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

    Sunday Feb 7 | 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. MuseumsRead the original story

    Oct 4, 2015 | 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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  10. Mar 8 & 15, 1923Read the original story

    Sep 30, 2015 | Henderson County Quill

    ... accompanied by a cousin, came down from Burlington and identified the man as Chas. A. Anderson, who was drowned near Oquawka in November wile on a hunting trip-mention of the drowning had been made in this columns at the time. The positive ...

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  11. Board's Attempt To Seek A County Police Contract Fails; Fedler Blames MayorRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2015 | Henderson County Quill

    Some interesting discussion took place at the Oquawka board meeting earlier this month as board members talked about everything from allowing ATVs in town, to purchasing snow removal equipment, and issues with the buckled Main Street to the failed attempt of seeking a police contract proposal between the village and the county. Fedler had gained permission from the board to look into a possible contract between the village and the county for police protection in an attempt to save the village money.

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  12. Homes of all stages on tour of homes this yearRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2015 | Hawk Eye

    ... and her husband home at 624 N. 7th St with Mona Riley Smith, left center Burlington, Gail Goldsmith, right center Oquawka, and Robyn Walsh, right Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015, in Burlington, Iowa. This Italianate style home was built in 1860. An old style ...

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  13. Car accident cuts power to 3,000 Illinios homes and businessesRead the original story

    Sep 27, 2015 | Hawk Eye

    More than 3,000 homes and businesses in the Illinois counties of Henderson, Mercer and Warren lost power early Saturday morning, and many didn't get it back until 10 hours later. According to the Henderson County Sheriff's Department, a car struck a power pole outside of Oquawka around 1 a.m. Saturday, immediately cutting power to 3,000 Ameren Illinois customers.

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  14. Hocker Sworn In As PostmasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2015 | Henderson County Quill

    ... carrier, a letter carrier and worked in sales and service. In his new job he is the Administrative Postmaster for Oquawka, Keithsburg, Seaton, Little York and Gladstone. He is in charge of all 5 offices. Things were quiet to begin with but then the ...

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  15. William TeeRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2015 | Hawk Eye

    Born Aug. 24, 1933, in Oquawka, he was the son of Floyd W. and Nellie E. Brown Tee. In 1963, he married Jean Cochran in Oquawka; they divorced.

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  16. Village of BiggsvilleRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2015 | Henderson County Quill

    ... a motion to allow them to close Water Street, behind the homes, on that day, Nanci 2nd motion carried. A copy of the Oquawka Golf Cart ordinance was passed out to take home and look over. It will be discussed at the next meeting if we want an ordi ...

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  17. County Board Members Reflect On Loss Of Curt EisenmayerRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2015 | Henderson County Quill

    Oquawka- Henderson County Board chairman Albert Renken opened their September regular meeting with a moment of silence in memory of their fellow board member, community activist, and friend Curt Eisenmayer who passed away Friday, September 4th. Near the end of the board meeting, several board members made positive remarks about Curt, each noting that he was the one responsible for bringing them to the board.

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  18. Priest with ties to Quad Cities removed for allegations of sexual misconduct with a minorRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2015 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    ... St. Anthony Church, Matherville, St. Theresa Church, New Boston, St. John Church, Viola, St. Andrew Church, Oquawka (1987-1989); St. Mark Church, Peoria (1989-1990); St. Edward Church, Chillicothe (1990-1992); St. Mary Church, Moline (1992); St. ...

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  19. B&B Propane Location DiscussedRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2015 | Henderson County Quill

    ... This new system will be able to record footage for up to 30 days. The board will be meeting with police officials in Oquawka to decide whether to contract the Oquawka Police Department with the Henderson County Police Department. The

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  20. Meet Your NeighborRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2015 | Henderson County Quill

    ... had five children. Three sons, Brian Mattson of Moline and works at Jewel as a meat cutter, Blane (Tammy) of rural Oquawka who installs carpet, and Robert (Lucretia) of rural Oquawka, a self employed construction worker; two daughters, Kelly Kay ...

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