Linda Cook

Bio

Film critic/reporter since 1985 at Quad-City Times. Broadcast Film Critics Association member. College instructor for criminal justice, English and math. Serves on Safer Foundation and The Salvation Army advisory boards. Member of St. Mark Lutheran Church

Home town

Monmouth, Illinois

News

This Valentine’s Day-themed card says "Loving Greeting” on a chromolithograph with gold accents from 1908. This gift from Frank Custer is in t…

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Linda Cook

Jen, from the bottom of my heart, thank you for this beautifully written, compelling story! As an adult who was adopted as an infant, I can tell you that this is a special, beautiful occasion. Never a day goes by when I don't think of the loving parents who adopted me, or the birth mother wh…

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Linda Cook commented on Thanks for the letters

Mark, I don't think you realize how many lives you have touched through your editorials, the community forums you've led, the voices that were heard through the letters i n the Quad-City Times, and those of us fortunate enough to work with you in the newsroom. Thanks to a great colleague, fr…

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Linda Cook commented on Vera Cook

Mom, I wish I could call you ... oh, the conversations we would have!

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Linda Cook commented on Replace 'R' word with respect

Well-written and from the heart - thanks for this great letter, Rick!

Linda Cook

A beautiful tribute to a beautiful woman.

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Linda Cook commented on Happy 90th birthday, Bill

For nearly 30 years, you've been my mentor and my friend. Thank you so much, and happy birthday, Bill!

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Linda Cook commented on Tony Hawk draws big crowd

Great story and photos - and what a terrific event!

Linda Cook

Well-written, Jack - a wonderful tribute to an important, and too-often-forgotten, part of our criminal justice system. Good dog, Old Dan - RIP.

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Linda Cook commented on Deborah Kaye McDaniel

She was a lovely lady with a heart for her community. She will be greatly missed.

Linda Cook

Linda Cook, reporter from the Quad-City Times, here. I'd like to talk to people who know Mr. Ramm or who were there during the incident. My number at my desk is 563-383-2493.