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  1. Early morning house fire in Coal ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 10 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    ... kly. One person was inside at the time but fire officials say he got out safely. The Coal Valley Fire Department, the Colona Fire Department, and the Blackhawk Fire Protection District responded. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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  2. Richard TavennerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | The Daily Herald

    He married the love of his life, Jean Schultz, on Aug 11, 1955; she preceded him in death on March 28, 2016. He is survived by three daughters, Deborah Tavenner of Columbus, Susan Peschel of Toledo and Barbara Warren of Colona, Illinois; a son, Dan Tavenner of Colorado Springs, Colorado; four grandchildren, Ben Diroll, Carrie Diroll, Andrew Tavenner and Winifred Hitchman.

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  3. Richard TavennerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Putnam County Sentinel

    ... survived by three daughters, Deborah Tavenner of Columbus, Susan (Joe) Peschel of Toledo, and Barbara (Jon) Warren of Colona, Illinois; and a son, Dan (Christine) Tavenner of Colorado Springs, Colorado; four grandchildren, Ben (Kendalyn) Diroll, ...

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  4. Quad CitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | Douglas County Herald

    ... So lots of sympathy to both their families. Dee (Allison) had just seen Nadine the same day she died. She lived in Colona, Illinois. Anita and I also send our deepest sympathy to Evelyn's two children, D.J. and Becky and their families. I see a lot ...

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  5. Henry County to charge cities for police dispatch servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    ... paid for the services, but due to the failed public safety tax officials are now looking to makeup for lost funds. Colona placed 5,034 police calls in 2015, generating the highest number in the county. The total cost for the year in dispatch ...

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  6. Green and Rock Rivers cause potential flooding threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    ... flood waters surrounding the Green River and Hennepin Canal are receding but rainfall could increase water levels. Colona Fire Chief, John Swan, said each winter his community is particularly vulnerable. "We sit between two rivers, the Green River ...

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  7. Levee weakened by ice jam in Henry County, IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Emergency Management crews have been watching flood conditions along the Green River, Rock River, and Hennepin Canal in Colona, Illinois. On Wednesday, January 18, 2017, the ice jam that had been on the Green River released.

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  8. Flood warnings issued near Colona, IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    The National Weather Service Quad Cities Office has issued a Flash Flood Watch and a Flood Warning for parts of Henry County due to flooding and a levee that appears to be at risk of failing. The NWS says rising levels, due to recent heavy rain and ice action on Rock River, Green River and Hennepin Canal, are causing a weakening of the levee near Colona.

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  9. Area police to hand out bicycles collected thanks to community effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    ... the second year Vander Vending owner Jerry Schreiner has done something like this. KWQC tagged along last year in Colona as the gifts were handed out. This time, Schreiner asked clients to contribute and dozens of bicycles began rolling in. "Last ...

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  10. Rock Island Co. sales tax referendum on the November ballot for the fourth timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    ... "There's gotta be some way of providing more resources for our schools," said Lorna Dauw, a retired teacher and Colona Resident. "We've got buildings that are old and that need replacing." "It would mean the world because the school is the most ...

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  11. Fort Obie RendezvousRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2016 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Pacific walrus are beginning to come ashore near a remote community on Alaska's northwest coast in what's become an COLONA, Ill. - It's a step back in time.

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  12. Runner completes 100 mile Hennepin, strives for 200 milesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2016 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    COLONA, Ill. - Stormy Kies has already completed the Hennepin Hundred mile race, a ultra marathon course which runs from Sterling, IL to Colona, IL.

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  13. Lake forest preserves issue Des Plaines River Trail challengeRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2016 | Daily Herald

    ... a 30-mile jaunt Sunday as part of his training for the Hennepin Hundred, a 100-mile trail run between Sterling and Colona, Illinois, Oct. 1. The trail challenge will be "icing on the cake and a great way to share a great assets Lake County residents ...

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  14. Omni Holdings acquires flatbed operations of Tennant Truck LinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | Fleet Owner Magazine

    ... and over-dimensional, open deck specialized service to customers nationwide. The former Tennant Truck Lines based in Colona, IL, was in business for over 70 years. The Tennant Truck Lines name and authority will continue to operate, as a van ...

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  15. TV-6 Investigates: Sweepstakes scam hitting Facebook messagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Scams are like weeds, they just keep coming back. A new one in the area has people messaging potential victims on Facebook, saying they've w COLONA, Ill.

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  16. Police say suspect stole car in Moline, captured in Henry CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Hungary is willing to take back some migrants from Austria under European rules and would then return them to their Around 6:33 a.m., police received a hold up alarm from the LeClaire Food Mart at 1830 5th Ave. When they arrived, officers found the clerk who said a white man with a handgun frantically entered the store and demanded the keys to his vehicle, a black 2014 Toyota Camery. The suspect took the vehicle and was later a suspect in an incident in Colona.

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  17. Omni Holdings Acquires Flatbed Assets of Tennant Truck LinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2016 | Transport Topics

    Omni Holdings said it acquired the flatbed assets of Tennant Truck Lines for its Omni Specialized unit, which provides general commodity flatbed and over-dimensional, open deck specialized service to customers nationwide. "This is our first step in establishing a platform from which to grow both organically and through acquisition," Thomas Witt, president of Colona, Illinois-based Omni Specialized, said in a statement.

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  18. FILE: Governor Rauner makes a Quad Cities visit to Colona, Ill. in June, 2015.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2016 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Georgia's highest court has ruled that the Ku Klux Klan's lawsuit over its bid to 'adopt' a highway can continue. In a unanim MOLINE, Ill.

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  19. Traffic detour planned for Colona after holiday weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    With Europe thrown into turmoil by the British vote to quit the European Union, cooperation between the EU and the U.S.-led COLONA, Ill. - The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that Illinois 84 in the Village of Colona will be closed to all through traffic from Tuesday, July 5, 2016 through Friday, July 8, 2016.

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  20. Proposed assault weapons ban could impact Henry CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    ... the Orlando mass shooter. Armalite, a division of Strategic Armory Corps located in Geneseo, and Rock River Arms in Colona both make weapons that would be included in the proposed ban. "We rejoice that those manufacturers are here. And again, we'll ...

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