Brady Johnson

WVIK Student Intern

In two years band members from Davenport Central High School will play in London. The school has announced plans to participate in the New Year's Day Parade in 2022.

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Elementary school children are helping Davenport get the word out about this year's census. This afternoon, kindergartners through 2nd graders at All Saints Catholic School sang the Census Song (lyrics below).

Michelle O'Neill reports it's all in preparation for Census Day, on April 1st.

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Rock Island wants to encourage residents to participate in urban agriculture. So the city council this week revised its ordinance for keeping chickens and passed a new ordinance allowing people to keep bees. 

Republican voters at one caucus site in Davenport supported Donald Trump almost unanimously.

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

The City of Moline wants to make it easier for residents to monitor city government. City Council meetings are now recorded and available online, along with updated financial information. / TBK Bank Sports Complex

A new Gymnastics Center is now open at the TBK Bank Sports Complex in Bettendorf. The Scott County Family YMCA and sports complex worked together to renovate 10,000 square feet for the new gym. It use to be a sand volleyball court. 

Davenport's 25th annual senior holiday light tour is scheduled for tonight (Mon). Around 500 seniors will get on buses to enjoy the tour with police escorts to two neighborhoods. 

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Scott County Jail inmates are helping local children have a merry Christmas. On Thursday, Dec. 5, the Sheriff's Department and several inmates brought bicycles to Friendly House in Davenport. It's the 13th year in a row children have received bikes from the jail's bike program. 

National Weather Service

It was a wet fall in the Quad Cities. The National Weather Service recorded 13.3 inches of rain during September, October, and November.