Andover, IA

Driver Injured and Arrested for DUI Following Rollover Accident

Just after 5:00 am Sunday, Ogle County Deputies, along with Polo Fire and EMS, responded to a single vehicle rollover on West Pines Road near the intersection with Lowell Park Road. After investigation, 26-year-old Allison T Martinez of Milledgeville was arrested for driving while under the influence of alcohol. Martinez...
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Get That Tropical Feeling Close to Home – Off Shore Hotel & Resort

When I think about visiting a resort, it’s usually one located in some far off, sunny, tropical spot. Sitting by the water with a cold drink in hand, being served delicious food, and then strolling leisurely back to the pool for some sun. While planning a vacation like this takes not only time but a lot of money, there is an easier way to escape for a few or days.

Deputies find heroin, meth, cocaine after traffic stop

A Dubuque man faces multiple drug-related charges after a traffic stop in rural Stockton. Cordero J. Davis, 35, faces felony charges of unlawful possession of methamphetamine, three counts of unlawful delivery of a controlled substance, unlawful delivery of cannabis, unlawful possession of cannabis; and misdemeanor charges of obstructing identification and driving while his license was suspended, according to a news release from the Jo Daviess County Sheriff’s Office.

Nation Notes: Iowa DNR assists with fish care at Nation Regional

CLINTON, Iowa– With several B.A.S.S. Live Release boats heading to New York for the Open on Oneida Lake, members of the Iowa DNR and Exelon Nuclear aquatic biologist Jeremiah Haas have stepped up to provide fish care and live release trucks for the TNT Fireworks B.A.S.S. Nation Northern Regional at the Mississippi River in Clinton.

Fire District Benefits From Moore Foundation, Ambulance Service Adds Drivers

The Prophetstown Fire Protection District learned they were the recipient of two donations from Prophetstown’s Moore Foundation during their June board meeting. The fire department received a grant in the amount of $22,000 for 20 portable radios and signal repeater. The system will help boost communication in the southern part of the district.

‘Field Of Dreams’ TV Series Is No Longer Happening, Dropped By NBC

They aren't filming so there is no need to come. As NBC was preparing to start filming the new Field Of Dreams series in Iowa this fall, much hype has been built up. One of those filming locations in the Hawkeye state included the city of Clinton and Clinton County. The hype can be laid to rest as NBC announced they are no longer moving forward with the show.

Buc-ee’s Better Watch Out, Missouri & Illinois Have Wally’s

Have you ever heard of Wally's? I hadn't until I started road tripping back to Chicago and stumbled upon Wally's in a cornfield off of Interstate 55 in Pontiac, Illinois. I was intrigued by the gas station/monument to consumerism but just kept on trucking since I figured I could go several more exits before having to fill up my tank. When I saw Only In Your State talking about Wally's off of Interstate 44 in Fenton, well I knew I had to learn a little bit more about it.

Scott County Park open to archery deer hunting this fall

Iowa archery hunters will have the opportunity to hunt for deer in Scott County Park this fall. The Scott County Conservation Board has approved a special deer hunt for archery hunters only from October 1 through January 10, 2023 at Scott County Park. This hunt is only for Iowa residents. Applications are now available and […]

Inmate charged in fellow inmate’s death at Thomson prison

From July 1-31, the Figge Art Museum will offer free admission to all visitors. Whitside Co. will pause COVID-19 testing after Thursday. The drive-thru testing site at the Whiteside County Health Department will close early Thursday and remain closed until further notice.

Wanted: Residents For Prophetstown Circa 1920

If you had to attract people to live in your community, what would you tell them? In this month’s article Prophetstown Area Historical Society’s Fred South explains how Prophetstown’s city leaders went about the task. With ongoing western expansion in the 1920’s, small towns along the routes...

Eldridge breaks ground on new 5,000-square-foot event center

DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) - A new event center in Eldridge broke ground Wednesday. Stephanie and Collin Telsrow broke ground in Eldridge for their new event center, Rolling Meadows Event Center. The couple always wanted to establish themselves in the wedding industry. With the assistance of a growing demand for event...

After-dark Moonlight Chase in Eldridge returns on July 9

ELDRIDGE, Iowa (KWQC) -The 37th Annual Moonlight Chase is Eastern Iowa’s most unique road race and pinnacle event during the annual Eldridge Summer Festival. Tabbitha Kramer discusses the fundraising run and the festival weekend. Live musical entertainment will be featured downtown on July 8 from 7-9 p.m. and July 9 from 5-7 p.m.

Area July 4th Events Get Started Friday

Multiple events are planned to celebrate the July 4th Holiday in the AroundPtown area and get underway on Friday, July 1st. There are events for all ages throughout the weekend with two firework displays planned. Friday, July 1st. The Winning Wheels Concert Series will welcome Mountain Swallower performing on the...

Alice Diane Gossen

GOOSE LAKE— Alice Diane Gossen, 82, of Goose Lake, passed away Tuesday, June 28, 2022, at Morris Hospital with her devoted husband by her side. Alice was born in Carbondale, IL on Aug. 17, 1939, to Raleigh and Dena Stevenson. She resided in Joliet for many years before moving to Goose Lake.

Charlotte Hornets forward Miles Bridges arrested on felony domestic violence charge

A spokesman for the Los Angeles Police Department said on Thursday that Charlotte Hornets forward Miles Bridges was arrested on a felony charge in Los Angeles, and released on $130,000 bail. Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department records show that the 24-year-old Bridges was arrested at 1:55 p.m. local time Wednesday and booked at 5:37 p.m. He was released just after 8 p.m. and has a court date scheduled for July 20.