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Preparing for the boat races in Rock Falls

Published: Saturday, June 28, 2014 1:15 a.m. CST
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(Philip Marruffo/pmarruffo@saukvalley.com)
Rock Falls Fire Department personnel work Friday morning to drag the Rock River in preparation for the Rock Falls River Chase boat races today and tomorrow. About 75 stock outboard racers will race from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days at Seward Park. There also will be bounce houses for the kids, 50/50 raffles and a food tent sponsored by the Rock Falls Chamber of Commerce. Admission is free.

Rock Falls Fire Department personnel work Friday morning to drag the Rock River in preparation for the Rock Falls River Chase boat races today and tomorrow. About 75 stock outboard racers will race from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days at Seward Park. There also will be bounce houses for the kids, 50/50 raffles and a food tent sponsored by the Rock Falls Chamber of Commerce. Admission is free.

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