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06/18/13 Second Offer for RI School
RI School District receives a second offer for Audubon School
Nearly 500 antique cars will roll into the Quad Cities starting this weekend.
06/18/13 Pacem in Terris Award 2013
Two celebrations will be held for this year's Pacem in Terris Award, one in Davenport and one in France. Today the Davenport Diocese announced it will give Jean Vanier the peace and freedom award for his work in promoting social justice.
06/17/13 The Elephant Debate
A consultant presents his recommendations to find a new home for Niabi Zoo's elephants.
A Sterling company uses minor league baseball players for its latest campaign.
Four local students are in Alabama this week to see how their rhetorical skills stack up nationally. The Bettendorf High School Speech and Debate team is competing in the National Forensic League tournament, which started Sunday.
06/14/13 Midwest Week 6/14/13
The 20th anniversary of the I Wireless Center
06/14/13 River Roots Live Lineup Announced
A Quad Cities summer festival has announced its musical lineup. In August, visitors to this year's River Roots Live will hear from 17 bands and eat ribs made by vendors from all over the country.
06/14/13 Habitat Groundbreaking
The QC chapter begins its 20th anniversary year with a groundbreaking for 2 new homes.
06/14/13 Ride the River 2013
Families will ride along the Mississippi River this weekend for an annual Father's Day event. River Action's 29th Annual Ride the River gives families the chance to bike along the nearly 60 miles of riverfront trails.
06/13/13 Halligan Coffee Bldg Conversion
Another old downtown Davenport warehouse will soon be turned into apartments.
Tomorrow (fri) night, residents of the Quad Cities will be treated to a free concert by the Preservation Hall Jazz Band of New Orleans. The University of Iowa is sponsoring the performance as part of its "Living With Floods" initiative.
06/13/13 Child Care Leader Retires
Laurie Walker leaves SAL Family and Community Services after 36 years.
06/12/13 EICC Caterpillar Partnership
The two will work together to promote science and engineering careers to young people.
06/11/13 New Garrison Leader
Assumption of Command Ceremony on Arsenal Island.
06/10/13 Nuclear Safety
Exelon has mailed new safety brochures to people and businesses close to the nuclear power plant in Cordova.
06/10/13 WIU BHC Agreement
The agreement will allow BHC students to apply WIU credits to their associates degree.
06/07/13 Midwest Week 6/7/13
The recent bio-blitz in Rock Island County
06/07/13 WIU Trustees Meeting
Meeting in Moline, the board approved a cost increase for new students in the fall.
Illinois Congresswoman Cheri Bustos wants to keep the cost of college loans from doubling next month. Friday she met with students and parents in the Quad Cities to talk about her bill, the Student Loan Relief Act.
06/06/13 Dakota Prison Anniversary
A weekend commemoration of the opening of a prison in Davenport in 1863 for Dakota Indians.
06/05/13 Site for New RI Police Station
The city announces the preferred location for a new central station.
06/05/13 Trinity Expansion Groundbreaking
UnityPoint Health Trinity broke ground Wednesday for an expansion of its hospital in Rock Island. The 61 million dollar project will include an addition to the Heart Center and Emergency Department.
06/05/13 Davenport Flood Update
Thanks to a lower crest, Davenport will begin removing the temporary floodwall downtown.
Traditional jazz musicians from across the country will come to the Quad Cities this summer. The 42nd Annual Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Jazz Festival will celebrate the life and music of the jazz legend starting August 1st.
06/04/13 Audubon School - Another Possibility
A family that's developed historic properties in the QC might be interested in the former school.
06/03/13 Blues Festival
The lineup has been announced for this year's festival July 4-6 in Davenport.
After this week's flash flood, the main campus in Galesburg will be open again.
05/31/13 Midwest Week 5/31/13
A wrapup of this year's session of the Iowa legislature.
For some commands, workers will take 11 consecutive Fridays, beginning July 12.
05/30/13 MidAmerican Energy Falcon Chick
For the tenth year, Peregrine falcons are nesting at the top of the Mid-American Energy building in downtown Davenport. And Wednesday, the company and Iowa DNR banded and named the new falcon.
05/29/13 Clysar Adds Jobs in Clinton
The new owner will bring its headquarters from Wisconsin to Clinton, adding about 25 jobs.
05/29/13 Racial Profiling Study
Davenport and some community groups agree to study police traffic stops
05/28/13 Red Cross Responds to Fires
The fiscal year isn't over yet, but already the QC chapter has helped more fire victims than all of last year.
