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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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Rock Falls Man Arrested After Leaving Roll-over Crash

Early Tuesday morning Whiteside County Deputies came across a roll over crash that occurred around 10:55 PM on Lyndon Road north of Wayne Road. The driver, 22 year old Leather R. Lewis of Rock Falls was originally traveling northbound on Lyndon Road when his vehicle left the roadway into the west ditch and then came…read more »

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Carroll County Deputy Comes to a Rescue of Couple in Need

We all know that felling of running out of gas. This is the predicament a couple in Carroll County found themselves in a short time ago. However, they had a guardian angel come to their rescue.  According to a post on the Carroll County Sheriff Department Facebook page, Deputy Shea Joswick not only helped the…read more »

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Missing Franklin Grove Juvenile Found

Thursday night around 10:30 a juvenile runaway from Franklin Grove was found. Isaac Lee was found in Whiteside Coutny.  He was taken to the Morrison Police Department and later released to his parents. Lee County Sheriff John Simonton would like to thank all the personnel, agencies and media sources for assisting in this more »

Morrison Obituaries

Clifford “Sonny” Dittmar

Clifford “Sonny” Dittmar, 88, of Milledgeville, died Friday, March 22, 2019 at CGH Medical Center, Sterling. Sonny was born May 17, 1930 in Milledgeville, the son of John and Bertha (Schleuning) Dittmar. He married Faith (LeCrone) on August 14, 1954 in Oregon. Sonny was proud that he worked at Milledgeville Farmers Elevator for 47 years,…read more »


Jerry Ray Habben

The man. The myth. The legend. Men wanted to be him and women wanted to be with him. Jerry Ray Habben, 63, of Morrison, died Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at Rock River Hospice and Home after a courageous battle with cancer.  Jerry loved spending time with his family, his grandchildren always held a special place…read more »

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