Meetings list for Monday, March 25, 2013


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Posted Online: March 24, 2013, 4:57 pm
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Colona City Council, 6:30 p.m. at city hall, 100 E. 9th Ave., Colona.
Erie School Board, 6:30 p.m. at district offices, 520 5th Ave., Erie.
Kewanee City Council, 7 p.m. at city hall, 401 E. 3rd St., Kewanee.
Prophetstown-Lyndon-Tampico School Board, 7 p.m. in high school media center, 310 W. Riverside Drive, Prophetstown.
Riverdale School Board, 7 p.m. at the high school, 9624 256th St. N, Port Byron.
Moline School Board, 6 p.m. at Allendale, 1619 11th Ave., Moline.
Rock Island City Council, study session at 5 p.m., council meeting at 6:45 p.m. at city hall, 1528 3rd Ave., Rock Island.
Cambridge Village Board, 7 p.m. at village hall, 123 W. Exchange St., Cambridge.
Matherville Village Board, 6 p.m. at village hall, 500 2nd St., Matherville.

















 



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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.
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