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

Richard M. Cater

Richard M. Cater, age 66 of Tampico, died Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. Richard was born on November 24, 1953 in Sterling, the son of James and Ruth (Butler) Cater. He worked as a lab technician at KSB Hospital from 1996-2009. Richard will be missed by his family and his…read more »

Katelynn D. Zaagman

Katelynn D. Zaagman, age 26, formerly of Prophetstown died Sunday, November 3, 2019 at Exceptional Care Center in Sterling. Katelynn was born on December 2, 1992 in Clinton, Iowa the daughter of James and Candace (Stichter) Zaagman.  She was a member of Bethel Christian Reformed Church in Fulton. Survivors include her parents, James and Candace…read more »

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