Koresko-Fuhr Engagement

Posted Online: Feb. 27, 2014, 9:59 am
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Announcement is made of the engagement of Lindsay Koresko and Joshua Fuhr, both of Illinois City. She is the daughter of Joydene Koresko and the late Donald Koresko, Taylor Ridge. He is the son of Jeffrey and Kathleen Fuhr, Illinois City.
The couple will be married April 12, 2014, at Edgington Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Edgington. The reception will follow at Davenport RiverCenter.
Lindsay graduated from Aledo High School and Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology. She is employed at Allsteel Inc., Muscatine, Iowa.
Joshua graduated from Rockridge High School. He is employed at John Deere Harvester Works, East Moline, and part-time for Drury Township.


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  Today is Wednesday, Oct. 1, the 274th day of 2014. There are 91 days left in the year.

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1889 -- 125 years ago: Harvey McKenna, of Detroit, billiard player matched to play Wizard Schafer in New York in January for the world championship, was a professional friend and manager, Billy Catton in Rock Island.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Levi Cralle, former Rock Island county sheriff, had come from his farm near Mitchell, S.D. to visit friends in the city.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Work is being rushed on the new high school building in Orion to replace the one destroyed by fire last winter. Classes are being held in churches.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Rehearsals for the 84th season of the Handel Oratorio Society chorus will begin at 7:30 p.m. Monday on the stage of Centennial Hall, Augustana College.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Rock Island City Council's plan announced this week to have the federal government vacate Valley Homes public housing and move residents to Arsenal Courts to reduce density may not be feasible.

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