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Is There A Problem with Unanimous Choice for Davenport City Administrator? PDF Print E-mail
Editorials
Tuesday, 19 June 2001 18:00
On Monday, June 18, Davenport Mayor Phil Yerington announced that a candidate has been chosen to fill the vacant position of city administrator. Craig Malin, currently the Douglas County Administrator in northern Wisconsin, has a long list of favorable credentials responsible for a unanimous recommendation from the 14-person search committee appointed by the mayor to find the best candidate for the job.

 
Quantifiable Differences in Wal-Mart Dark Store Agreement Just “Semantics”? PDF Print E-mail
Editorials
Tuesday, 12 June 2001 18:00
Hopefully, the public has been watching Super Wal-Mart as it has proceeded, at times allegedly unlawfully, toward its ultimate conclusion. The last leg of this development travesty was the “dark store agreement” conceived and perpetrated upon Davenport taxpayers by Alderman Bob McGivern, who only further demonstrated his lack of understanding of business matters so crucial to the proceedings.

 
Mercury Retrograde PDF Print E-mail
Guest Commentaries
Wednesday, 06 June 2001 18:00
We live in strangely searching times. We look inward, outward, all around for a fresh clue why surprising things happen, and why most of them are bad. We might seek out that annoying woman on late-night TV with the Jamaican accent whose tarot cards uncannily confirm that your husband, who’s been working late for the past 27 years, is actually having an affair with the security guard.

 
Davenport Should Be a Catalyst for Flood-Plain Management Changes PDF Print E-mail
Guest Commentaries
Wednesday, 06 June 2001 18:00
Now that the Mississippi River has receded and the sandbags are being removed, federal, state, and local leaders need to address more than the cost of cleanup after the flooding. We need to determine why floods occur more often and at higher flows than predicted and address the root problems that have led to the more frequent flooding.

 
Channel Surfing PDF Print E-mail
Guest Commentaries
Tuesday, 29 May 2001 18:00
(click) “ ... our special guest tonight is former President Bill Clinton, who’s just scheduled a paid appearance at a success seminar with TV host Montel Williams and a group of – believe it or not – motivational speakers.

 
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