Environment

submitted / Hawkeye Fly Fishing Association, Dave Jones

Dozens of people who visit Bettendorf this weekend will learn to cast lines, tie flies, and fool fish. The Hawkeye Fly Fishing Association will host its 44th annual show at the Isle of Capri.

Spokesman Dave Jones says people will learn all about the three skills needed for fly fishing, casting, fishing with a fly, and tying a fly. He gets the most enjoyment from tying materials to a hook that mimic something in nature and "fooling the fish" to eat it.

Moline May Pick Up Glass

Feb 28, 2018

Residents of Moline may soon need bigger carts for their recycling. The city council is working on plans to add glass to its single-stream, recycling program.

City of Muscatine

It was a quiet weekend in downtown Muscatine. Not because of a lack of people or activities, but because it became a quiet zone where Canadian Pacific trains no longer have to blast their horns at every crossing.

Henry Farnam Dinner 2018

Feb 24, 2018


Flooding continues along the Rock River, and it could go on for another week or more.

Madelyn Beck / Harvest Public Media, Illinois Newsroom

It’s been a dry winter for most of the US. That’s raising concerns about a repeat of 2012’s drought, the worst since the Dust Bowl that cost farmers, ranchers, and governments 30 billion dollars. 

Harvest Public Media’s Madelyn Beck reports on the early signs of drought.


National Weather Service

Rivers in the Quad Cities area continue to rise, but more slowly than earlier this week.

National Weather Service

Flooding continues as several rivers in this area continue to rise, and they're not expected to reach their highest levels until at least Thursday. 

River Levels Rising

Feb 20, 2018
National Weather Service

As the rain continues, the rivers near the Quad Cities continue to rise.

Bee Branch Creek Restoration

Feb 17, 2018


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