Newsletters


Newsletter February 2019

RIPS Newsletter 02-2019 This newsletter contains membership renewal information, a call for our annual awards, and a summary of recent actions by courthouse proponents.  There’s also information on an upcoming walking tour of the 1918 Government Housing as well as a story about a newly exposed cast iron storefront downtown at 313 20th Street.


RIPS November 2018 Newsletter

RIPS Newsletter 11-2018 final    Note that we have our annual holiday social meeting at Hauberg on December 18. Plan on attending, bring a friend, and, if you want, bring a snack or holiday treat to share. And, remember to keep the 3rd Tuesday of each month reserved for RIPS meetings. The Hauberg Local History series … [ Continued


RIPS August 2018 Newsletter

We are not giving up the fight to Save our Courthouse! Learn how we are advocating to save this historic building. This edition of our newsletter helps you understand how the Rock Island County Board and the Public Building Commission works. Learn some of the myths that are being kept alive in local media. Please feel … [ Continued