Brady Johnson

WVIK Student Intern
Dubuque Regional Airport

A federal grant may help expand air service at the Dubuque airport. This week, it was awarded a 775,000 dollar grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation. 

St. Ambrose University

A gift from Nestle Purina PetCare will help renovate a building at St. Ambrose University. The company has donated 25,000 dollars to the campaign for McMullen Hall.  

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. 

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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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