-year-old egg hunt consisted of 1,150 eggs (like the one seen up close below), and the 6-to-8 division’s hunt featured 950 eggs. Kids had fun searching for eggs and redeeming the tickets they found inside of them for prizes.

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