Now and next for saturday 12-29

Posted Online: Dec. 28, 2012, 6:37 pm
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BEARS, at Lions, Sunday, noon (KLJB)
PACKERS, at Vikings, Sunday, 3:25 p.m. (KLJB)
VIKINGS, host Packers, Sunday, 3:25 p.m. (KLJB)
ILLINI, vs. Auburn at Chicago, today, 1:15 p.m. (BTN/WFXN-AM 1230/WRMJ-FM 102.3)
host Indiana, Monday, 3 p.m. (ESPN2/WOC-AM 1420)
AUGUSTANA, hosts North Park, Wednesday, 7 p.m.
ST. AMBROSE,at Mount Mercy, Thursday, 7:30 p.m. (KALA-FM 106.5)
BLACK HAWK,hosts Elgin CC, Thursday, 7:30 p.m.
MALLARDS,at Wichita, today, 7 p.m. (WFXN-AM 1230)
BULLS,host Wizards, today, 7 p.m. (WGN)


Local events heading

  Today is Friday, Aug. 1, the 213th day of 2014. There are 152 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: A mad dog was shot in Davenport after biting several other canines and snapping at several children. The police should abate this nuisance — there are about 500 dogs in this city that ought to be killed at once.
1889 — 125 years ago: Track laying operations on 2nd Avenue, stopped by the Moline-Rock Island company last spring for lack of rail, have been resumed.
1914 — 100 years ago: Bulletins allowed to come through the strong continental censorship of all war news indicated that Germany was advancing with a dash against both Russia and France.
1939 — 75 years ago: Emil J Klein, of Rock Island, was elected commander of Rock Island Post 200, American Legion.
1964 — 50 years ago: Members of the Davenport police department and their families are being invited to the department's family picnic to be held Aug. 27 at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds.
1989 — 25 years ago: Beginning this fall, Black Hawk College will offer a continuing education course in horseback riding at the Wright Way Equestrian Center, Moline, located just east of the Deere Administration Center.

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