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Sure Sign of Spring: Rock Island Public Library Seed Library Available

March 24th, 2021

After a long winter, area gardeners are ready to plan and sprout their gardens, and the Rock Island Public Library is ready to help. RIPL Seed Library packets are now available for pickup or distribution by mail. The Seed Library is a free collection of seeds suited for the local growing area.  Seeds are available now for pickup inside the Downtown Library, 401 19th Street, Rock Island. The seeds are free, and no library card is required. Each household can pick up five free packets per month. Rock Island and Milan households can request seeds by mail by using the online form on the RIPL website.... Read More

Got A Dog You Love? Feature Them In QuadCities.com’s PUPPER OF THE WEEK!

March 23rd, 2021

Got a perfect pupper? A great good boi? A darn awesome doggo? QuadCities.com wants to feature your dog in our new Pupper Of The Week feature! Just send a picture of your pet with their name, your name, and a sentence or two about them and we’ll post their pic and story on QuadCities.com. Message your doggo pics and info to Sean@QuadCities.com. And get ready to check out some cool doggos on your site for fun, free, local entertainment and features, QuadCities.com!  Read More

Genesis Mass Vaccination Clinic Will Open March 23

March 22nd, 2021

Genesis Health Group will help speed up COVID-19 protection with a mass vaccination clinic to open Tuesday, March 23 for Genesis patients at the former Dick’s Sporting Goods location at 5250 Elmore Ave., Davenport. Vaccinations will be available by appointment only to eligible Genesis patients who reside in Scott County. Eligible populations are defined and guided by the Iowa State Health Department and can be found on their website. Patients will be able to self-schedule their appointments on the MyGenesis Patient Portal beginning at 9 a.m. on March 22. Those who are not on the MyGenesis patient... Read More

How Does A Great Burger Sound Tonight? Belly Up For The Quad-Cities’ Best Burgers!

March 21st, 2021

It’s a beautiful day, the smells of grills are wafting through the air, and we at your freewheelin’, magical site for entertainment and features, QuadCities.com know what you need. That’s right, some juicy tips on how you can get a damn fine burger here in the Quads. Whether you’re looking for an awesome pub-style patty off the grill or something off the wall, we’ve got the beef – that’s because we’ve got a beefy listing of local restaurants offering carry-out, delivery, and pickup where you can get a tasty burger. QuadCities.com is happy to bring you this, your go-to... Read More

Chad Pregracke and Bison Bridge Forum Begin Push for Public Support, Private Funding

March 19th, 2021

The morning after he gave a visionary talk on repurposing the I-80 bridge across the Mississippi River, Chad Pregracke was back at the Rust Belt Friday to push the process of gathering public support for the planned Bison Bridge. Jake Ford, director of government affairs with the Quad Cities Chamber, led a morning legislative forum on the project with Pregracke, president/founder of Living Lands & Waters; Matthew Hughes, consultant with MRH Solutions, Kevin Marchek, retired engineer from the Illinois Department of Transportation, and Illinois state Sen. Neil Anderson. Before the meeting, Quad... Read More

QuadCities.com And Harris Pizza Are Teaming Up For A Delicious Deal!

March 19th, 2021

How does a hot, fresh, delicious Harris Pizza sound? Pretty darn delicious, eh? Well, you could win a $50 Harris Pizza Gift Card from Harris Pizza and QuadCities.com! For real! How? It’s easy! Share this post on Facebook and follow these instructions: 1.  “LIKE” both the Harris Pizza and QuadCities.com pages on Facebook! 2. Mention Harris Pizza and QuadCities.com in your post! Tag those pages! 3. Tag at least 2 friends! The contest runs through Friday, April 2 and a winner will be chosen on Saturday, April 3! The winner be announced on our Facebook pages! HarrisPizza.com QuadCities.com  Read More

BREAKING: Chad Pregracke Expounds On Plans To Repurpose I-80 Bridge for New National Park

March 18th, 2021

BREAKING NEWS/EXPANDED INFORMATION: As reported first earlier on QuadCities.com, Mississippi River cleanup champion Chad Pregracke and a newly formed foundation unveiled conceptual plans tonight (March 18) for repurposing the I-80 bridge over the Mississippi River into a wildlife crossing and pedestrian parkway called Bison Bridge. Pregracke, president/founder of Living Lands & Waters, joined fellow members of the new Bison Bridge Foundation at East Moline’s Rust Belt to announce the grassroots effort and professional concept for the existing Fred Schwengel Memorial Bridge. “I truly believe... Read More

Bettendorf Public Library Offering Program Mark Twain Fans Will Love

March 17th, 2021

Are you a fan of Mark Twain’s tales of the Mississippi? The Bettendorf Public Library is offering an inside look at the Mississippi River this month through an online edition of Community Connections: Life on the Mississippi River with John Lynn. This special, live program will take place on March 18th at 7:00 PM.  The event features the story of America’s great river; its course, character, and general river life as experienced by John Lynn, a modern-day Huck Finn, while canoeing solo down all 2,300 miles of the Mighty Mississippi. This presentation will take place via GoToMeeting.... Read More

Got A Great Dog? Have Them Featured In Our PUPPER OF THE WEEK!

March 16th, 2021

Got a perfect pupper? A great good boi? A darn awesome doggo? QuadCities.com wants to feature your dog in our new Pupper Of The Week feature! Just send a picture of your pet with their name, your name, and a sentence or two about them and we’ll post their pic and story on QuadCities.com. Message your doggo pics and info to Sean@QuadCities.com. And get ready to check out some cool doggos on your site for fun, free, local entertainment and features, QuadCities.com!  Read More

Genesis, U.S. Government Expand Lung Cancer Screening Eligibility

March 12th, 2021

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) this week announced updated recommendations defining who should be screened for lung cancer, doubling the number of eligible Americans to approximately 15 million. The new guidelines decrease the age and pack year requirements, recommending individuals who meet the below requirements be screened annually: Are 50-80 years old, AND Have at least a 20 pack year smoking history, AND Are currently smoking or have quit within the last 15 years Genesis Pulmonology Associates and Silvis Pulmonology are offering the recommended low-dose computed tomography... Read More