Your Space: March 1, 2014

Posted Online: Feb. 28, 2014, 11:06 am
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Ava Miller and Kendall Fulkerson celebrate no broken bones after sledding at Longview Park. The trip was part of a youth outing with Salem Lutheran Church, Moline.

Lauren Brown, a member of Trinity Lutheran Church's LIFE high school youth group in Moline, makes her mark in the room. The group meets at the church every Wedesday night at 7 p.m.

Wilson Middle School presented "Chasing Charming" on Feb. 21. The play had a cast of 35 seventh and eighth graders, and was fantastic! Pictured is Emme Schwabe, Anna Riggins, Madison Porter, Emma Williams and Kelsey Baker.

Gia Eckhardt, 13, of Coal Valley, is excited to work on some geometry with her tutor!

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Lauren ____ at Trinity Lutheran Church's LIFE high school youth group, in Moline, makes her mark in the room. The group meets at the church every Wedesday night at 7 p.m.


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  Today is Wednesday, Sept. 17, the 260th day of 2014. There are 105 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: We are told league merchants have paid no attention to the prohibition on selling ammunition, but continue to sell just as before the order was issued.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The Rev. R.F. Sweet, rector of Trinity Episcopal Parish, left for the East to visit his boyhood home in Boston before attending the general convention of the Episcopal Church in New York.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Dr. E.A. Anderson was named to succeed Dr. E.L. Kerns as head physician of the Modern Woodmen of America, and moved to Rock Island from Holdingford, Minn.
1939 -- 75 years ago: One week late, because of the outbreak of war, Dr. E.L. Beyer resumed his work as professor of romance languages at Augustana College. Dr. and Mrs. Beyer left Germany on the last train to the Belgian border.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Employees in Turnstyle stores in Moline and Davenport will vote Oct. 2 in an election set up by the Chicago regional office of the National Labor Relations Board. Employees will vote either for the Retail Clerk International or for no union.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Rock Island High School is considering a step to help teen moms stay in school and get their diploma. The school board is expected to vote tonight on instituting an on-site child care center.

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