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

P-town Flood

Flooding and Rain Closes Areas in the Sauk Valley

Due to flooding on the Rock River, Prophetstown State Park and campground are closed until further notice; based on flood forecasts, the closure is expected to continue through next week. The equestrian trails and campground at Franklin Creek State Natural Area are closed due to poor conditions following recent heavy more »

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ISP Conducting Roadside Safety Checks in Whiteside County This Week

Illinois State Troopers from Sterling District 1 will be conducting Roadside Safety Checks in Whiteside County during the first week of July. The ISP says they have zero tolerance for impaired driving in Illinois.  Officers working the detail will be looking for driving with a suspended license, transporting open alcoholic beverages and violations of what…read more »

Prophetstown Obituaries

Joyce Bennett

Joyce Bennett, age 93, died Thursday, January 16, 2020 at Allure Nursing Home in Prophetstown. Joyce was born on May 9, 1926 in Walnut the daughter of Frank and Frances (Hasbrook) Broers.  She married Gordon Bennett on February 28, 1948 in Walnut.  Joyce was at the Meek School in Walnut, Tampico Elementary and Prophetstown Elementary…read more »


Richard L. VanderLeest

Richard L. VanderLeest, age 76, of Colona, died Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at Manor Care in Davenport, Iowa. Richard was born February 4, 1943 in Denver, CO the son of Robert and Amelia “Billie” (Foxall) VanderLeest.  He served in the US Army during the Vietnam era where he was a computer programmer for over 20…read more »

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