News about the Quad Cities and surrounding region.

QC Vaping Resource Guide

15 hours ago
Tobacco Free QC

Health authorities in the Quad Cities are trying to spread the word about the dangers of vaping. The Tobacco Free QC coalition has published a resource guide that's available to schools, parents, or anyone might consider vaping. 


The annual effort to give bicycles to needy children for Christmas is underway. On Tuesday, for the 19th year, Bikes for Brains started raising money.

Zach Wilson, WVIK News

This afternoon, veterans and their families celebrated Veteran's Day at the American Legion Post 227 in East Moline. 

Stanley Center for Peace and Security

Sixty three years after it was founded, the Stanley Foundation in Muscatine has changed its name. It’s now called the Stanley Center for Peace and Security. 

Adam Guthrie

Members of the American Legion will celebrate Veterans Day in downtown East Moline by unveiling a new mural. 

Illinois and the Quad Cities have a lot riding on next year’s census. That was the message Friday in Rock Island from a panel of leaders from education and social service agencies.

Zach Wilson, WVIK News

It's that time of year again, when the Salvation Army begins ringing bells at red kettles throughout the Quad Cities. On Friday morning, it kicked off its "Make a Difference" campaign outside a Hy-Vee store in Moline.

Veterans Day Events

Nov 8, 2019

The Marching Maroons band from Moline High School will play for veterans at the annual Veterans Breakfast at HyVee, 4218 Avenue of the Cities, from 7:30 to 8 am on Monday. The band will also play at 9 am during a flag raising ceremony at the John Deere Seeding Group, 501 River Drive, in Moline.

Zach Wilson, WVIK News

For the 26th year, downtown Moline will enjoy its very own Christmas tree. Thursday morning, the TaxSlayer Center used a crane to raise the tree, which is 30 to 35 feet tall. 

Michelle O'Neill, WVIK News

Homeless agencies in the Quad Cities want to end the need for their winter emergency shelter within five years.