Moline

Next Moline Superintendent Chosen

Dec 18, 2018
Moline School District

The Moline school board has named the district's next superintendent. Monday night board members chose Rachel Savage, hwo will begin July 1, 2019. 

This week, the Moline  school board will interview three finalists for district superintendent.

Metro

A new bus service is designed to reduce traffic congestion during construction of the new I-74 bridge. On Monday the "Stretch" commuter bus service began carrying people between Bettendorf and downtown Moline, and Bettendorf and downtown Rock Island.

Property taxes should stay the same for most residents of the Black Hawk College District. Thursday night  trustees are expected to give their final approval to next year's tax levy.

WVIK News / WVIK Quad Cities NPR

The Quad Cities' busiest street is ready just in time for Black Friday. After nearly a decade of planning and construction, the John Deere Road project in Moline, is finally nearing completion. 

submitted / Illinois Department of Transportation, I-74 River Bridge Project

Continuing road work on I-74 in Moline may cause more problems for drivers this week. The Illinois Department of Transportation says starting today at 8:00 am, a crew closed one eastbound lane under the Avenue of the Cities bridge. The lane is set to reopen at 3:00 pm. And the 8-to-3 schedule will be repeated Wednesday through Friday.

WVIK News

A Moline man has been identified as the victim of Wednesday's fatal shooting in downtown Moline. Thursday, police released the name of 22 year old Corey Harrell.

A sure sign of the holidays has made its first appearance. Thursday, the TaxSlayer Center in Moline put up this year's Christmas Tree, in the circle outside along River Drive.

WVIK News

Moline residents can help plan the future of one of their busiest streets. On Thursday the city will hold a Public Workshop on ways to "improve the safety, appearance, and function of Avenue of the Cities."

Second Crest Coming

Oct 19, 2018

After falling for several days, the Mississippi River is rising again in the Quad Cities. And a second crest following heavy rain in recent weeks, is expected on Monday. The National Weather Service says the river today is 1.3 feet over flood stage, and expected to reach 1.8 feet over, by Monday. 

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