Scott County officials want businesses to be prepared for a mass shooting. Next week, the county's Emergency Management Agency will host an active shooter workshop at Augustana College.

Hope from the Heartland

Feb 6, 2018
Cheri Bustos & Robin Johnson

If democrats in the midwest want to bounce back from the disastrous election of 2016, they have to show up and listen. That's one of the main conclusions of a report titled, "Hope from the Heartland: How Democrats Can Better Serve the Midwest by Bringing Rural, Working Class Wisdom to Washington."

News headlines for the morning of February 6, 2018:

  • The mayor of Davenport says the city is "strong and vibrant,"
  • A precautionary boil order was issued Monday for all of Clinton,
  • Help is now available for manufacturers who want to use new technology.

Increasing clouds today with a high near 17, with wind chill as low as -10.


Davenport is strong and getting stronger. That's how Mayor Frank Klipsch summed it up during his annual State of the City address Monday to members of the Rotary Club and Chamber of Commerce. / Quad Cities Manufacturing Innovation Hub

More help is available for manufacturers who want to start using new technology. The Quad Cities Manufacturing Innovation Hub has created seven "playbooks" to guide companies through the process.

Dr. Christopher Whitt is once again joined by criminologist Dr. Amber Beckley. She is a Marie Curie post-doctoral fellow who splits her time between Duke University and Stockholm University in Sweden.

News headlines for the morning of February 5, 2018

Musician Mikey Loy is renovating an old church in Le Claire, Iowa to create a new recording studio.
Carolyn Martin / WVIK

Mikey Loy is the guitarist and lead vocalist for the local indie/rock band The Penny Serfs. 

Water in Abundance

Feb 3, 2018