The state of Iowa will help preserve jobs in Dubuque, and help a Quad Cities company move and expand. Friday the board of the Iowa Economic Development Authority awarded direct financial assistance and tax benefits to a total of eight companies for job creation and expansion projects.
A native of Davenport who's running for governor, will campaign in eastern Iowa Friday. State Representative Todd Prichard, from Charles City, has joined a long list of democrats in the race for the nomination next year.
A major step in the renovation of a historic park in Rock Island will be taken Tuesday. The newly-refurbished baseball diamond in Douglas Park will host its first game - Rock Island High School versus Alleman.
If all goes according to plan, construction of the new I-74 bridge will begin this summer. Tuesday the Iowa Department of Transportation opened bids for the project connecting Moline with Bettendorf, across the Mississippi River.
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.
An experiment is underway in eastern Iowa to change how divorce and other family law cases are handled by the courts. The goal of the pilot project is to speed up simple cases, allow more people to represent themselves, and give judges a more active role.
Work on next year's budget for the Eastern Iowa Community Colleges is nearly finished. Monday night trustees will hold a public hearing, and then vote on a proposal for Scott, Clinton, and Muscatine Community Colleges.