Mariah Woelfel

Amy Helpenstel Foundation Fellow

The Trump administration's decision to end a program protecting young immigrants from deportation would have a negative impact on the Quad Cities' economy. 

  News headlines for the evening of Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Education leaders throughout Rock Island are vowing support for students protected under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. 

The superintendent of the Rock Island School District says he still faces a deficit even after Illinois passed a funding bill that unlocked cash for schools throughout the state. 

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Western Illinois University is trying to convince local high school students to study engineering at the Quad Cities campus amid a drop in enrollment.

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Students at Augustana College will once again try to tackle a lead contamination problem in Scott County.

  News headlines for the evening of Thursday, August 31, 2017

News headlines for the evening of Wednesday, August 30, 2017

A former Davenport alderman has been sentenced to two years probation for lying to a grand jury last year.