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Quad-Cities Author Sean Leary Offers Book Of Optimistic Tales For Difficult Times

November 19th, 2022
Quad-Cities Author Sean Leary Offers Book Of Optimistic Tales For Difficult Times

Change. We undergo transformations every day of our lives, in ways small and significant, in ways good and bad. Sean Leary’s “Does The Shed Skin Know It Was Once A Snake?” offers 11 award-winning short stories dealing with the life changes many of us face, and the positive ways in which our lives can transform, even in difficult times. “Shed Skin” is available in bookstores and webstores worldwide  as a print book and eBook for every eReader format. It is also available direct from the author at seanleary@seanleary.com and Leary will be signing copies of the book from noon... Read More

Bacon And Brew Fest Sizzling And Sipping In Iowa TODAY!

September 24th, 2022
Bacon And Brew Fest Sizzling And Sipping In Iowa TODAY!

It’s the 3rd Annual Riverview Bacon & Brew Fest! Saturday, September 24, 4:00-7:00pm, join us at the Riverview Park Bandshell! Your $20 ticket gains entrance to the party with free beer samples, $2 bacon-inspired bites from multiple food trucks, and live music by The Mamiltons. Beer for sale provided by Clinton Jay-cees, and free samples provided by fantastic breweries. Get your favorite or try something new! BREWERIES REPRESENTED *Pecatonica *Great Revivalist Brew Lab *Press Seltzers *Toppling Goliath *Wide River Winery *Five Cities Brewing *Lua Brewing *Big Grove Brewery *Exile Brewing... Read More

Find Fun Events In Illinois And Iowa With Your FUN10!

September 18th, 2022
Find Fun Events In Illinois And Iowa With Your FUN10!

Fall is falling in as summer is stepping aside, and there’s plenty of fun to be had in Illinois and Iowa throughout the Quad-Cities during pumpkin spice season! It’s Sunday, and QuadCities.com proudly presents Fun10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we drop a new Fun10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out Fun10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment... Read More

Gabriella Torres Art Exhibit Shines In Clinton TONIGHT

June 8th, 2022
Gabriella Torres Art Exhibit Shines In Clinton TONIGHT

Gabriella Torres is an abstract visual artist living and working in Clinton, Iowa. This summer, she is creating an outdoor public art exhibit in downtown Clinton that will run from June through September. The exhibit, designed to be a large-scale abstract forest of art, consists of 12 abstract paintings suspended in custom frames designed by local woodworker, Tim Fuller, that range in size from 4 to 10 feet. This project, partially funded by the Iowa Arts Council, aims to create an immersive art experience to promote the arts in Clinton and to attract visitors from the surrounding area. The opening... Read More

Artist Gabriella Torres Presenting Outdoor Public Art Exhibit In Clinton, Iowa

June 1st, 2022
Artist Gabriella Torres Presenting Outdoor Public Art Exhibit In Clinton, Iowa

Gabriella Torres is an abstract visual artist living and working in Clinton, Iowa. This summer, she is creating an outdoor public art exhibit in downtown Clinton that will run from June through September. The exhibit, designed to be a large-scale abstract forest of art, consists of 12 abstract paintings suspended in custom frames designed by local woodworker, Tim Fuller, that range in size from 4 to 10 feet. This project, partially funded by the Iowa Arts Council, aims to create an immersive art experience to promote the arts in Clinton and to attract visitors from the surrounding area. iel Please... Read More

Quad Cities Mayors Working Together to Reduce Plastic Pollution in the Mississippi River

October 14th, 2021
Davenport Mayor Mike Matson

Local officials, citizen scientists, and community organizations will gather on Friday, October 15, 2021 at Jetty Park in an effort to combat plastic pollution along the Mississippi River. The initiative is being directed through the leadership of the Mississippi River Cities and Towns Initiative (MRCTI) and the mayors of the Mississippi River, in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme  and the University of Georgia. This is the second pilot phase of the Mississippi River Plastic Pollution Initiative in which local data collection efforts will occur throughout the... Read More

BREAKING: Iowa Covid-19 Numbers Continue To Decline, But State Remains On High Alert

October 13th, 2021
BREAKING: Iowa Covid-19 Numbers Continue To Decline, But State Remains On High Alert

BREAKING NEWS: New Iowa covid-19 numbers show a positive trend, but are still on “high alert,” with over 1,000 daily new cases for the eighth week in a row — a significant increase over summer’s 100 per day average. October numbers for Iowa are down 23 percent from September, with hospitalizations falling 10 percent over the past two weeks. The Iowa Department of Public Health reported Wednesday that 598 Iowans are currently hospitalized for COVID-19, with 150 patients in the UCU. Only 55 percent of all Iowans are vaccinated, which is driving the continued spread, as most... Read More

Iowa DOT Holding Public Meetings For I-80 Expansion Options

September 14th, 2021
Iowa DOT Holding Public Meetings For I-80 Expansion Options

The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold a public information meeting to discuss the Interstate 80 corridor study in Scott County. The I-80 study includes evaluation of potential capacity expansion options on I-80 and related improvements at the interchanges along the corridor. The purpose of the meeting is to gather input and discuss alternatives along the corridor from approximately 3.5 miles west of the I-280 interchange, east to the Southwest 35th Street overpass. The Iowa DOT is providing two meeting formats for the public meeting: in-person and an at your own pace virtual meeting. In-person... Read More

BREAKING: Iowa Gov. Reynolds Slams Biden Covid Plan, Says ‘Enough Is Enough!’

September 10th, 2021
BREAKING: Iowa Gov. Reynolds Slams Biden Covid Plan, Says 'Enough Is Enough!'

BREAKING NEWS: Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds has ripped into President Joe Biden’s new covid-19 mitigation plan, calling it “dangerous” and saying “enough is enough!” Biden’s new vaccine requirement was announced yesterday, requiring all government employees to be vaccinated and companies with 100 employees or more to require workers to get vaccinated or tested for the virus every week. Companies violating the policy could be hit with heavy fines. There’s no timetable yet on when the mandates will come into effect. “It’s about protecting yourself and... Read More

Will Iowa Be Forced To Comply With Federal Mask Mandates And Covid Restrictions?

September 1st, 2021
Will Iowa Be Forced To Comply With Federal Mask Mandates And Covid Restrictions?

Will Iowa residents, schools and businesses be forced by the federal government to comply with mask mandates and other covid-19 restrictions? This is the big question as a battle royale shapes up between Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds, the Biden administration’s Education Department, and the Iowa Supreme Court, headed up by a Republican judge who was appointed by Reynolds in 2018. This week, Iowa was nailed with a civil rights investigation by the Biden administration’s Education Department over Gov. Kim Reynolds’ move to ban mask mandates. The federal government investigation levels the charge... Read More