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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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Lee County 4H Fair

Area County Fairs Getting Funds to Perform Upgrades to Their Facilities

Compeer Financials Fund for Rural America, the Farm Credit cooperative’s giving program, has awarded 62 grants as part of their County Fair Facility Upgrade Grant Program, totaling $180,000. County Fair Facility Upgrade Grants support county fairs throughout Compeer’s territory by providing a means to improve the facilities and experiences they offer to their rural communities.…read more »

Morrison Obituaries

Arlyn Dale Thomson

Arlyn Dale Thomson, 82, Morrison, IL, passed away on Thursday, April 30, 2020. Arlyn was born on January 1, 1938 in Morrison, IL, the son of Donald and Emily (Janssen) Thomson. He married C. Claudia (Mons) Thomson on October 10, 1958, and together they had two sons. He married Jonni (Gallentine) Thomson on July 7,…read more »

Keith C Jones

Keith C. Jones, 78, Morrison, passed away on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at Genesis East Medical Center in Davenport, Iowa. Keith was born on July 26, 1941 in Clinton, Iowa, the son of Clark and Hazel (Lewis) Jones.  He married Diane (Zuidema) Brands in 1962 and together they had 2 sons.  He married Shirley (Large)…read more »

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