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07/29/2014, 7:47 pm Akers, Steven Glen, infant son of Skylar Grace Ven Huizen and Travis Glen Akers, both of Geneseo; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island. ...
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07/29/2014, 7:47 pm Gunning, L. Eileen, 75, Neponset; 11 a.m., First United Methodist, Kewanee. Johnson, Patricia, 69, Galva; 3:30 p.m., Rux, Galva. Stamer, ...
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07/29/2014, 7:47 pm Dorothy S. "Dottie" Kropp, 86, of Davenport, passed away peacefully Monday, July 28, 2014, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, ...
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07/29/2014, 7:47 pm Michael R. Bowker, 59, of Davenport, died on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at Genesis Medical Center West, Davenport. Arrangements are ...
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07/29/2014, 7:47 pm Emily R. Roman, 72, of Atkinson, passed away Monday, July 28, 2014, at Genesis Medical Center East, Davenport. Funeral services ...
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07/29/2014, 7:47 pm Services for Vicki Patterson, 59, of Aledo, are 10 a.m. Friday at Speer Funeral Home, Aledo. Burial will be at ...
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07/29/2014, 7:47 pm Denise Diane McAtee, 45, of Lynn Center, died Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Davenport. A private family memorial service will ...
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07/29/2014, 7:47 pm Lester H. Dodds, 90, of Ottumwa, Iowa, formerly of Geneseo, passed away Monday morning, July 28, 2014, at the Hospice ...
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07/29/2014, 7:47 pm Steven Glen Akers, infant son of Skylar Grace Ven Huizen and Travis Glen Akers, both of Geneseo, was born silently ...
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07/29/2014, 7:47 pm Randy L. Halsey, 53, of Silvis, went to meet his Lord and savior on Monday, July 28, 2014, at his ...
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07/29/2014, 7:47 pm Lola Mae "Jackie" Roden, 84, of East Moline, died Thursday, July 24, 2014, at Hope Creek Care Center, East Moline, ...
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07/29/2014, 7:47 pm Correction: Funeral services for Gabriella "Gaye" Maertens, 80 of Menahga, Minn., formerly of East Moline, will be held 11 a.m. ...
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07/29/2014, 7:47 pm J. Kevin Zerull, 63, of St. Augustine, Fla., formerly of Rock Island, died July 21, 2014, at his home. ...
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07/29/2014, 7:47 pm Lisa Schmook, 46, of Rock Island, passed away Tuesday July 29, 2014, at her home. Arrangements are pending at Wheelan-Pressly ...
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07/29/2014, 7:47 pm Emil T. Dupont, 90, of Rock Island, died Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Rock Island. Visitation will be ...
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07/29/2014, 7:47 pm Janice M. Orsborn, 66, of Springfield, Va., formerly of Moline, died Friday, July 25, 2014, at her home. Visitation will ...
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07/29/2014, 7:47 pm Nona Ruth Martin Grimes entered eternal peace on Monday, July 28, 2014, at the age of 91 years, 11 months ...
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07/29/2014, 7:47 pm Danny Newell Wadkins Sr., 74, of Milan, died Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Iowa City VA Health Care System, Iowa ...
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07/29/2014, 7:47 pm Nellie M. Schare, 75, of Milan, passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at her home. There are no services planned ...
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07/28/2014, 6:02 pm Beuseling, Francis E., 87, Geneseo; Vandemore, Geneseo. Gunning, L. Eileen, 75, Neponset; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee. Halsey, Randy L., 53, Silvis; Schroder, ...
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07/28/2014, 6:01 pm Bishop, Dr. Joseph R., 87, Moline, formerly Rock Island; 10 a.m., South Park Presbyterian, Rock Island. McGinnis, Patricia A., 77, ...
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07/28/2014, 6:00 pm Services for James Pribble, 69, of Davenport, are 11 a.m. Wednesday at Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport. Burial is in Fairmount Cemetery, Davenport. ...
