Presidents Day holiday schedule for city and business


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Posted Online: Feb. 14, 2014, 11:08 pm
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Local municipalities announce the following schedule changes for Monday's President's Day holiday:

Moline - City offices are closed, but garbage and recycling are on regular schedule

Rock Island - Normal operations

Bettendorf - City offices closed. Garbage and recycling services one day late all week, with Friday pickup on Saturday. Transit buses will run from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.; library open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Family Museum open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., but no classes held; Life Fitness Center open from 5 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.; Palmer Grill at Palmer Hills Golf Course open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Davenport - City offices are closed. Garbage and recycling one day late all week, with Friday pickup on Saturday. CitiBus on regular schedule. River's Edge open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Waste Commission of Scott County - Closed.

Secretary of State (drivers' license bureau) offices - Always closed Monday, but also closed Wednesday for Lincoln's Birthday.























 



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  Today is Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.








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