One year after a Quad Cities veteran committed suicide, the V-A has announced results of its investigation.

Mark Schwiebert

After years of research and writing, Mark Schwiebert has decided to take the next step in his efforts to fight climate change. The former Rock Island mayor and alderman has established a fund that will award grants each year for environmental education and studies.


News headlines for August 11, 2017

News headlines for the evening of Thursday, August 10, 2017

Michelle O'Neill / WVIK News

Here is a statement WVIK News received from IL State Senator, Neil Anderson:

"Springfield – Following the Illinois Senate’s vote to override Governor Bruce Rauner’s amendatory veto of Senate Bill 1, State Senator Neil Anderson (Andalusia) offered the following comments."

Mariah Woelfel/WVIK

Demolition on Davenport's riverfront should begin this week as crews prepare to take down the  land-based entrance to an old riverboat casino, while the effort to move the 30,000-square-foot barge is still in limbo after months of delays.

WVIK News / WVIK Quad Cities NPR

A long and expensive renovation project is nearly finished at Augustana College. Final cleaning and touch-up is going on, as students prepare to move in next week to Westerlin Residence Hall, on the campus in Rock Island.

Iowa Department of Transportation

Iowa officials today unveiled three potential designs for the state's new license plate. 

News headlines for August 10, 2017

Mariah Woelfel/WVIK

While it might not be the full solar eclipse that Americans are driving hundreds of miles to see, Quad Citians can still expect a show in the sky on August 21.