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Morrison is a city in Whiteside County, Illinois, United States. The population was 4,188 at the 2010 census, down from 4,447 in 2000. It is the county seat of Whiteside County. It is located on the Historic Lincoln Highway, the nation’s first transcontinental highway and in Morrison was the site of two concrete “seedling miles”, which served as prototypes of what an improved highway could do for the nation.

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Morrison News

Whiteside County Health

Four Additional Confirmed Cases Announced in Whiteside County

Whiteside County has identified four additional laboratory confirmed positive cases of COVID-19. Two cases are in their 40s, one in their 50s and one in their 60s The Whiteside County Health Department is working with the individual and healthcare providers to identify, quarantine and monitor contacts at risk for signs of illness. WCHD continues to…read more »

Covid 19 Death

First Death From COVID-19 in Whiteside County

Whiteside County reported the first COVID-19 related death in Whiteside County. The individual was a resident in their 90’s that had previously tested positive for COVID-19. Epidemiological investigation had been concluded for the individual and Whiteside County Health Department (WCHD) is currently monitoring their close contacts. Whiteside County’s current numbers are 5 positive laboratory confirmed…read more »

Whiteside County Health

Whiteside County Identifies Two More COVID-19 Cases, Earlier Case Not Area Resident

Whiteside County has identified two additional laboratory confirmed positive cases ofCOVID-19, and during investigation determined a previously reported case is not a Whiteside County resident. The individual in their 30s reported yesterday is not a resident and has not traveled to Whiteside County recently. Today we are announcing a Whiteside County resident in their 50s…read more »

Morrison Obituaries


Cleone E. Stanely

Cleone E. Stanely, 86, of Milledgeville died on Thursday, March, 12, 2020 at Resthave Home in Morrison. Cleone was born in Iowa on February 11, 1934, the daughter of Eli and Wauneta (Johnson) Meng. She married George Stanley in October 1955. He predeceased her in 1993. Cleone was a teacher for many years, and finished…read more »

Alice Niccola Gould

Alice Niccola Gould, age 89 of Fulton, died Thursday, March 05, 2020 at Allure Nursing Home in Prophetstown. Alice was born on January 12, 1931 in Brookings, South Dakota, the daughter of Benjamin and Blanche (Gramer) Fenn. She married Willard “Bill” Gould on April 11, 1948 in Sterling. Alice worked at First National Bank then…read more »

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