NAME: Kim Shuda AGE: 50 ADDRESS: Rock Island OCCUPATION:Chiropractor FAMILY: Son EDUCATION:Graduated Palmer College of Chiropractic, bachelor's and doctor of chiropractic degrees POLITICAL PARTY:Republican OFFICE SOUGHT: South Rock Island Township trustee PRIOR OFFICE:None WHY RUNNING:Along with a strong passion to serve my community, I am capable of bringing fresh and positive perspectives while serving with honesty and integrity. KEY ISSUE:Since 1993, I have operated my own chiropractic practice in Rock Island. I believe that serving people while remaining financially responsible go hand in hand. I am a team player and will work diligently to see that township funds are used in the most effective and efficient manner. COMMENTS:Our republican team is poised to serve the needs of South Rock Island Township with new energy and enthusiasm! We would appreciate your vote on April 9. Thank you for your support.
Today is Thursday, Dec. 12, the 346th day of 2013. There are 19 days left in the year. 1863 -- 150 years ago: Two boys who haul coal from Coal Valley to Davenport were arrested yesterday for running their teams through the city street at a furious rate. 1888 -- 125 years ago: E.H. Barker dislocated his left wrist and suffered a compound fracture of the right wrist when he fell from the roof of his icehouse. 1913 -- 100 years ago: Lou Harris was elected county superintendent of schools to fill the unexpired term of the late S.J. Ferguson. 1938 -- 75 years ago: The U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that a state must give equality in educational privileges to white and Negro law students. 1963 -- 50 years ago: About 300 employees of the Augustana Book Concern, staff members of the Board of Publication of the Lutheran Church in America, as well as friends of the community and out-of-town guests honored Dr. Birger Swenson at the annual Christmas dinner of the Augustana Book Concern last night in Westerlin Hall on the Augustana College campus. 1988 -- 25 years ago: The Christmas shopping season began early this year and continues to bring out shoppers in record numbers, according to Quad-Cities retailers interviewed today.