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Jobs: Job Opportunities
 
Drivers

CLASS B CDL

For established QC company. $13.50/ hour to start. F.T., Mon.-Fri. 7-3:30. Van/ flatbed. Local to 200 mile radius. Paid holidays. AFLAC. Need DOT physical & copy of MVR. Minimum 1 year experience.
hiringcdlclassb@gmx.com
 
Source: The Dispatch - Moline, IL
Date: August 31, 2014

Jobs: Job Opportunities
 
Drivers
DRIVERS

Contractor with FedEx Ground seeking Class A Drivers in Moline. Mon.-Fri. Local runs. Apply at: www.mstrucking.net or call 319-624-2040.
 
Source: The Dispatch - Moline, IL
Date: August 31, 2014

Jobs: Job Opportunities
 
Education
Visiting Extension Educator, Family and Consumer Sciences (SNAP-Ed), Unit 7. The University of Illinois Extension is seeking an individual to provide educational leadership for program delivery in Unit 7 (Rock Island, Henry, Stark, Mercer Counties). Master’s degree related to subject matter emphasis required. To view complete job description and apply, visit http://go.illinois.edu/A1400446. Closing date is September 19, 2014. The U of I is an EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled - www.inclusiveillinois.illnois.edu.
 
Source: The Dispatch - Moline, IL
Date: August 31, 2014

Jobs: Job Opportunities
 
General
Quad City
Freight Service Inc.
is now hiring for
FORKLIFT POSITIONS


2ND SHIFT

Apply at:
Labor Solutions
5175 Utica Ridge Rd.
Davenport, IA 52807

or apply online at:
laborsolutionsia.com
 
Source: The Dispatch - Moline, IL
Date: August 31, 2014

Jobs: Job Opportunities
 
 
Source: The Dispatch - Moline, IL
Date: August 31, 2014

Jobs: Job Opportunities
 
 
Source: The Dispatch - Moline, IL
Date: August 31, 2014

Jobs: Job Opportunities
 
Health Care
HEMODIALYSIS REGISTERED NURSE

Affiliated Home Dialysis Centers has an immediate opportunity for an experienced Hemodialysis Registered Nurse offering full time positions and great benefits. NxStage experience preferred, but will train. Please fax resume to:

630-942-1112
 
Source: The Dispatch - Moline, IL
Date: August 31, 2014

Jobs: Job Opportunities
 
 
Source: The Dispatch - Moline, IL
Date: August 31, 2014

Jobs: Job Opportunities
 
Health Care
Rock Island Nursing & Rehabilitation. EOE. Many great job opportunities! 2545 24th St., R.I.
 
Source: The Dispatch - Moline, IL
Date: August 31, 2014

Jobs: Job Opportunities
 
Library
LIBRARY
ASSISTANT


Robert R. Jones
Public Library

Coal Valley, IL

The library has an opening for a Library Assistant. This is a permanent part-time position at 13 hours per week. The position consists of working at the circulation desk, shelving, filing, general housekeeping chores, and assisting patrons.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Flexibility in work schedule. The individual selected must be available to work hours other than their regular schedule. Some college required.

COMPENSATION: Pay range $11-$13 per hour depending on prior relevant experience.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Please send a resume and description of previous job experience to: Jeffrey Stafford, Director, Robert R. Jones Public Library, 900 First Street, P.O. Box 190, Coal Valley, IL 61240, or jstaf@coalval.lib.il.us
 
Source: The Dispatch - Moline, IL
Date: August 31, 2014

Jobs: Job Opportunities
 
Logistics
FORKLIFT OPERATORS

Accepting Applications
Sept. 3

8:30-10:30 &
1:30-3:00


Must have previous forklift experience. Currently hiring for all shifts. Long-term steady work for 3rd party logistics company located in East Moline. Drug free company. Candidates must be able to pass a forklift test. Background check required. Apply with:

CALLOS RESOURCE
at Residence Inn Moline
4600 53rd Street
Moline, IL 61265
(front door, then meeting room)

EOE

If can’t make it on Wednesday, walk in THURSDAY, same hours!
 
