Local Government


House Down (video)

Demolition got underway on Monday morning of the house located at 510 Washington Street in Prophetstown.


Main Street Dog Ordinance Unchanged; Raises Given

An attempt to amend the Prophetstown City ordinance banning residents who live on Main Street from keeping dogs in their residence was defeated at the council meeting on Tuesday night. 


Bowen Added As Trustee

After seven years as a village trustee in Lyndon, Les Williams resigned his position on the board due to health reasons.


Fire District Expansion On Hold

Hoping for a July 1st groundbreaking date, the Prophetstown Fire Protection District is still waiting to get the official clearance to begin their expansion projects in Prophetstown and Lyndon.


Lyndon Veterans' Memorial Updated

Last weekend a group of volunteers joined forces to exapnd the Lyndon Veterans' Memorial. 


PFPD Loan Payment Discussed

The Prophetstown Fire Protection District met for its June meeting with funding of the facilities expansion project receiving most of the discussion.


Fishing Derby Thank You (photos)

The 12th annual Dick Brown Fishing Derby was held Saturday, June 16th, in the Prophetstown State Park.


Sheriff Gives River Advisory

There is the possibility of very heavy rain in areas along the Rock River basin through Friday which could impact the current predictions of the river's level.


Council Member Swanson Stepping Down; Moore Donates

Alderwoman Lori Swanson announced her resignation from the Prophetstown City Council during their June meeting as she is moving out of town. Swanson has served Ward II for the past 10 years.


Gift To Township Benefits Cemetery

Through the generosity of longtime resident Kleora Roth, Riverside Cemetery in Prophetstown will be making several much-needed improvements to the facility.




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