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.
Instead of shovels, the I-H Mississippi Valley Credit Union used a large John Deere excavator Tuesday to break ground for its new headquarters. The 90,000 square foot building will be located on River Drive in Moline, near the WIU campus.
Black Hawk College will host the first of four finalists for president Monday and Tuesday. Doctor Rick Pearce will visit the East and Quad Cities campuses for tours, interviews, and community meetings.
Instead of giving the speech herself, Moline Mayor Stephanie Acri summed up the city's achievements during the past year with a panel discussion. Several department heads joined her for Monday's State of the City Address to members of the Rotary and Kiwanis clubs.
WVIK's Benjamin Payne talks with Quad-City Times reporter Barb Ickes about her exclusive tour of the "off-limits" Scottish Rite Cathedral near downtown Moline, which a Masonic group sold in February to two local investors who plan to convert the nearly 90-year-old building into a new professional theater.