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Among the charges filed in connection with the damage was arson, which destroyed this mobile home.

Two Juveniles Detained In Lyndon Campground Destruction

 

The Whiteside County Sheriff's Department announced on Thursday afternoon that they have arrested two local male juveniles in connection with destruction done at River's Edge Resort near Lyndon on Tuesday.  In a press release the department said they received a call of a fully engulfed trailer fire at 3:53 p.m.

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UPDATE- Campground Suspects Arrested

WHITESIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

PRESS RELEASE

400 N CHERRY ST

MORRISON, IL

815-772-4044

 

CHARGES LISTED BELOW ARE ACCUSATIONS AND ALL DEFENDANTS ARE PRESUMED INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY

 

The Whiteside County Sheriff's Department is announcing two male juveniles have been detained for incidents which occurred at a camp ground in rural Lyndon, more details will be released tomorrow morning.

 

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Lyndon Resort Vandalized; Trailer Burns

Blaine and Diane McClellan spend their summer weekends at River's Edge Resort enjoying the Rock River and their family and friends. They call it "serenity" for the relaxing atmosphere they enjoy when they are at their trailer parked just feet from the river.  In fact the love the resort so much they actually got married there 25 years ago.

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Park District Seeking Volunteers

Submitted by Prophetstown Park District

The Prophetstown park District is looking for community volunteers who are interested in serving various committees that will help the district determine the wants, needs, and cost of an expansion. The letter asking for help is posted below.

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Fire

Fire District Hosting Open House

The Prophetstown Fire Protection District will be hosting the public at the Prophetstown and Lyndon Fire Stations on Sunday, March 26th from 11-2.

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A Google Earth Image of River Edge Resort near Lyndon, Illinois.

Campground Fire Leads To Discovery Of Break Ins

A fire at a trailer at River's Edge Resort Campground near Lyndon early Tuesday afternoon led to the discovery of multiple break-ins and vandalizing of several trailers on the property.

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Fire District Awaiting Numbers

After an hour of discussion it came down to one statement from Prophetstown Fire Protection District’s board president Gary Gerber “We need to wait for the numbers to come in to see where we’re at.” This was his response after hearing several members of the district’s staff ask questions about the cost and funding of additions to the Prophetstown and Lyndon stations.

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Park Board Discusses Budget

 

The budget for the 2017 - 2018 fiscal year was the primary topic discussed at the Prophetstown Park District Board of Commissioners’ March meeting.

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Vendor Fair

Spring Vendor Fair

April 1st, 2017 10am to 4pm

PLT3 Unit Office Board Room 79 Grove St. Prophetstown

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Video - The Final Flakes

The first day of spring makes us hope that we have seen the last of the snow for the season. A week ago the area received about 4 1/2 inches of the white stuff.  It took a few days, but eventually it disappeared.

Check it out!

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