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Need Some Positive News? Check Out What’s The Good News, Quad-Cities!

September 13th, 2021
Need Some Positive News? Check Out What's The Good News, Quad-Cities!

Fall is falling into the Quad-Cities! The weather is getting crisper, the sweaters are coming out, the pumpkin spice is beginning to invade! And there’s plenty of positive news dropping like so many golden, orange and rust leaves. There’s always a lot of great things happening in the Quad-Cities, and every month, we here at QuadCities.com, in partnership with our friends at KWQC-TV6’s “Paula Sands Live,” present to you an array of some of the best of them. We call this What’s The Good News? and it’s a way for you to keep up with some of the awesome people, events and things going... Read More

Rock Island School District Staff Hope to Inspire Students Through “T-shirt Tuesdays”

September 7th, 2021
Rock Island School District Staff Hope to Inspire Students Through "T-shirt Tuesdays"

“Be Kind.” “You are Enough.” “We are in this together,” are just some of the many positive messages you’ll see at Rock Island High School. The idea came from Rock Island High School teacher Kelly Young. Mrs. Young was starting to accumulate several inspirational t-shirts. So she decided to start wearing them once a week at work, every Tuesday. “The idea is to wear shirts with inspirational or supportive text to show students we care,” said Mrs. Young. After she started getting students complimenting and noticing her shirts she thought why not... Read More

Davenport’s Hilltop Campus Village in Transition with New Boss, Many Projects

July 26th, 2021
Davenport’s Hilltop Campus Village in Transition with New Boss, Many Projects

Thousands of runners who braved the scorching heat early Saturday, July 24 for the Bix 7 race got a glimpse of the heart of the Hilltop Campus Village (HCV) in Davenport. Though they likely did not stop then for a stirring jolt of coffee or admire some of the area’s striking architecture, Scott Tunnicliff and Molly Otting Carlson certainly hope they’ll be back soon to take in all the area has to offer. Tunnicliff – an avuncular, dedicated 66-year-old economic development leader – recently retired as the first HCV director in its 12-year history. Carlson, a 52-year-old Davenport native,... Read More