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  1. Emergency phone service restored in Henderson County after brief outageRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KWQC-TV Davenport

    ... been restored after a temporary outage Tuesday morning, July 26, 2016. The Henderson County Sheriff's Department in Oquawka, Ill. announced that emergency phone lines and 911 line were down, just before 8 a.m.. Anyone with an emergency was ...

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  2. Laurie Greene-CollinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Hawk Eye

    Laurie Ann Greene-Collins, 51, of Oquawka, Ill., died Wednesday, June 22, 2016, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, Ill.

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  3. Around Burlington: Running the rapids, and after the boatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | Hawk Eye

    ... completely recovered, and he recorded passing the ruins of old Fort Madison and the yellow river banks near today's Oquawka, Ill. Fort Armstrong at Rock Island, Ill., was passed, and here the boat became stuck yet again. This time, it struck a rock ...

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  4. WB pool opens, Dankwardt set for June 3Read the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | Hawk Eye

    ... open from 1-7 p.m. and on Sunday, Monday and Wednesday, lap swimming is available from 12-1 p.m. Owen Miller, 17 of Oquawka, Illinois, performs a flip into the pool during Memorial Day Monday, May 30, 2016, at West Burlington Swimming Pool in West ...

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  5. Traffic stop leads to meth lab at Henderson County campgroundRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    OQUAWKA, Ill. - Five people were arrested on Methamphetamine charges for over 600 grams after a morning traffic stop.

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  6. 9-1-1 emergency phone lines down in Henderson County, Ill.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday: 1. TED CRUZ GAMBLES ON CARLY FIOR HENDERSON COUNTY, Ill. - The Henderson County Sheriff Department in Oquawka, Ill.

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  7. Oquawka woman arrested for stealing $90K from her motherRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | Hawk Eye

    A 57-year-old woman is in custody in Henderson County on felony charges she stole about $90,000 from her mother. Cathy L. Burgdorf of rural Oquawka, Ill., was arrested on a warrant charging her with financial exploitation of an elderly person, said Det.

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  8. Illinois Woman accused of taking $90,000 from her motherRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    OQUAWKA, Ill. - A woman is under arrest in Henderson County accused of taking money from her own mother.

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  9. Elevated lead levels found in drinking water in some Galesburg homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    ... the state average, he says. The lead isn't coming from Galesburg's water source, groundwater from an aquifer near Oquawka, Ill, but rather from water that settles in old pipes stretching from the street to the home. Schwartzman says there have been ...

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  10. Man seriously injured in head-on collision on U.S. 34 east of Burlington WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | Hawk Eye

    An Oquawka, Ill., man was taken by air ambulance to a Peoria hospital after a head-on collision early Wednesday on U.S. 34. Chad L. Forrester, 31, was injured critically when his westbound 1997 Buick LeSabre crossed the centerline on the highway and struck a 1998 Volvo tractor trailer truck driven by Eric S. Higdon, 40, of Mediapolis according to the Illinois State Patrol.

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  11. 30 beautiful covered bridges around the USARead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | USA Today

    ... for flooding, farmer's used to leave wagons full of stones on the bridge during high waters. The Allman Bridge in Oquawka, Ill., also known as the Oquawka Wagon Bridge, was built in 1866 with a Burr arch truss system. It was originally constructed ...

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  12. 30 beautiful covered bridges around the USARead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | USA Today

    ... for flooding, farmer's used to leave wagons full of stones on the bridge during high waters. The Allman Bridge in Oquawka, Ill., also known as the Oquawka Wagon Bridge, was built in 1866 with a Burr arch truss system. It was originally constructed ...

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  13. Up & Out MuseumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2016 | Hawk Eye

    Alexis Phelps House Museum , Oquawka, Ill., is open by reservation for brunch, luncheons, dinners, teas, receptions and more on the high bank overlooking the Mississippi River. Call 752-9720.

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  14. Claret Jug offers fine dining at Spirit HollowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2016 | Hawk Eye

    ... mpionship held in Great Britain every summer. Iowa's Zach Johnson possesses one, winning the tournament in 2015, and Oquawka, Illinois' own Todd Hamilton won the Claret Jug in 2004.

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  15. Five injured in two car crash east of Oquawka, Ill.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Five people were hospitalized after a two vehicle accident Friday afternoon, December 18, 2015. The accident happened around 3:22 p.m. at the intersection of Illinois Route 164 and Illinois Route 94. The Illinois State Police tell us a car driven by 33-year-old Misty Munson of Little York, Ill.

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  16. April 5 & 12 1923Read the original story

    Dec 9, 2015 | Henderson County Quill

    ... to Mr. and Mrs. Elmo Yeomans at the Wadsworth Hospital on March 27th. The roadbridge committee of the county met at Oquawka and arranged to lease a government Pierce-Arrow struck for use in oiling the roads in Stronghurst, Biggsville, Rozetta and ...

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  17. Henderson County children host Thanksgiving for a good causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | Hawk Eye

    Four years ago, cousins Brooklyn Miller of Gladstone, Ill., and Peyton Dawson of Oquawka, Ill., had the idea to host a community Thanksgiving dinner to raise money for those who need help. "One day, we were just in the car and thought we should hold a dinner to help people," Dawson said.

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  18. Galbraith is a child of the Great DepressionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | Hawk Eye

    ... Galbraith, who lived through the Great Depression has been bowling since 1961. Carol Casey, left from, of Oquawka, Ill., hugs June Galbraith of Gladstone, Ill., Tuesday at King Pins in Burlington. Galbraith has been bowling since 1961. June ...

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  19. Oquawka Board Changes Meeting Dates To TuesdaysRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2015 | Henderson County Quill

    ... the motion to go into closed session to discuss village personnel issues. The October 5th meeting of the Village of Oquawka's Board was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Mayor Sandra Fullerton-Moody, following with the recitation of the Pledge of ...

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  20. German dancing and libations take over the Port of BurlingtonRead the original story

    Oct 4, 2015 | Hawk Eye

    Kadence Grafton, 8, from Oquawka, Illinois, helps with the food during Oktoberfest Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, at the Port of Burlington in Burlington, Iowa. Burlington Rod Kellogg gets food at Oktoberfest Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, at the Port of Burlington in Burlington, Iowa.

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