Don Johnston

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Name: Don Johnston
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Bustos is new sheriff, will serve until 2018

ROCK ISLAND -- Gerry Bustos was pickedunexpectedly as the candidate for Rock Island County sheriff by Democratic Party officials at a closed-door meeting Monday.Mr. Bustos was sworn-in last Friday as sheriff to serve out the term of Jeff Boyd, after he ... [Published Quad-Cities Online - 8 hours ago]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

McGehee: RI County sheriff under investigation

ROCK ISLAND -- Rock Island County State's Attorney John McGehee said Wednesday he's investigating allegations against Sheriff Jeff Boyd but declined to comment on the nature of the allegations.Mr. McGehee said he would make an announcement later this ... [Published Quad-Cities Online - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Banaszek: I inherited problems

ROCK ISLAND -- Phil Banaszek has been playing whack-a-mole since he became the Rock Island County Board chairman in 2012. Every time he thinks he has one scandal under control another pops up.From whistleblower lawsuits alleging corruption by county officials ... [Published Quad-Cities Online - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Masonic aid Renal Unit

The Renal Unit at Antrim Area Hospital has benefitted from the charitable efforts of a Masonic Lodge in Portstewart.Portstewart Masonic Lodge 404 held a number of events including a very successful Big Breakfast and raffle event at the Anchor Bar complex ... [Published Coleraine Times - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

R.I. Co. Board Makes Plan For Future

Major changes are on the way for the Rock Island County board after three separate votes during a special meeting Tuesday night.“There's a lot of things that people want to happen right now and I agree they need to change but let's make the change for ... [Published KWQC - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Editorial: Stay the course to reform a county in crisis

That irritating scraping sound you hear sadly is some county board officials dragging their feet. Efforts to bring several important issues to a vote at Tuesday's county board meeting were blocked by board chairman Phil Banaszek. Now, a majority of board ... [Published Quad-Cities Online - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

Rock Island County Board members want special meeting on reforms

ROCK ISLAND -- A majority of Rock Island County Board members have signed a formal notice calling for a special board meeting next week that will set the stage for radical reform in county government.The meeting is expected to see votes on hiring a professional ... [Published Quad-Cities Online - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

RI County hires new HR director

ROCK ISLAND - Rock Island County's third human resources director in the past 12 months started work on Thursday.Jerry Clyde, of Davenport, was unveiled as the new HR director at a news conference.He holds a Master of Business Administration with an emphasis ... [Published Quad-Cities Online - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Chapman continues activity state's attorney said violates RI County policy

ROCK ISLAND -- Shelly Chapman, executive assistant to the Rock Island County Board, continues to rack up comp time hours and convert them to cash almost two months after state's attorney John McGehee warned that she was breaking county policy.On May 16, ... [Published Quad-Cities Online - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 2 reports

Iraq: Hundreds of thousands flee violence in Iraq. Additional funds needed for immediate relief and long term support.

Source: International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent SocietiesCountry: Iraq Geneva/ Beirut, 12 August 2014 - The population movement in response to a surge in violence from armed groups has caused the displacement of hundreds of thousands of ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

Protesters rally at Lawrence Livermore lab on Hiroshima anniversary

This is part one of a two part story -There was a mood of solidarity Wednesday morning when over 100 people came together outside of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory to voice their opposition to nuclear weapons and a call to disarm.People came ... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Changes proposed for RI County Board

ROCK ISLAND -- Four resolutions, including ones to to hire a county administrator and create a process for removal of a county board chairman, could go before the Rock Island County Board at its Aug. 19 meeting.The two other resolutions call for a gradual ... [Published Quad-Cities Online - Aug 08 2014]

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"there's so much lack of public trusttrust in this board that it's incredible. we need to act, we need to act now to show the public we're doing something" said board member Don Johnston, D-Moline. Yet once again there was little progress

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Bustos is new sheriff, will serve until 2018 [Published Quad-Cities Online - 8 hours ago]
McGehee: RI County sheriff under investigation [Published Quad-Cities Online - Sep 11 2014]
Banaszek: I inherited problems [Published Quad-Cities Online - Aug 30 2014]
Masonic aid Renal Unit [Published Coleraine Times - Aug 29 2014]
R.I. Co. Board Makes Plan For Future [Published KWQC - Aug 28 2014]
Editorial: Stay the course to reform a county ... [Published Quad-Cities Online - Aug 21 2014]
Rock Island County Board members want special m... [Published Quad-Cities Online - Aug 21 2014]
RICo divisions on display [Published Quad-Cities Online - Aug 20 2014]
Editorial: Contact RICo board member, demand im... [Published Quad-Cities Online - Aug 17 2014]
Editorial: Evidence mounts, demand end to RICo ... [Published Quad-Cities Online - Aug 15 2014]
RI County hires new HR director [Published Quad-Cities Online - Aug 15 2014]
Chapman continues activity state's attorney sai... [Published Quad-Cities Online - Aug 13 2014]
Iraq: Hundreds of thousands flee violence in Ir... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 12 2014]
Hundreds of thousands flee violence in Iraq. Ad... [Published AlertNet - Aug 12 2014]
Protesters rally at Lawrence Livermore lab on H... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 09 2014]
Changes proposed for RI County Board [Published Quad-Cities Online - Aug 08 2014]
SIPA 2014 Annual Conference to Feature Publishi... [Published PR.com Press Releases - May 24 2014]
Operation Clandestine Fox and Heartbleed are mo... [Published Canada NewsWire - Apr 30 2014]
Longtime local car salesman Raymond Vasquez ret... [Published Plainview Daily Herald - Mar 15 2014]
African deals widely blamed for internal crisis... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Feb 27 2014]
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