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Need That Snow Gone? Check Out QuadCities.com’s Guide To Local Snow Removers!

January 26th, 2021

Yeah, this stinks, doesn’t it? You wake up, and your driveway is buried under a ton of snow, your sidewalks are completely covered, it’s a mess. Do YOU want to go out and shovel all that stuff? If not, you might want to check into a local business to help you out. Well, QuadCities.com is here to help. HERE you can click on and find a great list of locally-owned businesses that can help dig you out from this “winter wonderland.” Give them a call, and have a HAPPY and snowshovel free new year!  Read More

Hey Quad-Cities, It’s Time For The FUN10!

December 27th, 2020

It’s Sunday, and QuadCities.com proudly presents FUN10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we drop a new FUN10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out FUN10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. FUN10 — ten ways for you to have fun in the Quad-Cities, this week and every week, running every Sunday, only on your site for fun, free, local... Read More

BREAKING: Quad-Cities’ First Covid Vaccines Administered At Genesis

December 15th, 2020

BREAKING NEWS: The first batches of the covid-19 vaccine are in the Quad-Cities and have been given to local health care workers. This morning, vaccinations in the Quad-Cities were administered to Genesis Health employees in Davenport. Dr. Robert Mixsell, Medical Director of Convenient Care and Alli Edmunds, R.N., emergency department at Genesis Medical Center, Davenport were the first two to receive the vaccine. Genesis Health System employees will take the lead in being vaccinated for COVID-19, according to the hospital. In a Genesis survey, 72 percent of all employees and 97% of independent... Read More

Is The Quad-Cities Headed For Another Toilet Paper Shortage?

November 2nd, 2020

Is “Tiger King” coming back too? With covid numbers spiking again, general unrest about the election and the political and economic landscape, and more state restrictions looming this week, the familiar spectre of dwindling supplies on shelves — particularly toilet paper — is starting to loom in some area stores. A visit to four area locations — a Target, a Walmart, and two HyVee stores — showed that shelves in some are starting to look a little short, and one store — the Moline Target on John Deere Road — has already put up signs limiting customers... Read More

Hail To The Scholars! Western Illinois University Releases Summer 2020 Dean’s List

August 31st, 2020

MACOMB/MOLINE, IL – A total of 238 undergraduate students enrolled at Western Illinois University were named to the 2020 Summer Dean’s List. The total includes 47 students at the WIU-Quad Cities Campus. To receive this award, an undergraduate student must earn at least a 3.6 grade point average on a scale of 4.0, which equals an A in a minimum of 6 credit hours of graded courses; pass-fail hours are not counted (e.g., student teaching, internships). Students earning Dean’s List honors are listed by Illinois counties, cities and towns, as well as other states/towns and other nations. The... Read More

The Friends of Vander Veer Plant Sale

April 28th, 2020

Finding a bit of extra time while in isolation to work on the yard and looking to add to your collection? Feeling like some beautiful live plants would make an uplifting addition to your home? The Friends of Vander Veer’s Plant Sale will take place this Friday May 1 through Sunday May 3 at Vander Veer Conservatory (215 W Central Park Davenport). While the Plant Sale is go, social distancing measurers will be put into place. Eight people will be allowed to shop at one time. Each shopper will have their own cart and shopping times will be limited to 30 minutes.  All shoppers are asked to WEAR... Read More

Quad Cities Icons: Michael Nunn from Davenport, IA – Professional Boxer

August 25th, 2019

The Quad Cities Icons Series is a collection of paintings by local artist Jon Burns celebrating people of fame and notable achievement who were raised in, grew up around or spent significant time in the Quad-Cities. A showing of the various artworks will take place at Rock Island’s DeSoto Gallery through August. Michael Nunn is a former professional boxer hailing from Davenport. Michael was a two time world champion boxer in both middleweight and super middleweight. In 2004 he was sentenced to 24 years in prison for drug trafficking after getting busted for buying a kilo of cocaine from an undercover... Read More