Source: The Dispatch - Moline, IL
Date: August 31, 2014

Jobs: Job Opportunities
 
Mechanics
MECHANICS

Local, family owned and operated trucking company with over 35 + years of service in the Quad Cities has openings for full and part-time tractor-trailer mechanics (1st & 2nd shift). Experience required. Paid vacation, holidays, sick leave, tool coupon and 401k. Sign on Bonus. Call 800-362-3137, ext 121 or apply online at:
www.amhof.com

 
Source: The Dispatch - Moline, IL
Date: August 31, 2014

Jobs: Job Opportunities
 
Sales
Retail Sales Associate
Part time. Apply in person at the Uniform Den, 1309 5th Ave, Moline.
 
Source: The Dispatch - Moline, IL
Date: August 31, 2014

Jobs: Job Opportunities
 
Sales
We are
aggressively hiring Roofing, Windows &
Siding Sales Professionals!


We are looking for highly motivated, goal oriented, people who continually meet or exceed sales goals. Must be a people person with excellent verbal and follow-up skills. Candidates will meet with potential customers in their homes to help them design their home improvement projects and provide the cost to complete those projects. One year of sales experience in the home improvement industry is preferred.

We supply quality, confirmed leads.

We are a highly rated company with the BBB, use the highest quality products and we value our team members and our customers!

$1,000.00 sign on bonus! Contact us today!
563-823-0979.
 
Source: The Dispatch - Moline, IL
Date: August 31, 2014

Jobs: Job Training
 
AIRLINE ARE HIRING
Train for hands on aviation career. FAA approved program. Financial aid if qualified. Job placement assistance. Call Aviation Institute of Maintenance 888-207-2053 .

 
Source: The Dispatch - Moline, IL
Date: August 31, 2014

Announcements: Lost & Found
 
ALL LOST PETS FOR
ROCK ISLAND COUNTY AND
CITY OF ROCK ISLAND & CITY OF MOLINE
ARE ALL Now being
housed at the NEW Animal Shelter located at Indian Bluff Rd. and Hwy. 150.
Please claim your pet.
Call 309-558-3647 (DOGS)
 
Source: The Dispatch - Moline, IL
Date: August 31, 2014

Announcements: Lost & Found
 
FOUND. Found your wallet Corey Jr. on August 11th. 16th Ave. & 1800 block Moline. 309-716-6974.
 
Source: The Dispatch - Moline, IL
Date: August 31, 2014

Announcements: Lost & Found
 
LOST. Prescription Sunglasses & case. Hy Vee, 7th St.? Reward. 309-794-9175.
 
Source: The Dispatch - Moline, IL
Date: August 31, 2014

Announcements: Lost & Found
 
LOST: Black tortoiseshell female cat, 6 years old, missing for about 2 weeks from area of 37th Ave./ 14th St., R.I. Has orange eyebrows & orange strip on nose, otherwise mostly black with rear cream paw. Call Jodie 309-737-4337.
 
Source: The Dispatch - Moline, IL
Date: August 31, 2014

Announcements: Lost & Found
 
LOST: Minature Doberman Pinscher all black with white star on chest, 10-12lbs, about 1-3 years old, lost in East Moline area on Aug. 5. Call 309-755-4009.
 
Source: The Dispatch - Moline, IL
Date: August 31, 2014

Announcements: Misc
 
 
Source: The Dispatch - Moline, IL
Date: August 31, 2014

Announcements: Misc
 
 
Source: The Dispatch - Moline, IL
Date: August 31, 2014

Legals: Public Notices
 
NOTICE
PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT ON AUGUST 28, 2014 AD A CERTIFICATE WAS FILED IN THE OFFICE OF COUNTY CLERK OF ROCK ISLAND COUNTY, ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS, SETTING FORTH THE NAMES AND POST OFFICE ADDRESSES OF ALL PERSONS OWNING, CONDUCTING AND TRANSACTING THE BUSINESS KNOWN AS:
MARKIN ELECTRIC
LOCATED AT:
216 E 2ND AVENUE
MILAN, IL 61264
DATED: AUGUST 28, 2014
KAREN KINNEY
COUNTY CLERK
31-7-14

