Three Democratic presidential candidates spoke at a forum in Bettendorf Tuesday. The Des Moines Register and the AARP hosted Kamala Harris, Julian Castro, and Kirsten Gillibrand at the Quad Cities Waterfront Convention Center.
Former Iowa Gubernatorial Candidate Cathy Glasson was the emcee of a protest in Bettendorf on Tuesday. McDonald’s workers from Des Moines are touring the state to fight for a $15 minimum wage and a union. The workers began a strike Monday and are protesting outside some of the presidential candidate forums happening this week throughout Iowa.
The case of an Eldridge boy who took a gun to school last year has now gone to a jury. Closing arguments were held Tuesday morning in Davenport for 13 year old Luke Andrews who's accused of attempted murder and other charges.
The re-development of an old Deere factory has won one of this year's top preservation awards from the state of Iowa. Located in Waterloo, the big, brick 70 year old building was transformed into a stylish, modern hotel.
Hoping to make the city "friendlier" to bicycle riders, Moline is marking several city streets with a special symbol. The bicycle and double chevron, known as a "sharrow," is supposed to indicate where bikes and cars can share the lanes.
After closing abruptly due to the flood, the Bix Beiderbecke Museum will re-open Monday. Located in the basement of the RME in downtown Davenport, it features a wide range of memoribilia dedicated to the famous jazz musician and composer who was born in the city.