Even though very few people are traveling these days due to the pandemic, local residents need to remember how important tourism is to our local economy. That's why Visit Quad Cities will celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week this week.
Despite the pandemic and the closing of schools, Moline is still holding out hope for a commencement ceremony. Tuesday graduating seniors drove up to the high school, stayed in their cars, and were handed their caps and gowns by school staff.
Just hours before it was scheduled to begin, the Missouri Valley Conference women's basketball tournament has been canceled. The first games were set for Thursday night at the TaxSlayer Center in Moline.
The Quad City Storm are helping people affected by cancer honor their loved ones. For the second year, the team is hosting "Paint the Ice," a chance for local residents to paint the names of others who have fought cancer on the ice at the TaxSlayer Center.
The Quad City Storm are honoring veterans in a unique way. On Tuesday, the team invited people to come to the TaxSlayer Center in Moline and write the names on the ice of friends and family who have served in the military.