 
Source: The Dispatch - Moline, IL
Date: August 31, 2014

Legals: Public Notices
 
NOTICE
PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT ON AUGUST 28, 2014 AD A CERTIFICATE WAS FILED IN THE OFFICE OF COUNTY CLERK OF ROCK ISLAND COUNTY, ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS, SETTING FORTH THE NAMES AND POST OFFICE ADDRESSES OF ALL PERSONS OWNING, CONDUCTING AND TRANSACTING THE BUSINESS KNOWN AS:
MARKIN ELECTRIC
LOCATED AT:
216 E 2ND AVENUE
MILAN, IL 61264
DATED: AUGUST 28, 2014
KAREN KINNEY
COUNTY CLERK
33-7-14

 
Source: The Dispatch - Moline, IL
Date: August 31, 2014

Legals: Public Notices
 
NOTICE
PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT ON AUGUST 21, 2014 AD A CERTIFICATE WAS FILED IN THE OFFICE OF COUNTY CLERK OF ROCK ISLAND COUNTY, ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS, SETTING FORTH THE NAMES AND POST OFFICE ADDRESSES OF ALL PERSONS OWNING, CONDUCTING AND TRANSACTING THE BUSINESS KNOWN AS:
SHANNON CHIROPRACTIC
LOCATED AT:
1634 AVENUE OF THE CITIES
MOLINE, IL 61265
DATED: AUGUST 22, 2014
KAREN KINNEY
COUNTY CLERK
23-30-6

 
Source: The Dispatch - Moline, IL
Date: August 31, 2014

Legals: Public Notices
 
NOTICE
PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT ON AUGUST 21, 2014 AD A CERTIFICATE WAS FILED IN THE OFFICE OF COUNTY CLERK OF ROCK ISLAND COUNTY, ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS, SETTING FORTH THE NAMES AND POST OFFICE ADDRESSES OF ALL PERSONS OWNING, CONDUCTING AND TRANSACTING THE BUSINESS KNOWN AS:
TWO FEATHERS
VAPOR SHOP
LOCATED AT:
1316 4TH AVENUE
MOLINE, IL 61265
DATED: AUGUST 29, 2014
KAREN KINNEY
COUNTY CLERK
31-7-14

 
Source: The Dispatch - Moline, IL
Date: August 31, 2014

Legals: Bid Notices
 
NOTICE
NOTICE TO BIDDERS
The City of Moline, Illinois is hereby seeking bids for the following project:
City of Moline Job No. 1215 – Demolition, 309 & 315 12th Street Project work to include, but is not limited to: demolition of the two buildings and foundations, removal of items such as debris, pavement, and disconnection of utility services in IL Route 92 right of way. A non-mandatory pre-bid walk through will be held on-site on September 9th, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. As per 820 ILCS 130/1, prevailing wages will be required for this project. Project questions should be directed to Jon Clark at 309-524-2353.
BID PACKAGES may be obtained from the Engineering Division located at 3635 – 4th Avenue, Moline, IL.
Bidders shall submit their sealed bids to the City Engineer at 3635 – 4th Avenue, Moline, IL before 11:00 a.m. on September 16th, 2014 at which time they will be opened and publicly read.
CITY OF MOLINE, ILLINOIS
Scott Hinton, P.E.
City Engineer
31-7

 
Source: The Dispatch - Moline, IL
Date: August 31, 2014

Legals: Bid Notices
 
NOTICE
The City of Moline will receive sealed proposals for the provision of labor, materials and equipment required to resurface the parking lot at Riverside East Picnic Shelter.
Proposals may be hand carried or mailed and will be received at the City of Moline – Municipal Services Building, 3635 Fourth Avenue, Moline, IL 61265, until 10:00AM on September 17th, 2014.
Specifications and Proposal Documents may be obtained from the City of Moline – Municipal Services Building, 3635 Fourth Avenue Moline, Illinois.
The City of Moline reserves the right to accept or reject any or all portions of proposals and to waive formalities as its best interests may require.
Questions regarding this project may be directed to Rodd Schick, Park Operations Manager at, 309-524-2410.