05/28/13 Credit Island History
Why one local historian thinks the lodge on Credit Island should be re-built following this month's fire.
In Moline, public works employees are clearing mud, rocks, and litter from streets from rainfall over Memorial Day weekend.
05/24/13 Midwest Week 5/24/13
Our annual preview of the summer theater season.
Ever since the school shootings in Columbine, Colorado, nearly fifteen years ago, schools and colleges across the country have been preparing themselves for a similar situation to occur. In today's WVIK News Focus, a report by Landon Cassman on Thursday's emergency drill at Augustana College in Rock Island.
05/24/13 Transit Oriented Development in RI
Construction will soon begin on new apartments and a new Metro Link transfer site in downtown RI.
05/24/13 QC Criterium 2013
Once again, cyclists from all over the world will descend on three towns along the Mississippi River for a weekend of racing.
05/24/13 Memorial Day at Summit Church
The 94th annual Memorial Day service will be held Monday at Summit Church in Scott County.
A politician, history professor, attorney, and actress praised a famous Rock Island resident for a variety of contributions to the community and State of Illinois. Augustana College presidents Tom Tredway, Steve Bahls, and Dee Canfield from the Genesius Guild spoke last week at WVIK's gala to honor the founder of the station and theater organization, Don Wooten.
05/21/13 Buffalo Audit Investigation
No charges will be filed in connection with a state audit of the city of Buffalo.
05/21/13 Augie Reads for 2013
Required reading for incoming students this fall will be a sci-fi novel, "Never Let Me Go."
05/20/13 Old Main Restored
After 2 years, Old Main at Augustana College has been renovated and restored.
05/20/13 Knox College Renovations
Work begins soon to fix up the 124 year old Alumni Hall on the campus in Galesburg.
05/20/13 Buford General of the Month
Old State Capitol Historic Site in Springfield features General from Rock Island.
05/20/13 Viking Pup Graduate
A young woman and the dog she's been training since the Fall graduated from Augustana College yesterday. Sarah Adam received her diploma with her service dog-in-training, Bobo.
05/17/13 Augustana College Myanmar Graduate
This weekend, Augustana College's first international student from Myanmar will walk across the stage to receive his diploma.
05/17/13 Midwest Week 5/17/13
QC Times reporter Dan Angell talks about the Mallards' season.
05/17/13 Altar Crawl in Davenport
Hilltop Campus Village sponsors its first "altar crawl."
While undocumented residents of Illinois wait until next Fall to start getting drivers licenses, hundreds of Iowa immigrants have already received theirs.
05/16/13 Bio Blitz in the Milan Bottoms
Environmental groups are looking for volunteers to help them find out if there are any endangered species in this area.
05/15/13 Monmouth College New Theater
An old downtown building will be renovated this summer.
Deere & Company set another earnings record in the second quarter, and this time it's an all-time high for any quarter. Deere says net income totalled nearly 1.08 billion dollars for February, March, and April, or $2.76 per share, compared to $2.61 a year ago.
05/14/13 New Rescue Boat
Moline police and fire departments are learning how to use a new resue boat.
05/14/13 Central High School Workshops
Planning is underway for 2 major additions to Central High School in Davenport
05/14/13 Wooten Day in Rock Island
Thursday May 16 will be J. Donald Wooten Day in Rock Island.
05/13/13 New RI County GOP Chairman
Mike Steffen will replace Suzie Carpentier as party chairman
05/13/13 MidAmerican Rate Hike Request
Later this week the company will file a request affecting electric customers in Iowa.
05/13/13 RI Council - Audubon School
Should the vacant school be preserved as a historic landmark ?
WBEZ Chicago Public Radio reporter Alex Keefe talks about his recent series about gun owners and their view of the national debate.
05/10/13 Water Rate Hike Takes Effect
Today the Iowa American Water Company implemented an interim rate increase.
U of Dubuque celebrates the completion of the Heritage Center.
05/09/13 Branding Research for the QCCVB
A look at how local residents and tourists rate the Quad Cities.
05/09/13 Bustos Bill on Pell Grants
Her bill would allow students to use Pell Grants for college all year, not just fall and spring
05/08/13 Iowa Anime Convention
Their enthusiasm for Japanese animation brought hundreds of people to the Quad Cities last weekend for Anime-zing!
05/07/13 Revised Davenport Casino Plan
The new plan is for a privately owned casino, along I-80.
05/06/13 Election Test in Scott County
A new way to check in voters at the polls will be tested Tuesday in Dixon, Iowa.
