Whitey's Ice Cream

Jared Johnson / WVIK

As a coordinator for Iowa Resource for International Service, Emerald Johnson helps place high school exchange students with families in the Quad Cities. Two such students from the past school year were Meghann Hall from South Africa and Hooria Tariq from Pakistan. The three spoke at the studios of WVIK as part of The Great Quad Cities Listen to talk about the students' experiences learning about American—and Quad Cities—culture.

Whitey's Ice Cream

One of the best known Quad Cities businesses is celebrating its 85th anniversary this week. Whitey's Ice Cream first opened in 1933. 

Credit Whitey's Ice Cream

An iconic Quad Cities business will continue to grow this year. Last week, Whitey's Ice Cream announced it'll open its 10th location in Eldridge.