Morrison is a city in Whiteside County, Illinois, United States. The population was 4,188 at the 2010 census, down from 4,447 in 2000. It is the county seat of Whiteside County. It is located on the Historic Lincoln Highway, the nation’s first transcontinental highway and in Morrison was the site of two concrete “seedling miles”, which served as prototypes of what an improved highway could do for the nation.
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On Friday at about 9:01 p.m., Whiteside County Deputies responded to a 3-vehicle crash on Rt 84 and Covell Rds in rural Fulton. Investigation revealed a vehicle crossed the centerline into the path of another vehicle and collided with the northbound pickup driven by 65 year old Ronald J. Ferris of Savanna IL. Then another…read more »
Change is inevitable and a changing of the guard occurred in Whiteside County this past week as John Booker was sworn in as the new County Sheriff. Booker is taking over for Sheriff Kelly Wilhelmi who decided to retire after his term in office. Booker said Sheriff Wilhelmi did an excellent job as Sheriff, but,…read more »
On Saturday night around 7:20 Whiteside County Deputies responded to a single vehicle accident on Route 84 south of the intersection of US 30. According to Deputies 27 year Lane Carlson of Albany was arrested for Improper Lane Usage, Driving While Under the Influence and Driving While Under the Influence above .08. Carlson was taken…read more »
Illinois State Police District 1 from Sterling announced the results of Special Traffic Enforcement Patrols or sTEP. These details were held in Lee, Ogle and Whiteside Counties during November. Troopers gave out 55 citations or warnings for speeding. Deputies reported only one arrest for Driving under the Influence. All together they wrote 50 citations and…read more »
Donald E. Richards, age 72, of Lyndon, died Monday, December 10, 2018 at his home. Donald was born October 24, 1946 in Streator the son of James and Fannie (Bryan) Richards. He served in the US Army and later was employed at Northwestern Steel and Wire in Sterling for 30 years retiring in 1998. Survivors…read more »
Maria A. Noble, 58, of rural Milledgeville, died on Thursday morning, November 1, 2018 at her home. She was born on February 17, 1960 in Steele, Mo. to William and Myrtle Phillips. She was united in marriage to Michael Noble at the Little White Church in Las Vegas, Nev. on October 12, 1992. Maria was…read more »