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Walter promoted to master sergeant

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 21st, 2015
On April 3, Robert J. Krenz, former captain in the U.S. Air Force, chaperoned the promotion of Sgt. First Class Matthew J. Walter to the rank of master sergeant. Walter is an active duty member of the Texas Army National Guard and has served in the military for 22 years including 19 years as active federal service.
Walter originally enlisted

Education Briefs

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 21st, 2015
Local students named to Augustana dean's list
ROCK ISLAND - Augustana College announced 856 students were named to the dean's list for the 2014-2015 winter term.
Local students include Yessenia Gutierrez, a senior from Sublette, majoring in biology and Spanish for professional use; Lorraine Stamberger, a senior from LaMoille, majoring in geography and environmental studies; Samuel Dunklau, a junior

Buddy Poppy Days May 1 and 2

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 21st, 2015
Buddy Poppy Days chairman Linda Patterson, left, accepts a donation from Mendota City Clerk Emily McConville on April 16. VFW Buddy Poppy Days will be held Friday, May 1 and Saturday, May 2 in Mendota. Members of VFW Post 4079 Ladies Auxiliary will sell Buddy Poppies at various locations around town. All proceeds will be used for various projects for

Carl’s Quiz

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 21st, 2015
Based on a recent survey, what percentage of Americans say they are satisfied with the way businesses handle their phone calls?

The answer to last week's quiz is: The first day of spring in the Southern Hemisphere is the first day of fall in the Northern Hemisphere.

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