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Don’t miss the opportunity to visit The Putnam Museum’s exhibit RACE: Are We So Different? before it is gone

In recent years any attempt to discuss race brought to the surface many ugly and good things in the American society. Some felt threatened by the fact that their beliefs were being challenged and theirContinue reading…

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Laura Moreno Adult Literacy Coordinator for Sauk Valley Community College is grateful to run the program that helped her learn English

After hearing many immigrant stories, some people might think that they all sound the same, they come escaping hardships looking for better lives for themselves and their children. The goal might be the same, butContinue reading…

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Jayne O’Brien “ I value my community and am committed to making East Moline an even better place to live”

Voting is a essential part of any democracy. While many Americans usually exercise their right to vote during presidential elections, most usually forgo local elections and this is a great mistake.  Local politicians make decisionsContinue reading…

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Marina Varela and Olga Cruz from Sun-Star Cleaning Service are named Multicultural Business Owners of the week by the Welcome to Floreciente FB page

Originally from Piedras Negras Coahuila and Salvatierra Guanajuato in Mexico, Marina and Olga met thanks to their husbands who regularly played soccer together on the same team. Having made an instant connection, Olga invited MarinaContinue reading…

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Meet officer Gonzalez and officer Mitchell two of the new recruits for Davenport Police Department

On Wednesday, January 9 Davenport Mayor Frank Klipsch swore in eight new police officer and 2 of them are Latino. Meet Davenport Police Department new Latino recruits officer Gonzalez and officer Mitchell.   Martin GonzalezContinue reading…

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Quad Cities Ballet Folklorico dancers will be featured in the Nutcracker

In the United States performances of the Nutcracker by various ballet companies have become a Christmas tradition. The Nutcracker tales have been a huge part of popular culture since late 60s of last century, thereContinue reading…

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Two Sauk Valley veterans will be honored for their community service at the Illinois Bicentennial Honor 200

  They served their country with honor. They have been living their lives with honor as well and on December 3 two veterans John Espinoza and Raymond Torres from Sterling-Rock Falls area will be recognizedContinue reading…