Local history, lots of things for kids to do, and a place where people can touch the Mississippi. Those are just three things Davenport officials want to incorporate into the city's riverfront after the Rhythm City Casino moves inland.
With the new fiscal year just two weeks away, the Rock Island County board has finished work on a new budget. Tuesday night, it gave its final approval to spending about 75 million dollars in the coming year.
An old bridge across the Mississippi River between Iowa and Illinois will soon be replaced. Wednesday, the Illinois Department of Transportation will hold a public hearing and open house on its plans to build a new bridge that'll carry US 52 between Sabula, Iowa and Savanna, Illinois.
Thousands of workers in Illinois should earn a "livable wage," not a minimum wage. That was the message today at news conferences in the Quad Cities and around the state, organized by the Raise Illinois coalition, on the eve of the General Assembly's veto session.
Bettendorf is thinking about the future of its recreation facilities. This month, the parks and recreation department is asking residents to participate in an online survey about the Splash Landing Aquatic Center, Goettsch Community Center, and Life Fitness Center.
A key project in the multi-year effort to reduce congestion on John Deere Road is nearly finished. The new overpass at 38th Street in Moline is open, but its connection to the nearby stores and restaurants is not yet done.