Iowa

Michelle O'Neill

Davenport will limit the use of fireworks next year. Tuesday night, the city council gave its final approval to restrictions for the Fourth of July and New Year's Eve.

Arconic New Furnace

Nov 21, 2017
Arconic Inc.

Arconic will invest more money in its Davenport Works plant.  The aerospace and industrial company plans to install a horizontal heat treat furnace.  It will create longer and thicker aluminum plate for aircraft wings, skins, and other structural components.

Airbnb

People in Iowa who rent their homes to visitors will soon have to start collecting hotel and motel taxes. Airbnb has signed an agreement with the state department of revenue that goes into effect November lst.

7th Judicial District

The chief judge of Iowa's Seventh Judicial District will serve another term. Thursday the chief justice of the Iowa Supreme Court announced appointments for each of the eight districts, including the re-appointment of Marlita Greve.

An agency that helps feed seniors in southeastern Iowa will reduce some of its programs. The Milestones Area Agency on Aging says the reason is steady funding as the need has continued to grow.

Davenport schools were open Wednesday as usual despite possible threats posted on social media. 

Tim Ayers

An unlikely, local author is making history come to life. With the help of his family, ten-year-old Jude Rennie, from LeClaire, has written an adventure book for kids about Buffalo Bill. 

On Midwest Week, Davenport challenges the state of Iowa to fix the school aid formula.  

Illinois State Police

A quarter century after Iowa college student Tammy Zywicki was abducted in Illinois and found murdered in Missouri, authorities again are asking for the public's help in trying finally to solve the case.  

Mercatus Center, George Mason University

A new study compares the fiscal health of Iowa and Illinois, and for Illinois residents it's not a pretty sight. Its ranking of the 50 states puts Iowa at number 28, while Illinois comes in at number 49.

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