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New Mayor to Toss Quarters

New Mayor to Toss Quarters

One of outgoing Mayor Joseph Wilders’ best-received programs was his initiative to remove outdated ordinances from the city’s legal code (first item). However, the gratitude of the populace at no longer being required to maintain the lower edge of their moustaches above the upper lip (1871) eventually proved to have a negligible effect on his…

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Friday Facts: YOU ARE NOW ALMOST HOME

Friday Facts: YOU ARE NOW ALMOST HOME

:: Word has it that the Journal-Clarion will be holding an online chat with the men portraying this year’s ceremonial “Three Hoboes” soon after they are announced. We will keep you posted. :: Date set for the demolition of the incomplete Elks Hall: January 25, 2008 :: How long the unfinished Neo-Gothic structure has sat…

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Brewpub District Planned

Brewpub District Planned

After a 73-year banishment, local brand Deux Élans returns to the city as part of an urban core revitalization effort by entrepreneurs planning to convert derelict breweries into brew-pubs. The popular libation brewed by Lemuel Clevinger, nephew of brewer Voornaam Goossens, was officially banished in 1934 one year after the repeal of prohibition. Then-Mayor “Boss”…

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