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Quad Cities USA - Guide to Davenport & Bettendorf Iowa and Rock Island & Moline Illinois

Bettendorf Teacher, Paper Artist Mourned As “One of a Kind”

September 21st, 2020

Friends and family in the Quad-Cities are mourning the sudden, shocking loss of Keith Bonnstetter, a beloved Bettendorf Spanish teacher and master of intricate paper cutting. He died Sunday morning at 52 after collapsing during a run. Bonnstetter was a Spanish teacher at Bettendorf High School since 2001, said principal Joy Kelly in a Sunday post on the school’s website. “He loved his students, he loved his colleagues and he loved teaching,” she wrote. “Keith was a positive, compassionate and talented presence on our campus and he will be missed dearly by all of us. “On behalf of our... Read More

Soul Kitchen and Scherenschnitte On Tap At GAHC

February 1st, 2017

Lots on tap at the German American Heritage Center and their satellite venues this week. Here’s what’s up: Free Film: Soul Kitchen Wednesday, Feb. 1 @ 8pm The German American Heritage Center has teamed up with Rozz-Tox again to offer another free film! Come see the 2009 film Soul Kitchen tonight at 8pm at Rozz-Tox in downtown Rock Island.   Valentine Scherenschnitte (Paper-Cutting) Saturday, Feb. 4 Keith Bonnstetter is back to teach two Scherenschnitte workshops! 2D Class 9:00-10:00 3D Class 10:00-11:30 Members: $15 Non-Members: $20 Special Members-Only Deal: $25 for both classes!! Pre-registration... Read More