Moline has gone to court, hoping to force the owner of some downtown property to pay up. Monday the city filed a lawsuit against the owner of River Station, the Kaizen Company of America, claiming it owes back rent, plus fees and interest.
MetroLINK and Moline Mayor Stephanie Acri will celebrate mass transit tomorrow in the Quad Cities and Chicago. Along with hundreds of transportation agencies across the country, they'll participate in "Get On Board Day."
Instead of shovels, the I-H Mississippi Valley Credit Union used a large John Deere excavator Tuesday to break ground for its new headquarters. The 90,000 square foot building will be located on River Drive in Moline, near the WIU campus.
Instead of giving the speech herself, Moline Mayor Stephanie Acri summed up the city's achievements during the past year with a panel discussion. Several department heads joined her for Monday's State of the City Address to members of the Rotary and Kiwanis clubs.
Hoping to compete with Iowa and help young people find jobs, Moline has changed its liquor ordinance. Now "minors" who are 18, 19, and 20 can sell and serve alcohol in bars, restaurants, and grocery stores.