COVID-19

Circa 21 Dinner Playhouse

Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse will stay closed until this fall.

Knox College

This fall, Knox College will give students the option to learn online or in-person. Students who choose to return to campus in Galesburg will do so on a staggered schedule, with required COVID-19 testing upon arrival. 

Virtual Festival of Trees

Jul 22, 2020
Quad City Arts

A wintertime tradition in the Quad Cities that usually lasts a couple of weeks, will be reduced to one virtual day this year. Because of the pandemic, on Wednesday Quad City Arts announced the Festival of Trees will not be held in person in November.

Quad City International Airport

Based on one indicator, the economy is improving despite the pandemic. Figures released by the Quad City International Airport show traffic in June was more than double the previous month, and several times higher than April.

More QC Museums Reopening

Jul 22, 2020
Karpeles Museum

Though Illinois allowed indoor museums to re-open in late June, while the Covid-19 pandemic still raged across the nation, museums and historic homes in the Quad-Cities have taken different approaches to re-opening.

submitted / Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center

Due to changes in federal rules, more people are eligible to give blood.

Michelle O'Neill reports the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center is urging more people to donate because hundreds of blood drives have been cancelled because of the pandemic.


When the new school year begins next month for the Moline schools, students will have a choice. Monday night the school board approved a combination of in-school and at-home learning.

Fall semester will start at the usual time for Augustana College next month, but maybe with fewer students on campus. 

QC Museums Reopening

Jul 21, 2020
Bishop Hill Heritage Association

Though Illinois allowed indoor museums to re-open June 26, while the Covid-19 pandemic still raged across the nation, museums and historic homes in the Quad-Cities have taken different approaches to re-opening.

Monmouth College

Monmouth College will reopen this fall with in-person classes and accommodations for students and faculty members at higher risk for COVID-19. 

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