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The Rotary Club of East Moline/Silvis recently welcomed junior rotarians Anne Bohnert and Tom Noe of Alleman High School, and Abraham Salvador, Sean O'Reilly and Laura Burrill of United Township High School. The students learned leadership and networking skills as they attended weekly luncheon meetings.

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Taking advantage of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Madison Crumbleholme, Daniel Holland, Maya Chavez and Carma Chavez went bird watching on Credit Island. They counted around 80 Bald Eagles and saw around 20 different types of birds.

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Gage and Carly DeShane enjoy spending time with their dad on grandpa DeShane's property which is just north of Aldeo on the banks of the Edwards River.

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Micah Truesdell, 7, Pleasant Valley, uses an electric drill to screw a colored bottle cap to a board as part of a collage guided by Baltimore, Ohio, artist Michelle Stitzlein at the Bettendorf Library Sunday, January 27.


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  Today is Friday, April 18, the 108th day of 2014. There are 257 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: A new steamer, Keithsburg, now is at our levee taking on board the balance of her fixtures preparatory to assuming her position on the daily Rock Island and Keokuk line.
1889 -- 125 years ago: C.W. Hawes was appointed deputy county clerk by county clerk Donaldson.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Mrs. O.E. child, of Moline, was named president of the Women's Home Missionary Society of the Methodist Church Rock Island District of the Central Illinois conference.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Augustana College is making plans for a drive for funds to erect a field house and make football field improvements.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A expanded election coverage system featuring a 16-foot chalkboard showing up to the minute running totals, attracted a large and enthusiastic crowd to The Argus newsroom last night.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Balloons frame Rock Island attorney Stewart Winstein who was given a surprise party in the rotunda of the Rock Island County Courthouse on Thursday to honor his 50th year of practicing law.




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