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City Council Considers Water Extension

Extending city water service to parts of Lyndon Road is being considered by the Prophetstown City Council.  The Prophetstown Township building has been having trouble with their well water and approached the city about extending service south on Lyndon Road from Star Road.  The extension would also allow two residences along the stretch of road to tap on.

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Lyndon To Add Electrical Service Near Bridge

 

Annual festivals held near the historic Lyndon Bridge will be made more convenient in the future as the village council approved the installation of electrical outlets in the park near the bridge during their March meeting.

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Candidate Propfiles - Prophetstown Fire Protection District Trustee

This is the sixth installment of profiling candidates running for contested offices in the area.  A questionnaire was sent to each candidate to complete and return.  There has been no editing done to the returned questionnaires. The profiles will be posted with incumbents first and additional candidates in alphabetical order. Three of the six candidates will be elected. The election will be held on Tuesday, April 4th.

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Candidate Profiles - Prophetstown Park District

This is the fourth installment of profiling candidates running for contested offices in the area.  A questionnaire was sent to each candidate to complete and return.  There has been no editing done to the returned questionnaires. The profiles will be posted with incumbents first and additional candidates in alphabetical order. The Prophetstown Park District will elect two of six candidates to office. The election will be held on Tuesday, April 4th.

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Candidate Profiles- Prophetstown City Council

This is the third installment of profiling candidates running for contested offices in the area.  A questionnaire was sent to each candidate to complete and return.  There has been no editing done to the returned questionnaires. The profiles will be posted with incumbents first and additional candidates in alphabetical order. The election will be held on Tuesday, April 4th. One person to be elected.

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Candidate Profiles - Prophetstown Mayor

Beginning today Aroundptown.com will be profiling candidates running for contested offices in the area on Tuesday, April 4th.  A questionnaire was sent to each candidate to complete and return.  There has been no editing done to the returned questionnaires. The profiles will be posted with incumbents first and additional candidates in alphabetical order.

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Prophetstown Police Officer Jerrod Reynolds.

Police Department Receives Praise

Whiteside County Sheriff Kelly Wilhelmi recently sent a letter to Prophetstown Police Department thanking them for their assistance in the recent abduction case of an Erie, Illinois couple.

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Tampico In Good Financial Shape

Courtesy Village of Tampico Website

Highlights of the February 7th Village Council Meeting:

Reports of Village Officials
Mayor Hill said they are looking into the sidewalk issue in front of the post office. It’s going to be more costly then anticipated, so we’ll be looking into different ways to approach it. Mayor Hill and Commissioner Meier are looking into ways to make it safer.

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Scouts Visit City Council

February's Prophetstown City Council meeting had a youthful element to it last Tuesday evening when two local scouts attended and participated in the meeting.

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Prophetstown City Council Hires New Employee

Mayor pro tem Danny Baker presided over the February Prophetstown City Council meeting on Tuesday night.

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