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A flood-prone neighborhood in Bettendorf will soon lose some more of its residents. Last week, the city received a federal grant that will allow it to buy out up to 22 homes near Duck Creek.


The cities in the Iowa Quad Cities will continue to work together to provide sewer and wastewater treatment service. Monday the mayors of Davenport, Bettendorf, Riverdale, and Panorama Park signed an updated version of an agreement first put into place in 1974 - to build, operate, and maintain a water pollution control plant and the sewer lines that serve it.

Polls will be open in Scott County, and across Iowa Tuesday, for the combined city and school elections. For the first time, board of education candidates will be on the same ballot with mayors, city councils, and park boards - previously school board elections were  held separately, in September.


City officials gathered on Monday to celebrate the newest attraction in downtown Bettendorf. Jetty Park is located on the riverfront, at the Isle Casino Hotel, and just upstream from the I-74 bridge. 


On Midwest Week, a look back 50 years when work began on a tremendous change for Moline and Quad Cities. 


The new school year has opened with a celebration at Rivermont Collegiate in Bettendorf. Monday the private school held a ribbon cutting to mark the completion of its new building for science classes, and apartments and rooms for faculty and students.

City of Bettendorf

The city of Bettendorf is hoping to find a developer for some property downtown. It's issued a request for proposals for the former corporate headquarters of the Ascentra Credit Union.


Bettendorf honored one of its former mayors on Friday. City officials dedicated Hutchinson Plaza in front of city hall, for Ann Hutchinson, the longest serving mayor of the city.

Help for QC Flood Victims

Apr 22, 2019

Water and cleanup supplies will be available this week for people affected by continued flooding along the Mississippi River. The Red Cross will hand them out at three locations: the Campbell's Island Fire Station in East Moline, the Pleasant Valley Fire Station in Bettendorf, and Davenport's Mobile Police Precinct at Utah and South Concord Street.

VA Opens New QC Clinic

Apr 1, 2019

Hundreds of veterans and their families turned out Monday afternoon to celebrate the opening of a new VA health clinic in Davenport. With a staff of 70, it's expected to serve 12,000 veterans from Iowa and Illinois.