05/03/13 Credit Island Fire Damage
A look at the damage, one day after a fire at the Credit Island Lodge
QC Times reporter Steven Martens talks about his series on how local school are trying to improve students' reading skills.
05/03/13 VA Mobile Vet Center
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is trying to help more veterans by going directly to them.
05/02/13 Manor Homes Redevelopment
Permission received for the Rock Island Housing Authority to demolish Manor Homes, and replace with single family homes and duplexes.
05/02/13 Credit Island Lodge Fire (update)
Fire extensively damaged the lodge just 3 years after the city renovated it.
Fire has damaged a historic building in Davenport. The lodge on Credit Island is smoldering with smoke billowing from the property, and firefighters are still spraying water on it to make sure it's out.
05/01/13 QC Arts Wins NEA Grant
The money will help support the 2013-14 Visiting Artist Series.
After a two week flood delay, construction workers have resumed building permanent flood protection for the Iowa American Water treatment plant in Davenport. Construction of the concrete flood wall began about one-and-a-half years ago.
The company asks for a 19.4 % rate hike.
04/29/13 Flooding and Public Health
Health department advice for flood victims.
Local congregations want to help minorities, women, and low income residents learn the skills they need to get good jobs in tranportation. Tonight, Quad Cities Interfaith will host a meeting with Ann Schneider, Secretary of the Illinois Department of Transportation.
04/26/13 Police Memorial
Officers who died in the line of duty will be honored this weekend.
04/26/13 Humane Society Groundbreaking
The Henry County Humane Society-Geneseo is building a larger shelter.
04/25/13 WIU-Quad Cities Riverfront Expansion
More detailed plans were presented Wednesday for the new addition to the Western Illinois University Riverfront campus in Moline.
A new economic impact study shows it contributes hundreds of jobs and millions of dollars in business spending. Mike Poster, V.P. for Finance, says St. Ambrose hired a Des Moines company to help identify what the school, 600 employees, and 3,600 students add to the Quad Cities economy.
04/24/13 Off the Air Tonight (wed.)
WVIK will be off the air beginning at 7 pm for transmitter work.
04/24/13 Audubon School in RI
Should the the 90 year old school be designated a city landmark ?
Rock Island County is getting ready to help cities, towns, and villages fight high water on the Mississippi and Rock rivers. Board Chairman, Phil Banaszek, has declared an official emergency, and employees are coordinating their efforts with the Rock Island County Emergency Management Agency.
04/17/13 Rising Rivers
Heavy rainfall is pushing up the levels of area rivers.
This summer, Delta Air Lines will offer passengers a daily flight on a newer, bigger jet at the Quad City Airport. Today, Director of Aviation, Bruce Carter, announced it will be the first time in the airport's history that Delta flies a mainline jet here, instead of smaller regional planes.
Defense department furloughs on Arsenal Island this spring will cost about 4,000 civilian employees two weeks pay, but soldiers around the world won't notice any difference in the supply chain. That's according to Kathy Szymanskee, Chief Counsel for the Army Sustainment Command, and other defense agencies.
A multi-million dollar renovation project at Galesburg High School kicked off on Friday. Phase one of the project includes construction of a new sports facility slated to begin next month. Superintendent Bart Arthur says physical education is important for students' mental and physical health.
04/15/13 EICC Tuition
Tonight trustees will discuss raising tuition for next fall.
QC Times features writer Alma Gaul talks about the prison for Dakota Indians in Davenport in the 1860's.
04/11/13 Lincoln Laureates for 2013
The Order of Lincoln will be presented this weekend to six people with ties to the Quad Cities.
04/11/13 America's Music Quad Cities
A six week celebration of American music kicks off today in the Quad Cities.
04/11/13 Cordova Refuel Outage
Both reactors at the Cordova nuclear plant are back in full operation after one was shut down for a month.
04/10/13 New WQPT General Manager
Later this month, Mary Pruess will take over at the QC public television station.
04/10/13 RI County Referendum Fails
Voters turned an attempt to expand the authority of the public building commission
04/10/13 RI Election Results
Mayor re-elected along with two new members of the city council
Hundreds of nonprofits in northwestern Illinois and eastern Iowa are getting ready for a big fundraiser. Tuesday morning, the John Deere Classic kicked-off its 2013 Birdies for Charity campaign.
In tomorrow's election, Rock Island County voters will decide whether to expand the power of the Public Building Commission. Currently it only has authority over the jail and justice center.
We don't know what Liberty and Justice think, but online viewers have chosen "Glory" and "Honor" for the names of their two eaglets.
