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Rock Island Mayoral Candidate Thurgood Brooks Releases 100 Day Plan

March 15th, 2021
Rock Island Mayoral Candidate Thurgood Brooks Releases 100 Day Plan

Rock Island Mayoral Candidate Thurgood Brooks has released an ambitious 100 Day Plan which he will be striving to achieve in his first 100 days in office should he be elected over current Mayor Mike Thoms in the April 6 elections. The plan is as follows: To hear Brooks talk about elements of his plan and his campaign, listen to our conversation on the podcast QCUncut here.  Read More

Will Quad-Cities Covid-19 Cases Be Spiking In Two Weeks?

March 15th, 2021
Will Quad-Cities Covid-19 Cases Be Spiking In Two Weeks?

I’m not great at predicting the stock market. I can’t say I’ve been especially adept at picking lottery numbers. But I’m going to go out on a limb and say that Iowa Quad-Cities covid numbers, and probably statewide numbers as well, are going to see a rise in 10-14 days. Over the weekend, my social media feed was flooded with pictures of people at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, downtown Davenport, the Village of East Davenport, and really all over, enjoying the good weather and the premature St. Patrick’s Day celebrations. What did all of those pictures have in... Read More

Genesis Nurses Recognized As 100 Great Iowa Nurses

March 6th, 2021
Genesis Nurses Recognized As 100 Great Iowa Nurses

Genesis Health System nurses Sharron Gephart, Dawn Rude and Melissa Wilson are among the 100 Great Iowa Nurses for 2021.  The award recognizes nurses who have made a meaningful and lasting contribution to humanity and to their profession and act as mentors to others. Sharron Gephart, RN, MSN, CV is Nurse Manager for Outpatient Services at Genesis Medical Center-DeWitt. Dawn Rude, RN, MS, is a Nurse Manager at Jackson County Regional Health Center, Maquoketa. Melissa Wilson, RN, coordinates staff education, employee health, emergency preparedness and infection control at Jackson County Regional... Read More

Rock Island Should Go Back To 3 a.m. Closing For Downtown

March 1st, 2021
Rock Island Should Go Back To 3 a.m. Closing For Downtown

Imagine it’s Super Bowl Sunday, pre-covid. You’re in your home, minding your own business, watching TV, having a couple beverages with a number of friends, having a good time. Across the street, you see lights on in your neighbors’ houses. You see cars out front. They have guests too, and all of you are enjoying a weekend night. Suddenly, the evening is split by the flashing lights and squeal of two police cars, and an ambulance in tow, roaring down your street and pulling up to your neighbor’s house. Everyone is looking out the windows to see what’s going on. You all see your neighbor... Read More

Do You Have An Awesome Dog? Get Them Featured On QuadCities.com!

February 16th, 2021
Do You Have An Awesome Dog? Get Them Featured On QuadCities.com!

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

Davenport RiverCenter to Host Valentine’s Comedy Show on Feb. 13

February 3rd, 2021
Davenport RiverCenter to Host Valentine’s Comedy Show on Feb. 13

Celebrate Valentine’s Day weekend with the “Love and Laughter Comedy Show” featuring Chico Bean on Saturday, Feb. 13, at the RiverCenter in Davenport (136 E. 3rd St.). Doors will open at 7 p.m. and show will start at 8 p.m. Chico Bean is best known as a cast member of the improv comedy show “Wild ‘N Out” and the podcast “85 South Show.” Anthony Jamal Bean, better known as Chico Bean is an actor, singer, writer, rapper, and producer best known for being one of the recurring cast members since Season 5 of the improv comedy show Wild ‘N Out on MTV, VH1 and MTV2. He is... 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

Quad-Cities’ Ruhl & Ruhl Realtors Celebrates 2020 As Their Most Successful Year Ever

February 1st, 2021
Quad-Cities' Ruhl & Ruhl Realtors Celebrates 2020 As Their Most Successful Year Ever

Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors celebrated 2020 as their best year in the company’s 158-year history, at their virtual annual awards event on Friday, Jan. 29. Chris Beason, President, and Caroline Ruhl, CEO, honored 215 award winners for their 2020 achievements. Over 300 agents, staff and affiliated business partners cheered on their co-workers during the virtual celebration. “Though we had more than our fair share of bleak moments, I had no doubt that you and our company would prevail,” Beason told his team. “In times of struggle, we have served and stood by our clients, our communities and each... Read More

United Way Quad Cities Offers Black History Month Programs

February 1st, 2021
United Way Quad Cities Offers Black History Month Programs

As the nation celebrates Black History Month in February, United Way Quad Cities and its African American Leadership Society (AALS) are working with community partners to make it easy to learn about local racial disparities and to lift up contributions and successes of Black Quad Citizens. United Way’s African American Leadership Society is launching multiple initiatives throughout this month — such as recruiting blood donors, publishing a Black experience video series, and partnering with Black authors to support youth literacy in the Quad-Cities. “Black History Month is a time of celebration... Read More

Ervin to Deliver WIU’s Black History Month Keynote Address Virtually Feb. 2

January 25th, 2021
Ervin to Deliver WIU's Black History Month Keynote Address Virtually Feb. 2

As part of the 2021 celebration of Black History Month at Western Illinois University, University of Missouri-Columbia Associate Professor Keona Ervin will deliver the keynote address, “Reimagining Liberation: Black Feminism from the Combahee River Collective to the Movement for Black Lives,” virtually from 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2. The address will provide an overview of the organizing work of radical Black feminists from the 1970s to present. It will include a discussion of the ways Black feminism has uniquely shaped and critiqued movements for social democracy. The virtual address... Read More