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 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 »
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 »
With the past year, questionable activities by those within Illinois State Government has raised concerns that Illinois ethics rules are not strict enough. Some of the examples have included a State Senator indicted on embezzlement charges, an ongoing federal probe into another member of the State Senate and a federal investigation into the campaign finance…read more »
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 »
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, 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 »