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09/19/2014, 10:55 pm The Rock Island Library will offer a guided bus tour of Rock Island High School stadium, Wharton Field House, Browning ...
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09/19/2014, 9:36 pm ROCK ISLAND — Organizers of the 10th annual Big Fat Greek Festival credit community involvement for enabling them to deliver ...
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09/19/2014, 7:29 pm The Hunts 8 p.m., Centennial Hall, Augustana College, 3703 7th Ave., Rock Island. $10; free Augustana faculty, staff and students. ...
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09/19/2014, 7:14 pm Today is Saturday, Sept. 20, the 263rd day of 2014. There are 102 days left in the year. 1864 ...
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09/20/2014, 12:22 pm ROCK ISLAND -- Rock Island County Republican Party Chairman Bill Bloom has filed an objection to Democrat Gerry Bustos' candidacy ...
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09/19/2014, 6:56 pm It's expected to be warmer today than anytime in the past two weeks, but with the higher temperature comes a ...
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09/19/2014, 9:59 am Press release submitted by Eric VanWinkle KWQC-TV6, the top-rated NBC affiliate in Eastern Iowa & Western Illinois, is producing ...
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09/19/2014, 11:50 pm DAVENPORT -- Davenport Police Chief Frank Donchez is leaving to become chief in Overland Park, Kansas on Oct. 20. ...
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09/19/2014, 8:30 am MOLINE -- A parish nurse program piloted at Faith Lutheran Church keeps flying high. The UnityPoint Health -- Trinity ...
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09/19/2014, 8:30 am GENESEO -- "Grow With Us" signs planted in area yards have gotten First United Methodist Church's "Cross" message across. ...
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09/19/2014, 8:20 am ROCK ISLAND -- A retirement celebration will salute a charitable foundation's and botanical center's beautiful blooms. The Quad-City Botanical ...
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09/19/2014, 8:20 am DAVENPORT -- Scottish Skypers and bagpipers will play and pray at a Sunday Celtic celebration. First Presbyterian Church, 1702 ...
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09/19/2014, 8:10 am Today, Saturday, Sept. 20 --Rock Island County Historical Society, 822 11th Ave. A: One-Room School roundtable, 1-3 p.m.; former teachers ...
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09/18/2014, 10:53 pm A "Justice for All is No Trivial Matter" trivia night is planned tonight at the Camden Center, also known as ...
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09/18/2014, 10:31 pm MOLINE — Black Hawk College board members unanimously voted to hire Steven J. Frommelt as their new chief financial officer ...
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09/18/2014, 10:24 pm CORDOVA -- Village officials Thursday night hired Mathew M. Keegan of Ward, Murray, Pace & Johnson law firm in Dixon, ...
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09/18/2014, 9:40 pm MILAN -- A consultants' report valuing Hope Creek Care Center at $25 million to $27 million seems to be moving ...
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09/19/2014, 10:19 am SHERRARD Christy Koepke, a Sherrard graduate, has been rooting for her high school's teams at nearly every sporting event ...
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09/18/2014, 10:44 pm ANNAWAN — School board members on Wednesday approved a spending plan for the 2014-15 school year.  The action was taken ...
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09/18/2014, 10:42 pm ALEDO -- The Mercer County School Board agreed Wednesday to refinance $1.04 million worth of general obligation bonds, which lowers ...
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09/18/2014, 7:35 pm Job Fair 4-6 p.m., SouthPark Mall, 4500 16th St., Moline. Free. 563-391-6773. Beaker Brothers (Friday Live At 5) 5-7 ...
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09/18/2014, 7:30 pm Naidine D'Angelo, of Port Byron, designed a steampunk-inspired dragonfly for this year's official Riverssance T-shirt. She also will ...
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09/18/2014, 8:41 pm ROCK ISLAND -- Rock Island County Republican Party Chairman Bill Bloom has suggested there was political interference in the timing ...
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09/18/2014, 7:18 pm To the best of my knowledge: -- According to the Chinese restaurant where I ate this week, I was ...
