Environment

The Rain Barrel Ripple Effect

May 6, 2017


National Weather Service

The Mississippi River is only expected to reach flood stage in the Quad Cities this week, but downstream some areas are bracing for what could be major flooding. And climate change could be a factor.

Rising Rivers

May 1, 2017

Thanks to weekend storms, the Mississippi River and other rivers in this area are rising.

"Coming to Peace" Book Reading

Apr 29, 2017


National Weather Service

The Mississippi River is rising, and will hold at, or near, flood stage through the weekend.

Arbor Day and the Benefits of Trees

Apr 22, 2017


River Action, Inc.

For the 33rd year, River Action will celebrate Earth Day. On Saturday, the group will partner with the Bettendorf Parks and Recreation Department to remove invasive weeds from Pigeon Creek Park, east of the Arconic plant.

Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement

The current rules for siting large animal confinements in Iowa are not tough enough. That's according to a group called Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement which will hold the latest in a series of public meetings in Davenport Thursday night.

Living on the Rock River

Apr 15, 2017


Illinois Emergency Management Agency

The Illinois Emergency Management Agency is holding its annual meetings with local officials to prepare for possible flooding this spring. Meetings will be held Thursday in Savanna and the Quad Cities.

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