4 spots open on RI-Milan Board of Education


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Posted Online: Dec. 04, 2012, 7:19 pm
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By Anthony Watt, awatt@qconline.com
Candidate petitions are available for four positions on the Rock Island-Milan Board of Education that will be open in the April 9, 2013, consolidated election.

Candidates' packets and petition forms can be obtained at the Rock Island-Milan School District Administration Center, 2101 6th Ave., Rock Island. Petitions can be filed with the district's clerk's office from Dec. 17 to 5 p.m. Dec. 26.

To be eligible, candidates must be a U.S. citizen and Illinois resident at least 18 years old, registered to vote and living within the school district.

Other races on the April 9 ballot include other school districts, community college districts and library, park and fire districts, said John Brown, Rock Island County's chief deputy county clerk.

To learn more about candidate packets or other election information, visit elections.il.gov/DocDisplay.aspx?Doc=Downloads/ElectionInformation/PDF/2013CanGuide.pdf.


















 



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1864 -- 150 years ago: The attention of contractors is called to proposals for building a magazine. The building is to be erected on the south side of the island, above the railroad, nearly opposite Sinnit's ice houses.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Ladies patent leather tip shoes were selling for $3 at the M & K store, and men's spring overcoats were advertised at $7.50.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Fred Feuchter, of Davenport, was elected president of the Tri-City Post Office Clerks club, and Joe Goldsmith, of Rock Island, was named secretary treasurer.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Mass vaccination of more than 1,600 employed of the Rock Island Arsenal has been ordered by Col. Norman Ramsey after a 13-year-old daughter of the Arsenal manager became ill with smallpox.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The 1964 Scout-O-Rama of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts closed a two-day session last evening at the Rock Island Armory with 5,000 paid attendance.
1989 -- 25 years ago: "From the horse and buggy days ... to this" said Mercer County Sheriff Marvin Thirtyacre, waving his hand to indicate the sheriff's department facilities at the new $1.5 million Mercer County Jail in Aledo.




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