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: Some persons are negotiating for 80 feet of ground on Illinois Street with a view of erecting four stores thereon. It would serve a better purpose if the money was invested in neat tenement houses.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Central station, car house and stables of the Moline-Rock Island Horse Railway line of the Holmes syndicate, together with 15 cars and 42 head of horses, were destroyed by fire. The loss was at $15,000.
1914 — 100 years ago: Vera Cruz, Mexico, after a day and night of resistance to American forces, gradually ceased opposition. The American forces took complete control of the city.
1939 — 75 years ago: Dr. R. Bruce Collins was reelected for a second term as president of the Lower Rock Island County Tuberculosis Association.
1964 — 50 years ago: Work is scheduled to begin this summer on construction of a new men's residence complex and an addition to the dining facilities at Westerlin Hall at Augustana College.
1989 — 25 years ago: Special Olympics competitors were triple winners at Rock Island High School Saturday. The participants vanquished the rain that fell during the competition, and some won their events; but most important, they triumphed over their own disabilities.




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