04/05/13 Bustos Visits Community Colleges
She wanted to find out how Congress can help support the colleges and job creation.
Despite military budget cuts and sequestration, the commanding general of the Army Sustainment Command plans to make sure soldiers continue to have everything they need. This morning (wed) on Arsenal Island, Brigadier General John Wharton told Illinois US Senator Dick Durbin what the command needs to be prepared for war even during peacetime.
04/04/13 Illinois River Otters
The first trapping season in more than 80 years for river otters just finished up this week. The once endanged species has since seen a population boom.
04/03/13 Baseball is Back
The new season begins Thursday for the Midwest League and QC River Bandits.
For the first time, the Quad Cities will host an Illinois state conference to celebrate the arts.
04/03/13 Chief Judge Retires
Bobbi Alpers steps down after leading the 7th Judicial District in Iowa for 6 years.
04/03/13 Humility Shelter Fund Drive
Humility of Mary homeless shelter in Davenport has begun a year-long fund drive.
Collection of yard waste and food scraps began Monday in Dubuque, and other cities in eastern Iowa and northwestern Illinois. Each year, Dubuque's weekly curbside pickup program runs from April through November.
04/02/13 Medal of Honor
Today Sylvia Rich of Moline received a new Medal of Honor to replace the one earned by her brother Melvin Brown during the Korean War.
04/02/13 Eaglet Naming Poll Underway
Two new residents of Riverdale will be named this month, and you can help. Their parents are bald eagles, Liberty and Justice, who live high up in a tree at Alcoa's Davenport Works. A camera above the nest is focussed on the family, providing video and audio on the internet for fans all over the world.
A choral music "legend" in the Quad Cities has died. 81 year old Don Morrison directed the Augustana Choir and Handel Oratorio Society. He died on Friday in Rock Island.
04/01/13 Deere Lawn Div. 50th Anniv.
50 year ago the company began making lawn and garden equipment.
03/29/13 A local church remembers Good Friday
Every Good Friday, members and friends of Gloria Dei Presbyterian Church remember the death of Jesus by walking with a cross from downtown Rock Island to their building on 12th Street. Today, they gathered outside City Hall and sang a hymn.
Following up on a recent investigation by Erin Jordan from the Cedar Rapids Gazette
03/28/13 QC Rises in National Rankings
QC economy continues to gain economic strength.
Illinois State Police and local driving instructors run into non-English-speaking drivers a LOT. And both say a new law allowing undocumented residents to get drivers licenses will help make Quad Cities streets and roads safer.
03/28/13 Tree Wrapping
Volunteers needed for the Million Trees Project
03/26/13 CHC Opens in EM
Community Health Care has opened its newest clinic for residents of upper RI County
03/26/13 Ironing Board Art
A new art exhibit has opened at Augustana College
03/21/13 Furloughs Delayed
Department Defense postpones issuing furlough notices
A tour of the new performing arts center at Bettendorf High School
03/19/13 BHC Housing
Construction begins on first student housing at BHC campus in Moline.
The head of Kentucky's Fisheries Division says it'll take a combination of help from governments, fishing companies and the restaurant industry.
Like Illinois, the State of Kentucky is trying to get rid of Asian carp. So, last week, its Fish and Wildlife Resources department hosted a tournament to see who could net the largeset haul of the invasive species.
03/15/13 Bettendorf Performing Arts Center
The school district celebrates the completion of a new theater, updated library, and administration center.
Katie Dahlstrom from the Clinton Herald follows up on last week's announcement.
03/14/13 St. Patrick's Day in the QC
The St. Patrick Society will hold its annual celebration this weekend.
People who went to the movies in Muscatine yesterday only had four films to choose from, but today they have at least twice as many. R. L. Fridley Theatres, based in Des Moines, closed the "Plaza Four" at the mall, and today opened The Palms Theatres.
03/14/13 First Army Change of Command
The commanding general of First Army leaves for his next assignment.
03/14/13 Kickoff for 39th Annual Bix 7
Details announced for this summer's race.
Public meeting to review a draft development plan for the east village.
Flood warnings are in effect for rivers in eastern Iowa and western Illinois.
Foodbanks in Iowa will benefit from a new fundraising campaign. The Iowa Foodbank Association, the AARP, and a Des Moines company called, Spindustry Digital, are sponsoring a virtual food drive on the internet.
Yesterday, the Illinois Associated Press Broadcasters Association announced WVIK News Editor, Michelle O'Neill, won three awards in its 2012 Journalism Excellence Contest in the Downstate Illinois Radio category. She won first place for Best Investigative Report, "Cameras and Mics in Iowa Courts."
