The Moline School District is struggling to balance its budget amid Illinois' fiscal uncertainty.

Cutting spending, programs, and jobs - that's how Western Illinois University is trying to survive the two year state budget impasse.

WIU President: We're acting like a private university

Jun 15, 2017

The president of Western Illinois University says the state budget impasse has forced the school to act like a private university. 

Bill Gaither / Carl Sandburg College

Thanks to a federal grant, high school students in Knox County will get help preparing for college. TRIO Upward Bound, a program at Carl Sandburg College, will receive $1.3 million over the next five years.

As it prepares to start a new fiscal year, Black Hawk College will hold two public meetings about its new budget. Wednesday night and Thursday night, officials will present their spending plan, and answer questions.

Brain Snort

The goal of a new online game is to "make learning fun." Brain Snort is the brain child of two men at Knox College in Galesburg, and was officially released in May. 

Knox College

Graduates of Knox College and their families will hear from an actress, producer, and philanthropist at commencement this weekend. Eva Longoria will address the class of 2017 Sunday morning in Galesburg.


Some seniors about to graduate from Moline High School got some practice Thursday marching in their caps and gowns. 

Scott Community College Names New President

May 31, 2017

Lyn Brodersen Cochran will begin serving as Scott Community College president in August, after leaving her current role as Assistant Vice President of Organizational Development at Iowa State University.

Davenport Students Test Virtual Reality

May 25, 2017
Mariah Woelfel

A high school in Iowa on Tuesday rolled out a virtual reality tool that could help students nationwide explore careers in science, technology, engineering or math, or STEM.