East Moline is reminding its residents about the dangers of lead in drinking water. That follows test results showing more than 10 per cent of the homes checked this year had elevated levels in their water.
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.
A new mural was unveiled Tuesday to help celebrate the 35th anniversary of the Genesis Firecracker Run. The 40 by 40-foot mural is on the side of a brick building in East Moline at "Firecracker Corner," - 18th Avenue and 13th Street.
After twelve years in Milan, a distributor of heavy equipment has bought property in East Moline's industrial park, and hopes to expand. Road Machinery and Supplies, or RMS, is based in Minneapolis, with outlets in Illinois, Iowa, and Minnesota.
Work is finally, officially underway for the Bend of the Mighty Mississippi - the long awaited redevelopment of the former Case I-H plant site in East Moline. Ground was broken Thursday for a new Hyatt Hotel.
East Moline police are asking the public for help with a shooting investigation. Around 2:00 A.M. today, someone reported the shooting, and officers found a man in the 1300 block of 10th Avenue. He had been shot twice in the back and was taken to a hospital. But officers say his injuries are not life-threatening.
The shooting may be related to an argument between the man and someone he knew. Detectives and other officers are interviewing witnesses and gathering information.