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  1. Illinois grandmother tells kidnapper a If you come near me, Ia m going to shoot youaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WGN-TV Chicago

    ... permit. And a Glock 380 handgun in the console of her truck. When May told her to pull into a gravel lot in rural Port Byron, she knew she had to make her move. "I knew I would live or die right there. He did tell me in the drive, if the police come ...

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  2. Illinois Grandmother tells kidnapper 'If you come near me, I'm going to shoot you'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... permit. And a Glock 380 handgun in the console of her truck. When May told her to pull into a gravel lot in rural Port Byron, she knew she had to make her move. "I knew I would live or die right there. He did tell me in the drive, if the police come ...

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  3. Chinese group Manhu visits Rock Falls schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | The Daily Gazette

    ... in Centennial Auditorium at Sterling High School. Manhu visited schools in Sterling, Rock Falls, Dixon, and Port Byron, reaching more than 4,200 students and teachers from 12 schools. Students at Merrill School in Rock Falls participated in a ...

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  4. Burn ban issued for several area communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 2 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    With dry conditions becoming an increasing concern, several area fire departments are issuing an all open burn ban. It impacts residents in the Cordova, Hillsdale, Rapids City/Port Byron fire districts.

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  5. Illinois Supreme Court ruling casts doubt on power-line projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 1 | The Daily Gazette

    ... The Rock Island project's route was to begin in Iowa's O'Brien County, enter Illinois between Cordova and Port Byron, continue through Whiteside County just southwest of Erie, through the entire north edge of Bureau County, and end in Grundy County. ...

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  6. High court deals another blow to Clean Line projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 29 | Bureau County Republican

    ... Commerce Commission. The project route was to begin in Iowa's O'Brien County, enter Illinois between Cordova and Port Byron, continue through Whiteside County, through the entire north edge of Bureau County, and end in Grundy County. The project ...

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  7. High court deals another blow to Clean Line projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 22 | The Daily Gazette

    ... Commerce Commission. The project route was to begin in Iowa's O'Brien County, enter Illinois between Cordova and Port Byron, continue through Whiteside County just southwest of Erie, through the entire north edge of Bureau County, and end in Grundy ...

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  8. World music: Visiting band helps local students become attuned to Chinese cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 19 | The Daily Gazette

    ... Middle School in Dixon, and Thursday, they will wrap up their visits at Riverdale middle and high schools in Port Byron. Manhu's Wang Tao teaches Rock Falls Middle School students how to dance to the group's music Tuesday. The group, which hails ...

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  9. Golden Warriors win on the linksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | The Daily Gazette

    ... Comets at Byron Hills, but Riverdale ran away with the team score after Tyler Bussert shot a four-under-par 31 in Port Byron. Bureau Valley 163, Morrison 167, Kewanee 184: Spencer Marquez shot a one-over-par 36 to lead the Storm to a win at Baker ...

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  10. C. Wayne SnyderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | The Daily Gazette

    ... Gallentine of Rock Falls and Lonny Gallentine of Torrance, California; one sister, Lovenia (Dick) Neyrinck of Port Byron; one brother, Richard (Linda) Snyder of Colfax, Iowa; one sister-in-law, Lillian Snyder of Erie; one brother-in-law, Ron ...

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  11. Police reports for Monday, Aug. 21, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | The Daily Gazette

    ... a.m. Friday at Dixon and Emmons avenues; speeding; given notice to appear in court. Austin L. Hawkins, 22, of Port Byron; 11:08 a.m. Friday at Dixon and Emmons avenues; speeding; given notice to appear in court. Rodney L. Tempel, 60, of Lanark; 3:12 ...

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  12. 911 service out for part of the Illinois Quad CitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    The Rock Island County Sheriff's Office says 911 service is out for several communities. The outage is impacting 510 phone customers in East Moline, Hampton, Port Byron and Rapids City.

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  13. Coffee & ConversationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2017 | WDLM-AM East Moline

    State Sen. Neil Anderson will be joined by special guests State Rep. Tony McCombie, Mayor Mike Thoms, and County Board Member Ron Oelke at various "Coffee & Conversation" events throughout Rock Island County in August. August events include the following: Jimmie Lee's Bar and Grill, Friday August 4 108 S. Main Street, Port Byron 9-11 AM Co-Host: Rep. Tony McCombie Theo's Java Club, Thursday August 10 213 17th St, Rock Island 9-11 AM Co-Host: Mayor Mike Thoms Andalusia Family Cafe, Friday August 25th 101 6th Ave. West, Suite 8, Andalusia 9-11 AM Co-Host: County Board Member Ron Oelke At the informal "Coffee & Conversation" events, constituents will have the opportunity for one-on-one conversations with their local elected officials.

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  14. Tugest 2017 kicks offRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    ... tug of war battle started a yearly tradition, and it's now one of the biggest events in the quad cities. 11 Port Byron and Le Claire teams shut down the Mississippi river for a day and battle it out until one team comes out on top. Many men, women, ...

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  15. Connie DaughertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | Bureau County Republican

    ... business, first in Crystal Lake and later in Geneseo. Also surviving are one daughter, Julie (Scott) Prigge of Port Byron; one son, Craig (Kristi) Daugherty of Edelstein; five grandchildren, Hannah and Sarah Prigge, and Camille, Nadine and Hank ...

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  16. New Port Byron businesses ready for Tug FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Tug Fest between Port Byron, Illinois, and LeClaire, Iowa is a one-of-a-kind event on the banks of the Mississippi River. With three days of events built around the big tug-of-war, Port Byron alone is expected to welcome 15,000 to 25,000 people.

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  17. Tigresses battle back against MendotaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | Bureau County Republican

    ... Cain to make it 8-6. Riverdale 10, Bureau Valley 0: The Storm did not score in Monday's regional play-in game at Port Byron. Putnam County 6, Woodland 4 (1A): The Panthers opened regional play with a win on their home field over their Tri-County ...

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  18. Multi-use trails now open in Port ByronRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2017 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    Bicyclists and hikers now have a new park to explore. Sunday, community leaders cut the ribbon on the new multi-use trails at Dorrance Park in Port Byron.

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  19. Fire in Cordova burns down 3 structuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    ... back to find one of the structures on fire and it rapidly spread to the two other buildings. Cordova, Hillsdale, Port Byron, and Hampton fire crews responded to the scene. Officials do not have an estimate on how much the damage will cost but all ...

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  20. Ahlers sets some records at RiverdaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | The Daily Gazette

    Newman's Chris Ahlers set school and meet records at the Riverdale Invitational when he won the 1,600 in 4:24.68 on Thursday in Port Byron. Morrison's Koby Brackemeyer took second in the 1,600 in 4:49.83.

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