Monday, October 9, 2017

Oct 9, 2017

News headlines for the morning of October 9, 2017

  • An agency that helps feed seniors in southeastern Iowa will reduce some of its programs. The Milestones Area Agency on Aging says the reason is steady funding as the need has continued to grow. Later this month, Milestones will close eight senior meal centers and reduced home delivery from seven meals to five meals per week.
  • Local residents will get to sound off about the state of Illinois' serious financial problems at a public forum in Moline Tuesday. It's one of 11 forums being held around the state, sponsored by AARP and public radio stations, including WVIK.
  • After more than 100 years, a Christmas tradition in the Quad Cities is going to move back to when it was originally intended: at Easter. Instead of December, "Messiah" will be performed by the Handel Oratorio Society next March.
  • The National League Division Series moves to Chicago Monday night as the Cubs host the Nationals. The best-of-five series is tied at one game apiece.