Two seeking Cornwall Township road commissioner post

Originally Posted Online: April 04, 2013, 3:38 pm
Last Updated: April 04, 2013, 10:25 pm
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There's only one contested race in Cornwall Township. Robbie Verbeck and Darrel Reiling are both running for township road commissioner. Mr. Reiling did not return a candidate's questionnaire to The Dispatch/Rock Island Argus.

NAME: Robbie L Verbeck
AGE: 42
ADDRESS: Cambridge
FAMILY:Wife Brenda, sons Tyler and Zachery
EDUCATION: Annawan High school
OFFICE SOUGHT: Cornwall Township road commissioner
WHY RUNNING: Due to the loss of farm ground that was sold at auction.


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  Today is Tuesday, Oct. 21, the 294th day of 2014. There are 71 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The weather is discouraging for our great Democratic rally tomorrow, but never mind that. Let our Rock Island people show they can make a big procession themselves, rain or shine.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Apparatus arrived for drilling an artesian well on the premises of George Warner's Atlantic Brewery.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German army continued its attacks on the allies line near the Belgian coast.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The farm home of Mr. and Mrs. Gus Zachert northwest of Buffalo Prairie, burned to the ground.
1964 -- 50 years ago: WVIK-FM, noncommercial educational radio station at Augustana College, will return to the air tomorrow. The station operates at a power of 10 watts at 90.9 megacycles on the frequency modulation band. The station is operated with a staff of 92 students.
1989 -- 25 years ago: An avenue of lights, 13 Christmas trees strung with more than 44,000 sparkling lights, will expand the Festival of Trees beyond the walls of RiverCenter in downtown Davenport in mid-November.

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