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‘Why Taiwan Matters’ Historical Presentation Slated For Moline Public Library

September 28th, 2022
'Why Taiwan Matters' Historical Presentation Slated For Moline Public Library

Norm Moline goes beyond the headlines and delves into the complicated past and present of a nation in his upcoming presentation Why Taiwan Matters. This event will be held at the Moline Public Library on Wednesday, October 12, at 6pm. Registration is not required. Taiwan is only one-fourth the size of Illinois but has twice as many people, fascinating landscapes, the World Vegetable Center, and the world’s 20th largest economy providing important exports such as in information-technology. Linked with mainland China for several centuries, it has been independent with special connections to the... Read More

Registration is open for October 5th Live Muscatine Orientation

September 28th, 2022
Registration is open for October 5th Live Muscatine Orientation

The Greater Muscatine Chamber of Commerce & Industry (GMCCI) has opened registration for the October 5th Live Muscatine Orientation. Residents new to the area within the last few years are invited to join us for lunch at the Merrill Hotel to learn more about Muscatine’s rich history, culture, and community resources. There will also be opportunities to ask questions and meet others new to the area. There is no charge to participate in the orientation and lunch is provided. The orientation is part of the Live Muscatine Initiative, a newer addition to GMCCI’s suite of programs, aimed at... Read More

Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Highlights New Cost Savings for Families in Northwest and Central Illinois

September 27th, 2022
Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Highlights New Cost Savings for Families in Northwest and Central Illinois

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced a new report from the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee that shows how the policies she has championed over the last two years will lower costs for working families in Northwest and Central Illinois. “Under President Biden, we’ve made historic investments in our families and communities that will create more American jobs and bring a brighter future,” said Congresswoman Bustos. “Today, I’m highlighting new data from the Joint Economic Committee that shows how our work is bringing down health care, prescription drug and student loan costs... Read More

Iowa Youth Soccer Registration For Indoor Season Taking Place Now

September 27th, 2022

Registration for indoor fall soccer from Davenport Park Board is ongoing!  Click HERE to register your team and for specifics for each league.  The deadline to register is Tuesday, October 11th.  Read More

Western Illinois University Announces $100 Million Campaign

September 27th, 2022
Western Illinois University Announces $100 Million Campaign

MACOMB/MOLINE, IL — The public phase of the Western Illinois University $100 million campaign, “For the W,” was announced at a special WIU Foundation event on Founders’ Day Sept. 23. “We are so excited to kick off Western Illinois University’s comprehensive campaign. WIU’s people – those who came before us made Western Illinois University a reality. And today, Western Illinois University success is because of our students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends,” said WIU President Guiyou Huang. “We wouldn’t be here today, 120 years after... Read More

Benefit to Support Jackie Celske Slated for October 22

September 26th, 2022
Benefit to Support Jackie Celske Slated for October 22

Jackie Celske, Augie grad and devoted Quad Citizen, has battled a host of autoimmune diseases for 16 years. After two unsuccessful surgeries that required her to quit her job earlier this year, Jackie recently began an experimental immunotherapy in Boynton Beach, FL. Oncologist and hematologist, Dr. Maharaj, has discovered that Jackie’s immune system is rapidly deteriorating, causing persistent inflammation in her nervous system, significant pain and organ damage. This new treatment will hopefully restore her immune cell function so she can get back to her life in the QC – pain free. Unfortunately,... Read More

The Ballroom Thieves Bring Passion to Davenport October 12

September 26th, 2022
The Ballroom Thieves Bring Passion to Davenport October 12

THE BALLROOM THIEVES hit The Raccoon Motel stage Wednesday, October 12 at 7pm! The Ballroom Thieves haven’t had it easy. After a rather serious car accident, the chaos of the pandemic, and the departure of a band member, taking them from tip to sup, The Ballroom Thirbrs been learning to roll with the punches. Together, they have learned to navigate complicated situations, including their struggles with depression, which often color their songs. If they can impart anything to listeners, it’s that talking about mental health is not a weakness—and that sharing any of life’s trials can... Read More

Western Illinois University Graduate Thesis Researching Caregivers of those with Dementia

September 26th, 2022
Western Illinois University Graduate Thesis Researching Caregivers of those with Dementia

Western Illinois University psychology graduate student Paulina Wuestefeld, of Germany, is seeking participants for her thesis study of caregivers of family members who have dementia. The study is looking at the daily stress and well-being of caregivers. Participants must be at least 18 years old and the primary caregiver of a person with dementia. The research includes taking online surveys – the first one about 20 minutes, and a short (two-three minutes) daily survey for 14 days. Those interested in taking part in the study, or who would like more information, can visit bit.ly/3SlO5Lr and fill... Read More

Meet The New Illinois And Iowa Pet Of The Week!

September 26th, 2022
Meet The New Illinois And Iowa Pet Of The Week!

Looking for a new fuzzy friend? 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! This week’s Pet of the Week is… Jasmine! We NEED your help! We are looking for a Forever Foster for Jasmine! This sweet older gal is an 11 year old Rottweiler/Heeler mix. She weighs 84 pounds and is mostly blind and deaf. She is on two pain medications for arthritis. She needs a home with adults who will be very patient with her because sometimes she just needs a little help getting up. She... Read More

Laugh in LeClaire December 9

September 25th, 2022
Laugh in LeClaire December 9

Laugh In LeClaire is back December 9! Live your best life and head to LeClaire for a night of laughs and cocktails at the new MRDC Celebration Center! Cocktail hour opens at 6:00pm. Comedy will begin promptly at 8:00pm – we ask that you be seated at your table by this time! We will have food available for purchase during cocktail hour. Please plan to join us early! NOTE: We are offering 3 different seating options… -Stage seating is general seating within the first few rows. There are no tables. -4 seat bar tables -8 seat round tables Headliner Sarah Perry Sarah Perry is a Chicago-based... Read More