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News about the Quad Cities and surrounding region.

submitted / Genesis Health System, Medic EMS, Andrea Bladel

A local hospital is inviting people to learn how to prevent someone from bleeding to death. Tomorrow, Genesis and MEDIC EMS will host classes called, "Stop the Bleed" in Davenport. 

Michelle O'Neill / WVIK News

Scott County is asking for more volunteers to help people and businesses recover from the flood. 

Day of Caring

May 15, 2019
United Way of the Quad Cities

More than 1,500 people will take time off from their normal jobs on Thursday to participate in the Day of Caring. Twice each year, the United Way organizes volunteers to work on a variety of projects for the community.

Henry County

Residents of Henry County should be cautious about drinking their well water. As flooding continues, county officials say drinking well water and septic tanks could be contaminated by floodwaters. 

National Association of Letter Carriers

The National Association of Letter Carriers is working to fight hunger this weekend with help from the United Way of the Quad Cities.

City of Rock Island

Downtown Rock Island is well on it's way to becoming an official historic district. 

Embracing Latino Heritage And Culture In High School

May 8, 2019

All are welcome to help pull weeds, water, and harvest locally grown vegetables from a new community garden. The Hilltop Campus Village has partnered with People Uniting Neighbors and Churches, or PUNCH, to plant a new garden in Davenport.

Landmarks Illinois

Hoping to save them before it's too late, Landmarks Illinois has once again released a list of the Most Endangered Historic Places in the state. And one of them is the Rock Island County Courthouse.

Downtown Davenport Partnership

A benefit concert for flood victims in Davenport will be held next month. Flood Fest is set for Friday June 7th at the River Center, with all proceeds going to flood recovery efforts in downtown Davenport.

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