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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Safe Passage Initiative Launches Website

The Safe Passage Initiative of the Sauk Valley would like to announce the launching of the Safe Passage website. The website has information on the history of Safe Passage, Q&A, as well as a link for services in the Sauk Valley area. The Safe Passage Initiative is a deflection program that was started to help…read more »

Sinnissippi Recovery Home

Sinnissippi Centers Open the Doors to Recovery

Sinnissippi Centers saw the realization of a dream Thursday afternoon as they opened their doors to their first Recovery Home for Men. This ten bed facility is designed to give men battling addiction a safe and secure environment to continue their treatments.  Sinnissippi Centers Stephanie England said research has shown the main reason a person…read more »

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Downed Trees and Flooded Roads Remain in Wake of Overnight Storm

Area Law Enforcement is warning drivers of problems after the storm which blew through the Sauk Valley Saturday into Sunday morning. Lee County Sheriff Office warns that Robbins Road, about a ¼ of a mile north of Rt. 52 will be closed for several days following the storm.  All report several trees down due to…read more »

Relay for Life Whiteside

23rd Annual Relay for Life Raises Over $120,000 to Fight Cancer

  The 23rd Annual Relay for Life of Whiteside County celebrated the survivorship of more than 70 survivors who came to the Westwood Sports Complex in Sterling Saturday evening.  Eighteen teams joined in the fight against cancer.  The grand total of monies raised as of the closing ceremony was $122.990.45.  More than 380 names were…read more »

Prophetstown Obituaries


Georgea Mae Clever

Georgea Mae Clever, 95, of Prophetstown, died on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.  She was born on February 15, 1923 in Rock Falls to George and Charlotte (Penny) Sprankle.  She married George Clever on December 22, 1945. He preceded her in death.  She was a member of St. Catherine Catholic…read more »


L. Caryl Westlund

L. Caryl Westlund, 89, of Prophetstown, died on Sunday, June 10, 2018 at Prophets Good Samaritan Home in Prophetstown.  She was born on February 27, 1929 in Kewanee to C. Russell and Ethel (Stephens_ Thurwachter.  She married Gene T. Westlund on August 7, 1948 in Kewanee.  He preceded her in death on July 23, 1998.…read more »

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