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  1. Fire at Schafer Fisheries Fulton, Ill.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    ORIGINAL: The Thomson, Ill. Fire Department is reporting a two alarm fire at Schafer Fisheries retail store, at 21985 Waller Rd.

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  2. Business Notebook: Shop Small on Mother's Day weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | The Daily Gazette

    ... or pick one up at the chamber office at 211 Locust St. in Sterling. THOMSON – Representatives from 15 area chambers of commerce last week promoted their communities to about 150 new workers at the Thomson Correctional Center. A community ...

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  3. Monthly tours to start at refugeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | The Daily Gazette

    THOMSON – Stewards of the Upper Mississippi River Refuge will provide refuge golf cart tours through the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge. The first tour will be from 8 to 10 a.m. May 7 at the Ingersoll Wetlands Learning Center, 7071 Riverview Road.

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  4. Southeast of the Clinton airport - Ashley Dutton MorineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    ... to farm buildings and trees. A third tornado with peak winds of 90 mph traveled about seven miles from Fulton to Thomson, Ill. It was on the ground starting just after 6 p.m. There were more trees and farm buildings found damaged in its path. A ...

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  5. Federal officials investigate oil slick on Mississippi River near Thomson, Ill.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    The U.S. Coast Guard is at the scene of an oil slick on the Mississippi River near Thomson, Ill. A Coast Guard spokesperson tells us they first investigated the "mystery sheen" on Tuesday evening, March 31, 2015.

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  6. Christian Project 'Under Drake's Flag' Nominated for Best Audio Drama of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Christian Newswire

    Contact: Michael Foust, 815-259-0122 , 615-337-9904 , press@heirloomaudio.com ; Under Drake's Flag THOMSON, Ill., March 25, 2015 / Christian Newswire / -- A swashbuckling family friendly audio theater CD that is putting God back into history has received two nominations for the 2015 Audie Awards, the audio version of the Academy Awards. The two-CD set, Under Drake's Flag , received nominations for Best Audio Drama and Best Package Design, two categories that had only five nominees in each group.

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  7. Karl J. GroenewoldRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2015 | The Daily Gazette

    ... Groenewold, all of Fulton, and Jason (Roxanne) Groenewold of Morrison; one stepson, Randall (Tonya) Stricker of Thomson; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one sister, Kathy (Robert) Bille, one brother, James (Lois) Groenewold, and two ...

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  8. Robinson guides Prophets to another banner seasonRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2015 | The Daily Gazette

    ... actually have a connection that goes way back. Ottens' grandfather, Paul, married Wilma Bielema, who graduated from Thomson High School in 1947. Robinson's father, Dean, was friends with Wilma, and graduated from Thomson in 1946. After graduating in ...

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  9. Thomson celebrates 150 years amid renaissanceRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2015 | The Daily Gazette

    THOMSON – It's known as a town along the mighty Mississippi River; a farming community noted for its watermelons; and, most recently, the site of a soon-to-be-operational federal prison. Village President Vicky Trager has roots in Thomson, but she was not raised in the town; she spent her childhood as a military brat, living somewhere different every few years.

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  10. Lisa Marie DienstRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Elburn Herald

    Lisa Marie Dienst, 52, of Maple Park, formerly of Thomson, Ill., passed away Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, at her home, surrounded by the love and prayers of her family. Lisa grew up in Thomson and graduated from Thomson High School with the Class of 1980.

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  11. Disney Filmmaker Bob Garner Producing Mini-Documentary for Bill Heid's New Christian Audio DramaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Christian Newswire

    Contact: Michael Foust, 815-259-0122 , 615-337-9904 , press@heirloomaudio.com ; WithLeeInVirginia.com THOMSON, Ill., Feb. 26, 2015 / Christian Newswire / -- Bob Garner, a well-known Disney producer and director who has worked with Star Wars creator George Lucas and actress Julie Andrews , is producing a "behind the scenes" mini-documentary for With Lee In Virginia , a family-friendly Christian audio drama CD that is set during the Civil War and will be released this summer. Photo: Disney producer Bob Garner, left, with Bill Heid in the studio for the recording of "With Lee In Virginia."

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  12. Conservative icon George Lovejoy has diedRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2015 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    George Lovejoy, as well-known for his conservative political views and tax-fighting causes, as he was as a long-time real-estate broker, died at his home after a long illness, at the age of 83. He served in the administration of Gov. Meldrim Thomson in the 1970s, as the Director of the Office of Comprehensive Planning. Later he, along with Thompson, founded Tax Relief Incorporated and the Granite State Taxpayers Association to help protect New Hampshire's low tax environment.

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  13. Conservative icon George Lovejoy has diedRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2015 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    George Lovejoy, as well-known for his conservative political views and tax-fighting causes, as he was as a long-time real-estate broker, died at his home after a long illness, at the age of 83. He served in the administration of Gov. Meldrim Thomson in the 1970s, as the Director of the Office of Comprehensive Planning. Later he, along with Thompson, founded Tax Relief Incorporated and the Granite State Taxpayers Association to help protect New Hampshire's low tax environment.

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  14. Conservative icon George Lovejoy dies at 83Read the original story

    Feb 10, 2015 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    George Lovejoy, as well-known for his conservative political views and tax-fighting causes, as he was as a longtime real-estate broker, died at his home after a long illness, at the age of 83. He served in the administration of Gov. Meldrim Thomson in the 1970s, as the Director of the Office of Comprehensive Planning. Later he, along with Thompson, founded Tax Relief Incorporated and the Granite State Taxpayers Association to help protect New Hampshire's low tax environment.

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  15. Medical marijuana dispensary headed to FultonRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2015 | The Daily Gazette

    ... marijuana industry, and this is part of it. "We already have a tremendous increase in traffic because of the Thomson prison, and this will certainly bring in more traffic. I think the highway corridor will certainly benefit from more visits and in ...

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  16. Upper Mississippi photo contest winners namedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | The Daily Gazette

    THOMSON – The Stewards of the Upper Mississippi River Refuge had a photo contest in conjunction with the Clinton Bald Eagle Watch in Clinton, Iowa. There were 107 photos submitted by 40 photographers.

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  17. Richard D. a Richa RenkesRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | The Daily Gazette

    ... always being available for any family member who needed some assistance. He loved taking his children to the Thomson cabin that his Grandpa Domdey built on the Mississippi, and going on day trips with “Mom.” The grandchildren remember ...

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  18. The Christian 'Braveheart' Story You've Never HeardRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | Christian Newswire

    Contact: Daytime - Brandon Wyatt, 815-259-0137; After hours - Michael Foust, 615-337-9904; press@heirloomaudio.com ; Press kit: InFreedomsCause.com/media-kit ; Review copies: press@heirloomaudio.com THOMSON, Ill., Jan. 21, 2015 / Christian Newswire / -- A new children's audio theater series is putting Christ back into history -- and it's getting lots of support from several well-known actors and actresses. Heirloom Audio Productions just released its second CD, In Freedom's Cause , which recounts the true story of 14th-century Scottish hero William Wallace, spotlighting his Christian faith in a way that Braveheart did not.

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  19. Leanne S. SlagerRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | The Daily Gazette

    ... her sister, Lynn (Jay) Woodin of Milledgeville; two brothers, Keith Engelkens of Chadwick, and Kent Engelkens of Thomson; three grandchildren; and three stepgrandchildren. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at McDonald Funeral Home in Rock ...

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  20. Wild Winter WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    Have you ever wondered what the towers in the Sand Prairie South of Thomson are for? The DNR uses these towers to track and manage the population of Ornate Box Turtles . The DNR tracks turtles yearly.

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