Scott County

Iowa DNR

It's now official - the state will help pay for the "renovation" of West Lake Park in Scott County. Last week, the Iowa DNR's Natural Resource Commission formally approved paying 75 per cent of the cost, or 2.2 million dollars. And the Scott County Conservation Board approved paying 25 per cent - 751,000 dollars.

Scott County Board of Supervisors

The Quad Cities may take a different approach to promoting transportation and trade on the Mississippi River.

Judge Finalists

Jul 23, 2019

It's now up to Governor Kim Reynolds to fill a judicial vacancy in eastern Iowa. A nominating commission has chosen two names for her consideration in the 7th Judicial District, which includes the Quad Cities.

Mississippi Valley Fair

On Midwest Week, a major annual summer event in the Quad Cities may be 100 years old this year.

Scott County

A man who helped "plan" the Quad Cities for more than 30 years has died. Glen Erickson died last week in Arizona - he was 77.

Community Action of Eastern Iowa

Clinton County has been added to the list of Iowa Counties considered state disaster areas. That means Clinton County residents can apply for aid from the Iowa Individual Assistance Grant Program.   

Michelle O'Neill / WVIK News

The temporary levee in downtown Davenport has been breached. Around 3:50 pm, the National Weather Service in the Quad Cities issued a flash flood warning for Scott County, and it's in effect until 9:45 pm.

Customers of a popular internet and cable service will be without it for a few hours early Tuesday morning. Mediacom will move a portion of its fiber optic cables due to the I-17 bridge project. 

U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs

Soon, veterans in the Quad Cities will have more options to get the medical care they need. On Monday, April 1st, the Iowa City VA Health Care System will host a ribbon cutting ceremony for a brand new outpatient clinic in Davenport.

Kids Eat Free

Mar 29, 2019 / Flickr David Davies

A new effort to fight hunger in the Quad Cities offers a free weekend meal each month to low income children and their families in Scott County.  "Kids Eat Free" held its first free meal last month, and will offer its second on Saturday.