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One of the old light towers at Modern Woodmen Park
Sean Flynn Photography

When baseball season starts, fans at River Bandits games will have a brighter and safer view. New LED lights and in-field netting are being installed at Modern Woodman Park.

  Writer's Almanac

Learning on the Mississippi

Mar 18, 2017


A drawing of the new bridge.
IOWA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Now that some of the preparation work is finished, actual construction of the new I-74 is next.

On Midwest Week — an update and a timetable. 

Living Lands and Waters / Submitted

Reporter Jack Cullen covers the outdoors for the Quad-City Times. For this week's Big Story, he gives readers and inside look at Living Lands and Waters.

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The Augustana Vikings are in Salem, Va. to play Williams in the NCAA Division III semifinals, trying to win their first national title. 

One Human Family QCA

Mar 16, 2017
WVIK News

Worried about the increases in hate speech and hate incidents across the country, some local residents have joined forces.

On Thursday, they formally introduced their new group, One Human Family QCA. 

Map of the St. Patrick's Day parade route including downtown Rock Island and Davenport
https://is.gd/n13o84 / Rock Island Police Department

St. Patrick's Day activities on Saturday mean parking will be limited in some areas of downtown Rock Island and Davenport. 

As the new year started, unemployment fell in the Quad Cities - to 6.3 per cent in January, from 6.7 per cent in the same month a year ago. 

Ill Dept of Transportation

After many years of study, the Illinois Department of Transportation has decided not to widen a historic highway in Whiteside County. Thursday afternoon it will hold a public open house in Morrison to explain the decision affecting US 30, from Fulton to Rock Falls.

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