 
Source: The Dispatch - Moline, IL
Date: August 31, 2014

Legals: Dissolus. of Marriage
 
NOTICE
Thomas A. Blade
Attorney at Law
ARDC Number 220787
620 Seventeenth ST
Moline, IL 61265
(309) 762-3900
FAX: (309) 762-3962

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE FOURTEENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
ROCK ISLAND COUNTY,
ILLINOIS

IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF:
ABOU AMADOU WONE,        
Petitioner,
and concerning        LYNECIA JOYCELYN
AUTREY, Respondent.        NO. 14 D 250

NOTICE BY PUBLICATION TO:
LYNECIA JOYCELYN AUTREY
    
The requisite affidavit for publication has been filed. Notice is hereby given to you, LYNECIA JOYCELYN AUTREY, that a petition for dissolution of marriage has been filed in the Circuit Court of the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit, Rock Island County, Illinois, General Division, by the petitioner ABOU AMADOU WONE against you for entry of a judgment of dissolution. Notice has been duly issued against you as provided by law. The petition is pending.

Now, therefore, unless you, LYNECIA JOYCELYN AUTREY, file your answer to the petition for dissolution of marriage in said suit or otherwise make your appearance therein, in the Circuit Court of the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit, Rock Island County, Illinois, General Division held in the Courthouse, in the City of Rock Island, Illinois, at 210 – 15th ST, on or before SEPTEMBER 28, 2014, default may be entered against you at any time after that day, and a decree entered in accordance with the prayer of the petition for dissolution of marriage.

DATED: August 22, 2014
LISA BIERMAN
Clerk of Circuit Court
Rock Island County, Illinois
24-31-7

 
Source: The Dispatch - Moline, IL
Date: August 31, 2014

Legals: Estate Notices
 
NOTICE
William T. Phares
Attorney for
Independent Administrator
4500 Kennedy Drive,
P. O. Box 457
East Moline, IL 61244
(309) 796-0170
CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE FOURTEENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
ROCK ISLAND COUNTY,
ILLINOIS
PROBATE DIVISION
ESTATE OF:
ELAINE M. SMITH,
Deceased.
No. 14 P 264
CLAIM NOTICE - INDEPENDENT ADMINISTRATION
Notice is given of the death of Elaine M. Smith. Letters of office were issued on August 12, 2014, to David Douglas Dies, 2652 – 2nd Street Court, East Moline, Illinois, 61244, as Independent Administrator, whose attorney is William T. Phares, 4500 Kennedy Drive, P. O. Box 457, East Moline, Illinois, 61244.
Claims against the estate may be filed in the office of the Clerk of Court, Rock Island County Courthouse, Rock Island, Illinois, 61201, or with the representative, or both, on or before March 5, 2015, and any claim not filed within that period is barred. Copies of a claim filed with the Clerk must be mailed or delivered to the representative and to the attorney within l0 days after it has been filed.
The estate will be administered without court supervision, unless under 755 Illinois Compiled Statutes 5/28-4 any interested person terminates independent administration at any time by mailing or delivering a copy of a form of petition to terminate independent administration to the Clerk of the Court at the above address.
Dated this 26th day
of August, 2014.
31-7-14

 
Source: The Dispatch - Moline, IL
Date: August 31, 2014

Legals: Estate Notices
 
NOTICE
Graham J. Lee
Attorney for: Estate
844 15th Avenue
East Moline, IL 61244
(309) 755-3471

CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE FOURTEENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
ROCK ISLAND COUNTY,
ILLINOIS
Estate of:
SOPHIE A. SWANSON,
Deceased.
14 P 276

CLAIM NOTICE
Notice is given of the death of Sophie A. Swanson. Letters of Office were issued August 21, 2014, to Annette J. Wood of 16 W. Wasson Rd., Lot 1, Amboy, IL 61310, Independent Executor, whose attorney is Graham J. Lee located at 844 - 15th Avenue, East Moline, Illinois 61244.
Claims against the estate may be filed in the Office of the Clerk of the Court, Rock Island County Courthouse, Rock Island, Illinois, 61201, or with the Representative, or both, on or before March 2nd, 2015, and any claim not filed on or before that date is barred. Copies of a claim filed with the Clerk must be mailed or delivered to the representative and to the attorney within 10 days after it has been filed.
Dated this 21st day of
August, 2014.
 
