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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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Morrison News

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Safe Passage Initiative Launches Website

The Safe Passage Initiative of the Sauk Valley would like to announce the launching of the Safe Passage website. The website has information on the history of Safe Passage, Q&A, as well as a link for services in the Sauk Valley area. The Safe Passage Initiative is a deflection program that was started to help…read more »

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Sinnissippi Centers Open the Doors to Recovery

Sinnissippi Centers saw the realization of a dream Thursday afternoon as they opened their doors to their first Recovery Home for Men. This ten bed facility is designed to give men battling addiction a safe and secure environment to continue their treatments.  Sinnissippi Centers Stephanie England said research has shown the main reason a person…read more »

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Downed Trees and Flooded Roads Remain in Wake of Overnight Storm

Area Law Enforcement is warning drivers of problems after the storm which blew through the Sauk Valley Saturday into Sunday morning. Lee County Sheriff Office warns that Robbins Road, about a ¼ of a mile north of Rt. 52 will be closed for several days following the storm.  All report several trees down due to…read more »

Police Death Investigation

Morrison Women Found Dead in Vehicle Near Mt. Carroll

A Morrison woman is found deceased in a vehicle in Carroll County. Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a call shortly after 5pm Wednesday to 1738 Illinois Route 78, south of Mt. Carroll near Thomson Road.  A caller had reported finding a vehicle on the property with a deceased person inside. Deputies say they found 53 year…read more »

Morrison Obituaries


Donald S. Mulnix

Donald S. Mulnix, age 73, of Morrison, died Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center in Clinton, Iowa. Donald was born July 30, 1944 in Carroll County, IL the son of  Virgil and Grace (Paschal) Mulnix.  He served in the US Army and later was employed at GE for 34 years retiring on November…read more »

Ruth A. Borth

Ruth A. Borth, age 88, formerly of Milledgeville, died Saturday, June 9, 2018 at Polo Rehab and Health Center, Polo. Ruth was born on August 19, 1929 in Milledgeville the daughter of John L. and Marie T. (Winkey) Schryver.  She married William Borth on November 25, 1964 in Milledgeville.  Ruth was employed as a Secretary…read more »

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