Mississippi River

20th Annual QC Marathon

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QC Marathon

The 20th annual Quad Cities Marathon will be held this weekend - on Sunday morning - with the start and finish lines on River Drive in downtown Moline. Proceeds each year benefit  prostate cancer research and screening.

Rock River Falling Slowly

Jul 28, 2017
WVIK News

After cresting earlier this week, the level of the Mississippi River is dropping fast, but not the Rock.

River Levels Falling

Jul 26, 2017
National Weather Service

Both the Rock and Mississippi Rivers have crested in the Quad Cities, and started to fall. 

WVIK News

For the first time in decades, a key part of one of Moline's most popular parks has been repaired. 

Friday morning, city officials cut a ribbon to celebrate the re-surfacing of the bike and pedestrian trail on the Ben Butterworth Parkway.

WVIK News

Moline police report a diligent crew has found the body of Malik Willams of Galesburg. This morning around 10:00 A.M., Marine 43 of the Rock Island Arsenal Fire Department located the 25-year-old man's body in the same area in Moline where he went into the Mississippi River.   

Herb Trix / WVIK

Moderate flooding is occurring along the Mississippi River, and it should continue for several more days. 

Seventeen Feet and Rising

May 31, 2017
National Weather Service

Moderate flooding is occurring along the Mississippi River, and it should continue for several more days.

Thanks to heavy rain upstream in recent weeks, there is minor to moderate flooding along the Mississippi River.

Mississippi Rising Again

May 25, 2017
National Weather Service

Thanks to heavy rain upstream in recent weeks, minor to moderate flooding is now predicted for the Mississippi River.

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.

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