Thursday morning's WVIK newscast for Oct. 4, 2018:

  • Moline police captains disciplined for riding with inebriated chief
  • Microsoft to offer broadband internet to rural areas, including eastern Iowa and northwestern Illinois
  • Scott County Family YMCA plans new downtown location

Two high-ranking members of the Moline Police Department will be penalized following a traffic stop last month involving them and the chief. Wednesday city administrator Doug Maxeiner announced Captains Trevor Fisk and Brian Johnson will be suspended for five days each.


Rural residents of eastern Iowa and northwestern Illinois could soon have better access to the internet. Microsoft has joined forces with a company called Network Business Systems to offer broadband access to more than 126,000 people in 11 counties.

submitted / Scott County Family YMCA

The Scott County Family YMCA has gone public with plans to build a new downtown Davenport location. 

Collin Schopp reports yesterday, it announced a fundraising campaign.

Miss. River Rising

Oct 3, 2018
National Weather Service

Thanks to heavy rain in recent days up north, the city of Davenport has activated its flood plan. The Mississippi River is 1 1/2 feet below flood stage on Wednesday, and is forecast to crest on Friday at half a foot over flood stage. 

Wednesday morning's WVIK newscast for Oct. 3, 2018:

  • Davenport issues thousands of surveys
  • Moline's completes its largest utility project
  • Illinois Highway 82 in Geneseo to be closed next week


The largest utility project ever in the city of Moline is now completed, and online. Tuesday city officials, employees, and contractors cut a ribbon to celebrate improvements at the North Slope Wastewater Treatment Plant.

John Deere

A long career at John Deere will end next month for a member of the senior management team. Tuesday the company announced Max Guinn will retire in November.

Davenport wants to know how satisfied people are living in the city. This week, five-thousand residents will receive a survey asking about infrastructure, police and fire services, parks, and more. 

Tuesday morning's WVIK newscast for Oct. 2, 2018:

  • Rep. Bustos wants to move up the party ladder
  • Loras College in Dubuque doubles down on international student enrollment
  • Jason Van Dyke trial set to resume after unexpected day off
  • Sarah Huckabee Sanders to headline Iowa Gov. Reynolds' fundraiser

Today's forecast: high of 65, down to a low of 62 tonight.