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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In the months since COVID-19 hit the region, the Sauk Valley has rallied to help Sauk Valley Community College students financially impacted by the pandemic. Generous gifts to the Chris Byar Student Emergency Fund are helping students cope with urgent and unexpected circumstances and Sterling Federal Bank has stepped up to contribute $5,000 to this…read more »
Rep. Tony McCombie (71st- Savanna) went to bat for boaters and campers in the Stateline riverside communities she represents following Governor Pritzker’s unveiling of his Restore Illinois plan, which limits family boating to 2-persons (even if related) and keeps campgrounds shuttered for most of the prime summer camping season. These issues were not her only…read more »
The number of Lee County COVID-19 cases has risen to 56 following 10 additional positive tests received at the Jack Mabley Center in Dixon. The Lee County Health Department would like to thank the Jack Mabley Center for being proactive and testing all residents. Many of those who have tested positive have no symptoms; and…read more »
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 »
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, 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 »