Streamlining Waste Management: The Benefits of Dumpster Rental in Davenport, IowaDanish Nawaz KhanNewsBreak Contributor
Ticket Purchased in Clinton Wins $2 Million Powerball PrizeSayitLoudNewsBreak Contributor
Pregnant Jane Doe 1975: Found Murdered In IowaErika Marie • OurBlackGirlsNewsBreak Contributor
Davenport Man Sentenced to 86 Months in Federal Prison for Cocaine Distribution ConspiracyDesiree HarosNewsBreak Contributor
Human Remains Discovered in Walcott, Investigation UnderwayNik HatziefstathiouNewsBreak Contributor
Lawsuit Filed Against Clinton
A lawsuit has been filed against Clinton City officials challenging its approval for the sale of DeWitt Park to the YWCA to build supportive housing.
Full Lineup Announced For Country Music Festival In Eastern Iowa
There are going to be plenty of concerts to attend in Eastern Iowa and throughout the Quad Cities in 2024. The newer music festival in our area is Tailgate N' Tallboys in Clinton, Iowa. On Wednesday, Nov. 22nd, we found out who will be performing before the three incredible grandstand...
Clinton County Supervisor placed on probation after OWI guilty plea
A 46-year-old Clinton County Supervisor was sentenced to probation after he pleaded guilty to a serious-misdemeanor charge of OWI-first offense, court records show. Daniel Srp was sentenced Tuesday in Clinton County Court, according to court records. Documents say the court deferred judgment in the case for a period of one...
Iconic and Legendary Rock Island Bar Closing After Decades of Music
After 50 years of working in the bar, restaurant, and nightclub business, RIBCO owner Terrence G. Tilka is calling it a career. “After plenty of discussions with family, friends, past and present employees, it’s time to call it a career,” Tilka said in a press release. Tilka's...
Iowa hunters preparing for shotgun deer hunting season
BETTENDORF, Iowa — With the Iowa shotgun deer hunting season beginning on Dec. 2, Shianne Johnson and her team at R&R Sports in Bettendorf are helping hunters be prepared. "It gets me excited to see more people get involved and learn the right way of doing things and to care about doing so," Johnson said. "The more people we're able to get involved, including children, the better it is for the future of the sport."
Eastern Iowa Town Closes Park To Stop The Spread Of Dog Disease
There has been a mysterious disease harming and killing dogs throughout Iowa and the U.S. The disease is spreading like wildfire and just like at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, city officials are closing things down to dogs. Bettendorf city officials just announced that a popular dog park in...
Scott Drug pharmacy in DeWitt to be owned by Genesis Health System
DEWITT, Iowa — A longtime staple of the DeWitt community is changing hands. Scott Drug pharmacy, which opened in 1962, will become owned by Genesis Medical Center, effective Dec. 15. According to a press release, the current co-owners Patti Trenkamp and Jennifer Walker will continue to provide patient services under the new ownership.
DeWitt Clinton's Enduring Legacy: The Erie Canal and Clinton County
The Erie Canal stands as a testament to the vision and determination of DeWitt Clinton, whose leadership as the New York governor propelled the United States into a new era of economic prosperity. Named after this influential statesman, Clinton County, IA, embodies the historical significance of his achievements. A passionate advocate for infrastructure, Clinton, also known as the 'Father of the Erie Canal,' was pivotal in connecting the Hudson River with the Great Lakes, a move that revolutionized 19th-century commerce and transportation.
Pursuit leads to a crash and injuries in eastern Iowa
(Davenport, Iowa) – A pursuit in eastern Iowa’s Scott County, Thursday night, resulted in a crash and two people injured. According to the Iowa State Patrol, a 1988 Suzuki motorcycle operated by 28-year-old Dayshaun Rias, of Davenport, was actively eluding law enforcement, when Rias failed to yield the right-of-way to a 2016 Dodge Dart, driven by 25-year-old Ryan Harris, of Davenport. The motorcycle and car collided at the intersection of W. 2nd and Gaines Streets, in Davenport, at around 10:20-p.m., Thursday.