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09/18/2014, 6:52 pm The rock trio ZZ Top has postponed its fall tour -- including a planned Oct. 12 show at Davenport's Adler ...
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09/18/2014, 6:37 pm Bishop Dr. Jimmie R. Horton, of Gospel Mission Temple, Davenport, will host a book signing for his "Live the Unlimited ...
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09/18/2014, 6:34 pm Initial fall student head counts at area colleges and universities show a dip in enrollment at most of them. ...
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09/18/2014, 6:41 pm U.S. Secretary of the Army John McHugh will visit the Rock Island Arsenal on Oct. 7, at the invitation of ...
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09/18/2014, 6:33 pm LECLAIRE -- The Interstate 80 bridge was shut down for several hours Wednesday after a driver stopped his vehicle on ...
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09/18/2014, 5:50 pm GENESEO -- The Geneseo Harvest Time Music Festival will kick off a weekend of activities beginning Saturday with the 24th ...
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09/18/2014, 5:36 pm GENESEO -- The Henry County Humane Society will host an open house from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, with a ...
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09/18/2014, 5:28 pm A story in Wednesday's editions of The Dispatch and The Rock Island Argus had incorrect estimates on the ...
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09/18/2014, 5:17 pm Today is Friday, Sept. 19, the 262nd day of 2014. There are 103 days left in the year. 1864 -- ...
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09/18/2014, 5:12 pm Today is Thursday, August 28th, the 240th day of 2014. There are 125 days left in the year. 1864 ...
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09/18/2014, 5:12 pm Today is Wednesday, August 27th, the 239th day of 2014. There are 126 days left in the year. 1864 ...
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09/18/2014, 5:11 pm Today is Wednesday, Sept 10, the 253rd day of 2014. There are 112 days left in the year. 1864 ...
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09/18/2014, 5:11 pm Today is Thursday, Sept 11, the 254th day of 2014. There are 111 days left in the year. 1864 ...
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09/18/2014, 5:11 pm Today is Thursday, Sept 18, the 261st day of 2014. There are 104 days left in the year. 1864 ...
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09/18/2014, 2:49 pm Press release submitted by Don Johnston Members of the Moline Township Activity Center – 620 18th Street, Moline, ...
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09/18/2014, 2:41 pm Press release submitted by OLGCA Marketing Shop 'Til You Drop! Start your holiday shopping early this year ...
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09/18/2014, 2:08 pm Press release submitted by Doris and Victor Day Foundation. ROCK ISLAND -- Summer learning loss is becoming more of ...
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09/18/2014, 1:47 pm Press release submitted by Grow Ministries. Here in the Quad Cities, you have seen Grow Ministries at fairs, festivals ...
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09/18/2014, 12:37 pm Submitted press release. The Blue Grass Park Board will have its 4th annual Pumpkin Dash Saturday, Oct. 11, The ...
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09/18/2014, 12:02 pm Press release submitted by New Anthem. America's "Greatest Generation" is nearly gone. Don't miss the chance to meet and ...
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09/18/2014, 11:43 am Press release submitted by Janet Moline Mushroom Program and Walk to be held Saturday, October 4th, 9 a.m. ...
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09/18/2014, 11:37 am Press release submitted by Veto League And sandlot-style ballgame, Modern Woodmen Park, Monday, Sept. 22, 6:30 p.m. ...
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09/18/2014, 11:36 am Press release submitted by Adam Bain. Join the Kiwanis Club of Rock Island and Pepsi for our 6th Annual ...
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09/18/2014, 11:29 am Press release submitted by Bettendorf Public Library An I'm With the Banned Short Fiction reading will take ...
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09/18/2014, 11:21 am Press release submitted by Zobeida Laufenberg. East Moline/Silvis Kiwanis Club will sponsor a flea market from 8 a.m. to ...
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09/18/2014, 11:11 am Press release submitted by Intouch Adult Day Services Sock Hop for Senior Education Friday, September 26, 2014 ...
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09/17/2014, 11:23 pm Film and TV actor John Getz has a 40-year acting resume, but he never forgets his roots. The 67-year-old ...
