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. 


A 27 year career in law enforcement has ended. Monday Moline City Administrator Doug Maxeiner  announced Police Chief John Hitchcock has decided to retire, effective immediately.

Moline Kmart Will Close

Oct 15, 2018

More Sears and Kmart stores are going to close soon. Monday the company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, and released a list of 142 stores that'll hold liquidation sales beginning immediately, and then close.

River Levels Are Falling

Oct 15, 2018
National Weather Service

The Mississippi River has begun to fall, but it will stay at relatively high levels for the rest of the week, and maybe longer.

A Moline police officer has been cleared of any wrongdoing for the shooting of a suspect several months ago. Friday Rock Island County State's Attorney John McGehee announced his findings for an officer involved shooting in June. 

Moline Closes River Drive

Oct 11, 2018

As the Mississippi River continues to rise, the city of Moline has closed River Drive, from 23rd Street to 55th Street. 

Two high-ranking members of the Moline Police Department will be penalized following a traffic stop last month involving them and the chief. Wednesday city administrator Doug Maxeiner announced Captains Trevor Fisk and Brian Johnson will be suspended for five days each.


The largest utility project ever in the city of Moline is now completed, and online. Tuesday city officials, employees, and contractors cut a ribbon to celebrate improvements at the North Slope Wastewater Treatment Plant.

Temperatures and precipitation were about normal in the Quad Cities and Dubuque last month. The National Weather Service says the average temperature in Moline was 75 degrees - about half a degree below normal - while Dubuque averaged 71 1/2 degrees - also about half a degree below normal.