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River Chase resumes on Rock River

Published: Monday, June 30, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT
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(Michael Krabbenhoeft/mkrabbenhoeft@saukvalley.com)
Kip Trump flies down a straightaway Saturday during a race at the River Chase boat races on the Rock River in Rock Falls. The 2-day event – more races took place Sunday – made its return after being on hiatus for about 7 years, and both days of races were free to the public.
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(Michael Krabbenhoeft/mkrabbenhoeft@saukvalley.com)
Matt Balser, in the 999V boat, rounds the final turn on the course and heads for the finish line Saturday during a River Chase boat race on the Rock River in Rock Falls.
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(Michael Krabbenhoeft/mkrabbenhoeft@saukvalley.com)
Matt Balser (left) turns into a curve, keeping Michelle Snyder to the outside Saturday during the River Chase boat races on the Rock River in Rock Falls.
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(Michael Krabbenhoeft/mkrabbenhoeft@saukvalley.com)
Racers make a turn upriver from the First Avenue Bridge on Saturday during the River Chase boat races on the Rock River in Rock Falls.

Kip Trump flies down a straightaway Saturday during a race at the River Chase boat races on the Rock River in Rock Falls. The 2-day event – more races took place Sunday – made its return after being on hiatus for about 7 years, and both days of races were free to the public.

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