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News about the Quad Cities and surrounding region.

King's Harvest Re-opening

Nov 10, 2016
King's Harvest Ministries

A homeless shelter and meal site in downtown Davenport is preparing to re-open after being damaged by a tornado last month. King's Harvest Ministries on West Third Street has been closed since the storm on October 6th.

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The Quad Cities will celebrate Veterans Day with ceremonies and a parade.

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Nearly six months after water from a broken pipe flooded the Bettendorf Library, repairs are complete. The library and city officials held a ribbon cutting Monday morning to celebrate.

No Shave November

Some Moline police officers will be less-than-well-groomed this month. They'll participate in a national fund-raising campaign called "No Shave November."

Melissa Wise/Flickr

On Midwest Week, the opioid epidemic reaches the Quad Cities.

The Star Block is Re-born

Oct 27, 2016
WVIK News

A historic but rundown block in downtown Rock Island has been transformed into loft apartments and commercial space. Thursday the Rock Island Economic Growth Corporation held a ribbon cutting to celebrate the renovation of the Star Block - in the 18-hundred block of 2nd Avenue.

American Bicycle Security Company

Businesses are being asked to help make Bettendorf more bicycle friendly. The Park Board is offering to share the cost of buying bike racks.

Credit DEA

Local residents have a good reason to clean out their medicine cabinets this weekend. Saturday, residents can drop off unwanted or expired prescription drugs, at the Waste Commission of Scott County or the Rock Island County Justice Center. 

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Once again, federal employees are being asked to give to their favorite local, national, or international charities. The annual Combined Federal Campaign is underway, and continues through the end of the year. 

Spokeswoman Linda Loebach says in this area the campaign covers 37 counties in eastern Iowa and western Illinois, and includes all federal, military, and postal employees.

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