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Quad-Cities Hiring Fair For 10th-12th Graders Coming Up Thursday

May 31st, 2021
Quad-Cities Hiring Fair For 10th-12th Graders Coming Up Thursday

The Quad Cities Chamber and IowaWORKS have partnered with local school districts to hold a QCA Hiring Fair for 10th to 12th grade students. The event will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 3 at the RiverCenter, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport, IA. Masks are recommended. Whether students are looking for a summer job or a future career, the QCA Hiring Fair offers an excellent resource for them to begin their search. Representatives from more than thirty companies will offer opportunities in a variety of career areas. Students can find full-time, part-time, and seasonal jobs to fit their skill... Read More

Mike Thoms And Thurgood Brooks Showcase The Best Rock Island Has To Offer

April 4th, 2021
Mike Thoms And Thurgood Brooks Showcase The Best Rock Island Has To Offer

I got two election fliers in the mail the other day. Being that we’re only a few days away from the April 6 election, and the mayoral race in Rock Island is, from most reports, closely contested between incumbent Mike Thoms and challenger Thurgood Brooks, this is not surprising. But what has been pleasantly surprising is the positive nature of this campaign. While the Moline mayoral race slides around in the mud, with a bunch of slanderous and poorly spelled fliers by a dark money group peddling lies about Stephanie Acri’s challenger, Sangeetha Rayapati, the two men vying for Rock Island’s... Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Rock Island Mayor Mike Thoms Addresses 2 a.m. Bar Closing, Issues With District

February 26th, 2021
EXCLUSIVE: Rock Island Mayor Mike Thoms Addresses 2 a.m. Bar Closing, Issues With District

EXCLUSIVE: Controversy erupted with the ferocity of a barroom brawl on social media Monday night after the Rock Island City Council voted 4-3 to indefinitely maintain a 2 a.m. closing time for bars in the downtown Rock Island District area. It’s worth noting that one of the people voting against the measure was alderman Dylan Parker, whose ward includes the District. The other two were Ivory Clark and Dave Keenan. It’s also worth noting that Parker’s vote against the continued closure is representative of the opinions of his constituency, the bar owners, which were hoping that the council... Read More