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Illinois PBS Station WQPT Celebrating 40 Years Tonight

April 21st, 2023
Illinois PBS Station WQPT Celebrating 40 Years Tonight

MOLINE, ILLINOIS – WQPT, the locally owned and operated PBS station is getting ready to celebrate their 40th anniversary serving eastern Iowa and western Illinois.  The station is holding a Gala on April 21 at Old Oaks Winery in Milan and tickets are available to attend by visiting wqpt.org/40. Special Guests include Whitney Reynolds of “The Whitney Reynolds Show,” and Jim Mertens, host of “The Cities.” What began as a vision by a small group of dedicated citizens in 1983—with just four hours of daily programming—now reaches more than 800,000 viewers in Iowa and Illinois 24/7. Viewers... Read More

WQPT Presenting ‘Age Of Nature’ Event Tonight

September 23rd, 2020
WQPT Presenting 'Age Of Nature' Event Tonight

WQPT is presenting a special online preview screening of clips from The Age of Nature followed by a discussion with local experts in the area of nature conservation. The event begins at 6:30 pm on September 23rd and is accessible by visiting wqpt.org/nature to register. Guest experts include: Kathy Wine from River Action, Brian Ritter from the Nahant Marsh Education Center, and Joel Vanderbush from Niabi Zoo. The film explores humanity’s relationship with nature and wildlife, as scientists and conservationists from all over the world examine ways we can restore our planet. This documentary series... Read More