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Working the Dream
The Country Cupboard: A little farmstand making a big global impression
Davenport teacher helps others get hooked on crafting rugs
Planting the seeds: Garden by garden, preacher advocates for better food
Augie scientist enjoys getting out into the field
Schmulbach keeps coming back to coaching
She loves rallying Q-C students to battle hunger
Sheriff's deputy likes helping people, making them feel safe
EM superintendent willing to sacrifice his job for kids
Bariatric nurse loves giving lives back to patients
WIU adviser found his passion in working with students
A career in chocolate makes life happier
Job is an extension of desire to have an impact
Mallards' broadcaster puts money where mouth is
Chemist creates beauty with stained glass
Office manager by day, jewelry seller by night
'Clean-cut farm kid' has loved his life in law enforcement
Physical therapist finds satisfaction in helping people
Museum job puts director in touch with great people
Museum curator finds something new every day
Marketing executive finds joy in helping businesses
Marketing director takes pride in spreading the word about engineering firm
Tireless community servant continues at 75
Becoming US citizen hard, but fun work for Polish native
Moline soccer coach helps other immigrants adjust
A husband brought her here, and a son kept her here
Small changes add up to a big adjustment for Western Australian
Exchange student learns school is easier, more food is fried in U.S.
Family legacy continues with Mediterranean Q-C restaurant
Scotland native has seen both sides of immigration issue
Immigrant grandfather sparks a love of diversity in his grandson
Filipino woman gets 'badge of honor' training in US
Finding love in Brussels leads Spaniard to Q-C
Native of Germany remembers holiday traditions
Lagomarcinos carry on a family tradition brought here from Italy
Priest can trace family back to Ireland -- and Africa and Scandinavia, too
'Proud to be Egyptian, Muslim and an American citizen'
Violinist brings global experience to the Q-C
Successful Q-C couple turns from sports to kitchens
Business center at BHC offers help to entrepreneurs
Business center at BHC offers help to entrepreneurs
Food Hub takes shape in Davenport's Freight House
Changing the world, one gift at a time
Blackwell turns artist's eye on property management
Geneseo farmer shares the message of agriculture
Arsenal leader looks back on satisfying career
Tennant wants to bring back 'knights of the highway'
Bent River owner really likes his product
Country Corner: From pumpkin stand to presidential host
Renaissance Rock Island keeps cash flowing in town
Russian-born fashion designer makes her mark
Deere prospers on quality, innovation, integrity
Cool Beanz about more than just good coffee
After a lifetime of jobs, R.I. man wants to retire as welder
Q-C winery on track to expand its production, wine types
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  Today is Saturday, Aug. 30, the 242nd day of 2014. There are 123 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: A large pair of elk, captured in Iowa, were exhibited in Market Square today.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Rock Island Arsenal dam was being constructed under the supervision of Charles Frances, of Lowell, Mass.
1914 — 100 years ago: Mrs. Frank Mixer, of Rock Island, was the winner of the final preliminary for the women's handicap golf cup at Rock Island arsenal links.
1939 — 75 years ago: Sixteen hundred persons — many from war-fearful Europe — arrived in New York aboard the German liner Bremen. For two days on the trip, passengers were cut off from the world with both incoming and outgoing radio messages banned.
1964 — 50 years ago: Police reported five youths have been involved in the theft of about seven cars in recent weeks. Three of the youths were arrested Saturday afternoon, one was in custody as the result of a previous arrest, and the fifth is expected to be arrested today.
1989 — 25 years ago: The Rock Island/Milan School Board is asking the city to tear down Franklin School and allow the school district to pay back the estimated $100,00 cost during 10 years.






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