Patrick J. Cavanagh, 72, of Port Byron, IL, died unexpectedly Tuesday, January 4, 2022, while visiting St. Joseph, Michigan.
The usual Friday pick up will occur on Saturday, January 8th.
Please leave all water and garbage payments in the drop box as you come in the driveway.
LOIS J. PILGRIM, 80, of Lyndon, IL, died Sunday, January 2, 2022 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling, IL.
James E. Johnson 91, of Erie, IL, died Saturday, January 1, 2022 at Allure of Prophetstown in Prophetstown, IL.
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.
Prophetstown Area Historical Society archivist Fred South has put together some highlights from the 1923 Christmas edition of the Prophetstown Echo.
The static display in the Prophetstown State Park began last year as an alternative to Prophetstown's annual Lighted Christmas Parade, which was cancelled due to Covid concerns.
Utilities Clerk, Jamie McIntire said customers have not seen a fee increase in the service since 2001. She added that there will be no further increases until the current contract with Republic Services out of Dixon expires in June of 2024. Residents will be notified via their utility bill when the increase will go into affect.
RONALD P. BUCK, 79, of Prophetstown, IL, died Monday, December 20, 2021 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling, IL.