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News about the Quad Cities and surrounding region.

Updates for Arrowhead

Jul 12, 2017

Major changes are in the works for a 71-year old treatment program for at-risk young people. Arrowhead Ranch is preparing to begin renovating and remodeling its campus in Coal Valley, and next year will begin advertising nationally for new residents.

The professional golfers get all the attention, but this week's John Deere Classic would not be possible without hundreds of volunteers - selling tickets, parking cars, and driving shuttle buses. 

Day Foundation Grants

Jul 10, 2017

A local foundation has celebrated its 30th anniversary the same way it marked the previous 29 - by handing out grants for community projects. The latest grants from the Doris and Victor Day Foundation total more than 700,000 dollars, to more than 70 non-profits in the Quad Cities Area.

A couple months ago, Dr. Melanye Price joined Margins to talk about her book “The Race Whisperer: Barack Obama and the Political Uses of Race.” Now, Price joins Margins again to talk more broadly about race under the Trump administration, as well as being a black political scientist and college professor.

WVIK News / WVIK Quad Cities NPR

Hoping to better serve their clients by working together, the Robert Young Center and the Center for Alcohol and Drug Services have joined forces. Monday they announced the signing of an affiliation agreement in which CADS will become a part of the Center.

Scott County Sheriff's Office

The Scott County Sheriff's Office is changing the way it checks up on sex offenders, and detectives say that's led to an increase in arrests.

New Food Pantry Opens

Jul 10, 2017
Christ UMC in Silvis

Because of high demand, a Quad Cities church plans to open a second food pantry on Monday. Christ United Methodist Church has made free food available at  its campus in East Moline for many years, and will now offer the same help from its campus in Silvis.

submitted / Downtown Davenport Partnership

Several firework shows will take place in the Quad Cities tonight and tomorrow for Independence Day, but not everyone's enthused by the spectacle or the sounds that come with it.

United Way

Leaders have been chosen for this year's campaign for the United Way of the Quad Cities. The co-chairs will be Mike Parejko, ceo of the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center, and Bryan Dixon, ceo of R-K Dixon.

All Iowa Lawn Tennis Club
Jack Cullen / Quad-City Times

The creator of a grass tennis court in Iowa has been inspired by loss. 

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