Less than a year after his last day as mayor of Dixon, Illinois, Jim Burke has passed away.
He became a councilman at age 27, and he was 77 years old when he ended his 16 years as mayor on May 4, 2015. 122 more words
DIXON, Ill. (KWQC) – Former Dixon Mayor Jim Burke has passed away. He recently retired as mayor after 16 years of service. He died Friday, Feb. 61 more words
It’s a tale with the most iconic opening line of all time, and a man-versus-nature theme that has captured imaginations since 1851.
As I observed in the Montreal Gazette last fall when writing about… 607 more words