03/11/13 First Army Leader is Leaving
Lt. Gen. Mick Bednarek will relinquish command this week
03/11/13 Niabi Zoo Opens
The new season begins today for the zoo in Coal Valley
Four years after a big project fell through, Rock Island and new developers have broken ground at a major entrance to the city. The new project will also make way for WalMart to build a store on 11th Street.
03/08/13 Bodies Revealed Opens
New exhibit about the human body at the Putnam Museum
A man who helped popularize the term "Quad Cities" has died. His company, Quad City Port Services, says Dick Weeks was 77 years old. He worked for the Iowa Development Commission before he became president of the Quad City Development Group in 1971. He stepped down in 1988 to start his own business.
Visitors from around the world who need a place to stay in downtown Davenport can now make reservations through Marriott hotels. Yesterday, Hotel Blackhawk announced it's become an Autograph Collection hotel, a new Marriott "brand" launched in 2010.
03/06/13 Elliott Aviation Expansion
With a local tax break, the company will expand and add jobs in Moline.
03/05/13 First Army Sequestration Preparation
First Army civilian employees in the QC could receive furlough notices later this month
03/04/13 Don't drive snowmobiles drunk
Late winter snow storms have been good for snowmobiling. But it's also resulted in an unusually high number of crashes. The Illinois DNR says last month in northern Illinois, eight snowmobile crashes sent drivers and passengers to the hospital with serious injuries, and a man from the Quad Cities was killed.
The QC Ukulele Club celebrates its first anniversary by organizing Uke-a-Palooza
03/01/13 The Artful Office opens
Rock Island's downtown retail incubator welcomes another tenant
County board chairman appoints a group to study the courthouse and other buildings.
02/26/13 Goldman Family Block
Rock Island celebrates the completion of renovations to a downtown block.
02/26/13 First Flood Outlook
The National Weather Service releases its first forecast for the Miss. River and its tributaries.
Moline wants to know what Quad Cities residents would like to do and see along the city's riverfront and a couple of other areas. This morning, the city, Moline Foundation, WQPT, Western Illinois University, and Renew Moline kicked off "River Vision 2020."
02/22/13 Longfellow School Award
Rock Island elementary school one of most improved schools on last year's ISAT
02/22/13 QC Restaurant Week
A new effort to encourage local residents to dine out
02/21/13 Cold Case Concluded
Moline police solve a 25 year old murder case
02/20/13 Upper Mississippi Studies Center
Augustana College opens a new center focused on "sustainability science."
02/19/13 Bustos Loebsack Sequestration
Two members of Congress tour a QC defense contractor to show their opposition to sequestration
02/19/13 Midwinter Bald Eagle Count
For the 4th year in a row, lower numbers reported for our area
02/18/13 Hats Off to Clinton
Portraits of local residents are featured in the windows of Clinton businesses
02/18/13 CCC Wall of Honor
A display honor veterans is now up at Clinton Community College
02/15/13 Fox Hollow Opens
The Family Museum in Bettendorf celebrates the opening of its new exhibits.
02/14/13 Davenport Ferris Wheel
Plans have been approved to build a ferris wheel on the Davenport riverfront
Deere and Company set another earnings record in the first quarter, and that's the eleventh quarter in a row. The company reports net income totalled 650 million dollars, a 22 percent jump from the same quarter a year ago, as it sold more farm machines at higher prices.
02/13/13 2013 Lincoln Laureates
This year's recipients of the Order of Lincoln have ties to the QC
02/12/13 New River Bandits GM
The QC River Bandits introduced their new general manager
02/11/13 Rocky on Parade
Fiberglass bulldogs will be decorated for a public art project in Macomb.
Some employees in the Quad Cities will help modernize the busiest airport in the world. This week, Kone announced it's won a contract with Atlanta's airport to replace 29 escalators and people movers.
02/06/13 Bustos First Bill
She's introduced the Government Waste Reducation Act
02/05/13 Girl Scouts May Sell Camps
Council considers selling four camps
02/05/13 Thomson Prison Update
The village board meets with its contact at the US Bureau of Prisons
02/04/13 Great Swedish Adventure
Swedish Americans can apply to be cast in season 3 of a Swedish reality show
02/01/13 Genesis Medical Center Aledo
Genesis officially takes ownership of former Mercer County hospital and nursing home
01/31/13 Roudebush Retires
After 9 years, the director of the Davenport Library retires.
