St. Ambrose University President Emeritus Edward Rogalski Ph.D, St. Ambrose University President Sister Joan Lescinski, President and CEO of Genesis Health System Doug Cropper, Davenport 4th Ward Alderman Raymond A. Ambrose and members of the Iowa and Illinois Quad-Cities Chamber of Commerce cut the ceremonial ribbon Thursday during the dedication of St. Ambrose's new $11.5 million Health Sciences Education Center at Genesis Medical Center in Davenport. ''The history of this project is long and predates my arrival to the Quad-Cities,'' Mr. Cropper said during the ceremonies. ''We need to train more health care professionals.''
Today is Tuesday, Sept, 30, the 273rd day of 2014. There are 92 days left in the year.
1864 — 150 years ago: The ARGUS Boys are very anxious to attend the great Democratic mass meeting tomorrow and we shall therefore, print no paper on the day. 1889 — 125 years ago: H.J. Lowery resigned from his position as manager at the Harper House. 1914 — 100 years ago: Curtis & Simonson was the name of a new legal partnership formed by two younger members of the Rock Island County Bar. Hugh Cyrtis and Devore Simonson.. 1939 — 75 years ago: Harry Grell, deputy county clerk was named county recorder to fill the vacancy caused by a resignation. 1964 — 50 years ago: A new world wide reader insurance service program offering around the clock accident protection for Argus subscribers and their families is announced today. 1989 — 25 years ago: Tomato plant and other sensitive greenery may have had a hard time surviving overnight as temperatures neared the freezing point.