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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  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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