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Enough With The Political Crap. People And Small Businesses Are Hurting. Pass The Damn Stimulus.

October 20th, 2020

I’m sick of the politics. I’m sick of the politicians. With more people struggling than ever, with more businesses closing, with the covid numbers increasing yet again, just like the scientists predicted (amazing how you can listen to intelligent, learned people and get accurate predictions on what’s likely to happen, isn’t it?), IT’S TIME TO PASS ANOTHER STIMULUS BILL TO HELP PEOPLE STRUGGLING FROM COVID. I wrote another story today, one of probably over 100 this year, about a business closing down due to covid. This time it was Big Swing, in downtown Rock Island,... Read More

Iowa Quad-Cities Schools Closed Through End Of School Year

April 17th, 2020

According to an announcement just made by Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds, all Iowa schools will remain closed through the end of the school year, with distance learning via computer remaining in place through the end of the curriculum year. Chicago’s NBC 5 just broke the story, and QuadCities.com broke the story locally, that Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker will be making an announcement at 2:30 p.m. today closing all Illinois schools through the end of the current curriculum year. According to the Iowa story posted by KWWL News 7 Iowa City, the state school districts will be required to continue... Read More

Illinois Quad-Cities Schools Remaining Closed For Rest Of The School Year

April 17th, 2020

According to a story released a few minutes ago on Chicago’s NBC 5 affiliate, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker will be making an announcement closing Illinois schools for the remainder of the school year today at 2:30 p.m. The announcement will be part of Pritzker’s daily coronavirus briefing, which you can watch live here According to the story, distance learning via computer, which was put in place over the past week, will remain in effect through the end of this current school year. There was no information regarding graduation ceremonies, other events, or grading or other policies. The... Read More

Ever Wanted To Be A Writer, Videographer Or Podcaster? Join The QuadCities.com Team!

April 4th, 2020

Have you ever wanted to be a writer? Here’s your chance! QuadCities.com is seeking interested and hard-working high school and college students for our internship program. Interns will get professional experience (and potentially college or high school credit, depending on your school’s program) writing, doing videos and podcasting for the fastest-growing media site in the area, your site for fun, free, local entertainment and positive news, QuadCities.com! Want to find out if it’s right for you? Send an email telling us why you want to be an intern and a couple of samples of your work (any... Read More

Get Free Beer, Olive Garden, Wedding Quiznos On Leap Day

February 27th, 2020

If you’ve ever dreamed of having your wedding catered by Quiznos, then getting hammered on free booze and sharing Olive Garden desserts during the reception, then this year’s Leap Year Day is your lucky day. This Saturday, Feb. 29, marks 2020 as a Leap Year. It also offers you the opportunity to cash in on some free promotional deals from companies looking to get a little extra publicity for their generosity. So, allow me to oblige them and inform you of your chance to get everything from free beer to free desserts to free catering for your wedding. Freebie deals on Saturday, Feb. 29: Miller... Read More

Celebrate Grandparents’ Day All Weekend at Country Corner!

September 20th, 2019

Fall is just around the corner! Which means corn mazes, hayrack rides and… PUMPKINS! Country Corner Farm Market & Pumpkin Patch (5333 US Highway 150 Alpha) continues their fall-filled fun with Grandparents’ Day Weekend, this Saturday Sep 21 and Sunday Sep 22 from 10:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. (both days). All grandparents will be admitted for FREE with a paying grandchild. Come out and enjoy these awesome activities: Hayrack Rides, U-Pick Pumpkins, Indian Corn Seasonal U-pick Fruits and Pumpkins Pony Rides Timber Nature Trail Learning Center Barnyard Zoo Duck Racers Straw Fort New! – Pumpkin... Read More

Country Corner Celebrating Opening Weekend!

September 13th, 2018

Fall is just around the corner! Which means corn mazes, hayrack rides and… PUMPKINS! Country Corner Farm Market & Pumpkin Patch (5333 US Highway 150 Alpha) is celebrating Opening Weekend this Saturday Sep 15 and Sunday Sep 6 from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. In addition to the wonderful farmland produces in the Farm Store, families can enjoy a Fall Fun Park from 10:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. on both days! Enjoy special discounts and concessions in Timber Park, Hayrack Rides, U-Pick Pumpkins and seasonal U-Pick Fruits! The fun continues with pony rides, Duck Racers, Giant Jump Pad, Straw Fort, Zombie Paintball... Read More

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