Morrison

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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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Whiteside Deputies Asking for Help Locating Stolen Quad Runner

The Whiteside County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the assistance of the public in identifying the suspect(s) involved in a theft that occurred on August 19, 2019 at approximately 12:50pm. A white male in his 40-50’s, blonde/balding hair stole a 2013 Kawasaki 50cc, green in color quad runner with multiple Monster stickers, from the Little…read more »

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Wheaton Teen Arrested by Whiteside Deputies for Driving a Stolen Vehicle

Early Thursday morning Whiteside County Deputies stopped 19 year old Taiwan J. Wilson of Wheaton, Illinois, for speeding on Interstate 88 and cited Wilson for Speeding – 35 MPH over the Posted Speed limit (107/70 MPH), No Valid Driver’s License, and Operating an Uninsured Motor Vehicle. Wilson was transported to the Whiteside County Sheriff’s Office…read more »

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Two ATV Riders Narrowly Avoids Tragedy Following Collision With a Train

On Sunday two ATV riders barely missed serious injury following an encounter with a train. Just before 8:30 Sunday evening, Carroll County Deputies responded to a call reporting a Burlington Nothern Santa Fe train had struck two ATV’s.  The accident was near the intersection of Daggert Road and Salem Road. Reportedly the two ATV’s were…read more »

Morrison Obituaries

Joyce Pauline Ernst

Joyce Pauline Ernst, age 82 of Morrison, formerly of Sterling, died Friday, August 23, 2019 at Pleasant View Nursing Home in Morrison. Joyce was born on May 10, 1937 in Sterling, the daughter of Dean and Mildred (Wagenknecht) Pyse. She married Alan E. Ernst on July 3, 1954. Joyce worked as an LPN for several…read more »

David A. Wolf Sr

David A. Wolf, Sr., age 66, of Lyndon, died Monday, August 12, 2019 at his home. David was born March 12, 1953 in Sterling the son of Walter and Lenore (Steffen) Wolf.  He served in the US Army during the Vietnam War and later married Sally Galvin on March 12, 1999 in Sterling.  She preceded…read more »

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