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Less than a week after he became the 23rd Democratic candidate for president, Montana governor Steve Bullock traveled to Iowa, ending a three-day campaign trip on Saturday in Davenport.

Scribble: Rebecca Wee

May 18, 2019


Climate Change and the Future of Davenport

May 18, 2019


submitted / Genesis Health System, Medic EMS, Andrea Bladel

A local hospital is inviting people to learn how to prevent someone from bleeding to death. Tomorrow, Genesis and MEDIC EMS will host classes called, "Stop the Bleed" in Davenport. 

Assumption High School

Assumption High School and Saint Ambrose University in Davenport will take the next step in their joint effort to build new sports facilities. On Sunday afternoon, they'll hold a ground-breaking ceremony for phase 2 of the Saint Vincent's Athletic Complex.

Michelle O'Neill / WVIK News

Sales rose but net income fell for John Deere during its second quarter.

Today, the company reported sales rose 6% to 11.3 billion dollars during February, March, and April.

Profits totaled $1.1 billion, compared to $1.2 billion at this time a year ago.

On Midwest Week, property taxes, sports betting, and how to nominate judges were were just a few of the issues covered by this year's session of the Iowa legislature.

Buttigieg 2020

"Mayor Pete" will campaign in Iowa this weekend, including two stops in the eastern part of the state. Pete Buttigieg is the mayor of South Bend Indiana, and also one of the many Democrats competing for next year's presidential nomination. 

More than 600 students will officially complete their undergraduate studies this weekend. Augustana College will hold its spring commencement on Sunday at the TaxSlayer Center in Moline.

http://i74riverbridge.com/pdfs/traffic/i74_map_stage2b_bettendorf.pdf / I-74 Mississippi River Bridge project website

Update: The Iowa DOT says the change in the detour will be postponed until Monday (5/20/2019) due to the rain. 

(Original story)

Part of the I-74 detour in Bettendorf is expected to change today. Weather permitting this afternoon, the bridge project team will divert all west-bound traffic from Grant Street to 14th Street, instead of Kimberly Road.

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