Annual Tractor Blessing

The Leon and Fenton United Methodist Churches will be holding their annual blessing of the tractors at the Gail Goodell farm on Saturday,  April 14th.

Birkey's Holds Open House (photos)

Birkey's Farm Store in Prophetstown held its annual Open House on Wednesday.  The event was attended by hundreds of area customers who were treated to a pancake and sausage meal.

Upcoming Land Auction

Sterling Land Company will be holding an auction of the Kleora Roth Farm

Nominations Needed For Prophetstown Fire Protection District

Each year, farmers risk their lives when they enter large grain bins to remove clumped or rotting grain while machinery is still running. Much like quicksand, flowing grain can bury a worker within seconds.

Fireman Battle Blaze In Sub-Zero Weather

Saturday night the Prophetstown Fire Protection District was called out to a structure fire on the Jim and Lois King farm on Highway 78 just south of Prophetstown.

Christmas Eve On The Farm

The Leon and Fenton United Methodist Churches will sponsor a Christmas Eve experience at the Goodell Farm on Christmas Eve at 9:00 p.m. 

"A Sea Of Blue"

With a theme of, "I Can. We Will." eight members of the Prophetstown-Lyndon-Tampico FFA chapter along with their advisors, attended the national convention in Indianapolis for four days at the end of October.

Extended Hours

Seed Corn Harvest Underway

The seed corn industry in Whiteside County has grown over the past few decades and is now estimated to be close to comprise 20,000 acres.

State Fair Winner

Daniel Ginter owner of Barbed Wire Birds of Elkhart, IL won Super Grand Champion at the Illinois State Fair

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