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Notice of Extension office closing at 3:30 p.m. Nov. 13


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Posted Online: Nov. 09, 2012, 2:54 pm
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Press release submitted by University of Illinois Extension


University of Illinois Extension – Rock Island County office will be closed at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 13 so that staff may attend the memorial service for their former colleague, Elizabeth 'Liz' Haynes who passed away on November 2, 2012. She served as the Natural Resources/Zoology Educator for University of Illinois Extension from 1999 to 2012. The Extension office will resume its regular hours on Wednesday, which are 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. For questions or information contact University of Illinois Extension – Rock Island County, 321 West 2nd Ave., Milan, IL (309) 756-9978.



















 



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1864 -- 150 years ago: Recruits can get $500 by enlisting now. Lt Jobe has a recruiting office on Illinois Street.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Superintendent Schnitger formally inaugurated the Rock Island and Davenport Railway Line of the Holmes system by putting on four cars to start.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Wires of the defunct Union Electric Co. are being removed by city electricians.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The Bishop Hill softball team won the championship in WHB"S Mississippi Valley tournament at Douglas Park.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A boom in apartment construction has hit Rock Island, with approximately 300 units either in or near the construction stage or due for an early rezoning decision.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Members of the Bi-State Metropolitan Planning Commission are hoping to revive their push for a new $70 million four-lane bridge spanning the Mississippi River.






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