Power out for 964 Illinois Q-C customers


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Posted Online: Nov. 11, 2012, 3:18 pm
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By Jonathan Turner, jturner@qconline.com
As of 3:15 p.m., there were 964 MidAmerican customers without power, 821 of them in rural Henry County and 114 in Colona. There also were nine each in Moline and East Moline, and one in Rock Island.

MidAmerican spokesman Tim Grabinski said traffic lights were out for about a half hour in downtown Moline at 19th Street and 7th Avenue, and 19th and 6th Avenue, due to a separate outage from downed tree limbs on a power line. That's been fixed, he said.

Outages were reported in residential areas of Moline, but most of those have been fixed.

Mr. Grabinski did not have further details about the the cause of the Henry County outage.


















 



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  Today is Saturday, April 19, the 109th day of 2014. There are 256 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Miss McCorkindale has opened millinery rooms over Gimbel's dry goods store, where she offers a choice lot of millinery goods, which she will manufacture to order.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The little South Park Presbyterian chapel celebrated it first Easter decorated with flowers for an afternoon worship service attended by a large congregation.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Wennerberg Chorus of Augustana College has returned from a 2,000-mile tour in the Eastern states and Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Col. Charles Lindbergh has stated that he is convinced that Germany's air force is equal to the combined sky fleets of her potential European foes.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Small gas motors may be permitted on boats in the lake to be built in Loud Thunder Forest Preserve. The prospect was discussed yesterday at a meeting of the Rock Island County Forest Preserve Commission.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The annual Dispatch/Rock Island Argus Spelling Bee continues to be a family tradition. Ed Lee, an eighth-grader at John Deere Junior High School, Moline, is the 1989 spelling bee champion from among 49 top spellers in Rock Island, Henry and Mercer counties. He advances to the competition in Washington, D.C. Runnerup was Ed's sister, Susan.






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