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07/28/2014, 6:00 pm Viola Millick, 87, of Bettendorf, died Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Iowa Masonic Health, Bettendorf. A memorial gathering is 4 ...
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07/28/2014, 6:00 pm Dorothy "Dottie" S. Kropp, 86, of Davenport, died Monday, July 28, 2014, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf. Arrangements ...
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07/28/2014, 6:00 pm Melvin F. Williams, 89, of New Boston, died Saturday, July 26, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Methodist, Peoria. According to his wishes, ...
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07/28/2014, 6:00 pm Gladys L. Simpson, 97, of Alexis, died at 1:27 p.m. Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Genesis Medical Center, Aledo. Funeral ...
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07/28/2014, 6:00 pm Loralee Joyce Schultz, 69, of Senatobia, Miss., passed away July 25, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. ...
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07/28/2014, 6:00 pm Emily R. Roman, 72, of Atkinson, died Monday, July 28, 2014, at Genesis Medical Center East Campus, Davenport. Services are ...
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07/28/2014, 6:00 pm Denise McAtee, 45, of Lynn Center, died Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Davenport. Arrangements are pending at Kirk, Huggins & ...
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07/29/2014, 4:47 pm Gabriella "Gaye" Maertens, 80, of Menahga, Minn., passed away peacefully at St Joseph's Hospital in Park Rapids, Minn., on Wednesday, ...
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07/28/2014, 6:00 pm Patricia Johnson, 69, of Galva, died Sunday, July 27, 2014, at OSF St. Francis, Peoria. Services are 3:30 p.m. Wednesday ...
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07/28/2014, 6:00 pm L. Eileen Gunning, 75, of Neponset, died Sunday, July 27, 2014, at OSF Medical, Peoria. Services are 11 a.m. Wednesday ...
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07/28/2014, 6:00 pm Francis E. Beuseling, 87, of Geneseo, passed away Monday, July 28, 2014, at Hammond-Henry Hospital, Geneseo. As he wished, cremation ...
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07/28/2014, 6:00 pm Randy L. Halsey, 53, of Silvis, died Monday, July 28, 2014, at home. Arrangements are pending at Schroder Mortuary, Silvis. ...
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07/28/2014, 6:00 pm Katrina A. Conner, 17, of Rock Island, passed away at her home on Saturday, July 26, 2014. Funeral services are ...
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07/28/2014, 6:00 pm Thomas J. Voss, 57, of Moline, died Saturday, July 26, 2014, at his home. Graveside services will be Friday, Aug. ...
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07/27/2014, 7:52 pm Conner, Katrina A., 17, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island. Kowalske, Judith N., 78, Bettendorf; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf. McKay, Robert W., ...
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07/27/2014, 7:51 pm Crumly, Margaret M., 48, Grandview, Iowa; 4-8 p.m., The Rendezvous, Muscatine. Dolleslager, Ronald W., 69, Moline; 10 a.m., Rafferty, Moline. ...
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07/27/2014, 7:51 pm Services for Mary Therese Nester Roseman, of Bettendorf, are 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic, Davenport. Burial ...
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07/27/2014, 7:51 pm Gloria Jean Paget, 63, of Bettendorf, died July 25, 2014, at her home. Services are 10 a.m. Thursday at Runge, ...
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07/27/2014, 7:51 pm Viola M. Millick, 87, of Bettendorf, died Sunday, July 27, 2014, at the Iowa Masonic Health Facility, Bettendorf. Arrangements are ...
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07/27/2014, 7:51 pm Judith N. Kowalske, 78, of Bettendorf, died Sunday, July 27, 2014, at the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf. Arrangements ...
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07/27/2014, 7:51 pm Services for Frances C. "Fran" Ryan Foster, 98, of Bettendorf, are 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. John Vianney Catholic, Bettendorf. ...
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07/27/2014, 7:51 pm Melvin S. Williams, 89, of Aledo, died Saturday, July 26, 2014, at United Methodist Hospital, Peoria, Ill. Arrangements are pending ...
