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

Justice Gavel

Judge Douglas Lee Appointed to 15th Judicial Circuit

Judge Daniel Fish, who has served as a circuit judge in Lee County since July 2008, is retiring July 8. Fish, who is the Chief Judge of the 15th Judicial Circuit, has heard a variety of cases during his tenure and currently hears most of the lawsuits and juvenile matters pending in Lee County. Fish’s…read more »

Illinois State Police Vehicle

ISP to Conduct Special Patrols in the Sauk Valley During May

District 1 troopers of the Illinois State Police will conduct Special Traffic Enforcement Patrols in Lee, Ogle and Whiteside Counties in May. These Step patrols allow the ISP to focus on what is called the fatal four violations which contribute to traffic crashes and fatalities.  These are DUI, Safety Belt and Child Restraint Violations, Speeding…read more »

flood Roads

High Water Causing Closures in the Sauk Valley

High waters along the Rock and Mississippi Rivers have caused some closures. The Illinois Department of Natural Resources announced Prophetstown State Park is closed until further notice due to flooding on the Rock River. IDOT reports IL-84: From Palmer Road to Garden Plain Road near Albany in Whiteside County is closed due to more »

Lyndon Fire

Several Fire Fighters Respond to Garage Fire Friday Afternoon

On Friday around 4:15 in the afternoon several area fire crews were called to a structure fire in Lyndon. When crews arrived at 111 First St. E they found the blaze which started in the garage was spreading to the home.  The fire fighters were able to contain the blaze and prevent it from causing…read more »

Prophetstown Obituaries


David Fisk

David Fisk, 80, a resident of Prophetstown, died on Wednesday morning, June 19th at Trinity Medical Center in Rock Island. He was born on September 1, 1938 in Sterling to Harold and Margaret (Carstensen) Fisk. He was united in marriage to Anita Johnson on August 19, 1957 in Norfolk, Virginia. Dave was a lineman for…read more »

Connie J. Todd

Connie J. Todd, age 68, died Saturday, June 8, 2019 at Winning Wheels in Prophetstown. Connie was born on July 19, 1950 in Walnut Ridge, Ark. the daughter of James and Florence (Vinson) Todd.  She loved to read and was an accomplished writer having published a book.  Connie loved spending time with her friends family…read more »

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