Scott County

WVIK News

The Iowa Quad Cities will continue to welcome legal refugees. That was the unanimous decision by the Scott County board of supervisors this week in response to the Trump Administration's policy of allowing local governments to refuse them.

Work has started on the Scott County budget for next year. On Tuesday, staff made their first presentation to the board of supervisors, and that'll be followed by several study sessions, leading up to final approval in March.

Roxanna Moritz

Now serving her third term as Scott County Auditor, Roxanna Moritz would like to serve a fourth. This week, she announced plans to run again for the job she's held since 2008.

Scott County

Tony Knobbe will lead the Scott County Board of Supervisors for another year. Thursday morning, he was elected chair during the board's annual organizational meeting. 

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.   

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