Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2007 -- East Davenport owners asking for tax increase
It's not often that a group of taxpayers asks its city government to increase property taxes, but a little more than two dozen Village of East Davenport business owners have filed a petition to do so.
Friday, Nov. 7, 1997 -- United Way raises $6,978,315 | Group surpasses goal for first time since 1990
For the first time since 1990, United Way of the Quad-Cities Area surpassed its fund-raising goal. United Way volunteers, contributors and recipients greeted the news with a round of applause during a campaign thank-you event Thursday night at the Blackhawk Hotel in downtown Davenport.
Sunday, Nov. 8, 1987 -- I-74 -- Path to promise | Officials expect buildings to sprout from Q-C cornfields
The harvested cornfields and rutted farm trails that surround Davenport's East 53rd Street don't exactly look like an economic boom waiting to happen. But those northeast Davenport fields probably will produce the next economic development in the Quad-Cities officials say.
Wednesday, Nov. 9, 1977 -- Grid Madness Strikes Q-C
"Just lie down here on the couch and tell me about it Mr. ... ah." "Cities, Mr. Q. Cities, Doctor." "And what does the Q. stand for, Mr. Cities?" "Quad ... Or is it Quint? No, it's Quad. Oh, I don't know. I can't remember. I can't even think straight. This is driving me crazy." "WELL, WHAT exactly is the problem?" "Football.' I've gone football crazy. Football insane. Football mad. Mad, do you hear me, mad, mad..."
Friday, Nov. 10, 1967 -- Ready For Vets Day
Two Davenport war veterans look ahead to Saturday's Veterans Day activities as they pause today at the foot of the Spanish War monument on Main Street. Harvey Klindt, left commander of the Scott County Assn., and a veteran of World War II, and Nels Peterson, a Spanish War Veteran, will participate in the 10:30 a.m. parade and ceremony. Peterson, 89, will also place a memorial wreath on the monument.
Monday, Nov. 11, 1957 -- Area Veterans Honor War Dead
Homage was paid American war dead today by Quad-City veterans groups in ceremonies making Veterans' Day, while others honored the observance with silent tributes. Many of the former flourishes and embellishments which surrounded what was previously known as Armistice Day were missing; no speakers eulogized the dead; crowds were notably absent.
Wednesday, Nov. 12, 1947 -- Planning Nears Completion For $650,000 St. Luke's Addition To Relieve Hospital Shortage | New Structure Will Add 62 Beds and 10 Bassinets to Facilities
Detailed plans for the proposed addition to St. Luke's hospital, for which $650,000 will be sought in public contributions, are nearing completion in the offices of the architects, it was announced today by E.P. Adler, general chairman of the building fund campaign.