Kyle Carter

Davenport is spending $3 million for upgrades at the River Center and Adler Theatre. A project to replace the boilers has already started, and the city will soon approve bids to replace the roof-top units and controllers.

Earnings and revenue fell for Lee Enterprises in the third quarter. Friday the media company based in Davenport and owner of the Quad City Times, reported net income during April, May, and June of 4.8 million dollars - down from 6.3 million a year ago.

Temperatures and precipitation were about normal in the Quad Cities and Dubuque last month. The National Weather Service says the average temperature in Moline was 75 degrees - about half a degree below normal - while Dubuque averaged 71 1/2 degrees - also about half a degree below normal. 

For kids, summer means time to relax, and not think about school. But when kids don't keep actively learning during the summer, their academic progress can stagnate, and even regress.


A special district in Davenport is trying to make itself more visible. Tuesday the Hilltop Campus Village celebrated the posting of a new "welcome" sign at 5th and Brady streets.

Iowa 80 Trucking Museum

A birthday party will be held Friday - for a truck. The Iowa 80 Trucking Museum in Walcott will celebrate the 100th birthday of its Independent brand truck that was made in Davenport in 1918.

Three finalists have been been chosen for Director of Parks and Recreation in Davenport. The city will hold an open house Thursday night for residents to meet and talk with them. 

American Soybean Association

Now that the US has imposed tariffs on many Chinese products, China has retaliated with a 25 per cent tariff on American soybeans. And that has farmers and local officials worried, especially along the Mississippi River where 5 of the top ten soybean producing states are located.

City of Davenport / City of Davenport

Fixing up one of Davenport's entry-ways may start with re-zoning. This month and next, the city council will consider a plan to re-zone some properties on Rockingham Road, on the west side of the city.

New Marquee at Adler

Jun 12, 2018
Kyle Carter

For the first time in more than 30 years, the Adler Theater in Davenport has a new marquee. The theater will hold an official lighting ceremony Tuesday afternoon.