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How personal income has changed in Henry County—plus, see how it compares to the rest of the state and country
Stacker analyzed Bureau of Economic Analysis data to see how personal income has changed in Henry County, Illinois and how it compares to state and national levels.
Police: Caretaker stole thousands from dependent Scott County victim
A 32-year-old Atkinson, Ill., woman faces multiple felony charges after police say she stole from a dependent victim’s financial accounts, according to court records. Kaylin Kempf faces three felony charges of forgery, a felony charge of second-degree theft and a felony charge of dependent-adult abuse, court records show. On...
The First 2024 Spring Flood Outlook For The Quad Cities
There always seems to be flooding in the Quad Cities every year. We should expect it living on the Mississippi River. Flooding can be worse during some years than others. If you've been in the Quad Cities for the past 5 years, you know just how high the Mississippi River can get and how badly it can flood much of the Quad Cities.
Moline Police: Woman's body was in car 5 days after allegedly being shot by boyfriend before being discovered
MOLINE, Ill. — A Moline homicide suspect pleaded not guilty in a Rock Island County court Tuesday, Feb. 20 during a preliminary hearing, records show. Back on Feb. 7, police found a woman's body inside a parked car outside an apartment building at the 3600 block of 25th Street in Moline. The woman was later identified as 43-year-old Victoria Tillotson of Moline. The autopsy found she died from a single gunshot wound to the head.
LeClaire driver accused in fatal crash had high blood-alcohol level, police say
Police say a woman accused of killing another woman with her car in LeClaire had a blood alcohol level of more than twice the legal limit. Molly Vance, 36, appeared with her attorney Tuesday in Scott County Court for her preliminary hearing. She’s charged with vehicular homicide and OWI.
Iowa man sentenced after Bettendorf Home Depot incident
A 38-year-old Iowa man was sentenced to prison last week after he pleaded guilty in connection with an incident at Home Depot, Bettendorf, court records show. Chad Julson, of Holy Cross, was sentenced in Scott County Court. A judge accepted the guilty plea to two charges and gave Julson a...
Crews to work on Moline 16th St.
Beginning next week, a complete closure for southbound traffic will begin on 16th St., from 19th Ave., to 23rd Ave.
Pet of the Week | Paddy
It’s time for our Pet of the Week! Paddy is the sweetest 2-month-old Pitbull/Husky Mix and is available for adoption at the Quad City Animal Welfare Center.
Teachers can find jobs at Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency job fair
New and current teachers can learn more about job openings at area schools at a career fair in Bettendorf. The Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency is hosting a Teacher Job Fair on Monday, February 26 from 4-5:30 p.m. at its Bettendorf office, 729 21st Street in Bettendorf. The event is free for all prospective and current teachers and administrators […]
Unusually warm February often hides a frigid March, April surprise
MOLINE, Ill — It's been no secret that February 2024 has been nice to us, thanks largely in part to a strong El Niño. Currently ranked well within the top five warmest February months on record in the Quad Cities, it also lures us into a false sense of security, thinking that snow is done for the season. Not so fast! We've got the receipts to prove otherwise.
Galesburg Boys Defeat Geneseo To Advance In Regionals
Monday night at John Thiel Gym, the Galesburg boys basketball team beat Geneseo for the third time this season and advanced in the Regionals. The Silver Streaks won, 57-39, and improve to 11-20 on the season. Galesburg will now play the defending 3A state champs, the Metamora Redbirds, Wednesday night in the Geneseo Regional Semifinals game.
Moline Parks and Rec Hiring Staff for Riverside Riverslide
Moline Parks and Recreation Department is seeking staff for the highly anticipated Riverside Riverslide set to reopen in May 2024. This follows an impressive $6.8 million renovation featuring three new water slides, a lazy river, updated concessions, and more. Lifeguards will enjoy competitive pay at $16.00 per hour, making them amongst the highest paid in the Quad Cities. Employees will also benefit from free certifications and a comprehensive staff recognition program. Two Rivers YMCA members will have full access to the new facility without extra charge. To apply, visit the City of Moline Employment page.
Unionized Silvis city workers picket outside city hall
SILVIS, Ill. — Union workers working for the City of Silvis held an informational picket outside city hall amid ongoing contract disputes with the city. AFSCME Local 1234 represents Silvis employees working at Silvis City Hall and the Silvis Public Works Department, as well as Silvis Police's community service officer. Union members told News 8 they've been negotiating a new contract with the city since March 2023 over the course of a dozen meetings. One worker said she's seeking higher pay for her work and is frustrated by a lack of transparency from city leaders.
Look at history & growth of ‘World’s Largest Truckstop’
It’s an icon along Interstate 80, bringing travelers into the Quad Cities from miles around, and it’s celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. More than just a place to take a break and ‘stretch your legs,’ generations of patrons call the Iowa 80 Truckstop roadside destination a favorite stop, and it was all the dream of Bill Moon and the folks who keep it running strong. Jennifer DeWitt with the Quad Cities Regional Business Journal joined Our Quad Cities News to talk about the history and growth of the ‘World’s Largest Truckstop.’
Help track tornadoes by becoming a certified storm spotter
DAVENPORT, Iowa — Severe weather season is just around the corner and meteorologists with the National Weather Service office in the Quad Cities announced the return of in-person Skywarn spotter training classes for the spring of 2024. Trained Skywarn spotters are a critical component in the field whenever dangerous...
Black Hawk College's Career and Technical Programs: Empowering Local Residents with Immediate Employment Opportunities
Black Hawk College provides 64 career and technical education degrees and certificates. These programs prepare students for immediate employment in various fields. Since 2015, the college has granted over 1,780 Associate in Applied Science degrees and over 2,760 certificates in career and technical education programs. Graduates have pursued careers in health care, criminal justice, agriculture, business, accounting, and IT.
Warm and Sunny Weather Expected in Quad Cities with a Chance of Late-Week Rain
• The Quad Cities area is expecting a warmer than normal week with lots of sunshine and high temperatures in the 50s. • Temperatures will start cool in the teens and 20s but will rise to the mid 50s on Tuesday and may reach near 60º on Wednesday.
3 Things to Know | Quad Cities morning headlines for Feb. 19, 2024
Moline police are looking into who stole a firearm from a Rock Island County squad car, and construction along East River Drive will begin this week on storm drains.
Has Quad-Cities passenger rail lost its steam?
DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) - The Quad Cities has been a railroad town since 1854 when the Rock Island Line first connected to Chicago. But today, you can’t take a passenger train anywhere from the Quad-Cities. That’s despite years-long efforts to restore service. It’s been one of our community’s...
Jericha Stout of Cordova, Illinois, Named to Dean's List at University of Maryland Global Campus
ADELPHI, MARYLAND (February 20, 2024) — Jericha Stout of Cordova, Illinois, was named to the Dean's List for the fall semester at University of Maryland Global Campus. To be eligible for the honor, a student must complete at least six credits during the term, earned a grade-point average of at least 3.5 for the term, and maintained a cumulative GPA of 3.5 at UMGC.