River Levels Rising

Feb 20, 2018
National Weather Service

As the rain continues, the rivers near the Quad Cities continue to rise.

today's headlines:

  • flooding is possible along the Rock River this week in the Quad Cities,
  • an Illinois bank opens its first branch in the Quad Cities, in Davenport,
  • and a retired educator from Bettendorf is running for the Iowa House.

More rain today with a high temperature this morning near 53, then falling to near 40 by late in the day.

Joan Marttila

A retired educator from Bettendorf is running for a seat in the Iowa House. Monday Joan Marttila announced she's running as a democrat in District 94, which includes Bettendorf, Riverdale, Panorama Park, and northeast Davenport.

A bank based in central and western Illinois will open its first branch in the Quad Cities on Tuesday. 

Carolyn Martin

Charlotte Blake Alston is a master storyteller, narrator, and librettist, and is spending two weeks in our community as a Quad City Arts Visiting Artist. She tells stories in the tradition of an African griot, interspersing both traditional and contemporary tales in a celebration of both African and African-American oral history and traditions.

Monday, February 19, 2018

Feb 19, 2018

Today's headlines:

  • federal tax reform held down Deere earnings, at least for the short term,
  • nothing to worry about so far in the spring flood outlook,
  • and Sikhs in the Quad Cities press for prosecution of a possible hate crime.

Rain is likely today–a 90% chance of showers. Also, possible thunderstorms. High of 55.

Bee Branch Creek Restoration

Feb 17, 2018

Michelle O'Neill / WVIK News

A first quarter loss was no surprise to Deere and Company. Michelle O'Neill reports, today the company reported it lost $535 million due to federal tax reforms.