AGE: 66 ADDRESS: Cordova FAMILY: Husband Nick and daughters Anne and Nicole EDUCATION: Some college POLITICAL PARTY: Independent candidate OFFICE SOUGHT: Village Clerk PRIOR OFFICE: Village trustee WHY RUNNING FOR OFFICE: The citizens of Cordova deserve the best service possible. I have 26 years of administrative experience, and I will be working for all the people in the village. KEY ISSUE: The village board, the mayor, and the current village clerk disagree on some issues. To remedy that, the new clerk must be non-partisan, courteous, professional, and within the limits of the law. COMMENTS: I pledge that I will treat everyone in the village with respect. I firmly believe the clerk's job is to work with the board and the mayor without any political agenda.
Today is Saturday, Aug. 2, the 214th day of 2014. There are 151 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: Because of the National Fast, no paper will be issued from this office tomorrow. 1889 -- 125 years ago: Attracting considerable attention is a sunflower stalk 15 feet high and still growing in the yard of Dr. C. Speidel on 23rd Street in Rock Island. 1914 -- 100 years ago: The municipal bathing beach proposition came up again at the city commission's meeting and a proposition passed, provided that a locker room be constructed at the foot of 7th Street for the accommodation of the bathers. 1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans for erecting a $14,000 warehouse to replace the frame structure at the rear of the Augustana Book Concern were announced. 1964 -- 50 years ago: Hours for tours of the new Deere & Co. Administrative Center on John Deere Road will be changed, effective Monday. 1989 -- 25 years ago: Tuesday night at the Great Mississippi Valley Fair in Davenport the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band gave its fans more than they possibly could have expected. The band took the stage at 9:07 p.m. and didn't leave until 10:40.