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Developers of The Bend in East Moline now have the financial backing needed to continue the riverfront project. At a special meeting last night, the city council approved a $10.2 million line of credit for the development.

Thursday April 12, 2018

Apr 12, 2018

This morning's headlines:

  • Davenport finally releases the reasons for last year's firing of the fire chief,
  • the goal of a new hotel is to revitalize downtown Muscatine,
  • and Highway 34 between Galesburg and Monmouth will close for 6 months. 

It should be sunny today with a high near 66, and light west winds.

A major investment in Muscatine and especially its downtown, is now open. Thursday a ribbon cutting will be held to celebrate the completion of The Merrill Hotel and Conference Center. The 44 million dollar, 6-story hotel, is located along West Mississippi Drive, and across from the city's River Walk Park.

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Apr 11, 2018
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Recipes for Re-enactors

Apr 11, 2018

Dave Flowers has turned his two hobbies into a book. The resident of Aledo is a Civil War re-enactor who likes to cook, and he's just published "Voices from the Kitchen: A Collection of Antebellum and Civil War Era Recipes from Period Recipe Books."

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Apr 11, 2018

Today's headlines:

  • the state has started sending out money from Illinois' new school funding formula,
  • as the session enters its final weeks, Iowa legislators debate tax cuts,
  • and how many cancer centers can Dubuque support?

It should be sunny today with a high near 63. /

Small companies in the Quad Cities will learn how to do business with the government this week.

On Thursday, the Iowa Illinois chapter of the National Defense Industrial Association will host a lunch seminar on Arsenal Island.

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Figge Art Museum docent Carol Ehlers will give a lecture entitled "Making the Connection: French Moderns, Monet to Matisse 1850-1950" at the Butterworth Center in Moline at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 15.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Apr 10, 2018

Today's headlines:

  • the Robert Young Center expands its services in Muscatine,
  • the National Weather Service dedicates its new building in Davenport,
  • and Birdies for Charity prepares for its 48th year.

It should be sunny today with a high near 47, and light southwest winds.