Source: The Dispatch - Moline, IL
Date: August 31, 2014

Legals: Estate Notices
 
NOTICE
James L. Neppl
NEPPL & MARSH, LTD.
Attorneys for Estate of
Edna P. Zahatko
1600 4 Avenue, Suite 400
Rock Island, IL 61201-8632
(309) 786-2000
(309) 786-2720
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE FOURTEENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
ROCK ISLAND COUNTY,
ILLINOIS
PROBATE DIVISION
ESTATE OF
EDNA P. ZAHATKO,
Deceased.
NO. 2014 P 290
CLAIM NOTICE
NOTICE is given in the death of Edna P. Zahatko Letters were issued on August 28, 2014, to LINDA P. WASHBURN whose attorney is James L. Neppl of NEPPL & MARSH, LTD., 1600 4th Avenue, Suite 400, Rock Island, Illinois. Claims against the estate may be filed in the office of the Clerk of Court, Rock Island County, Rock Island, Illinois, 61201 or with the representative or both on or before March 1, 2015. Copies of a claim filed with the Clerk must be mailed or delivered to the representative and to the attorney within 10 days after it has been filed.
Dated this 28th day of August, A.D. 2014.
Lisa Bierman, Clerk of Court
31-7-14

 
Source: The Dispatch - Moline, IL
Date: August 31, 2014

Legals: Public Notices
 
NOTICE
The regularly scheduled meeting of the Colona Community Fire Protection District Board of Trustees has been rescheduled from Wednesday, August 13, 2014 to Wednesday, August 17, 2014, at 6:30PM.
Jacki Catour, Secretary

 
Source: The Dispatch - Moline, IL
Date: August 31, 2014

Legals: Public Notices
 
NOTICE
NOTICE OF
PUBLIC HEARING
Public notice is hereby given that on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 4:00 p.m., the Moline Plan Commission will hold a public hearing in the Moline City Council Chamber, top floor Moline City Hall, 619 16th Street, to consider a request from the City of Moline to amend Table 35-3401.1, “Permitted Land Uses”; Section 35-3408, “PRINCIPAL COMMERCIAL LAND USES”; Section 35-3406 “PRINCIPAL AGRICULTURAL LAND USES”; and Section 35-3410 “PRINCIPAL STORAGE, WHOLESALING AND INDUSTRIAL LAND USES” of the Zoning and Land Development Code, Chapter 35 of the Moline Code of Ordinances.
The purpose of this amendment is to clarify and modify land uses contained in Chapter 35 in response to the Illinois Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act.
Anyone attending the public hearing will have an opportunity to hear the proposal and voice comments or concerns to the Plan Commission.
MOLINE PLAN
COMMISSION

 
Source: The Dispatch - Moline, IL
Date: August 31, 2014

Legals: Public Notices
 
NOTICE
Notice of Public Hearing
Board of Education of
Colona School District No. 190
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the School Board of School District Number 190, in the Counties of Henry and Rock Island, State of Illinois, that a tentative budget for said School District for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2014, will be on file and conveniently available to public inspection at Colona School in this School District, from and after 8:00 a.m. on the 15th day of August, 2014.
Notice is further hereby given that a public hearing on said budget will be held at 7:00 p.m., on the 18th day of September 2014, in the Band Room in this School District. Dated this 29th day of August, 2014. School Board of School District Number 190, in the County of Henry, State of Illinois.

 
Source: The Dispatch - Moline, IL
Date: August 31, 2014

Merchandise: Business Equipment
 
NEW & USED but NICE
OFFICE FURNITURE
ALLMAKES OFFICE FURNITURE
2334 4th Ave. Mol. 764-2600
 
Source: The Dispatch - Moline, IL
Date: August 31, 2014

Merchandise: Business Equipment
 
Rental Ice Makers. Yearly or seasonal rental. 114-3400 lbs per day from one machine. First month rent free! Call 309-797-COLD (2653).
 
Source: The Dispatch - Moline, IL
Date: August 31, 2014

Merchandise: Antiques
 
Antique Smoke Stand. Vintage wood ashtray stand with Duncan Phyfe style legs and brass feet. Glass ashtray. $50, Call 563-508-7924. Email hnschwartz@gmail.com.

 
Source: The Dispatch - Moline, IL
Date: August 31, 2014

Merchandise: Antiques
 
Assorted Collectibles. 66 shot glasses, $2 each, excellent condition. Assorted rock cassette tapes + wooden holder, $30. Precious Moments 25th wedding anniversary figurine, excellent condition, $10. Call 563-209-1686. Email fergusson1970@yahoo.com.

