Meetings list for Monday, Nov. 26, 2012


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Posted Online: Nov. 26, 2012, 1:00 am
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Cambridge Village Board, 7 p.m. at village hall, 123 W. Exchange St.
Colona City Council, 6:30 p.m. at city hall, 100 E. 9th Ave.
Erie School Board, 6:30 p.m. at district offices, 520 5th Ave.
Kewanee City Council, 7 p.m. at city hall, 401 E. 3rd St.
Matherville Village Board, 6 p.m. at village hall, 500 2nd St.
Prophetstown-Lyndon-Tampico School Board, 7 p.m. in high school media center, 310 W. Riverside Drive, Prophetstown.
Riverdale School Board, 7 p.m. at the high school, 9624 256th St. N, Port Byron.
Moline School Board, 6 p.m. at Allendale, 1619 11th Ave.
Rock Island City Council, study session at 5 p.m., council meeting at 6:45 p.m. at city hall, 1528 3rd Ave.

















 



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