Lacy Scarmana

WVIK Morning Edition Producer/Digital Curator

Lacy Scarmana moved to the Quad Cities in February of 2016 to become Morning Edition Producer and Digital Curator at WVIK. She began her radio career as a student at Indiana University, where she worked as a reporter and producer for NPR member station WFIU. She produced the weekly public affairs program "Noon Edition."  Shortly after graduating from IU with a BA in Journalism, Lacy moved to Chicago to intern for WBEZ's daily news talk show "The Morning Shift." She produced segments, maintained the program's web and social media presence and periodically directed the live show.

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A drawing of the new I-74 bridge.
Iowa Department of Transportation

Plans for a new Interstate 74 bridge have been in the works for over a decade. And Monday, the Iowa and Illinois Departments of Transportation will hold a ground-breaking ceremony for the bridge that will connect Bettendorf and Moline. 

Curtis Fry now lives in Des Moines.
John Schultz / Quad-City Times

For this week's Big Story in the Quad-City Times, sports reporter Don Doxsie has the story of a former Quad Cities athlete who did time for manslaughter.

Thomas Zinkula became the ninth Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Davenport Thursday in a standing room only mass at St. John Vianney.

Dr. Christopher Whitt continues a conversation about inclusion and equity in the workforce, including strategies for diversifying an organization.

Diocese of Davenport

A week from Thursday, Monseigneur Thomas Zinkula will be ordained as Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Davenport. 

For this week's Big Story in the Quad-City Times, reporter Deirdre Baker profiles the Bishop-elect.


The alleged gunman who shot and wounded several people Wednesday morning at a GOP congressional baseball practice near Washington D.C. has ties to the Quad Cities. 

Andy Abeyta / Quad-City Times

For this week's Big Story in the Quad-City Times, columnist Barb Ickes heads to the top of the Davenport clock tower.

Serv-Pro crews cleaned and sanitized Centennial Hall.
Lacy Scarmana / WVIK

Crews have been working this week at Augustana College after a drainage pipe under the Slough failed on Saturday. 

Greg Goebel / Flickr

Deere and Company Thursday morning announced plans to buy the Wirtgen Group, a German maker of road-construction equipment. 

Thanks to heavy rain upstream in recent weeks, there is minor to moderate flooding along the Mississippi River.