Local Government


PPD Fishing Derby Saturday

The 42nd Annual "Dick Brown" Fishing Derby sponsored by the Prophetstown Police Department will be held this Saturday, June 16.


Fenton Man Arrested

On Wednesday June 6, 2018 at 2:20 pm  Whiteside County  Deputies arrested 64 year old Charles R. VonHolten on a Whiteside County Warrant


Tampico To See Cable Upgrade

Residents of Tampico were informed on Tuesday night at the city council meeting that they will see some big changes coming to their internet, TV, and phone services.


Schmidt Announces Events

Citizens for Schmidt are very please to announce two very large events where you are invited to engage and share with your friends.


McCombie One-On-One (video)

Illinois State Representative Tony McCombie was in Erie on Friday morning talking about the passage this week of a state budget.  The ease with which the budget was passed was in stark contrast to events of last year, which saw the legislature in turmoil, but finally passing a budget in July, the first one in two years.


State Rep. Tony McCombie Announces Summer Reading Program

State Rep. Tony McCombie is officially launching her 2nd Annual Summer Reading Club for elementary school students who live or go to school in the 71st District. The “Reading BUZZ” program is offered to encourage students to start positive reading habits.


PFPD Swears In New Chief

Gerald Armstrong was sworn in as of the new fire chief of the Prophetstown Fire Protection District and Arian Landheer was sworn in as the new assistant chief during their May meeting.


Green Elected Park District President

The Prophetstown Park District Board of Commissioners elected a new president during their May meeting after Board President Jason Taylor submitted his resignation.


Bulky Drop-off Begins Saturday

The City of Prophetstown will start its annual Bulky Waste Drop-off on Saturday. 


City Signs Agreement For New Water Plant

The Prophetstown City Council approved an agreement with Willett Hofmann & Associates engineering firm to construct a new well and water treatment facility. 




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