Residents of the Bettendorf School District can help decide how much money is spent on building improvements in the coming years. On Friday the district held the first of eight community meetings to find out what people think about a wide range of proposed projects.


Two old buildings in downtown Davenport have been converted into the new urban campus for Scott Community College. Thursday college officials held a ribbon cutting officially to open the buildings on West Third Street.

Davenport Community Schools

The Davenport Community School Board is scheduled Monday night to discuss changing start times for the 2018-2019 school year.

Person-Centered Care

May 30, 2018
Saint Ambrose University

Making patients the center of their medical treatment will be the focus of a conference this week at Saint Ambrose University. It'll be hosted by SAU's Institute for Person-Centered Care. 

Pay Freeze in Effect at University of Iowa

May 15, 2018
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The University of Iowa has frozen pay increases for teachers and other staff members until January. But the Des Moines Register reports it's not clear whether the freeze will be lifted at that point. Administrators blame the pay freeze on uncertainty about revenue from tuition, fees, and the state.

Paul Olsen Retiring From Augustana College

May 14, 2018

After 50 years of coaching, Paul Olsen will retire from Augustana College athletics. 

Mike Poletto reports the professor of English and head track and cross country coach will start a new leg of his journey.

Western Illinois University

Graduation season has begun, with St. Ambrose University, Western Ilinois University, and Monmouth College all celebrating commencement this weekend.

Augustana College Expanding Hanson Hall

May 10, 2018

In a couple of years, students at Augustana College will enjoy more space in the science building. This morning, college officials broke ground on an expansion of the Hanson Hall of Science. It will include classrooms, study areas, and offices. 

Augustana's Dean Evelyn Campbell Retires

May 8, 2018
Augustana College / Augustana College

After 27-years, the dean of students at Augustana College, Evelyn Campbell, will retire. 

Mike Poletto reports.