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Headlines for the morning of Monday, July 23, 2018:

  • A Quad Cities area resident was one of the 17 people killed in last week's duck boat accident in Missouri's Table Rock Lake
  • The Rock Island Public Library will seek public input this week to help it plan for the future

Today's forecast: a high of 83 with mostly sunny skies.


Water Governance: A Bioregional Perspective

Jul 21, 2018


Headlines for the morning of Friday, July 20, 2018:

  • QC businesses donate school supplies to local districts
  • Tornadoes hit central Iowa
  • A new state judge is appointed for a district that includes Scott County

Today's forecast: 30% chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms with a high of 78.

submitted / United Way of the Quad Cities

For many students, classes begin next month, but their families don't have the money to buy the paper, pencils, erasers, notebooks, scissors, and other items they'll need. So today, the United Way hosted a second "Day of Action" for businesses to donate school supplies to children all over the Quad Cities.

Headlines for the morning of Thursday, July 19, 2018:

  • The Secretary of the Army visited the Rock Island Arsenal yesterday
  • Traffic closures in Moline and Davenport

Today's forecast: 50% chance of rain and thunderstorms with a high of 78.

Es-n-Len Photos / Upper Mississippi Valley Digital Image Archive

The Rock Island County Board has decided to demolish the county courthouse. The board voted 16-6 on Tuesday night to give the deed to the Public Building Commission. The commission is expected to use $1.6 million to tear down the courthouse and replace it with green space. The funds are part of the $28 million cost of building a new annex to the Justice Center.

Kevin Fleming / ASC Public Affairs

The Secretary of the Army says the Rock Island Arsenal will help the military with readiness, modernization, and reform. Today in the Quad Cities, Mark Esper toured the Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center, and met with officials of the Army Sustainment Command, Joint Munitions Command, and First Army.

Headlines for the morning of Wednesday, July 18, 2018:

  • The Rock Island County Board has approved demolition of the county courthouse
  • Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signs measures to replace housing at the Quincy Veterans Home
  • West Nile Virus is detected in Rock Island County

Today's forecast: mostly sunny skies with a high of 83 and a 20% chance of rain.

Headlines for the morning of Tuesday, July 17, 2018:

  • The fate of the Rock Island County Courthouse will be decided tonight
  • An embattled Iowa Senator says he's staying put
  • New Illinois gun laws are on the books
  • Rep. Cheri Bustos returns from South Korea

Today's forecast: mostly sunny skies with a high of 86 and a 20% chance of rain.

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