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County Officials Begin New Terms


Douglas County officeholders elected in November were sworn in Wednesday, Dec. 31, to officially begin new terms Jan. 1. Sworn in by County Clerk Karry Davis (far right) are, from left above: Lance Stillings, elected to a first term as ...

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Earl Steward

Earl Steward, 93, a resident of Rock Island, Ill., died on Thursday, Dec., 25, 2014, at St. Anthony’s Continuing Care Center in Rock Island where he had resided for the past two years. Visitation was from 3 to 7 p.m. ...

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Donald Leon Magoon

Donald Leon Magoon, 67 years, passed away on Nov. 24, 2014, in Riverside, Calif. He was born on Sept. 12, 1947, to Leslie and Barbara Magoon. Donald  was a Vietnam Army Veteran. He was injured and received the Purple Heart ...

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The Snoop 1.1.2015


It’s New Year’s Day and time for those wasted resolutions like: lose weight, quit smoking, save money, get fit, eat healthy food, take a trip, or drink less alcohol. If you want to break away from the norm, here are ...

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Shooting of Child Leads to Drug Bust

Processed marijuana and other related paraphernalia are shown in the photo above, which was submitted to the Herald by the Douglas County Sheriff's Office.

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office investigated a reported shooting on Dec. 18 that resulted in a drug bust at a residence in eastern Douglas County. The sheriff’s office received a call around 10 p.m. stating that a 2-year-old male had ...

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Looking Backward 1.1.2015

25 Years Ago December 28, 1989   Area farmers and ranchers are bonding together to combat the increasing problem of cattle rus­tling in this area.   Douglas County Sheriff Roldan Turner is working with the farmers in setting up a meeting. ...

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City Council Holds December Meeting

On Tuesday, Dec. 23, the city’s Board of Aldermen convened for a final business session in 2014, with the meeting starting at 5 p.m. Upon the absence of Mayor Eddie Maggard, Board President Burrely Loftin served as meeting facilitator, with ...

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