Prophetstown is a city in Whiteside CountyIllinoisUnited States. The population was 2,080 at the 2010 census, up from 2,023 in 2000.

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Prophetstown News

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Prophets Road Closed Due to Large Hole in the Pavement

The Whiteside County Road Department says Prophets Road is currently closed west of Blue Goose Road due to a hole that has developed in the road at a culvert. The Highway Department is working to get the road repaired as quickly as possible, but the road will be closed until that work is completed. They…read more »


Suspect in Stolen Truck Leads Law Enforcement on Two County Chase

On Wednesday around 7:00pm, the Whiteside County Sheriff’s Office assisted the Prophetstown Police Department with the pursuit of a vehicle, that fled while Police were attempting to make a traffic stop. This vehicle, being a white in color 2019 Nissan pickup, had been reported stolen to Sterling Police Department on March 6. Prophetstown Police pursued…read more »


Several Whiteside County Roads Closed Due to Standing Water

The Whiteside County Sheriff’s Department says several roads are closed due to standing water and commuters are asked to avoid the areas. The roads closed include Science Ridge Rd from Hillcrest Rd to IL RT40, Damen Rd to Crosby Rd, Lister Rd at Prairie Center, Norrish Rd north of Browns Rd, Countyline Rd from Penrose…read more »

Prophetstown Obituaries


Alice Newton

Alice Newton, 93, went home to be with her Savior on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, at Good Samaritan Society in Prophetstown. Alice was born August 27, 1925 in Milledgeville, the daughter of Lyle and Ruth (Flemming) Wetzell. She married Jack Newton on December 3, 1944. They were married 44 years. He preceded her in death…read more »


Mildred L. Miatke

Mildred L. Miatke, 90, died Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at her home.   Mildred was born January 10, 1929 in Rural Yorktown, the daughter of John and Martha (Blackert) Albrecht.  She married R. Maurice Miatke on May 8, 1949 at Leon Methodist Church in Prophetstown. He preceded her in death on December 6, 2009. Survivors…read more »

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