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PLT#3 Bus Involved In Minor Accident

The school bus was occupied by 1 additional adult and 7 juveniles. No occupants claimed any type of injury from the crash but all of the passengers were examined by emergency personnel and released to their guardians.

Jingle All The Way: Drive Sober This Holiday Season

“Driving impaired whether under the influence of alcohol or drugs, can have catastrophic consequences and is illegal in every state”, said Sheriff John F. Booker. “Not only do you put yourself at risk but the lives of others as well.”

Prophetstown Man Arrested

34 year old Cody M. Emery was arrested after deputies were called to the area of Black Road and Henry Road, in rural Fenton, for a report of a disturbance with shots fired at an occupied vehicle.

No Injuries In Prophetstown House Fire (photos)

Prophetstown Fire Chief, Gerald Armstrong said the fire originated in the basement and was probably electrical in nature. The fire managed to burn through the floor of the first floor before it was knocked down.

Fatal Accident Involves Lyndon Man

The department's preliminary investigation determined that Link's vehicle crossed the centerline colliding with Standard's vehicle. All occupants were transported to CGH Medical Center for their injuries. At CGH, Standard passed away due to her injuries.

ISP Adding Roadside Safety Checks

The ISP has zero tolerance for impaired driving in Illinois. Officers working the detail will be watchful for drivers who are operating vehicles in an unsafe manner, driving with a suspended or revoked driver’s license, or transporting open alcoholic beverages.

Fatal Grain Bin Accident Near Hooppole

Prophetstown Fire Protection District Chief Gerald Armstrong said the victim was inside a grain bin working on a piece of equipment and somehow became buried in the corn.

“I’m Blown Away”, SRO Jim Miller (video)

The event was huge success with donations pouring in from businesses and individuals to be added to the funds raised by the kids. Last Friday the fifth grade class gathered in the school's music room to present Miller with a check from the event....and what a check it was.

Area Students Get Reminders During Fire Safety Month (photos/video)

The Prophetstown Fire Protection District hosted Prophetstown Elementary students recently at the Prophetstown Station to review fire safety tips, demonstrate equipment, tour the facility, and try on firefighting equipment.

Stolen Vehicle Suspect Arrested In Prophetstown (photos)

The black pickup truck was stolen from the Rock Falls area in the early morning hours of Monday with authorities searching for the vehicle throughout the night.