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  • Village of Machesney Park does not want to fund the Latham gage which helps regulate the Rock River.  If you live in Machesney Park, please contact your trustee to let them know they should fund the gage!

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    March 1st, 2018 Meeting

    We will have a special meeting at TADs Bar and Grill on Thursday March 1st at 6:30pm

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    There seems to be heavy rains coming for the next few days. With the frozen ground and warm weather, they are expecting flooding and ice jams! Be safe!

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    Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

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    Next Meeting

    September 23, 2017

    Our next meeting will be held at TADs at 6:30pm on October 17, 2017

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    The river is low and we still see some debris from the flooding in the water, please be safe.

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    As of Friday, July 7th, the sheriff has announced the river is open. Please see the sheriff's Facebook page or call the hotline for more updates.

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    High Water

    June 29, 2017

    Warning,  did to the rain last night the water levels are high. Please check your boats and items at the water. They may float away!

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    Some questions are being asked about river access this Memorial Day holiday weekend. The river is open this weekend. No wake has been issued for north of Riverside bridge for safety reasons. South of Riverside bridge is open.  The Sheriff is on the water this weekend. Please have a safe and fun weekend! The new River Hotline is 815-319-6444

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    Membership

    February 28, 2017

    Whether you are joining for the first time, or a long time member renewing, we’d love to have you! Our mission is to: “Preserve and protect the Rock River environment, enjoyment of the river, and to promote public awareness of river safety.” Membership is $25 and it is good for one year. It includes the newsletter to keep you informed of events and information, the ability to become a RRHA board member, and to directly make improvements to our great river. We welcome [...]

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