Local Government

(Unofficial) Kris Schmidt Wins Sheriff's Race

Fire District Wrestles With Bylaws

A topic that has become a point of contention over the past few months once again caused tempers to flare during the March meeting of the Prophetstown Fire Protection District.

Primary Election Tuesday

Polls in Whiteside Country are open from 6 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday. 

Prophetstown To Increase Water Fees

After discussing the need to increase city water rates for several months, the City Council took action at its March meeting begin the process.

Sheriff Candidate Profiles

Editors Note-  Aroundptown.com invited the four Republican candidates for Whiteside County Sheriff to share their platforms prior to the primary election this coming Tuesday.

Lyndon To Charge For Bulk Waste

Changes in the manner and cost of waste collection was the primary topic during the March Lyndon Village Board meeting.

John Deere Road Construction To Resume

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that construction work on John Deere Road (Illinois 5) will begin on Monday, March 12, weather permitting.

Pool Painting Underway (photos)

The schedule of major renovations to the Prophetstown Park District pool, lobby, and locker rooms was given in detail during the district,s Board of Commissioners meeting on February 21.

Whiteside County Sheriff Offers Scholarship

The Illinois Sheriff’s Association announces that it will be awarding over $53,500 in college scholarships throughout the State of Illinois to students wishing to pursue higher education during the 2018-2019 academic year.

Whiteside ESDA Issues Warning

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