“His word was his link”

Bob Mart was always the first to walk through the door. The longtime chief of the Altona Police Department made this clear to officers under his command, even though there was no such policy in the department. Actions considered to be contrary to Mart’s edict would not be tolerated. Then …

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Historic Quad Cities Homes Celebrate the Season

Several historic homes in the Quad Cities region will be decorated for the holidays and open for public tours and special events during the first weekend of December, each representing the architectural beauty of a different era. Moline’s Deere-Wiman House, Overlook, was designed in 1872 by Chicago architect William Le …

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Idaho athletic director says next football coach will have big shoes to fill after Paul Petrino | University of Idaho

A winning season in nine years and declining attendance give the new University of Idaho football coach plenty of room to improve. But whoever replaces Paul Petrino – whose time with the Vandals ends with one final game on Saturday against Idaho State in Pocatello – will have big shoes …

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Inside Buckminster Fuller’s 1933 Dymaxion car

Buckminster Fuller, affectionately known as “Bucky”, had a vision for a future that worked for everyone – aboard what he described as “Spaceship Earth”. The American architect died in 1983. But his futuristic heritage focused on sustainability lives on, especially in the Saint-Louis region. One of Fuller’s geodesic domes – …

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Activities to do this weekend in New Jersey from November 19 to 21

SHADY BROOK FARM It’s time to light up your weekend with some of Garden State’s most spectacular light shows! Watch a real big Santa light up on Friday. Spend Saturday learning how to make a wreath, don ice skates, or watch the Cape May tree lighting. The cheerful spirit of …

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The artists of the Alman Club prepare their return

PERFORMERS will return to the stage at the Alman Dramatic Club this month for the first time in nearly two years. The club will take its first interim measures to reopen the Coach House Theater after closing the doors during the initial lockdown in March 2020. Indeed, the group was …

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Seventh heaven for resort owners

Perricoota station is a reminder of how colonized communities on the New South Wales border were. Paddle steamers still arrive on its shore, and the farm buildings – at least on the outside – remain in their 1840s state of development. Barry and Jodie Clark, who set themselves a five-year …

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Christmas Parade – Times Gazette

The Hillsboro Illuminated Christmas Parade, hosted by the Hillsboro Uptown Business Association (HUBA) and the City of Hillsboro, will be held on Saturday, December 11 at 6 p.m. According to Jennifer Cundiff-Maurer, HUBA Board Member and Parade Coordinator, “Christmas Toyland” is the theme for this year’s parade. She said the …

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The next five Saturdays will be a celebration of Christmas in Elizabethton Parks | New

ELIZABETHTON – Saturday will mark the start of the Christmas season in downtown Elizabethton, as that’s when the traditional lighting of the 78-foot-tall Frazier Christmas tree will take place. Tree lighting is always a bright spot for the Carter County holiday season. The lighting is also the time when the …

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Donkeys in love with Beethoven clean up Turkish town

Published on: 11/16/2021 – 07:40Amended: 11/16/2021 – 07:38 Mardin (Turkey) (AFP) – The sun rises over the skyline of the medieval Turkish town of Mardin as a herd of cream-colored donkeys start their day collecting trash before relaxing to classical music in the evening. Guided by city workers, the animals …

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