Davenport

With the Iowa primary less than a month away, all six democrats running for governor will debate in the Quad Cities this weekend. Co-sponsored by KWQC-tv and the Quad City Times, it'll be held on Sunday night in the studios of KWQC in Davenport.

City of Davenport

After a nationwide search, a member of the Davenport Fire Department will become its next chief. Tuesday City Administrator Corri Spiegel announced she's chosen Michael Carlsten. 

Peters for Congress

A republican candidate for Congress will campaign in the Quad Cities and nearby cities this weekend. Christopher Peters from Coralville is challenging incumbent Second District democrat Dave Loebsack.

Davenport Fire Department

The city of Davenport has narrowed its search for a new Fire Chief from 27 applications to three finalists.

Tate Announces Retirement

Apr 24, 2018
Davenport School District

A long career in education will end next year. Monday night, Davenport Superintendent Art Tate notified the school board that he wants to retire in June, 2019.

Construction will begin soon on a new armory in Davenport for the Iowa National Guard. On Wednesday the guard held a groundbreaking ceremony on West Kimberly Road at Wisconsin Avenue, for its new "readiness center." 

Genesis Medical Center in Davenport has agreed to settle charges that it over-billed for some Medicare patients. On Tuesday, the US Attorney for the Southern District of Iowa announced the agreement to resolve allegations the hospital violated the False Claims Act.

Shots Fired in Davenport

Mar 13, 2018
Davenport Police Department

A Davenport police officer shot and injured a suspect early this morning, but the man is expected to live.

Carolyn Martin

The first TEDx conference in the Quad Cities was held recently at the Figge Art Museum on March 7, 2018. Organized by Andrea Olson, CEO and founder of prag'madik, it featured fourteen different speakers who delivered short but powerful talks on a variety of ideas ranging from empowerment through technology, to financial literacy, to deeply personal subjects such as the importance of forgiveness and overcoming personal obstacles.

Benjamin Payne / WVIK

More than a dozen speakers presented at the inaugural TEDxDavenport, a localized version of TED Talks for the Quad Cities. WVIK spoke with a few of the speakers before they presented, asking them to sum up their talks.

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