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Living Memory History: The “Great Flood” turns Fifty

Does anyone remember the “Great Flood” of 1965? The Mississippi River seemed liked it would never stop rising in April 1965 in the Quad Cities. It finally did, on April 28th with a crest at Lock and Dam 15 in … Continue reading

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Fore!: Golfing in the Hotel Blackhawk

Winter is settling in around us in Davenport.  It is almost a surprise to realize that December 21st, the oh-so-wonderful first day of winter, has only just past.  The warmth of spring seems a long ways away this week.  Fortunately, … Continue reading

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