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07/27/2014, 7:51 pm Gladys L. Simpson, 97, of Alexis, died Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Genesis Medical Center, Aledo. Arrangements are pending at ...
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07/27/2014, 7:51 pm Robert W. McKay, 81, of Eliza, died on Saturday, July 26, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Muscatine. Funeral services will be ...
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07/27/2014, 7:51 pm Funeral services for Roger Theuninck, 82, of East Moline, will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Anne Catholic Church, East ...
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07/27/2014, 7:51 pm Katrina A. Conner, 17, of Rock Island, passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014, at her home. Funeral arrangements are pending ...
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07/27/2014, 7:51 pm Thomas J. Voss, 57, of Moline, died Saturday, July 26, 2014, at his home. Arrangements are pending at Esterdahl Mortuary ...
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07/26/2014, 9:34 pm Foster, Frances C. "Fran," 98, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport. Gryp, David L., 66, Davenport; Runge, Davenport. McGinnis, Patricia A., 77, ...
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07/26/2014, 9:34 pm Foster, Linnea, 67, Milan; 2 p.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island. New, Jack W., 47, Rock Island; 3 p.m., Rafferty, Moline. ...
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07/26/2014, 9:34 pm Jim Glen Pribble, 69, of Davenport, died Saturday, July 26, 2014, at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral ...
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07/26/2014, 9:34 pm Gloria Paget, 63, of Bettendorf, passed away at her home on Friday, July 25, 2014. Arrangements are pending at Runge ...
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07/26/2014, 9:34 pm Patricia A. McGinnis, 77, of Davenport, passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Senior Star, Davenport. Funeral services will be ...
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07/26/2014, 9:34 pm David L. Gryp, 66, of Davenport, passed away July 17, 2014. No services are planned. Survivors include his children, David ...
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07/26/2014, 9:34 pm Frances C. "Fran" Foster, 98, of Davenport, died Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Kahl Home, Davenport. Arrangements are pending at ...
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07/26/2014, 9:34 pm Elsie L. Sawyer, 83, of Colona passed away Friday, July 25, 2014, at Rosewood Care Center, Moline. Funeral services will ...
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07/26/2014, 9:34 pm Michael L. "Boogie" Carlile, 65, of Silvis, died Friday, July 25, 2014, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf. Cremation ...
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07/26/2014, 9:34 pm Bernadine Nola Ehman, 103, of the Coventry Apartments, Rock Island, died Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Rock Island. ...
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07/26/2014, 9:34 pm Gary L. Anderson, 62, of Rock Island, died Thursday, July 24, 2014, at his residence. Funeral services will be held ...
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07/26/2014, 9:34 pm Chester D. Wildermuth, 93, of Geneseo, formerly of Moline, passed away Thursday May 22, 2014, at Good Samaritan Village, Geneseo. ...
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07/26/2014, 4:55 pm Services for Geraldine "Jeri" Schafer, 85, Davenport, are 10 a.m. Monday at Weerts, Davenport, with visitation 9 a.m. to services. ...
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  Today is Wednesday, July 30, the 211th day of 2014. There are 154 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: After Sept. 1, every small box of matches will be required to have a 3 cent duty Lincoln stamp on it, and every large box will be one cent for every 100 matches.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Rock Island residents had contributed a total of $1,293 to the American Red Cross for the Johnstown flood relief fund.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Capt. Clark Means, new darkhorse twirler for the ARGUS staff, was in great form in his initial contest as a mound laborer. The result was that THE ARGUS trimmed the Union 6-5.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Hunter and Humprey Moody, young Decatur, Ill, brothers, lack only a few hours of establishing a new world light plane endurance record.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Gates of the 110th annual Mercer County Fair swing open tonight at Aledo for a full week of day and night activity. More that $36,000 will be paid in premiums and race purses.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The baseball field carved out of the cornfield near Dyersville, Iowa, continues to keep dreams alive for hundreds of visitors. Tourists from 26 state and France have visited Dan Lansing's farm to see the baseball diamond seen in the hit movie "Field of Dreams."






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