NAME: Taren Komadina AGE: 30 ADDRESS: Cleveland OCCUPATION: Certified orthodontic assistant FAMILY: Son, Tyler Miller EDUCATION: Graduated from Geneseo High School and Scott Community College dental assistant program POLITICAL PARTY: Independent OFFICE SOUGHT: Cleveland village trustee PRIOR OFFICE: None WHY RUNNING: I have been living in Cleveland for two years and I want to help make the village a better place to live in. KEY ISSUE: To help bring stability and consensus to the village board. COMMENTS: I would like to be more involved in the community and listen to what the people of Cleveland want and focus on those issues.
Today is Friday, April 18, the 108th day of 2014. There are 257 days left in the year. 1864 -- 150 years ago: A new steamer, Keithsburg, now is at our levee taking on board the balance of her fixtures preparatory to assuming her position on the daily Rock Island and Keokuk line. 1889 -- 125 years ago: C.W. Hawes was appointed deputy county clerk by county clerk Donaldson. 1914 -- 100 years ago: Mrs. O.E. child, of Moline, was named president of the Women's Home Missionary Society of the Methodist Church Rock Island District of the Central Illinois conference. 1939 -- 75 years ago: Augustana College is making plans for a drive for funds to erect a field house and make football field improvements. 1964 -- 50 years ago: A expanded election coverage system featuring a 16-foot chalkboard showing up to the minute running totals, attracted a large and enthusiastic crowd to The Argus newsroom last night. 1989 -- 25 years ago: Balloons frame Rock Island attorney Stewart Winstein who was given a surprise party in the rotunda of the Rock Island County Courthouse on Thursday to honor his 50th year of practicing law.