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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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Two People Shot in Morrison Tuesday Night, Suspect in Custody

On Tuesday at approximately 8:30 pm, multiple 9-1-1 calls were received of a shooting at 507 West Main Street, Morrison. A 24-year-old female and an 18-year-old male, both residents at this address, were victims of the shooting.  A suspect vehicle fled the scene. The 24-year-old female was transported to CGH Medical Center in Sterling.  The…read more »

Mississippi Palisades

Park Forest Man Accidentally Drives Into the Mississippi River Early Monday

Early Monday morning the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reporting a body floating in the Mississippi River at Millers Landing located on Marina Road.  This location is north of Savanna across from the Mississippi Palisades State Park north entrance. Emergency personnel responded to the scene and recovered the body of 71 year…read more »

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Dog Shot, Officer Injured as Savanna Police Brings Suspect Into Custody

Shortly before midnight Saturday Savanna Police observed 40 year old Nathan Green of Savanna entering a residence.  Green was wanted on an active warrant.  Officer attempted to make contact with Green who then continued into the residence. Another occupant of the residence, 21 year old Michael Denson of Savanna made several attempts to barricade the…read more »

Morrison Obituaries


Shirley Ruth Buntjer

Shirley Ruth Buntjer, age 72 of Lyndon, died Thursday, September 19, 2019 at her home. Shirley was born on March 7, 1947 in Sterling, the daughter of John and Edna (Eden) Muntean. She married John Buntjer on February 14, 1978 in Sterling. Shirley volunteered for 18 years at Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Prophetstown. She…read more »

Steven E. Howard

Steven E. Howard, 78, of Albany, IL, died Thursday, September 19, 2019, at the V.A. Medical Center, Iowa City, IA. Steven was born on September 25, 1940, in Clinton, IA; the son of Harry H. and Harriett C. (Shannon) Howard.  He is U.S. Air Force veteran.  He was the owner and operator of Howard’s Tap,…read more »

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