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submitted / Deere & Company

Shareholders seemed happy with what they heard today at Deere & Company's annual meeting. New CEO John May gave his first presentation to the board of directors and a packed house full of shareholders, including many retirees. 

Moline Park Board

Moline will soon have a new director of parks and recreation. The Moline Park Board has chosen Eric Griffith, who's currently the Recreation Supervisor for the city of Sioux City. 

Hope Creek Sale Approved

Feb 26, 2020

After months of discussion, the Rock Island County Board has finally decided to sell Hope Creek. The Quad City Times reports Tuesday night the board voted  17 to 5 to sell the county nursing home in East Moline. 

- Rock Island County will sell Hope Creek,

City of Moline

With help from the state, Moline might expand its network of bike paths. Tuesday night the city council will consider applying for a grant from the Illinois DNR.

WVIK

A vacant downtown building in Rock Island could soon be demolished. Monday night, the city council rejected historic landmark status for the First National Bank at 17th Street and Second Avenue. The owner, Modern Woodmen, had appealed an attempt by the Rock Island Preservation Society to have it declared a landmark.

After months of discussion, the Rock Island County Board may finally be ready to sell Hope Creek. It'll hold a special meeting Tuesday night to vote on the sale of the county nursing home in East Moline. 

- Rock Island aldermen hear the benefits of privatizing the city's water system,

City of Rock Island

A couple of communities have already declared snow emergencies.

WVIK News

The fate of a vacant downtown building could be decided Monday night by the Rock Island city council. The owner of the First National Bank at 17th Street and 2nd Avenue, Modern Woodmen, is appealing an attempt by the Rock Island Preservation Society to have it declared a landmark.

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