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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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

Prophetstown Obituaries

Jerry Sammarco Jr

Jerry Sammarco, Jr. 56, of Tampico, IL, died Saturday, July 20, 2019, at the CGH Medical Center, Sterling, IL. Jerry was born July 7, 1963, in Elgin, IL, the son of Jerry and Dawn (Hess) Sammarco, Sr.  He worked in the Tampico and surrounding area as a Handy Man for several years.  He enjoyed fishing…read more »

Marjorie Ann Billings

Marjorie Ann Billings, age 85 of Prophetstown, formerly of Rock Falls, died Friday, July 5, 2019 at Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Prophetstown. Marjorie was born on April 26, 1934 in Kewanee, IL, the daughter of George and Fern (Fenn) Maberry. She married James Ambrose Billings on March 16, 1951 in Dixon. He preceded her…read more »

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