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 Students Learn of Work in the Real World

Many of today’s occupations did not exist a decade ago due to innovation and new technologies. On Friday, November 16, 2018 almost 300 high school students attended the “Work in the Real World” Career Conference held at Sauk Valley Community College (SVCC).  Students from Amboy, Ashton-Franklin Center, Bureau Valley, Dixon, Erie, Ohio, Milledgeville, Morrison, Nachusa,…read more »


Things Back to Normal and Boil Order in Tampico Lifted

The City of Tampico has lifted the boil order which had been in effect for the past couple of days. The boil order was issued following the city fire department fighting a large structure fire.  The fighting of the fire resulted in the usage of so much city water it lowered the supply and pressure.…read more »

Prophetstown Obituaries


Joyce E. McGinn

Joyce E. McGinn, age 79, of rural Prophetstown, IL passed in peace Monday, December 3, 2018.  She was the beloved wife of Michael for 60 years, dear sister of Marilyn (Ralph) Westman and loving mother of Kendra Franklin, Steve (Denise) McGinn, Debbie Abrams, and Tom (Andrea) McGinn.  She was the proud grandmother of Connor, John,…read more »


Thomas L. Siebert

Thomas L. Siebert, age 77, of Lyndon, died Saturday, November 3, 2018 at Prophets Riverview Good Samaritan Center in Prophetstown.  Thomas was born July 2, 1941 in Topeka, KS the son of Maurice and Marie (Bursiek) Siebert.  He served in the US Army from December of 1958 – February of 1962 and later married Linda…read more »

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