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Actor Daniel von Bargen, who played Mr. Kruger (or K Uger, as he liked) on “Seinfeld,” died at age 84. The cause of death wasn’t announced, but von Bargen had been battling a long illness, a friend told media outlets, and in 2012 it was known he had diabetes. Von Bargen was probably most well known for his role as George Costanza’s boss, but he also appeared on “Malcolm in the Middle” as Commandant Edwin Spangler, and in a host of movies and TV shows.

Updated Mar 4, 2015 at 4:14 PM

Augustana will welcome the return of the Arianna String Quartet, a nationally recognized ensemble, at Wallenberg Hall in the Denkmann Memorial Building (3520 7th Ave.) on Friday, March 20 at 8 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public.

Updated Mar 4, 2015 at 4:12 PM

As part of their American tour, Sinoidal Ensemble will perform a program of 20-21st century Spanish pieces at Augustana College on March 13, 8 p.m. in the Denkmann Memorial Building’s Wallenberg Hall. This event is free and open to the public.

Updated Mar 4, 2015 at 3:36 PM

Come on over to LaBelleVie Saturday, March 21st for TWO very special events!

Updated Mar 4, 2015 at 2:16 PM

GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College is seeking entries for the 26th annual Carl Sandburg College Poetry Competition. The contest is open to the general public, and poems will be judged in three categories: elementary, (1st-5th grade),...

Updated Mar 4, 2015 at 1:08 PM

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and a bipartisan coalition of 49 other Members of Congress urged Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Robert McDonald to improve veterans’ access to medical care under the Veterans...

Updated Mar 4, 2015 at 10:55 AM

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced a $1,310,816 grant for Project NOW’s Head Start programs in Rock Island, Henry and Mercer Counties. The grant is awarded through the U.S. Department of Health and Human...

Updated Mar 4, 2015 at 10:44 AM

New York, NY March 4, 2015 -One of the world's best-selling female artist in history, Shania Twain, has announced her first North American tour in more than 11 years entitled ROCK THIS COUNTRY. The 48-date run comes hot on the heels of her hit...

Updated Mar 4, 2015 at 9:29 AM

On March 3 Mercer County deputies arrested Christopher Meade, of Sherrard, on a Rock Island County Warrant for Possession of Cannabis.The bond amount was set at $10,000 - 10 percent. Meade was transported to Mercer County Jail where he is currently...

Updated Mar 4, 2015 at 8:29 AM

Police in Pakistan this week have arrested 513 parents who refused to have their kids vaccinated against polio. The polio vaccine has nearly eliminated the disease in most of the world, but it continues to be a problem in Pakistan. Last year...

Updated Mar 3, 2015 at 5:11 PM

A report released by the Department of Justice today says that officers working for the police department in Ferguson, Missouri — the city where teenager Michael Brown was shot and killed by an officer last year — routinely engaged in...

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