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We Want YOUR Questions For…Davenport Mayor Frank Klipsch - Mon, 26 Jun 2017
DAVENPORT- We continue our ‘Breakfast With…’ segment Thursday, June 29. Thursday, June 22, Angie had ‘Breakfast With’ with Whitey’s, as she toured the Whitey’s factory, met employees, and checked out the plant’s freezer that is kept at -20 degrees! Thursday, we’re having ‘Breakfast With…’ Davenport Mayor Frank Klipsch. We’ll be at Greatest Grains in Davenport, in the city’s Hilltop Campus Village. The fun starts at 5 a.m. If you have a question for Klipsch, fill out the form below! Download […]

Search for kidnapped University of Illinois student now considered a “national priority” by F.B.I. - Mon, 26 Jun 2017
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois– The search for a kidnapped University of Illinois student is now a national priority for the F.B.I. It’s been 15 days since 26-year-old Yingying Zhang was last seen getting into a black Saturn Astra in the heart of the University of Illinois’ campus. Related: Missing University of Illinois student’s parents make plea to daughter and her kidnapper This weekend, Zhang’s father, aunt, and boyfriend drove from Champaign to Chicago for a candlelight vigil put on by school alumni and […]

Quad City families devastated by gun violence brings awareness to Vander Veer Park in Davenport - Mon, 26 Jun 2017
Members of at least 17 families were in Vander Veer Park Sunday, June 25, for the 2nd annual Dwight T. McCall Jr.’s Run Against Violence. The event is in honor of 23 year old Dwight McCall, a Quad City native who died of gun violence in 2012. “(Gun violence) is hurting us, it’s hurting our community. It’s not only hurting just our loved ones who were shot and killed but what about the ones who are behind, (the ones who) pulled that […]

Hundreds of Quad-City area Muslims celebrate the end of Ramadan - Sun, 25 Jun 2017
More than 1000 people were expected to attend prayer services at the Bettendorf Mosque

Dozens turn out to Q-C annual summertime mountain bike event - Sun, 25 Jun 2017
The annual mountain bike event attracted dozens from outside the Q-C area.

Neighborhood cleanup efforts at Historic Broadway District - Sun, 25 Jun 2017
Volunteers geared up with gloves and garbage bags in efforts to keep the neighborhood clean.

Burlington police investigating shootings that sent two people to the hospital - Sun, 25 Jun 2017
Police in Burlington, Iowa, are investigating a pair of weekend shootings that sent two men to the hospital.

Iowa couple spills the secrets to marital bliss as they celebrate more than seven decades of marriage - Sun, 25 Jun 2017
STRAWBERRY POINT, Iowa– An Iowa couple is celebrating more than seventy years together. Charles and Virginia Sparrgrove met back in high school and hit it off right away. Well, that’s still a point of contention. “We talked a couple times in high school, didn’t we?” Charles asks his wife. “Eh probably,” Virginia shrugged. Virginia says the minute she saw Charles, she knew he was the one. Now, the pair is celebrating 71 years of marriage. And although they don’t always […]

Galesburg breaks ground to replace lead water service lines - Sun, 25 Jun 2017
GALESBURG— Construction to replace about 1,000 water lines in Galesburg is scheduled to begin in Wednesday, July 5. Congresswoman Cheri Bustos joined Galesburg’s Mayor John Pritchard for a groundbreaking ceremony Saturday, June 24 on the 700 block of South Chambers Street, one of the first areas to receive the new lines. The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency awarded the city a forgivable loan of  $4 million through the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund . Lead spiked water has been a concern […]

Music festival brings awareness to stigma associated with mental illness - Sun, 25 Jun 2017
EAST MOLINE, Illinois — Hundreds of people spent their evening enjoying music, dancing, and raising money to help inspire an end to the stigma associated with mental illness today at the fourth annual Adam Fest at the Rock Island County Fairgrounds. The music-festival and fundraiser began after Adam Smith ended his own life in July of 2012 at the age of 26, after a battle with depression and anxiety. “He was a big fan of music and was a musician […]

Alumni tour Sacred Heart Cathedral School one last time - Sun, 25 Jun 2017
DAVENPORT, Iowa– Several generations of alumni from Davenport’s “Sacred Heart Cathedral School” had the opportunity to say goodbye to their old classrooms today. The 100 year old building, which closed in 2004, will be demolished next month to make room for a new hall for the Diocese of Davenport. Today, a committee of parishioners and former students organized an all-school reunion, giving the 2,000+ former students the opportunity to tour the school building one last time. Nearly 400 turned out […]

Ousted Muscatine mayor hosts first ‘Coffee with the Mayor’ since being reinstated - Sat, 24 Jun 2017
Muscatine Mayor Diana Broderson is back to meeting with residents as part of her monthly 'Coffee with the Mayor' sessions.