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Galesburg rally – ‘We won’t go back’

A couple hundred people gathered on the lawn of the Knox County Courthouse to protest the U.S. Supreme Court decision eliminating the constitutional right to abortion. “I’m not going to let nobody turn me around,” sang Knox County Board member Pam Davidson as the crowd applauded. She said, “That was a Civil Rights song when they marched. (And) women’s rights is civil rights. Human rights is civil rights.”
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2022 John Deere Classic money: Purse, winner’s share, prize money payout

The 2022 John Deere Classic prize money payout is from the $7.1 million purse, with 69 professional players who complete four rounds at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Ill., earning an official-money paycheck this week. The winner's share of John Deere Classic prize pool is at $1,278,000, with the second-place...

Sensational eagle highlights Zach Johnson's third day at JDC

SILVIS, Ill. — Zach Johnson delivered a 17th-hole eagle that won't soon be forgotten by Saturday's fans at the John Deere Classic. On the par-5 hole, Johnson bounced in his 6th career eagle at the John Deere Classic. Johnson sits at -8 for the weekend, in a tie for...

Find FUN Things To Do In Illinois And Iowa With The Weekly FUN10!

It’s Sunday, and proudly presents Fun10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week!. Painting Parties, Cake At RIBCO, Spicy Comedy And More In This Week’s FUN10!Every Sunday, we drop a new Fun10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out Fun10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week.

Shelter invites public to help comfort animals during fireworks

Kings Harvest Pet Rescue No Kill Shelter, 2504 W. Central Park Ave., Davenport, invites the public from 8:30-10 p.m. Sunday to help comfort the animals during fireworks, according to a Facebook post. Volunteers are asked to bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on. No registration is required. For...

Mobile clinic will provide low-cost animal vaccines Thursday

The Quad City Animal Welfare Center Mobile Vaccine Clinic will be at the Zion Lutheran Church for a Low-Cost Mobile Vaccine Clinic on Thursday, July 7 from 2-5 p.m. Cats must be in carriers and dogs must be leashed. The Zion Lutheran Church is at 1216 8th St., Davenport. Low-Cost...

Under pressure: Davenport firefighters battled water-pressure problems at recent fire

The apartment fire already was raging when the Davenport Fire Department's Engine 3 arrived at 12th Street and Pershing Avenue. Things did not improve from there. Several people who were at the scene of the June 20 blaze reported hearing firefighters say they could not get water pressure for their hoses. One onlooker, himself a former volunteer firefighter, can be heard on cellphone video he posted online saying, "There's been multiple — and I mean multiple — hydrant issues with pressure."

2022 John Deere Classic final-round odds, golfers to watch

Three rounds are in the book at the 2022 John Deere Classic and there are 14 golfers within 7 strokes of the lead. Below, we look at the 2022 John Deere Classic odds entering Sunday's final round of the tournament in Silvis, Ill. Check back throughout the season for our PGA Tour picks, predictions and bets.

Zach Johnson issues warning for LIV golf defectors

United States Ryder Cup captain Zach Johnson gave a warning to LIV golfers Thursday about their potential status for the 2023 Ryder Cup. Johnson spoke to reporters Thursday ahead of the John Deere Classic at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Ill. He implied that the Saudi-backed league’s defectors may not be able to participate in the 2023 Ryder Cup.

Johnson sits tied for 36th following day 3 of the JDC

SILVIS, Illinois (KCRG) - Zach Johnson got off to a hot start on day three of the John Deere Classic with three birdies in his first four holes. He also delivered an eagle on the 17th hole bouncing in the sixth in his career on a par-5. He sits tied for 36th at -8 for the weekend.
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Galesburg community rallies for women’s rights

GALESBURG, Ill. (WMBD) — Dozens of people gathered at the Knox County Courthouse for the “We Won’t Go Back” rally. The protest is a response to the overturn of Roe V. Wade. Knox County Board Member Pamela Davidson said the ruling is unjust for women across the country.

Coal Valley Fire Protection District tax increase does not pass

COAL VALLEY, Ill. — Residents living in the Coal Valley Fire Protection District on June 28 voted against a property tax increase 64%-36%. The fire department had proposed increasing the tax from .30% to .40%. In 2019, the department switched from an all-volunteer staff to a combination one and...