submitted / First Army

First Army is inviting everyone to Arsenal Island to help celebrate its centennial. On Friday, the unit will show a movie outside on a big screen at Memorial Field.

Frontier Hospitality Group

A new hotel will soon be built on the former site of a Quad Cities landmark. This week, Frontier Hospitality Group announced plans for the corner of Spruce Hills Drive and I-74 in Bettendorf - once the site of Jumer's Castle Lodge and The Lodge.

Summer Theater Preview

Jun 8, 2018

On Midwest Week, once again there'll be a wide variety of theater choices this summer - large and small shows, musicals, mysteries, and premieres.

Friday, June 8, 2018

Jun 8, 2018

Today's headlines:

  • Updated plans for the Thomson prison,
  • Deere goes to court to protect its patents,
  • and Scott Community College dedicates its new campus in downtown Davenport.

It should be cloudy today with a 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms, and a high near 84.

Michelle O'Neill / WVIK News

John Deere is taking two companies to court, saying they are using patented inventions in their products.

Michelle O'Neill reports there 's some history among the companies involved.

US Bureau of Prisons

The Thomson Prison in northwest Illinois is preparing for what officials call the "final phase of activation." This week, they announced plans to fully open the federal prison by late next year.

Nathan Windt and Michelle Crouch

Jun 7, 2018


Two old buildings in downtown Davenport have been converted into the new urban campus for Scott Community College. Thursday college officials held a ribbon cutting officially to open the buildings on West Third Street.

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Jun 7, 2018

Today's headlines:

  • There's a settlement between Burlington and the family of Autumn Steele,
  • Governor Rauner defends his help for the Quincy veterans home,
  • and Circa 21 announces the lineup for its 42nd season.

It should be partly sunny today with a 20% chance of showers and thunderstorms, and a high of 88.

Circa 21

Orphans, hair dressers, and murderers will headline next season for Circa 21. This week the dinner theater in downtown Rock Island announced the schedule for its 42nd season.