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09/17/2014, 11:14 pm NEW WINDSOR -- Antique farm engines will roar -- and sometimes sputter -- back to life at the 29th annual ...
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09/17/2014, 10:38 pm BETTENDORF -- Cleveland, which went from a national punch line to a major tourism destination and host of the ...
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09/17/2014, 10:18 pm COAL VALLEY -- Trustees on Wednesday moved closer to forcing all residents to have garbage and recycling carts with a ...
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09/17/2014, 10:00 pm SILVIS -- The Silvis School District anticipates a total shortfall of $740,914 for the 2014-2015 school year. On ...
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09/17/2014, 10:01 pm MORRISON (AP) — The Main Street Historic District in the northwestern Illinois community of Morrison has been placed on the ...
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09/17/2014, 10:45 pm MOLINE -- The Moline Plan Commission will recommend the city council approve amendments to the zoning code so that growing ...
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09/17/2014, 9:15 pm MOLINE -- A section of the recreation trail on Moline's Ben Butterworth Parkway will close at 7 a.m. today and ...
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09/17/2014, 9:14 pm SHERRARD -- The Sherrard School Board on Wednesday night unanimously passed a budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year that predicts ...
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09/18/2014, 7:46 am DAVENPORT - More cell towers are planned in Davenport's city parks. On Wednesday, aldermen meeting as a committee of ...
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09/17/2014, 7:14 pm The 10th annual AgXPerience runs through Friday at the Rock Island County Fairgrounds in East Moline and the John Deere ...
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09/18/2014, 12:14 pm ROCK ISLAND - Rock Island County Board Chairman Phil Banaszek and county clerk Karen Kinney falsified legal documents sent to ...
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09/17/2014, 2:54 pm Press release submitted by Quad City Engineering and Science Council COMMUNITY RESOURCES CORPORATION AWARDS GRANT TO CHURCHES UNITED ...
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09/17/2014, 12:58 pm Press release submitted by Humility of Mary Shelter, Inc. Plan to attend the Night at the Shelter- SleepOut ...
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09/17/2014, 12:53 pm Submitted press release ROCK ISLAND COMMUNITY FOUNDATION SUPPORTS EQUIPMENT NEEDS AT JUST KIDS EARLY CARE & EDUCATION CENTERS ...
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09/17/2014, 11:08 am Press release submitted by AARP Smart Driver Course Become a Safer Driver with the All New AARP Driver ...
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09/17/2014, 10:24 am Press release submitted by Chick-fil-A at Southpark Mall Chick-fil-A at SouthPark Mall hosts Frosted Family Night September 18 ...
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09/17/2014, 10:11 am Press release submitted by Ronna Walker-Johnson Bettendorf, Iowa/September 15th, 2014 - Locals Love Us-Quad Cities is adding ...
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09/17/2014, 10:07 am Press release submitted by Wapsi River Environmental Education Center Volunteer Workday On Saturday September 20, from 9 ...
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09/17/2014, 9:50 am Press release submitted by Wapsi River Environmental Education Center Citizen Science: The Not-So-Great Migration On Saturday, September ...
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09/17/2014, 9:38 am Press release submitted by IDOT Dixon, IL - The Illinois Department of Transportation announces today that weather permitting, ...
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  Today is Saturday, Sept. 20, the 263rd day of 2014. There are 102 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Recruits can get $500 by enlisting now. Lt Jobe has a recruiting office on Illinois Street.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Superintendent Schnitger formally inaugurated the Rock Island and Davenport Railway Line of the Holmes system by putting on four cars to start.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Wires of the defunct Union Electric Co. are being removed by city electricians.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The Bishop Hill softball team won the championship in WHB"S Mississippi Valley tournament at Douglas Park.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A boom in apartment construction has hit Rock Island, with approximately 300 units either in or near the construction stage or due for an early rezoning decision.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Members of the Bi-State Metropolitan Planning Commission are hoping to revive their push for a new $70 million four-lane bridge spanning the Mississippi River.






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