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Spoken like a True Believer----putting lipstick on the pig. As long as we're in "At Least" mode to excuse our illustrious Dictator-in-Chief, I would say no one can doubt Mr Niekamp's honesty or sincerity; something that cannot be said of Obama. "Did his best".........that's a good one.
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What have we become? 55 years ago, we could go rabbit hunting before school and store our shotgun in our locker in school and then go hunting after school. All this with full knowledge of the school principal. Are we sliding backwards? One or two mental cases shoot up a school and all of a sudden little Tommy can't play with is toy gun. Please stop the world, I want to get off.
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For the love of God, man, don't give them any ideas! There are already kids getting kicked out of schools for biting toast into the shape of guns! Like I said earlier, I know the thought-process behind what they're doing here, but the thought has not been fully formed. I don't know what the answer is, but this ordinance sure as hell isn't it.
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Fingers can be formed to look like guns. Are they going to have kids wear oven mitts? BG

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4 months ago From saukvalley.com

Thursday funeral in Dixon, Friday funeral in Quincy with burial at Calvary Cemetery.

From From saukvalley.com:

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 from 4:00 until 8:00 PM in the Holloway Center at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Dixon. Funeral service will be held on Thursday, March 27, at 10:30 AM in St. Patrick Catholic Church in Dixon with Deacon Bill Lemmer officiating. Visitation will also be on Friday, March 28, from 10:00 AM until 12:00 PM in St. Peter Catholic Church in Quincy followed by the Mass of Christian Burial 12:00 PM . Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Quincy. A memorial has been established for the education of his daughters or to the charity of the donor's choice.

AMBOY – Mike Pasley, 47, a popular social studies teacher at Amboy High School for 10 years, died Sunday at KSB Hospital, Lee County Coroner Jesse Partington confirmed this morning.

The school held a brief meeting with students this morning to let them know, and will have counselors and clergy members on hand all day for any who wish to use them, Principal Joshua Nichols said.

The school also has brought in a substitute teacher, to be used if any of Amboy's teachers feel the need to step out at any time, he said.

Neighboring school districts also have sent counselors to assist, and "we're very appreciative," Nichols said, adding that the students are "doing fine."

Pasley was a well-liked teacher, Nichols said. "A number of students are going to be missing him."

Pasley, of Dixon, also had been a sports correspondent for Sauk Valley Media and for The (Moline) Dispatch and Rock Island Argus.

An autopsy was being conducted this morning; natural causes are likely, Partington said.

Information on services will be posted when it becomes available. Jones Funeral Home in Dixon is handling arrangements.

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