Local Government


Prophetstown City Council; Short and Sweet

In an extremely short meeting, mayor pro tem Danny Baker led the council through the passing of two ordinances


Lyndon Warns Residents

The Lyndon Board of Trustees focused on water and electricity at their January meeting.


Fire District Protests Tax Payment

Topping the monthly meeting of the Prophetstown Fire Protection District, the trustees approved a payment to the Illinois Department of Employment Services for slightly more than $32,000, which included taxes and penalties.


Heating Assistance Available

Illinois State Representative McCombie wants to make sure constituents in her district are aware of the programs available to them in case they need assistance heating their homes this winter. 


Park Board Approves Levy

The Prophetstown Park District Board approved the purchase of $125,00 in general obligation bonds from the Prophetstown Farmers National Bank during their December meeting. 


Frozen Water

If you were to think of things you would rather not be doing on a winter day with single digit cold, getting wet might be near the top of the list.


Run Your Water In Lyndon




IDOT's Winter Driving Website

As the official start of winter approaches, the Illinois Department of Transportation reminds travelers to visit and bookmark the newly redesigned GettingAroundIllinois.com for continually updated information on road conditions.


City Considered For Apartments

At their December meeting, Mayor Steve Swanson told the council that the city has been approached by developer from the Cottage Hill Development Company who is interested in constructing an apartment building for elderly residents.


Lyndon Suspects (video)

Lyndon, Illinois Police Chief Mike Fisk is seeking the public’s help in identifying two subjects who were captured on security cameras in the early morning hours of Wednesday, December 6th.




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