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Western Illinois University Admissions, Foundation Partner for Enrollment Initiatives

January 17th, 2022
Western Illinois University Admissions, Foundation Partner for Enrollment Initiatives

MACOMB/MOLINE, IL – You’ve heard the saying ‘it takes a village to raise a child.’ In the days of increased competition, limited resources and other challenges facing public higher education, that same sentiment applies to recruitment and enrollment initiatives… it takes the whole University, the “village,” working together to recruit future students. Along those lines, the Western Illinois University Foundation recently partnered with WIU Undergraduate Admissions to assist with recruitment efforts. Abbie Pendarvis, director of donor relations, was thinking about... Read More

Get Your Quilting On Throughout January At Davenport Library

January 17th, 2022
Get Your Quilting On Throughout January At Davenport Library

Do you love sewing and your Library? Then you have the perfect combination for adding to our community quilt project! Love your Library, but don’t sew at all? You’re still perfect for adding to our quilt!  Using books, reading, or community as the theme, create your own one-of-a-kind 10″ quilt block to donate to our project. The finished quilt will be displayed at one of our Library locations throughout the spring. Register to pick up a 10″ square to design, or bring your finished block to the service desk at any Library location between January 3rd, 2022 and January 28th, 2022. For more... Read More

Two local musicians to headline virtual concert hosted by the Bettendorf Public Library

January 17th, 2022
Two local musicians to headline virtual concert hosted by the Bettendorf Public Library

The Bettendorf Public Library is giving the community a chance to enjoy local music with its January virtual offering of Brown Bag Lunch. Exclusive access to the music of Tray Rangel and Nervous Neal Smith will be provided via the Bettendorf Public Library’s YouTube channel throughout the entire month. A link to the concert will also be available through the Library’s website at www.bettendorflibrary.com, No registration is required to view this free event, which is made possible through the support of the Friends of the Bettendorf Public Library. Troy Rangel is a local musician who started... Read More

BREAKING: Thurgood Brooks Announces Candidacy for Illinois’ 72nd District State Representative

January 17th, 2022
BREAKING: Thurgood Brooks Announces Candidacy for Illinois’ 72nd District State Representative

BREAKING NEWS: Thurgood Brooks announced today that he will run for Illinois’ 72nd District state representative seat. Announcing on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Mr. Brooks enters the race with Dr. King’s words in mind – “The time is always right to do what is right.” Thurgood Brooks’ strategic plan for district 72 centers on talent development for existing and green energy economies, creating safe, vibrant, and inclusive cities, and improving access to attractive and affordable housing. Thurgood Brooks is a community builder and organizer who believes deeply in the power of Rock Island... Read More

Meet Our New Pets Of The Week — Alaska, Montana, And Denver!

January 17th, 2022
Meet Our New Pets Of The Week -- Alaska, Montana, And Denver!

QuadCities.com is happy to partner with Quad City Animal Welfare Center, 724 2nd W. Ave., Milan! Interested in adopting a pet? Check out our Pet of the Week every Monday! Today’s Pets of the Week are Alaska, Montana, and Denver! These cuties came to us from the same home and will do great in a home with with other cats and possibly dogs with a slow introduction. They can be a tad shy at first, but warm up quickly after a few pets. Alaska: female born 6/15/2016 Montana: male born 6/15/2018 Denver: female born 6/15/2016 They are spayed/neutered, up to date on vaccines, and are microchipped. These... Read More

Western Illinois University Releases Its Dean’s List For Fall 2021

January 17th, 2022
Western Illinois University Releases Its Dean's List For Fall 2021

MACOMB/MOLINE, IL – A total of 1,164 undergraduate students enrolled at Western Illinois University were named to the Fall 2021 Dean’s List. The total includes 68 students at the WIU-Quad Cities Campus. To receive this award, an undergraduate student must earn at least a 3.6 grade point average on a scale of 4.0, which equals an A in a minimum of 12 credit hours of graded courses; pass-fail hours are not counted (e.g., student teaching, internships). Students earning Dean’s List honors are listed by Illinois counties, cities and towns; as well as other states/towns and other nations. The... Read More

A Little Slice Of Heaven In The Latest Video You Deserve

January 17th, 2022
A Little Slice Of Heaven In The Latest Video You Deserve

Mondays can be rough. And so, every Monday, we give you a music video. A fun, funny music video. Something that’ll make you smile, make you laugh, make you reminisce, and make you realize that back in the day, music video creators were probably either insane or heavily intoxicated. But were also incredibly entertaining. We call this feature, The Video You Deserve, and you can find it every Monday on your site for fun, free entertainment and features, QuadCities.com. Our latest video is from a band that was always more of a cult act here in the United States, but had a pretty significant cult... Read More

Celebrate Betty White’s Birthday With Quad City Animal Welfare Center

January 17th, 2022
Celebrate Betty White's Birthday With Quad City Animal Welfare Center

Today, Monday January 17th is Betty White’s 100th Birthday and people are celebrating, #BettyWhite Challenge, by making a donation to their local humane society. For more information on the Quad City Animal Welfare Center #BettyWhite Challenge celebration visit our website: https://qcawc.org/how-to-help/the-betty-white-challenge  Read More

Rocky LaPorte Coming To Rhythm City Casino In Davenport TONIGHT!

January 16th, 2022
Rocky LaPorte Coming To Rhythm City Casino In Davenport TONIGHT!

Rocky LaPorte will perform in the Rhythm City Casino Event Center in Davenport on Sunday, January 16th, 2022 at 7:00 pm. Tickets will be $15 and seats will be General Admission. You must be 21+ to attend this show, as the Rhythm Room is on the Casino Floor. Tickets are available now at the following link: https://rhythmcitycasino.showare.com/eventperformances.asp?evt=116  Read More

Western Illinois University Releases Spring 2022 Updated COVID-19 Policies, Procedures

January 16th, 2022
Western Illinois University Releases Spring 2022 Updated COVID-19 Policies, Procedures

NOTE: The plan outlined below contains essential, detailed information that all faculty, staff and students must know before returning to WIU, and upon their return to WIU’s Macomb and Quad Cities campuses. Please take time to read through this document carefully to become familiar with all requirements and protocols in order to comply. Visit wiu.edu/coronavirus for more information, including FAQs. MACOMB/MOLINE, IL — As Western Illinois University plans to resume the traditional in-person experience beginning Jan. 18, 2022, to help ensure the health and safety of the members of University... Read More