Meetings list for Monday, April 22, 2013


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Posted Online: April 21, 2013, 4:28 pm
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Colona City Council, 6:30 p.m. at city hall, 100 E. 9th Ave.
Erie School Board, 6:30 p.m. at district offices, 520 5th Ave.
Kewanee City Council, 7 p.m. at city hall, 401 E. 3rd St.
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.
Rock Island City Council, study session at 5 p.m., council meeting at 6:45 p.m. at city hall, 1528 3rd Ave.

















 



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  Today is Saturday, Aug. 2, the 214th day of 2014. There are 151 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Because of the National Fast, no paper will be issued from this office tomorrow.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Attracting considerable attention is a sunflower stalk 15 feet high and still growing in the yard of Dr. C. Speidel on 23rd Street in Rock Island.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The municipal bathing beach proposition came up again at the city commission's meeting and a proposition passed, provided that a locker room be constructed at the foot of 7th Street for the accommodation of the bathers.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans for erecting a $14,000 warehouse to replace the frame structure at the rear of the Augustana Book Concern were announced.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Hours for tours of the new Deere & Co. Administrative Center on John Deere Road will be changed, effective Monday.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Tuesday night at the Great Mississippi Valley Fair in Davenport the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band gave its fans more than they possibly could have expected. The band took the stage at 9:07 p.m. and didn't leave until 10:40.









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