News about the Quad Cities and surrounding region.

Moline Police Department

The Moline Police Department is asking for our help in finding a missing woman. Mee Ran Kim Tran was last seen on May 8th leaving work at the Tyson plant in Joslin.

Andy Abeyta / Quad-City Times

For this weekend's "Big Story" in the Quad-City Times, reporter Jennifer DeWitt gives a written companion to some pictures that Times photographers took along a 400-mile stretch of the Mississippi River—spanning the northeast corner of Iowa to the southeast—as part of a book the Times published last year, entitled The Great River: 400 Miles of the Mississippi.


More soldiers and their families can now live on Arsenal Island. Friday the Army celebrated the opening of 71 new single family homes and duplexes for soldiers from First Army and the Army Sustainment Command.

Muscatine County Attorney

A woman from Tipton is accused of using a baseball bat to kill a man in southeast Iowa more than 25 years ago.  On Thursday, Muscatine County Attorney Alan Ostergren announced that 55 year old Annette Cahill is charged with first-degree murder for the 1992 death of 22 year old Corey Wieneke. He was found dead on his bedroom floor in rural West Liberty. 

Kimball Sworn In

May 31, 2018

As the police chief retired in Bettendorf, a new chief took his place. Thursday Phil Reddington made his final radio call to the dispatcher on his way to the swearing in ceremony for his replacement, Keith Kimball.  

Hunt Takes Over at QCCVB

May 30, 2018
Quad Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau

A staff member will serve as head of the Quad Cities Convention and Visitors Bureau after Joe Taylor steps down. Wednesday the board of the bureau announced it has appointed Lynn Hunt as the Interim President and CEO.

Churches United

Directors of Churches United have chosen a new executive director. Tuesday they announced the appointment of Reverend Doctor Melvin Grimes who has been serving as interim executive director since December.

Kevin Schmidt / Quad-City Times

For this weekend's "Big Story" in the Quad-City Times, reporter Barb Ickes shares what she saw while touring tunnels beneath a number of area schools.


On Midwest Week, suicide in downstate Illinois and the important role that guns play.

Courtesy Megan Severson

Moline resident Nick Huyten grew up under Nazi occupation in Holland for the first few years of his life. Nick was interviewed by his daughter, Tonya, for The Great Quad Cities Listen at the studios of WVIK to share his childhood memories.