There was an offender convicted of a financial crime or fraud released on parole near Illinois zip code 61231 during the first quarter, according to Illinois Department of Corrections data obtained by the Rock Island Today.
BHHA Board Member Bill Owens has published a booklet titled The Scorecard: A Glimpse into Vintage Baseball Through a Bishop Hill Lens. In 2013, a baseball scorecard from an 1873 professional baseball game was donated by a Jacobson descendent to the Heritage.
In the wake of newly elected Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s spate of new tax increases – including a 19-cents-per-gallon gasoline tax hike – conservative activists in Rock Island and across the state are crying foul.