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BREAKING: Illinois Covid Numbers Roar Into “High” Red Alert, Shutdowns Beginning?

August 13th, 2021
BREAKING: Illinois Covid Numbers Roar Into "High" Red Alert, Shutdowns Beginning?

BREAKING NEWS: Illinois covid-19 numbers in all counties have broken into the “red alert” high level for infections, according to new statistics from the Illinois Department of Health. As of the latest stats released yesterday, in 100 of the 102 Illinois counties, the levels are at “substantial to high transmission.” In addition, ALL of the Illinois border counties in Iowa, Wisconsin, Indiana, Missouri, and Kentucky, are seeing a surge and are in the red. Zones four and five in Illinois are over 10 and 9.5 percent, respectively, with 12 percent being the number to trigger... Read More

BREAKING: Covid-19 Spread Rapidly Accelerating Across Illinois, Could New Shutdowns Be Coming?

August 9th, 2021
BREAKING: Covid-19 Spread Rapidly Accelerating Across Illinois, Could New Shutdowns Be Coming?

BREAKING NEWS: Covid-19 metrics are rapidly accelerating across Illinois, an ominous sign that more mitigations and a potential shutdown could be on the horizon. According to the Illinois Department of Public Health, over the previous three days, cases are up 7,858 (up 2,256 compared to last weekend). Individual day’s numbers are: Saturday: +3,034 Sunday: +2,259 Monday: +2,565 7-day Average: 2,713 (+321) Positivity: 4.9% (+0.3%) Hospitalizations: 1,384 (+184) Deaths: +29 (3-day total, up 18 or +163%) Last week, Illinois Governor JB Pritzker announced a return to covid mitigations... Read More

BREAKING: Illinois Students P-12 Required To Wear Masks For School, Indoor Activities

August 4th, 2021
BREAKING: Illinois Students P-12 Required To Wear Masks For School, Indoor Activities

BREAKING NEWS: Illinois students preschool through 12 will be required to wear masks during school and indoor sports and activities, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker just announced. As previously reported on QuadCities.com, during an online press conference this afternoon, the governor announced that due to spiking covid rates, especially among unvaccinated people, there would be a return to some covid mitigations in Illinois. Pritzker announced the following mitigations will take place: Masks will be required in all preschool through grade 12 schools, daycares, and indoor sports. There will be no mask... Read More

Quad-Cities Pizza Lovers, Order Your Next Pie Here!

May 8th, 2021
Quad-Cities Pizza Lovers, Order Your Next Pie Here!

Hey, how about a pizza? You really can’t beat a great ‘za for comfort food in jenky times. In eras of uncertainty, there’s really nothing more certain that the delicious combo of malty crust, tangy sauce, gooey cheese and fresh toppings. Got your attention? You’re darn right we do. Now what you gonna do about it? Call up for some fresh pie? Good thing for you QuadCities.com offers you a list of local restaurants, bars and cafes that are going above and beyond to offer the community options to still get their favorite dishes – and here’s your list of pizza joints available for carry-out,... Read More

Quad-Cities Police Chief Organizes Another Band Benefit for Late Father

April 19th, 2021
Quad-Cities Police Chief Organizes Another Band Benefit for Late Father

Tim Heyvaert, of Erie, Ill., was just 57 when he died Feb. 21, 2016, after a long battle with various medical conditions. His son Wyatt – as he’s done in past years – will lead his band in a memorial tribute, this year in a new venue. The Q-C country band Dirt Road Rockers will perform Saturday, April 24 at 9:30 p.m., with other musicians invited to join, at Harley Corin’s, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. In 2017-18, the memorial event was at KJ’s Bar and Grill in Morrison, Ill., and after outgrowing that, moved in 2019 to Kingpin’s Saloon in Fulton (which attracted 400 people) and couldn’t... Read More

Find The CHEAPEST SPOTS FOR GAS In The Quad-Cities On The QuadCities.com Gas Price Map!

February 2nd, 2021
Find The CHEAPEST SPOTS FOR GAS In The Quad-Cities On The QuadCities.com Gas Price Map!

We’re all looking to save money, and if there’s one thing that we’re always having to buy, it’s gas! But where can you find the cheapest gas in the Quad-Cities? You can find out by checking out the QuadCities.com Gas Prices Map! Bookmark our page HERE to get the scoop EVERY DAY on the best spots to gas up your vehicles in the Quads!  Read More

BREAKING: Illinois Quad-Cities Moved To Covid-19 Tier 1 Mitigation Level

January 17th, 2021
BREAKING: Illinois Quad-Cities Moved To Covid-19 Tier 1 Mitigation Level

BREAKING: Due to covid-19 numbers getting better in the Quad-Cities Region 2, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced Sunday that the region is moving out of Tier 2 restrictions and into Tier 1. Indoor dining at 25% capacity will now be allowed in all Region 2 counties, including Bureau, Fulton, Grundy, Henderson, Henry, Kendall, Knox, LaSalle, Livingston, Marshall, McDonough, McLean, Mercer, Peoria, Putnam, Rock Island, Stark, Tazewell, Warren, and Woodford. This marks the second Illinois region in two days to be moved to Tier 1, as Region 5 was moved to Tier 1 restrictions on... Read More

Merry Christmas, From All Of Us At QuadCities.com!

December 25th, 2020
Merry Christmas, From All Of Us At QuadCities.com!

Merry Christmas, from all of us at QuadCities.com! We wish you all a very happy, healthy and safe holiday! Enjoy the day with your loved ones…  Read More

Is The Quad-Cities Close To Moving Out Of Covid-19 Restrictions?

December 21st, 2020
Is The Quad-Cities Close To Moving Out Of Covid-19 Restrictions?

The Quad-Cities, and the entire state of Illinois, has been on Tier 3 mitigation rules since Nov. 20. Have things gotten any better since then? Are we making positive progress to possibly get out of the mitigation zone? Governor JB Pritzker has already said that Illinois will not leave mitigations at least until after the new year, regardless of numbers, as a preventative measure. But if things continue to go in a positive direction, could we see any leeway after New Year’s Day? Despite a lot of bad news in regard to covid overall statewide, some encouraging signs have been seen in various... Read More

BREAKING: Covid Stimulus Payments Coming, Here’s The Deal On The New Package

December 20th, 2020
BREAKING: Covid Stimulus Payments Coming, Here's The Deal On The New Package

BREAKING NEWS: At long last, an over $900 billion covid stimulus deal has been reached by Congress, and will be finalized and voted on within the next 24 hours, according to various reports. According to reporting from CNN, as well as direct video on CSPAN, YouTube and other sources, House and Senate Democratic and Republican leaders have announced the deal will be voted on in the House tonight, and is expected to be passed by the Senate tonight or tomorrow and signed into law by the president by tomorrow at the latest, allowing direct stimulus payments and programs to go into effect immediately,... Read More