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U.S., mayors join forces to save their minor league baseball teams,

From time to time between now and Census Day, we will be talking about various aspects "the count."  This time, Jay Pearce talks with Dave Geenen, Executive Director of the Doris and Victor Day Foundation - which is playing a lead role in an effort to get Rock Island and Scott County residents to participate.  They talk about why it is important to get an accurate count.

Brady Johnosn

Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang came back to the Quad Cities to campaign this week. 

River Action is encouraging cities, counties, and other agencies to help lower the cost of flood insurance for residents of the Quad Cities.

Next week in Moline, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will hold a four-day training so employees of local governments can earn certification as flood plain managers. Michelle O'Neill reports it's led by FEMA's National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). 


The cost to attend Black Hawk College may not change next year. Thursday night, the board of trustees will consider tuition for the fiscal year starting in July.

Work has started on the Scott County budget for next year. On Tuesday, staff made their first presentation to the board of supervisors, and that'll be followed by several study sessions, leading up to final approval in March.

Yang campaigns in eastern Iowa, 

Remembering Tom Railsback

Jan 22, 2020
Tom Railsback website

Former Illinois Republican Congressman Tom Railsback, who represented the Quad Cities for 16 years, has died. He was 87.

WVIK News

Rock Island County now has an official offer to buy the courthouse. Tuesday night, local real estate developer Joe Lemon presented his offer to the county board - for 500,000 dollars, with a commitment to invest 8 million to renovate and restore the 124-year old building.

City of Davenport

Davenport hopes creating another historic district will lead to even more development downtown. Wednesday night, the city council will consider backing an application for the National Register of Historic Places.

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