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Find Events On Memorial Day Weekend In Iowa And Illinois With Weekend In 2 Minutes

May 24th, 2024
Find Events On Memorial Day Weekend In Iowa And Illinois With Weekend In 2 Minutes

It’s Memorial Day weekend, and you can enjoy plenty of events going on during the three days off, and hear all about them in this week’s Weekend in 2 Minutes podcast! Listen to the podcast that gives you a rundown of cool stuff going on in and around the Quad-Cities over the coming weekend!      Read More

Moline’s Riverside Pool Opening This Weekend

May 23rd, 2024
Moline's Riverside Pool Opening This Weekend

Make a splash this summer at Riverside Riverslide, where fun flows! The City of Moline Parks and Recreation Department is thrilled to announce the grand opening of the brand new Riverside Riverslide (3300 5th Avenue Moline) on Saturday, May 25 at 12:00 p.m. This newly updated, state-of-the-art facility offers a variety of features for all ages and the grand opening is the perfect way to kick off your summer! • Riverside Riverslide Features: Zero depth entry to 5′ pool – Includes a basketball hoop, spray features, ADA chair lift and lap pool Tube slide Drop slide Body slide Lazy river... Read More

Western Illinois Coach Joe Davis Announces New Roles on Football Staff

May 23rd, 2024
Western Illinois Coach Joe Davis Announces New Roles on Football Staff

Western Illinois football coach Joe Davis announced a handful of updates to his coaching staff this week as the Leatherneck group continues to build toward the season opener at Northern Illinois on August 31. The most significant update is Caleb Bonner moving from graduate assistant to a full-time coaching position, taking over the outside linebacker duties. Bonner has been on staff since 2023, working with the defensive backs as a graduate assistant. Before coming to Western Illinois, Bonner played at Arkansas State from 2017-2021. Also taking on an additional role is Josh Caraway. Caraway, who... Read More

Alabama: Roll On North America Tour Coming To Moline’s Vibrant Arena Sunday

May 17th, 2024
Alabama: Roll On North America Tour Coming To Moline's Vibrant Arena Sunday

Alabama: Roll On North America Tour is rolling into Moline’s Vibrant Arena for a show at 7 p.m. Sunday! Tickets are available now at Ticketmaster and the Vibrant box office. Founded by cousins Randy Owen, Teddy Gentry and Jeff Cook in 1969, Alabama have charted more than 30 Number One songs over the course of their career, fusing country songwriting with an unabashedly rock sound to create influential favorites like “Mountain Music,” “Song of the South” and “I’m In a Hurry (And Don’t Know Why),” among numerous others.  Read More

The Mockingbird On Main Flies Once More May 16

May 15th, 2024
The Mockingbird On Main Flies Once More May 16

Almost a year after their home on Main Street shuttered in the unfortunate collapse of the Davenport Hotel building, The Mockingbird on Main flies once more to present Harper Lee’s classic, “To Kill a Mockingbird.” Adapted from the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, “To Kill a Mockingbird” opens in a sleepy Alabama town in the midst of the Great Depression, where Scout and her brother, Jem, live with their widowed father, Atticus Finch. Reminiscent of a bygone era, the play immerses us in a simpler time as the children play outside in the summer, act out stories and muse about... Read More

Western Illinois Quad Cities Chemistry Lab Renovation Celebrated

May 15th, 2024
L-R: Chemistry Instructor Garima Mishra, Interim President Kristi Mindrup and Executive Director of Outreach and Quad Cities Operations Audrey Adamson

MACOMB/MOLINE, IL – – The Western Illinois University and Quad Cities communities gathered to commemorate the opening of the first-ever and newly renovated Chemistry classroom on the WIU-Quad Cities campus. The laboratory renovation was funded by a generous $136,919 grant from the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust. The grant allowed WIU to upgrade an existing classroom space on campus with safety equipment, storage capacity and laboratory equipment that enables the Quad Cities campus to offer WIU’s introductory sequence of Chemistry courses. The Carver grant represents a substantial... Read More

Meet The BONUS Illinois And Iowa Pet Of The Week

May 14th, 2024
Meet The BONUS Illinois And Iowa Pet Of The Week

QuadCities.com is happy to partner with Quad City Animal Welfare Center, 724 2nd W. Ave., Milan! Interested in adopting a pet? Check out our Pet of the Week every week! And this week we’ve got a BONUS PET OF THE WEEK! QCAWC Adoption & Education Center is at 724 2nd Ave. W. Milan, IL 61264. The number is (309) 787-6830. QCAWC Spay/Neuter & Wellness Clinic is at 612 1st St. W. Milan, IL 61264. Number is (309) 787-6830. Also check out qcawc.org This week’s Pet of the Week is… Hestu! Say hello to Hestu! Hetsu is a little shy at first but is very sweet once you start petting her. She’s... Read More

Some Bunny Is Going To Love The New Illinois And Iowa Pet Of The Week

May 13th, 2024
Some Bunny Is Going To Love The New Illinois And Iowa Pet Of The Week

QuadCities.com is happy to partner with Quad City Animal Welfare Center, 724 2nd W. Ave., Milan! Interested in adopting a pet? Check out our Pet of the Week every Monday! QCAWC Adoption & Education Center is at 724 2nd Ave. W. Milan, IL 61264. The number is (309) 787-6830. QCAWC Spay/Neuter & Wellness Clinic is at 612 1st St. W. Milan, IL 61264. Number is (309) 787-6830. Also check out qcawc.org This week’s Pet of the Week is… Lily! Get ready to fall in love with Lily! We think this little lady is ear-resistable! She was born 2018 and is spayed and vaccinated. Lily is super sweet and... Read More

“To Kill a Mockingbird” Opens May 16 at The Black Box

May 12th, 2024
“To Kill a Mockingbird” Opens May 16 at The Black Box

Almost a year after their home on Main Street shuttered in the unfortunate collapse of the Davenport Hotel building, The Mockingbird flies once more to present Harper Lee’s classic, “To Kill a Mockingbird.” Adapted from the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, To Kill a Mockingbird opens in a sleepy Alabama town in the midst of the Great Depression, where Scout and her brother, Jem, live with their widowed father, Atticus Finch. Reminiscent of a bygone era, the play immerses us in a simpler time as the children play outside in the summer, act out stories and muse about their mysterious... Read More

Following Illinois Congressman Sorensen’s Advocacy, EPA Expands E15 Sales

May 9th, 2024
Eric Sorensen

Following his advocacy in Congress to expand the use of E15 fuel, Congressman Eric Sorensen (IL-17), a member of the Congressional Biofuels Caucus, applauded a decision by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to allow for the sale of E15 fuel for this summer. E15 is gasoline blended with 10.5 percent to 15 percent ethanol, meaning increased profits for farmers.   “Allowing for the sale of E15 this summer means lower prices at the pump for working families and support for our hardworking corn farmers,” said Sorensen. “In Congress, I am fighting every day to make sure we use biofuels... Read More