AGE: 37 ADDRESS: Cordova OCCUPATION: Operations manager FAMILY: Husband, Nicholas Craigmiles, children Nicholas and Tylor EDUCATION: Riverdale High School, Black Hawk College POLITICAL PARTY: Peoples Party OFFICE SOUGHT: Cordova Village Board trustee WHY RUNNING: I want to protect the charm of our town and help Cordova shine in a positive light and stand on solid financial ground with a solid infrastructure. COMMENTS: I believe that as an elected official, I serve at the will of the citizens. I have made a goal of my campaign, and when elected, to let you know via email, phone, etc., what is going on after meetings in a non-partisan and timely fashion.
Today is Monday, Dec. 9, the 343rd day of 2013. There are 22 days left in the year. 1863 — 150 years ago: All last week were favored with the most delightful Indian summer weather. The mercury ranged from 40 to 65 degrees and the ice is entirely gone out of the river. 1888 — 125 years ago: W.D. Reimers was given charge of the Weyerhaeuser-Denkmann mill in Davenport. 1913 — 100 years ago: Eight hundred or more tons of earth in six landslides, covered 38th Street for a distance of 200 feet near 7th Avenue and destroyed much property. 1938 — 75 years ago: Patrolman Joseph H. Schnelder, of Moline, has been awarded four medals for proficiency in marksmanship. He is the crack pistol shot of the Rock Island district. 1963 — 50 years ago: For the 83rd year, George Frederic Handel's "Messiah" was performed at Augustana College ushering in the spiritual aspect of the Christmas season. 1988 — 25 years ago: A water main break Thursday night, the fourth this week, affected 35 homes near the 2200 block of 39th Street, Rock Island, city officials said today.