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Police: 1 injured in shooting in East Moline Saturday

EAST MOLINE, Ill. (KWQC) - One person was injured in a shooting on Saturday in East Moline, police said. Officers were in the 13th Street and 13th Avenue area to clear people after tavern closing, according to the East Moline Police Department in a media release. While on foot police said they heard multiple gunshots in the area.
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The Linda Ronstadt Experience, May 26

Raccoon Motel, 315 East Second Street, Davenport IA. Boasting an iconic repertoire of songs that includes "You're No Good," "When will I Be Loved," "That'll Be The Day," "Blue Bayou," and many other genre-crossing smashes, the tribute musicians of The Linda Ronstadt headline a May 26 concert at Davenport's Raccoon Motel, celebrating the beloved, now-retired artist who charted 38 U.S. Billboard Hot 100 singles, 10 of which reached the top of the charts.

Salute our military QCA-style

The Rock Island Arsenal and City of Davenport are celebrating our area’s rich military history!. Military Appreciation Week is May 15-21, and the Downtown Davenport Partnership and City of Davenport are featuring businesses offering specials to active members of the military, veterans and their families:. 🎖️ CitiBus – free...

38 Special Shooting Back Into Iowa’s Rhythm City Next Week!

Southern Rock Group 38 Special are set to perform in the Rhythm City Casino Event Center, 7077 Elmore Avenue, Davenport on Thursday, May 26, 2022 at 8:00pm. Tickets are $55, $50, $45, $40 and $35 plus applicable online/phone ticketing fees (these fees are waived when tickets are purchased at The Market Gift Shop inside Rhythm City Casino Resort). All ages are welcome to attend. Tickets in the ADA section are for patrons with mobility disabilities and up to three companions. If companion seating is not available because the ADA section is sold out, Rhythm City Casino Resort will offer other seats as close as possible to the accessible seat, if available, at the purchase price of the original section.

Do you have a dream? Davenport can help

The city of Davenport has opened the fourth round of funding for the popular Davenport DREAM Project. $900,000 in funding is available for new and existing homeowners who would like to revitalize their properties within the DREAM Project area, according to a Monday release. Over the past three years, the DREAM Project has awarded nearly $2.7 million to revitalize 138 properties.

Passenger suffers life-threatening injuries in Friday afternoon crash

One person suffered life-threatening injuries Friday afternoon in a Davenport crash. Shortly after 4 p.m., Davenport Police, Fire, and Medic EMS responded to the intersection of Veterans Memorial Parkway and Eastern Avenue for a two-vehicle crash, according to a news release from Davenport Police. Preliminary investigation revealed an Audi Q5...

Tempers flare at school board over behavioral problems

Teachers and parents claim unruly students are taking over Bettendorf Middle School and expressed their anger during the Bettendorf School Board meeting May 12. They say the administration hasn’t stepped in to handle students with behavioral problems. Teachers shared stories about students who curse at them, skip class, start fights and throw food around the cafeteria. One teacher went so far to seemingly to announce her early resignation.

St. Ambrose to hold commencement ceremonies May 21

St. Ambrose University will host separate commencement ceremonies for graduate and undergraduate degree recipients at the TaxSlayer Center in Moline on Saturday, May 21. The graduate hooding and commencement ceremony will begin at 9 a.m. and will honor 130 master’s recipients and 39 doctoral recipients. The graduating class will...

Save on Mississippi Valley Fair Fun Cards before price increase on June 16

DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) -One of the Quad Cities’ area’s most enjoyable weeks of the year is only 77 days away (at the time of this writing)!. Shawn Loter, General Manager of the Mississippi Valley Fair, along with Vicky Speth, Event Coordinator, discuss the fair’s fantastic tradition and what is in store for patrons and audiences alike during the event’s 102nd year.

Applications open for Davenport DREAM Project

DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) - The fourth round of applications for the DREAM Project funding is open, the City of Davenport said in a media release. The city said, $900,000 is available for new and existing homeowners who would like to revitalize their properties within the DREAM Project area. Applicants are...

Students test engineering skills at regatta cardboard boat competition

Students from Bettendorf, Pleasant Valley, North Scott, West Liberty, Rivermont Academy and Moline High Schools put their cardboard boat design skills to work at a regatta cardboard boat competition on Friday, May 13 at the Bettendorf Middle Park Lagoon. The Quad City Engineering and Science Council judged the event and handed out awards. Over 100 […]