Local Government


Are You Ready To Serve?

Time is running out for residents who would like to serve their communities by becoming a board member of either a municipal or district board.


Tampico Honors Church

Tampico Mayor Kris Hill and fellow council members  met with  heavy hearts on Tuesday and began their meeting with a brief tribute and respects to Commissioner Tim Church on his passing.


Grant For Eclipse Square

Prophetstown Mayor Steve Swanson announced this week that the city should receive funds through a Captial Project Grant, part of the Illinois state budget, which will be used to add a roof to the stage in Eclipse Square. 


City Takes Action At Special Meeting

The Prophetstown City Council held a special meeting on November 20th to take action on two items that were left for further discussion after their regular November meeting.


Ptown Water Line Work On Hold

Prophetstown Public Works Director Brian Strike has announced that the scheduled water main repair work in the Woodlawn Dr, Rita Ct., Petit Ln., and Lawrence Ln. areas that was scheduled for Tuesday has been postponed.


Lyndon Village Hall Holiday Hours

The Lyndon Village Hall has announced their office schedule for the upcoming holidays.


City Council; Mini Mart Seeks License Change

The owners of the Prophet Mini Mart asked the Prophetstown City Council for a change to the liquor license at the city's November meeting.


Lyndon Approves Water Rate Increase

The Lyndon Board of Trustees approved an increase in their water rates that will take effect on January 1st during their Tuesday night meeting.


Fire District Upgrades Insurance

The Prophetstown Fire Protection District decided to increase coverage on their trucks and equipment during their Monday night meeting.


First Sign Of Station Expansion (photos)

The first indication of the expansion of the Lyndon Fire Station was completed last week as several volunteers joined together to move the cities warning siren. 




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