Meetings list for Monday, Feb. 11, 2013


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Alexis Village Board, 7 p.m. at the community center, corner of West Palmer Avenue and South Alexander Street.
Bowling Township, 7 p.m. at Bowling Township building, 16816 28th St., Milan.
Colona City Council, 6:30 p.m. at city hall, 100 E. 9th Ave.
Galva School Board, 7:30 p.m. in the high school library, 1020 N. Center Ave.
Hampton School Board, 6:30 p.m. at district offices, 206 5th St.
Keithsburg City Council, 7 p.m. at city hall, 302 S. 14th St.
Kewanee City Council, 7 p.m. at city hall, 401 E. 3rd St.
Lyndon Village Board, 6 p.m. at village hall, 605 W. Commercial St.
Moline School Board, 6 p.m. at Allendale, 1619 11th Ave.
Port Byron Village Board, 6 p.m. at the village hall, 120 S. Main St.
Reynolds Village Board, 7 p.m. at the village hall, North Williams Street.
Rockridge School Board, 7:30 p.m. at 14110 134th Ave. W, Taylor Ridge.
Rock Island City Council, study session at 5 p.m., council meeting at 6:45 p.m. at city hall, 1528 3rd Ave.
United Township High School School Board, 6 p.m. in the administrative center, 1275 Avenue of the Cities, East Moline.
Woodhull Village Board, 7:30 p.m. at village hall, 254 N. Division St.

















 



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  Today is Thursday, July 31, the 212th day of 2014. There are 153 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: A corps of surgeons now occupies the new hospital quarters at the Garrison Hospital on the Rock Island Arsenal. A fence has been installed to enclose the prison hospital.
1889 -- 125 years ago: B. Winter has let a contract to Christ Schreiner for a two story brick building with a double store front on the south side of 3rd Avenue just west of 17th Street. The estimated cost was $4,500.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Germany sent simultaneous ultimatums to Russia and France, demanding that Russia suspend mobilization within 12 hours and demanding that France inform Germany within 18 hours. In the case of war between Germany and Russia, France would remain neutral.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Civil service offices at the post office and the Rock Island Arsenal were swamped as more than 700 youths sought 15 machinist apprenticeships at the Arsenal.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Last night, American Legion Post 246 in Moline figuratively handed over the trousers to a female ex-Marine and petticoat rule began. Olga Swanson, of Moline, was installed as the first woman commander of the post .
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illinois Quad City Civic Center captured the excitement and interest of a convention of auditorium managers this weekend in Reno, Nev. Bill Adams, civic center authority chairman, said the 10,000-seat arena planned for downtown Moline has caught the eye of construction firms, suppliers, management teams and concession groups.








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