Hundreds of acres near the Quad Cities, and overlooking the Mississippi River, are now ready for development. Wednesday Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds toured the property and officially added the Anderson Green Business Park to the state's list of "certified sites."
Some land in eastern Scott County may soon be converted from a golf course into new homes. Thursday night the board of supervisors will hold a public hearing on plans for the Olathea Golf Course, along Highway 67 between LeClaire and Princeton.
Restaurants are the latest focus for the Iowa Tourism Office. Knowing that travelers like to eat where local residents do, it's chosen one restaurant in each county for the new promotional campaign, "99 Counties, 99 Restaurants."
The owner of a small business and president of the Pleasant Valley School Board is running for the Iowa Senate. Last week, republican Chris Cournoyer, from LeClaire, announced her candidacy in District 49 which is now represented by democrat Rita Hart.
Water bills for residents of Blue Grass will look different beginning later this month. Friday the Iowa American Water company, which already serves the Iowa Quad Cities, announced the purchase of the Blue Grass city water system.
Leaders of the Scott County Republican Party have chosen their candidate for the state senate. Tuesday night, precinct captains from the 45th District selected Michael Gonzales to run for the seat formerly held by Joe Seng of Davenport who died last month.