Prophetstown, Illinois news
Low-interest loan will cover most of the construction costs.
For the next five months, 14 local firefighters will be training every Tuesday and Thursday at Prophetstown Fire Department.
A Nelson man convicted of a violent assault on a baby in 2017 now also is facing sexual assault charges, accused of repeatedly sexually assaulting a physically disabled 14-year-old girl while her parents and siblings slept nearby.
A Prophetstown woman pleaded not guilty Thursday in Whiteside County Court to sexual misconduct with a person with a disability.
Here is a list of opportunities for blood donations in Sterling and Prophetstown.
The Whiteside County Senior Center will open free food pantries once a month at its satellite locations throughout the county for low-income seniors and the disabled.
Two longtime local law officers are duking it out Tuesday for sheriff of Whiteside County: incumbent Democrat John F. Booker, 55, of Sterling, and Tampico Chief of Police Mike Lewis, 51, of Rock Falls, a Republican.
Twenty-seven candidates are hoping to become Whiteside County Board members Tuesday. Only 18 seats are available, however. Here's who's running:
Whiteside County voters will be asked Tuesday to increase the countywide sales tax by 1%. Here's why.
Three men are dead following a single-vehicle crash shortly after 11 p.m. Sunday on Prophetstown Road near Gaulrapp Road in rural Rock Falls, the Whiteside County Sheriff’s Department said in a news release this morning.
Sixteen Sauk Valley-area school districts and the Whiteside Area Career Center are recipients of some of the $30 million in Illinois State Board of Education school maintenance grants.
At Kinwood Farm, family practices foraging and old-world methods to stay true to its organic agricultural roots.
An autopsy is scheduled Tuesday afternoon for a 3-year-old Nelson girl who was pronounced dead early Saturday at CGH Medical Center in Sterling, the Whiteside County coroner said.
Local developer Scott Hibbard is starting a new business in a long-vacant building on Sterling's West End.
Marty and Troy Gustafson share their thoughts and details of their record-setting shovelnose sturgeon catches earlier this winter.