Meetings list for Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012


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Posted Online: Dec. 17, 2012, 6:05 pm
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Carbon Cliff Village Board, 7 p.m. at village hall, 106 1st Ave.
Galva City Council, 6 p.m. at city hall, 210 Front St.
Moline City Council, 6:30 p.m. at city hall, 619 16th St.
Prophetstown City Council, 7:30 p.m. at city hall, 339 Washington St.
Silvis City Council, 6:30 p.m. at city hall, 121 11th St.
Whiteside County Board, 6:30 p.m. at county courthouse, 200 E. Knox St., Morrison.
Rock Island County Board, 5:30 p.m. at county office building, 1504 3rd Ave.

















 



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  Today is Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.








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