 
Source: The Dispatch - Moline, IL
Date: August 31, 2014

Merchandise: Antiques
 
CHAIR & FOOTSTOOL. Gorgeous channel back chair and footstool, green velveteen. Chair has carving in legs, footstool has hand carved bun feet. Appraised at $750 by upholsterer, asking $675 cash. 309-235-7579.
 
Source: The Dispatch - Moline, IL
Date: August 31, 2014

Merchandise: Antiques
 
CHINA CABINET. 1900’s. Moving, must sell. $375 or best. 309-373-2011.
 
Source: The Dispatch - Moline, IL
Date: August 31, 2014

Merchandise: Antiques
 
ISABEL BLOOMS. “Koalas” retired in 2005, $44.50; “Humpty Dumpty” retired in 2004, $16.25; “California Quail” retired in 2004, $34; “California Quail Baby” retired in 2004, $21; “Mother Goose” retired in 2004, $53; all weathered bronze finish and in excellent condition. 309-721-7014.
 
Source: The Dispatch - Moline, IL
Date: August 31, 2014

Merchandise: Antiques
 
PEPSI BOTTLE MACHINE. Coin operated. Run good, Med. condition for looks. $125. 309-738-7820.
 
Source: The Dispatch - Moline, IL
Date: August 31, 2014

Merchandise: Antiques
 
 
Source: The Dispatch - Moline, IL
Date: August 31, 2014

Merchandise: Antiques
 
SHEET MUSIC.Approximately 100 rare original copies of sheet music, many dating back to the 30s-40s. Includes World War II songs. Fronts include Bing Crosby, Jimmy Dorset, Frank Sinatra, Red Skelton, etc. Again, these are originals, not updated copies. $1-$8 per single copy depending opon the copy or all to the highest bidder. 309-797-3229.
 
Source: The Dispatch - Moline, IL
Date: August 31, 2014

Merchandise: Antiques
 
SILVER BARS. 1 oz Sunshine mint .999 fine silver bars. Mint condition, sealed, V2 security feature. $23, cash only. 309-721-7647.
 
Source: The Dispatch - Moline, IL
Date: August 31, 2014

Merchandise: Antiques
 
TWIN HEAD AND FOOT BOARD. Dark wood. No side rails. $20. 309-796-1753.
 
Source: The Dispatch - Moline, IL
Date: August 31, 2014

Merchandise: Books/Manuals
 
SHOP MANUAL. Porsche 924 1976-1980, includes turbo. $15. 309-762-0871.
 
Source: The Dispatch - Moline, IL
Date: August 31, 2014

Merchandise: Bldg. Matls./Tools
 
BENCH GRINDER. Craftsman 6 inch and leg set. Never been used. $150. 309-738-0917.
 
Source: The Dispatch - Moline, IL
Date: August 31, 2014

Merchandise: Bldg. Matls./Tools
 
LADDER. 40 foot. Aluminum ext ladder good condition. $125. or offer. 309-787-0240.
 
Source: The Dispatch - Moline, IL
Date: August 31, 2014

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  Today is Sunday, Aug. 31, the 243rd day of 2014. There are 122 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The Chicago and Rock Island Railroad will carry all who wish to attend the Chicago convention for half fare — that is, full fare to Chicago and return free.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Hardy Hetter, for several years yardmaster in the Burlington Railroad yards in Rock Island and Moline, was transferred to Beardstown. He was succeeded here by J.E. Albrecht.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Corn was estimated at 50 percent of the normal crop in Rock Island County by Crop Correspondent Thomas Campbell.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Robert Carroll, 12-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Farr Carroll, of near Aledo, won the grand championship of the Mercer County baby beef show with "Fat Stuff."
1964 -- 50 years ago: About 250 persons attended the first in a series of horse shows at the Hillandale Stables off Knoxville Road near Milan on Saturday afternoon and evening.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Ground was broken this morning for the $4.5 million Rock Valley Business Park near Rock Valley Plaza, Rock Island. The first building is 17,000 square feet for offices and a warehouse and should be completed by Dec. 1.




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