Bettendorf adjusting bus routes to serve the new Vera French clinic
BETTENDORF, Iowa — Editor's note: The above video is from the October ribbon cutting at Vera French. Bettendorf's Transit Division is adjusting two bus routes to serve the new Vera French Mental Health Center starting Monday, Dec. 4. Transit Route 1, the red route, and Route 2, the blue...
No one injured from Park View home fire
No injuries were reported from a home fire in Park View. On 11/30/2023 at 09:01, The Eldridge Volunteer Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire in the 200 block of Shawnee Cir. in Park View on Novemer 30 at 9:01 a.m. Firefighters arrived at the scene of a single-family home with dense smoke and flames coming from the structure. Fire crews put out the fire and were able to extinguish hot spots. All residents of the home escaped uninjured.
IOWA PREP FOORTBALL: North Scott's Gerardy now heading to Iowa
The opportunity was just too good to pass up. And with that, North Scott High School senior Kyler Gerardy’s next football foray will be with the University of Iowa Hawkeyes. On Friday, the Lancers’ standout athlete committed to the Iowa football program, accepting a preferred walk-on opportunity with the Hawkeyes, who are playing in Saturday's Big Ten Championship game in Indianapolis.
Recount to be Monday for Pleasant Valley School Board seat
DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) - Scott County Auditor Kerri Tompkins said the recount of votes for Pleasant Valley School Board will be Monday at 4 p.m. Tompkins said her office received the Recount Board Report on Friday. The recanvass of the District 6 will be in the Scott County Board of Supervisor Room it the Administration Building, 600 W. 4th St. in Davenport.
Bettendorf mom faces marijuana, child-endangerment charges
A 44-year-old Bettendorf woman is in custody after police allege she had about a pound of marijuana in a home with three children, according to court records. Brianne Johnson faces felony charges of controlled substance violation and used or expired drug tax stamp, and three aggravated-misdemeanor charges of child endangerment, court records show.
Wintry Mix in Quad Cities: Live Updates from the Beast on Road Conditions and Safety
Experience a live look from the Beast as it roams the Quad Cities amidst a wintry mix. With ongoing rainfall in Eldridge and snowfall in Clinton County, the video emphasizes the importance of vehicle safety and caution on the roads.
5 Area Fire Departments Receive 2023 DNR Volunteer Fire Assistance Grants
Five area fire departments are benefiting from an Iowa DNR Volunteer Fire Assistance Grant. More that $415-thousand dollars in 50 percent cost-share grants were recently awarded to 131 rural Iowa fire department to help their efforts to fight wildfires. Cascade, Centralia/Peosta, Greeley, Key West, and Maquoketa fire departments are among...
Out-of-state schools, Bettendorf dominate the boys Dan Gable Donnybrook Tournament
CORALVILLE − The boys side of the Dan Gable Donnybrook Tournament was exceptionally competitive this weekend, not only with the best in the state of Iowa coming out but also several high-profile out-of-state wrestlers competing. Bettendorf (third place) and Fort Dodge (sixth place) were the highlights from Iowa. The...
The gas price fluctuate between $2.79 and $2.82 in Walcott as of 2023-12-01. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Friday is $3.248, a week ago the price is $3.265 , according to AAA.
The Sawmill Museum: A Tribute to Clinton’s Lumber Capital Legacy
In the historic Lyons District of Clinton, Iowa, The Sawmill Museum proudly encapsulates the city's legacy as the once-thriving 'Lumber Capital of the World.' Open since October 2011, this museum not only celebrates but vividly recounts the lumber industry's pivotal contribution to the American West's expansion. Exhibits such as the original pieces from the Struve Mill and a functioning early 20th-century sawmill provide an authentic glimpse into the lumber journey, from log to final product.
Former Capstone employee charged for forging checks from clients
An ex-employee of Capstone Behavioral Healthcare was arrested on a warrant Nov. 26 in Scott County after police allege she forged checks from clients for over a month, totaling $1,740. According to the police report, 27-year-old Mackenzie Smith has been charged with 18 counts of forgery and second-degree theft. Newton...