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Moving Islands

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Are you one of those who feels the world is going by your window too fast, blurred like a video on fast-forward? Before stress gets the best of you, pay a visit to Rock Island, and let us put you on one of the Mississippi River's moving islands.

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A golfer from Cedar Rapids with ties to the Quad Cities has won a high honor from the PGA Tour. Today, the tour and Southern Company announced Zach Johnson is this year's recipient of the Payne Stewart Award. 

Because of the pandemic, Moline is offering employees extra incentives to retire to help make up for declining revenue.

Moline detectives are asking for help finding a hit and run driver after the death of a 20-year-old man.

Early Tuesday morning, around 12:30, a police officer found the man's body lying on the pavement in the 3600 block of John Deere Road.

Poppy Mallow

Aug 12, 2020

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Rock Island Lines is permitted two commercials a year. This is one of them.

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People who live in Dubuque County now have another option to get a free coronavirus test.

Michelle O'Neill reports residents can go to a couple of pharmacies.

 

Marianna Bacallao, WVIK News

Hurricane-level winds tore through the Quad Cities Monday, leaving hundreds of thousands without power. Quad Cities Public Works Departments have sent crews to pick up fallen trees and branches, but warn that it may take several weeks. 

Hansen's Hardware

Aug 11, 2020

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Once upon a time near Rock Island, there was a hardware store that did not take American Express. It didn’t take Visa or Mastercard, either. It took cash. And what it did with cash is an amazing story.

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