United Way Quad Cities

The United Way is asking Quad Cities residents to answer a survey on how COVID-19 has impacted their families. 

The Pleasant Valley School District has a plan to start the new school year that should meet the governor's requirements and still focus on safety for kids and staff.  Last week, the board of education approved a hybrid format, with half the students attending school on Mondays and Wednesdays, with the other half on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

A new socially-distanced concert will be held Friday, August 7th at 7:30 p.m. at Galvin Fine Arts Center, St. Ambrose University, featuring Quad City Symphony concertmaster Naha Greenholtz and pianist Marian Lee.

Because of the pandemic, applications to vote by mail in the November election have been sent to residents of Rock Island County. 

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Local governments, health care providers, businesses, and others are renewing efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19 in the Quad Cities. 

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The head of the Rock Island County Health Department is worried about a jump in the number of COVID-19 cases.

Michelle O'Neill has more.

City of Davenport

After months of free rides, Davenport CitiBus and Bettendrof Transit will resume fare collection on Monday, Aug. 3. / St. Ambrose University

Higher education will continue in eastern Iowa this fall with a mix of in-person and virtual classes. Michelle O'Neill reports. 

Hoping to bridge the gap between the two parties in the Iowa legisature, a Davenport man has annoucned his candidacy for the state house. Jonathan Vance is running as an Independent in House District 89 which is represented by Democrat Monica Kurth.

It'll be a late start, but should still be enough time to play a full season. That was the announcement this week by the Southern Professional Hockey League, which includes the Quad City Storm.