Meetings list for Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013


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Posted Online: Jan. 14, 2013, 5:51 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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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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