Yang Talks to Veterans

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The US could, and should, take much better care of our veterans, but instead spends billions of dollars on corporate bailouts. That was the message Wednesday from Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang at an American Legion Hall in Davenport.


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.

102 years after it first came to the Quad Cities, the YWCA has opened an office on the Iowa side of the river. And joining the celebration Tuesday afternoon, and helping to cut the ribbon, was Governor Kim Reynolds.

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Most local governments in the Quad Cities are waiting for checks from FEMA to help pay for flood expenses.

Because Davenport's application is more complicated, employees continue to work with the Federal Emergency Management Agency to document and apply for Public Assistance.

Michelle O'Neill reports presidential disaster declarations for Illinois and Iowa insure cities and counties will get at least some help paying the bills.


The Iowa State Auditor is going to look into the recent sale of a former school in Davenport. Wednesday, Rob Sand confirmed his office has been contacted about the Lincoln School and the board of education's decision to sell it for $30,000, even though there were several much higher offers.

Matson Wins in Davenport

Nov 5, 2019

7th Ward Alderman Mike Matson has won the race for mayor of Davenport. Un-official results from Tuesday’s election show he beat 5th Ward Alderman Rita Rawson 59 to 40 per cent.

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.

Y & J Properties

Some century-old Davenport warehouses have been renovated for residential and commercial use. Y & J Properties and Insight Management will offer tours Friday afternoon of the Gordon-Van Tine buildings on Federal Street. 


On Midwest Week, the Davenport School Board agrees to sell a former school, but not to the highest bidder.

https://cityofdavenportiowa.com/winter / City of Davenport, Iowa

With the forecast calling for three to five inches of snow starting later today, the City of Davenport has declared a snow emergency. It will start at 7:00 tonight and continue through 7:00 PM Thursday.