01/31/13 Wall of Honor at CCC
Student group at Clinton Community College collecting veterans' names for a wall of honor
Tonight, developers of the old CNH property in East Moline will announce plans to build a hotel, homes and stores as part of the project. The owner of the site, River Eagle Investments, is working with a Chicago-based company, Beitler Real Estate Services, which is calling it "Fountainhead Quad Cities."
01/30/13 Consider Women for Harkin's Seat
A bi-partisan Iowa group says there are many qualified women to run for the open seat next year.
01/29/13 Bird Window Collisions
Research into why birds fly into windows.
Illinois Governor Quinn signed a new law over the weekend to allow undocumented immigrants to get temporary drivers licenses. Lawmakers made their decision late last year. And, coincidentally, WVIK's Michelle O'Neill was involved in a fender-bender with a driver who spoke very little English.
01/25/13 Phone Call to Space
QC kids talk live with astronauts on the International Space Station
01/25/13 Star Block Redevelopment
A gift will help start the redevelopment of some old buildings in downtown Rock Island
Davenport encourages high school seniors to apply for federal student aid
01/24/13 Trinity Expansion in Rock Island
Trinith Regional Health System announces expansion plans for its west campus
01/24/13 Casa Guanajuato Parent Mentors
A new program to connect parents with their children's schools.
Davenport aldermen have started working on next year's budget. The past two Saturday's, the city council discussed the budget and capital improvement program for 2014.
01/21/13 Moline's State of the City
Mayor Welvaert delivers his 8th, and last, state of the city address.
01/17/13 Augustana Construction Update
Construction on the new Center for Student Life at Augustana College is on schedule.
Moline has found a couple of companies to develop new hotels in historic downtown buildings. Next week, the city council will consider agreements with the Amin Group and the Moline Hotel Group.
01/16/13 WIU-QC Phase 2
Construction will start this spring on phase 2 of WIU's new campus in the QC
Rock Island County is stuck with a "completely antiquated and dilapidated" courthouse. That's according to Jeffery O'Connor, Chief Judge of Illinois' 14th Judicial Circuit. After hearing from him Tuesday night, the county board approved a referendum that might pave the way for building a new courthouse.
01/16/13 Be a Tourist in Your Own Backyard
Local restaurants, hotels, museums, businesses, and other attractions are preparing for hundreds of guests this weekend. It'll be the 12th year the Quad Cities Convention and Visitors Bureau has sponsored "Be a Tourist in Your Own Back Yard."
01/15/13 Red Kettle Success
The Salvation Army's holiday fund-raising campaign surpassed its goal.
01/14/13 Anti-Fluoride Activist
A retired professor of chemistry brings his campaign against fluoride in drinking water to the QC
01/13/13 QC Vigil for Newtown
Rotary Clubs will sponsor a vigil Monday night to remember victims and show support for survivors.
01/11/13 Young Artists Exhibition
The 7th annual Young Artists at the Figge opens Saturday
01/11/13 Bald Eagle Days
The 26th annual celebration of our national symbol in the QC
01/10/13 Deere Cleared
An SEC investigation into illegal payments to foreign officials is over.
01/09/13 Habitat ReStore Anniversary
The ReStore in Davenport is celebrating its 10th Anniversary
Listen to excerpts from Mayor Dennis Pauley's State of the City address
01/07/13 New Director at Muscatine Art Center
Melanie Alexander returns to Muscatine to lead the Muscatine Art Center
01/04/13 Bustos on Ag Committee
Illinois 17th District Congresswoman Cheri Bustos has been assigned to the House Ag Committee
01/04/13 Mallards Retire Stewart's Number
The QC Mallards will honor their all-time leading scorer by retiring number 18
As eagle parents in the Quad Cities prepare their nest, students in Bettendorf, Geneva, Illinois, North Carolina, and the Netherlands are getting ready to study them. Last year, the Alcoa Foundation gave the Bettendorf School District a grant to create the new curriculum, called "Alcoa Eagle Cam: An Eagle Eye to the World."
The new Congress was sworn in yesterday, and one of the new members is Cheri Bustos from the Quad Cities. The democrat from East Moline was elected in November to represent Illinois' 17th district.
01/03/13 New President for the QC Mallards
The Central Hockey League has hired Bob McNamara to lead the Mallards front office.
Spoiler Alert - instead of "kicking the can down the road," here's WVIK News Guru Herb Trix with the "trending" list of banished words and phrases. "Double Down" and listen to today's WVIK News Focus.