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: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.




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