Davenport

WVIK News

For the fourth time this year, the Mississippi River has reached flood stage in the Quad Cities. And it's the second time Davenport has had to close River Drive and put up a temperary floodwall.

An agency in the Quad Cities wants to help people save money on their heating bills.

Putnam Museum

A vote of confidence by city leaders for the Putnam Museum. Wednesday they held a ceremonial signing for a new agreement that will significantly increase city support over the next five or six years.

Miss. River Rising

Oct 3, 2018
National Weather Service

Thanks to heavy rain in recent days up north, the city of Davenport has activated its flood plan. The Mississippi River is 1 1/2 feet below flood stage on Wednesday, and is forecast to crest on Friday at half a foot over flood stage. 

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund

A soldier from the Quad Cities will be buried Thursday ( 9/27 ), 51 years after he was killed in action during the Vietnam War. Lance Corporal John Killen from Davenport was just 18 when the helicopter he was riding in crashed after being hit by enemy fire.

This month is an important anniversary for people who work with the homeless in the Quad Cities. Friday Humility of Mary Housing celebrated taking over the John Lewis Shelter ten years ago when it was on the verge of closing.

On Midwest Week, even though they didn't repeat as champions of the Midwest League, the Quad City River Bandits had a good season. 

Vikings and Fighting Bees Esports Showdown

Sep 13, 2018

The Vikings and the Fighting Bees will go head-to-head at their first Esports game Thursday night. The match will prove who has the best team in the Quad Cities.

Davenport Police Department

Davenport police are holding out hope a reward will help them solve a three month old homicide. On Monday Crime Stoppers annnounced the extension for another 90 days of the 10,000 dollar cash reward for information leading to the arrest of the person reponsible for Jason Roberts' death. 

WVIK News

Repair work is scheduled to begin Tuesday on the Centennial Bridge, between Rock Island and Davenport. The Illinois Department of Transportation says motorists can expect day-time lane closures.

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