Meet the Candidates Night

The Kirkland Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its “Meet the Candidates Night” on Tuesday, February 26th at Hiawatha High School Gym beginning at 7:00 P.M. The event allows candidates for the Hiawatha School Board and Village of Kirkland Trustee to introduce themselves, present their platform at a public forum and answer questions pertaining to […]


Please be aware that Public Works makes every effort to provide a prompt, quality of clearing of the roadways within the Village of Kirkland. These gentlemen typically start clearing roadways at 3:00 A.M. in the morning and/or may be out till midnight that evening, depending on road and weather conditions. Our main emphasis and highest […]

BID POSTING: Village of Kirkland Public Works Truck

The Village of Kirkland is accepting Sealed Bids for our 1994 Chevrolet 3500 Pick-up Truck. The truck currently has 81,891 miles, is Automatic Transmission (inoperable), 5.7L Engine (runs), has new Goodyear Duratrac LT 245/75R16 tires, Herculined Bed and attachment to accept plow (no plow included). Bids will start at $1,000 and Bid Submission packets can […]

RECOGNITION: Kudos to the Knitting Club

We would like to take a minute to highlight the efforts of a local organization, the Knitting Club.  This group was started about 15 years ago by Linda Johnson, a local resident.  The inspiration came while she was cutting hair at the Jubilee Center in Rockford.  The main issue during the winter time for those […]

Coyote Awareness

Coyotes are a common wild animal in Illinois, but the population has seen a large increase during the past decade.  The Village of Kirkland has seen an increase in coyote sightings, including in town and the Country Meadows and Kirkwood subdivisions. In the wild, coyotes primarily feed on rabbits, rodents, birds, fruit, and insects; thus […]

Village of Kirkland Text Program

We’re excited to announce we have a NEW Text Program for the Village of Kirkland! We will send out text alerts with important Village announcements and reminders! Signing up is simple… text KIRKLAND to 36000 and you will be enrolled!! We hope that this new service increases communication of events, alerts, etc. within the Village […]

Village of Kirkland Electric Aggregate – Constellation

Kirkland Residents, Most of you should have received an Electric Aggregate mailing pertaining to our Village of Kirkland Electricity Aggregation Program .  This program is part of the Electric Aggregate Ordinance that was approved on July 2018 and strives to ensure we pay the best price for our electric services within Kirkland.  Our new provider, […]