Set at Arsenal Island, Ryan Collins’s play builds on text drawn from the autobiography of Black Hawk and imagines the thoughts of the Swan God after his departure from the militarized island that was once his home.
For the first time this summer, West Nile Virus has been detected in Rock Island County. The health department says a mosquito carrying the virus was found in a trap in Moline, one of seven traps in the county.
Due to cases of the Zika Virus, potential blood donors are now being asked if they've traveled recently to south Florida. The Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center wants people who visited Miami-Dade and Broward counties to postpone giving blood for up to one month after their return.
After nearly 20 years of planning, a project has started to save thousands of mussels in the Mississippi River between Moline and Bettendorf. Tuesday a Saint Louis company began re-locating mussels along the route of the new I-74 bridge.