Obituaries for August 13, 2014
Earl Monholland   August 14, 2014
Hayes Hitchcock  August 14, 2014
Eric Hess  August 14, 2014
Randy Gegner   August 14, 2014
Vivian Wright  August 14, 2014
Elmer Wagner   August 14, 2014
Loyd Powell   August 14, 2014
Charles McCormick  August 14, 2014
Karen Kaiser  August 14, 2014
Etlar Henningsen  August 14, 2014
Mike 'Hammy' Hamilton   August 14, 2014
Judith Crain  August 14, 2014
Debbie Amos-Sheets   August 14, 2014
David Fratzke   August 14, 2014
Dorothy Pippert  August 14, 2014
Vernon 'Smitty' Smith   August 14, 2014
Timothy Taylor   August 14, 2014
Wilfred 'Bill' Harris   August 14, 2014
June Thompson  August 14, 2014
Brenda Newkirk  August 14, 2014
Richard Mendoza   August 14, 2014
Bryan Williams   August 13, 2014
Myra Watkins   August 13, 2014
Gary Skinner   August 13, 2014
Dorothy Rowley   August 13, 2014
June Porter   August 13, 2014
Earl Monholland  August 13, 2014
Anthony Jones Jr.   August 13, 2014
Joyce Hodge   August 13, 2014
Lynette Andrews   August 13, 2014
Elmer Wagner  August 13, 2014
Daniel Steffen   August 13, 2014
Etlar Henningsen  August 13, 2014
Charles Spicer   August 13, 2014
Avyonna Tunnell   August 13, 2014
Vernon Smith  August 13, 2014
Todd Price   August 13, 2014
Gary Mosher   August 13, 2014
Robert Banks   August 13, 2014
Diane Lundgren Newland Kennedy   August 13, 2014
Rita Hearn  August 13, 2014
Wilfred 'Bill' Harris  August 13, 2014
Rose Elliott   August 13, 2014
Sophie Swanson  August 13, 2014
Donna Smith  August 13, 2014
Marlin Newman  August 13, 2014
Richard Mendoza  August 13, 2014
Cole Davis   August 13, 2014
Helen Hoover   August 13, 2014




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  Today is Wednesday, Aug. 20, the 232nd day of 2014. There are 133 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: Quite a number of Negroes have lately been brought here by abolition offers returning from the army in violation of the laws of the state.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Miss Tillie Denkmann, of Rock Island, was making plans to accompany a Davenport family on a tour of Europe.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German advance into Belgium was going apparently without serious check. The American ambassador at Berlin published a denial of the charge that Americans had been ill-treated in Germany.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Seventy-two members of Rock Island High School's 1939 graduating class are preparing to enter college — 34 of them at Augustana.
1964 -- 50 years ago: One of the oldest buildings in Milan, which for a number of years has housed the Milan Hotel, will be razed to make way for a modern, two-story office structure.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Some are blaming it on the sudden influx of insects and the extreme humidity. Still others say the invasion was inspired by a recent movie. But whatever the reason, the Quad-Cities is swarming with bats.




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