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News about the Quad Cities and surrounding region.

Jennifer Ewoldt

On Midwest Week, what can we learn from a farm in Scott County?

Jared Johnson / WVIK

Katey Irwin Kiley invited her mother, Rosemary Irwin, of Austin, Texas, to the studios of WVIK to ask why she and her husband chose to move to Davenport over Rockford and Kansas City in the 1960s.

A sports complex under construction in Bettendorf has announced a naming rights agreement. The BettPlex will now be called TBK Bank Sports Complex. 

Church's Plans for the Kone Building

Dec 14, 2017
WVIK News

A multi-campus church in the Quad Cities is expanding again.  After buying the former Kone building in downtown Moline last summer, Heritage Church has announced its plans for the 117,000 square foot building.

After nearly 20 years of providing help for cancer victims and their families in the Quad Cities, Gilda's Club is expanding, and beginning to offer its services in Clinton.

Life After Hate

Dec 11, 2017
Tori Charnetzki / WVIK News

 Is there life after hate? The answer is yes for Frank Meeink who was the keynote speaker on Saturday during the Symposium Against Hate organized by One Human Family QCA. 

Bikes for Brains 2017

Dec 11, 2017
Tori Charnetzki / WVIK News

More than 100 children now have their first bicycle. On Monday Bikes for Brains held its 16th annual giveaway, to insure needy children will have a good Christmas.

submitted / Kiwanis Club of Moline

"It's all about the youth." That's what motivates the Kiwanis Club of Moline to raise money all year to help children and teens. Last week, it gave $5,400 in grants to 15 organizations.

City of Rock Island

Longtime John Deere Classic volunteer Charles "Chuck" Austin III is being honored as the PGA Tour's Volunteer of the Year.

An ex-skinhead will be the keynote speaker at a symposium against hate this weekend in the Quad Cities. 

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