Davenport hopes a successful program to reduce crime in Madison, Wisconsin, will do the same here. Wednesday it announced the beginning of the Good Neighbor Project - a joint project of the police department and city staff.


Two Democrats and one Republican turned out for a political forum in Davenport on Sunday. Sponsored by a social justice organization, Gamaliel of Illinois and Iowa, Bernie Sanders, John Delaney, and Joe Walsh were given time to make brief statements.


With one month to go before the Iowa Caucuses, Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren spent the weekend in eastern Iowa, with stops in Manchester, Dubuque, Maquoketa, and Davenport.


Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer says the US economy may look strong, but it really isn't. And by pointing out its many weaknesses and inequities, Democrats can beat Donald Trump next year. 

Yang Talks to Veterans

Dec 11, 2019

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.