Community Events


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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spring vendors

Vendor Fair

Spring Vendor Fair

April 1st, 2017 10am to 4pm

PLT3 Unit Office Board Room 79 Grove St. Prophetstown

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l-r Seated: Betty Dennis-Recorder/Treasurer, Grace-Janet Morris,
Unselfishness. Standing l-r: Mary Sue Church-Assistant Marshal, Kathy
Raser-Oracle/President, Shelly Jaquet-Jr. Youth Director Chapter 516,
Graces: Anna Mae Johnson-Courage, Anita Stickel-Modesty, Donna
Brooks-Marshal and absent from the picture were Connie Murphy-Card & Flower
and Chancellor, Graces:Alice Manon-Faith, Pat Uhler-Endurance, Shelia Raser-Flag Bearer, and Terry Gaskill-Event Planner (taking the picture)

Prophetstown Royal Neighbors Chapter 516 Installs Officers

Submitted by Terry Gaskill

Prophetstown Royal Neighbors of America Chapter 516 met at the Henry C. Adams Library in Prophetstown Tuesday afternoon March 14th to install officers for the coming year.

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St. Catherine / St. Ambrose Fish Frys Begin Friday

The Parishes of St. Ambrose in Erie and St. Catherine in Prophetstown will begin their annual Lenten Fish Frys on Friday. The meals will be held the next four Fridays: March 17th, 24th, 31st, and April 7th.

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No Fair Book This Year

Submitted by Todd Mickley, Director of Publicity

MORRISON -- The Whiteside County Fair has been very busy preparing for an impressive line-up of entertainment at this year’s fair and it is sure to please all who attend! The Fair opens on Tuesday, August 15th and concludes after five amazing days on Saturday, August 19th.  The 147th annual fair, held at the fairgrounds in Morrison, IL, has many exciting attractions in the lineup for this year.

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World Series Trophy Coming To Sterling

The Chicago Cubs announced that the club's World Series will make a stop in Sterling on Thursday, March 9th. 

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l-r Dick Maronde, Rodney Lippens, Willie Cochran, Alec Wetzell, Harrison Lippens, Advisor Sam Perschnick.

Masons Give Back

Prophetstown's Masonic Lodge #293 was busy  this week donating to several local organizations with funds raised from their annual breakfast and chili supper.

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Tampico Historical Society To Meet

Submitted by Joan Johnson 815-622-8705

The Tampico Area Historical Society February meeting will be this coming Tuesday evening February 28  at 7 PM in the historical society museum.  Judge Vicki Wright will present the program following a short business meeting.  The public is invited to attend any of our monthly meetings held on the 4th Tuesday of the month.

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game night

Family Game Night

Submitted by Darlene Proeger

Family Game Night, February 24, 2017, 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the First Lutheran Church in Prophetstown, Illinois located at 300 W. Third Street.

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Lions Pancakes

Tampico Lions Fundraising For Scholarships

Submitted by Terry Gaskill

The Tampico Lions Club will have their Annual Pancake Breakfast Sunday March 5, 2017 at the Tampico Grade School at 306 E Kimball, 1 block South and two blocks East of Casey’s General Store, from 8am to 1pm in Tampico, IL. 

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