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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Area Teen Injured in Rollover Crash

The Illinois State Police investigated a one-vehicle crash on Thursday afternoon on Moline Road at Matznick Road in Whiteside County. A vehicle driven by 18 year old Leslie N. Sonnenberg of Prophetstown was eastbound on Moline Road at Matznick Road when Sonnenberg drifted into the westbound lane, started to skid, crossed back to the eastbound…read more »

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Sauk Valley Tourism Has a Winning Combination

Some people who live in the Sauk Valley may say there is nothing to do, nothing to see and nothing going on in the area. However, stats have shown a great deal of people are finding things to see, things to do and places to visit in the Sauk Valley. Recently, Illinois Tourism released the…read more »

Prophetstown Obituaries

Josephine A. “Jo” Gaskill

Josephine A. “Jo” Gaskill, 66, of Tampico, died on Wednesday morning, August 29, 2018 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. Jo was born on October 19, 1951 in Sterling to John H. and Mellie A. (Clark) Cumby.  She was united in marriage to Dennis Gaskill on September 18, 1971 in Tampico.  Jo retired from National…read more »


Bertha Driessens

Bertha Driessens, 102 of Tampico, died August 16, 2018 at Heritage Woods of Sterling.  Bertha was born on March 3, 1916 in Sheffield, IL, the daughter of Camiel and Madeline Van Parys.  She married Kamiel Driessens on September 26, 1936 at St Patrick Catholic Church in Sheffield. They lived in Tampico where they raised their…read more »

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