Galva, ILgeneseorepublic.com

Galva Pool will not open this year

The Galva pool has a problem and did not open on May 30th as planned and doesn’t look like it will open this season. Vice President of the Galva Park District board, Larry Morse said Monday morning there is a vent cover in the bottom of the pool that was original equipment from when the pool was built in 1967 which broke into 12-14 pieces when it was removed.
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Bettendorf, IAKWQC

Police looking for suspect after hit-and-run crash damaged Bettendorf used car business

BETTENDORF, Iowa (KWQC) - Bettendorf police are investigating a hit-and-run crash that caused significant damage to a used car business over the weekend. According to a witness, the vehicle was heading on State Street around 2:10 a.m. Sunday when the driver lost control on the curve where it becomes a one-way street onto Grant Street and hit several used vehicles before hitting the Premier Picks Auto building. The vehicle also hit a downtown decorative planter.
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Geneseo, ILgeneseorepublic.com

Geneseo School Board gets first look at Vocational Building plans

The Geneseo School Board got an opportunity to see what architect Richard Jones and construction managers at Boyd Jones proposed as the new Vocational Center for Geneseo High School. Pete Perez of Boyd Jones gave a presentation regarding the advantages of the stand alone building, to be located across the...
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Maintenance shed catches on fire in rural Henry County

OSCO, Ill. — A maintenance shed caught on fire in a rural part of Henry County. Several firefighters responded to a home in Osco, Illinois off Osco Road where the shed was burning with a vehicle inside that was fully engulfed in flames, according to Osco Fire Chief Mike Mielke. Crews were called to the fire around 11 a.m. Monday, June 14.
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Bettendorf Police searching for auto shop hit-and-run suspect

BETTENDORF, Iowa — Bettendorf police are searching for a suspect after a hit-and-run accident damaged a local auto shop. Authorities say that at about 2:10 a.m. on Sunday, June 13, witnesses reported that a vehicle was travelling west on State Street when it failed to make a turn at the beginning of Grant Street.
Camanche, IAClinton Herald

Camanche home damaged by fire

CAMANCHE — An accidental fire that started in a craft room caused $100,000 in damages to a Camanche home late Sunday night. The fire broke out shortly after 9:30 p.m. at 501 S. Washington Blvd., Camanche, according to a press release issued by the Camanche Fire Department. Camanche firefighters were...
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Geneseo, ILgeneseorepublic.com

Geneseo's Josh Mathis is champion

Geneseo’s Josh Mathis is a National Champion and an All-American athlete. The Geneseo High School graduate not only broke a 45-year-old record in the discus at St. Ambrose University in Davenport, but he also is the first athlete in the event from St. Ambrose to win an National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) title.
Kewanee, ILStar Courier

Kewanee Area News Briefs

The premier fireworks show in the area will once again take place on Sunday, July 4, at Northeast Park. The show brings people to Kewanee from the surrounding area and benefits many in the community. The Kewanee Park District will once again offer a free swim at the Aquatic Center...
Henry County, ILgeneseorepublic.com

Rebuilding Together Henry County moves into new home

The saying that “good things come to those who wait,” does hold true for the Rebuilding Together Henry County organization. After three years of planning and fundraising, RTHC staff volunteers moved into their new home, a newly-constructed building in Atkinson. Sarah Snyder, executive director of RTHC, is at home in...
Geneseo, ILgeneseorepublic.com

Geneseo band director Steve Scherer to retire

Steve Scherer has remained “a band kid” through his entire life, right up to his retirement at the end of the recent school year as band director at Geneseo High School. He was raised on a farm in Metamora and said he was taught many good values from that upbringing.
Moline, ILPosted by
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Over 4,000 tattered flags burned in Moline for Flag Day

MOLINE, Ill. — Over 4,000 flags were burned in Moline on Flag Day at a proper disposal ceremony. It happened at Wendt Funeral Home in partnership with American Legion Post 246. Funeral home director Earl Wendt says his dad came up with the idea about five years ago. The funeral...
Geneseo, ILgeneseorepublic.com

Girls track makes Geneseo proud at State

A pandemic-altered season hasn’t seemed to hinder the athletes on the Geneseo Girls’ Track Team. Fourteen members of the GHS team traveled to Charleston to compete in the IHSA 2A State Finals on Friday, June 11, and captured a second place finish – the best by any girls’ track team in school history.
Davenport, IAwvik.org

Walk-In Rental Assistance

Executive Director Ashley Velez says they'll have 25,000 dollars to hand out, with the money coming from the Scott County Regional Authority. "The eviction moratorium is up come June 30th in Iowa and I believe it's July 31st for Illinois. There are evictions already filed for people so we believe the need is high, we just can't give an exact number."
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Quad Cities Pickle Wrap War Explained

If you had Quad Cities Pickle Wrap War on your 2021 Bingo card, you can mark that off! At the end of last week, when all was alright in the world, a pickle wrap war broke out between local Quad City businesses and was trending on social media. Now that the dust has settled, we can give you all the details about #QCPickleWrapGate2021.
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[Photos] Corey Taylor and Cherry Bombs at the Rust Belt

For two nights in a row Corey Taylor rocked the Rust Belt in East Moline. And we have the pictures to prove it. When we announced the CMFT tour was coming to the Quad Cities you jumped on the tickets quick. Hell, you sold out the Saturday night show before it actually went on sale by using our presale code. So of course, with a sell out that fast they added a second show for Sunday night. Both shows were fantastic, both shows were similar, both shows were different.
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