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Quad-Cities Colleges Not Among Hundreds Nationwide to Require Covid Vaccination

June 30th, 2021
A greater portion of people in Scott County have been fully vaccinated than Rock Island County -- 58% compared to 50%.

On June 14, when “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” returned to live audiences at the Ed Sullivan Theater in New Work City, everyone attending had to prove they were fully vaccinated against Covid. Same when Bruce Springsteen returned to Broadway on June 26. More than 500 U.S. colleges and universities also are requiring proof of Covid vaccination for students to return to campus this fall, but that number does not include any school yet in the Quad-Cities. St. Ambrose University in Davenport is strongly recommending that all students, faculty, and staff be vaccinated for the Covid-19 virus,... Read More

BREAKING: Missouri Valley Basketball to Return to TaxSlayer Center in March

February 18th, 2021
BREAKING: Missouri Valley Basketball to Return to TaxSlayer Center in March

BREAKING NEWS: Nearly a year after the 2020 Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) Women’s Basketball Tournament had to be canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic, hope springs eternal. On Thursday, Visit Quad Cities and the MVC announced that the 2021 Missouri Valley Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament will return to the TaxSlayer Center in Moline, for the sixth straight year. Affectionately named “Hoops in the Heartland,” the four-day event (Mar. 11-14) will showcase all 10 MVC schools as they compete for The Valley’s automatic berth into the NCAA Tournament. “We are thrilled that the... Read More

Rock Island’s Augustana College Adding Women’s Wrestling

April 6th, 2020
Rock Island's Augustana College Adding Women's Wrestling

ROCK ISLAND – Women’s wrestling will hit the mats at Augustana College beginning with the 2021-22 school year! The addition pushes to 26 the number of intercollegiate varsity sports offered by Augustana, with 13 women’s sports and 13 men’s sports, according to a statement released by director of athletics Mike Zapolski. . “Wrestling is becoming an increasingly popular sport for girls nationwide, and our goal is that Augustana will become the small college destination for young women who want to excel at a high level academically and continue to compete,” said Zapolski... Read More

Stay Warm This New Year’s Day at Hawkeye Sports Bar & Grill’s Chili Cook-Off!

December 31st, 2018
Stay Warm This New Year’s Day at Hawkeye Sports Bar & Grill’s Chili Cook-Off!

Looking for a delicious way to spend your New Year’s Day? Head to Hawkeye Sports Bar & Grill (4646 Cheyenne Ave Davenport) this Tuesday Jan 1 from 3 – 7 p.m. for their Annual New Year’s Day Chili Cook-Off! Catch the Iowa Hawkeyes vs. Mississippi State Bulldogs football game at 11 a.m. and stick around for some delicious chili! Want to show off your culinary skills? Make sure to get your chili, crockpot and ladle to Hawkeye Sports Bar by 2:45. Bowls, spoons and crackers will be provided. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top winning chilis. Don’t want to show anyone up your skills?... Read More