Partners of Scott County Watersheds Lunch Forum Feb. 18


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Press release submitted by Partners of Scott County Watersheds


JOIN US FOR A PRESENTATION ON:

Lost Grove Lake Update
Chad Dolan, Fisheries Biologist with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources

Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Noon – 1 p.m.
Bettendorf Fire Station-Surrey Heights Location
5002 Crow Creek Road, Bettendorf, Iowa

Chad will provide updates on Lost Grove Lake special site features, including draw-down, construction status of the boat ramps & associated parking lots, additional rip-rap sites, addressing the gully erosion by the dam, trail repair/maintenance and filling status.

The Partners of Scott County Watersheds will be hosting this monthly educational lunch forum. Lunch will be provided for a $5 donation. Please RSVP to Dan McNeil, Watershed Coordinator, Scott County Soil and Water Conservation District at (563) 391-1403 x3 or daniel.mcneil@ia.nacdnet.net





















 




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  Today is Saturday, Aug. 30, the 242nd day of 2014. There are 123 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: A large pair of elk, captured in Iowa, were exhibited in Market Square today.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Rock Island Arsenal dam was being constructed under the supervision of Charles Frances, of Lowell, Mass.
1914 — 100 years ago: Mrs. Frank Mixer, of Rock Island, was the winner of the final preliminary for the women's handicap golf cup at Rock Island arsenal links.
1939 — 75 years ago: Sixteen hundred persons — many from war-fearful Europe — arrived in New York aboard the German liner Bremen. For two days on the trip, passengers were cut off from the world with both incoming and outgoing radio messages banned.
1964 — 50 years ago: Police reported five youths have been involved in the theft of about seven cars in recent weeks. Three of the youths were arrested Saturday afternoon, one was in custody as the result of a previous arrest, and the fifth is expected to be arrested today.
1989 — 25 years ago: The Rock Island/Milan School Board is asking the city to tear down Franklin School and allow the school district to pay back the estimated $100,00 cost during 10 years.






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