Rock Island

Sacred Heart Catholic Church

Moline's Sacred Heart Catholic Church will celebrate its 100th anniversary this weekend.

De La Cerda House Inc.

A shelter for those struggling with HIV and AIDS will reopen in Rock Island.

Michelle O'Neill / WVIK News

Rock Island Library Board will sell the 30-31 branch and close it before the end of the year. On Monday, the city council approved the board's plan to request proposals from realtors to put the former fire station on the market. 

City of Rock Island

A section of the former Farmall Plant in Rock Island may soon generate electricity for "the cloud." This week, the city council agreed to sell 10 acres to Cresthill Preservation Group of Moline so it can build a solar array.


The developer of a vacant office building in downtown Rock Island needs more time. So Monday night the city council will consider extending an agreement with Saratoga Capital for the renovation of the VanDerGinst Building at 17th Street and 2nd Avenue.

A study has started of one of the major traffic routes through the Illinois Quad Cities. Thursday night local residents are invited to a workshop to discuss possible changes to the Illinois-92 Corridor, that runs through Rock Island, Moline, East Moline, and Silvis.

City of Rock Island

Rock Island aldermen may tighten the rules for how they can spend city funds. Monday night the city council will consider a list of new restrictions following recent revelations of questionable spending. 

River Bend Foodbank

The River Bend Foodbank will hold its next mobile food pantry in Rock Island on Saturday.

National Register of Historic Places

Rock Island is one step closer to making its downtown more attractive for development. On Friday, the Illinois Historic Sites Advisory Council approved the nomination of the Downtown Rock Island District for the National Register of Historic Places. 

City of Rock Island

On Midwest Week, Rock Island may change some of its rules for how aldermen spend their discretionary city money.