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Whiteside County Fair Sets Lineup

Check out our website for more information about the fair at www.whitesidecountyfair.org.

FFA Awards Night (photos)

Senior FFA members with their retired jackets- (l-r) Emily Brooks. Ashtynn Forward, Makenzie Glassburn, Cheyenne Wiemken.

PLT FFA Judging Team; Young And Improving

"They’re ALL showing improvement and should be a solidly competitive team!"

Brooks Qualifies For State FFA Competition

She will compete in the virtual state contest on May 11-12 against the top 20 participants in Illinois.

Local College Students Awarded Scholarships

Michelle Cooney of Deer Grove, currently attending Illinois State University, and Grant Minssen of Prophetstown, currently attending the University of Illinois, have each been awarded $3,500 scholarships.

Road Postings To Be Lifted

The department announced the removal of the posted spring weight limits for County Highways which will go into effect on Thursday, April 1st.

Johnson Celebrates 35 Years

Denny Johnson was recently recognized for his 35 years of service at Birkey's Farm Store in Prophetstown. Johnson started his career as...

PLT FFA Delivers

About 60 meals were given out to local farmers, which was pleasantly more than expected, according to Perschnick.

Larry Gerlach Memorial Tractor Ride (video)

"It takes three to four weeks to get Dad's tractors ready for the ride,"

Birkey’s Announces Extended Hours

Submitted by Gale Wind Birkey's Farm Store in Prophetstown has announced extended hours as farmers return to the fields...