Around Town

Fireman Serve Pat’s Table

During the next several weeks of down time the committee will be working on restructuring and revitalizing Pat's Table, while the search continues for a coordinator and the many volunteers that are much needed to continue the wonderful event. An reopening date will be announced.

Revitalize Erie; A Look Back And An Exciting Future

One of the huge projects for the Village of Erie is the celebration of its 150th birthday. The centennial celebration was a huge multi-event affair in 1972 involving the whole community. There is a Sesquicentennial planning meeting Tuesday, January 24th from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at the Village Hall.

Morrison Declares Snow Emergency

Due to the weather forecasted for this weekend, the City of Morrison has declared a SNOW EMERGENCY effective tomorrow, Saturday, January 1, 2022 at 8:00 a.m.

Free Children’s Podiatry Clinic

The Clinic starts at 8:00 AM and is by appointment only.  To make an appointment call the Illinois Elks Children’s Care office at 1-800-272-0074 between the hours of 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Monday through Friday.  There are no charges for any services at this clinic.

PAHS – Prophetstown Christmas Circa 1920

Prophetstown Area Historical Society archivist Fred South has put together some highlights from the 1923 Christmas edition of the Prophetstown Echo.

How Illinois Can Benefit From Online Casinos

While the state will benefit from the funds, the variety available online would attract new players and fresh income. It’s not only just the typical table games that feature as there are some notable games not seen in the physical casinos.

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas To ALL from the staff at!

Prophetstown Christmas Ornaments Still Available

150 ornaments were reproduced from the winning entry designed by Sonja Huffstutler, a freshman at prophetstown High School. Each ornament is initialed and numbered by the artist.

Village of Tampico – Help Wanted x2

The Village of Tampico is currently seeking a part-time (expected to work up to 30+ hours), which could lead to full-time, employee for their Public Works Department.

Tampico Lions Treat TES

Members of the Tampico Lions Club made their annual visit to the Tampico Elementary School on Friday to share holiday goodies with...