Smaller classes in a new building should help keep some Davenport high school students on track to graduate. Today, the Davenport School District celebrated the opening of its new alternative school, Mid City High.

WVIK Staff

Another gift today for the Quad Cities from Illinois Governor Pat Quinn. One week after announcing low interest state loans for water and sewer projects, he came to town to announce help for the next phase of Western Illinois University's riverfront campus in Moline. 

Legat Architects

Hamilton School in Moline is getting a complete makeover -- name change included. The Moline School District is asking local residents to complete a survey about a new name for the elementary school that's currently under construction.

Nahant Marsh Addition

Oct 20, 2014
WVIK Staff

Students in the Quad Cities will soon have new opportunities for hands-on learning. Today the Nahant Marsh Education Center broke ground for an expansion of the center in southwest Davenport. 

WVIK Staff

New housing is available for college students in the Quad Cities, but it's privately owned and not affiliated with any institution. Wednesday afternoon in Moline, local officials joined with the developer, 3 Corners Development from Orland Park, Illinois, to hold a ribbon cutting for The Mills at Riverbend Commons.

University of Dubuqe

A small, private Christian college in eastern Iowa is expanding--by the millions. This month, the University of Dubuque reached its $100 million fundraising goal--more than one year before the deadline.

Closing in on Budget Cuts

Oct 13, 2014

After months of discussion, the Davenport School Board will soon have to make some difficult choices. That'll be the message at tonight's meeting from chief financial officer Marsha Tangan.

Knox College

One year, and more than 12 million dollars later, Knox College is ready to re-open a campus landmark. It will re-dedicate Alumni Hall on Saturday. 

Davenport School District

More classes for high school students in Davenport could mean lower costs for the school district. As part of an effort to save money, the Davenport School Board tonight will consider changing the high school class schedule from four classes per day to seven.


For veterans, a visit to the chiropractor could bring relief from physical pain and anxiety. Over the next three years, researchers at Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport will study the impact of chiropractic care on veterans with musculoskeletal disorders.