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 Monday, Sept. 1, the 244th day of 2014. There are 121 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.




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