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Moline Mercury
« on: June 06, 2017, 09:35:08 am »
The Moline Mercury was one of eleven newspapers to call Moline home. The paper lasted seven years until 1889. The first newspaper in Moline was the Moline News. It started publishing in 1880 but did not last the year.

Coffeyville Weekly Journal, April 29, 1882.

"If one of the many corrupt...county-seat contests must be taken by way of illustration, the choice of Howard County, Kansas, is ideal." Dr. Everett Dick, The Sod-House Frontier, 1854-1890.
"One of the most expensive county-seat wars in terms of time and money lost...” Dr. Homer E Socolofsky, KSU