Albion (Illinois, United States)

Type: City
Name: Albion (Illinois, United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 38.377499
Longitude: -88.056099
population: 1,875
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Albion, IL hoping to land medical marijuana growing operation

EDWARDS CO., IL (WFIE) -A third Southern Illinois community wants to land a medical marijuana growing operation. Albion is joining Fairfield and Grayville in the lobbying to be awarded a cultivation center.The three communities have set aside plots of ... [Published 14 WFIE - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Ceremonies will celebrate inauguration of new Albion College president Mauri Ditzler

ALBION, MI – Albion College will inaugurate its newest president during a public ceremony on Friday, Sept. 12.Mauri Ditzler, whose tenure began on July 1, was named the college's 16 th president last November . He succeeds Donna Randall , who served as ... [Published Jackson Citizen Patriot - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Piano player's career continues locally

PRINCETON—People used to tell Philip “Red” Wick that he wouldn’t be able to retire because he didn’t have a “real” job.Wick, 76, says, “I never got rich, but I’ve had a great time.”In the good old days, he played at the Executive Inn in Evansville.“Back ... [Published Daily Republican Register - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Labors Lost: A Photo Salute to the Ghosts of San Francisco's Industrial Past

By | Curbed San Francisco  –In honor of Labor Day, we're taking a look back at the Bay Area's bustling industries of yore , from ship building and iron smelting to the brewing of beer and the whaling of whales. Though some trades and a few longstanding ... [Published Yahoo! India - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Life in frontier Illinois was a struggle

As Illinois moved toward statehood in the early 1800s, its residents grappled with life on the frontier. The few hardy souls across the territory faced a multitude of daily challenges.Few settlements dotted the landscape. Cahokia, with 719 residents, ... [Published Quad-Cities Online - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Albion Grade School hosts 5K Aug. 23

ALBION—The Albion Grade School like many other schools doesn’t have the funding to buy all the equipment students and teachers need.But they’re doing something about it.On Saturday, Aug. 23, at 8 a.m. over 100 runners and walkers will take off from the ... [Published Daily Republican Register - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

GROWMARK names agronomy sales managersThree GROWMARK employees joined the Agronomy Services Department as agronomy information services sales managers.

Brandon Everett, Brian Henze and Brett Isley will be responsible for growth of FS Advanced Information Services with FS companies.Everett will serve Wisconsin, northeastern Iowa and northern Illinois. He grew up on a farm near Albion and graduated from ... [Published Farm Week Now - Aug 15 2014]
First reported May 27 2014 - Updated May 27 2014 - 1 reports

The View From Your Window Contest: Winner #206

A reader writes: This looks to me like a view of the Alexandra Bridge that connects Ottawa, Ontario with Gatineau (Hull), Québec, taken on the Gatineau side (call it 2km NE of Parliament Hill). I used to ride my bike along the Ottawa River, on ... [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - May 27 2014]

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"Everybody thinks of marijuana, you're thinking of smoking and stuff like that, and this is a completely different deal," McMahel says. "They told us that they take those properties out of it. They develop different strains for different types of diseases and stuff, and it's all strictly controlled and under government regulation."
• Inauguration concert, featuring singer songwriter Javier Colon, the first winner of the NBC-TV show "The Voice, at 7 p.m. in the city of Albion Victory Park Band Shell."
"3rd St near Hunter's Point St, the Bridge of Sighs over which the Cattle enter the Killing Pen" 1925, via Bancroft Library
...With a burgeoning river trade and a healthy market for the nearby salt springs, Shawneetown in 1809 was described by one visitor as having "more appearance of business than I have seen this side of Pittsburgh." Still, at statehood in 1818, Shawneetown was nothing more than a collection of scattered log cabins

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Albion, IL hoping to land medical marijuana gro... [Published 14 WFIE - Sep 13 2014]
Ceremonies will celebrate inauguration of new A... [Published Jackson Citizen Patriot - Sep 10 2014]
Piano player's career continues locally [Published Daily Republican Register - Aug 30 2014]
Labors Lost: A Photo Salute to the Ghosts of Sa... [Published Yahoo! India - Aug 29 2014]
Life in frontier Illinois was a struggle [Published Quad-Cities Online - Aug 24 2014]
Albion Grade School hosts 5K Aug. 23 [Published Daily Republican Register - Aug 22 2014]
GROWMARK names agronomy sales managersThree GRO... [Published Farm Week Now - Aug 15 2014]
The View From Your Window Contest: Winner #206 [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - May 27 2014]
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A reader writes: This looks to me like a view of the Alexandra Bridge that connects Ottawa, Ontario with Gatineau (Hull), Québec, taken on the Gatineau side (call it 2km NE of Parliament Hill). I used to ride my bike along the Ottawa River, on ...
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