Modern Woodmen Park

The baseball stadium in downtown Davenport will continue to be called Modern Woodmen Park for another ten years. The Rock Island-based fraternal financial services organization has decided to extend its naming rights agreement with the Quad Cities River Bandits.

The Midwest League championship series begins Wednesday night. Fort Wayne will host the Quad Cities River Bandits in game one of the best-of-five series.

The Midwest League will end its regular season this weekend, and prepare for the playoffs that begin next week. The Quad Cities River Bandits have qualified for the postseason, but not the Clinton Lumber Kings.

Child Abuse Council

An agency that's protected Quad Cities children for 40 years will celebrate its birthday Wednesday night. The Child Abuse Council was founded in 1977, and originally called the Council on Children at Risk. 

Quad City Times

Following this week's induction ceremony, the Quad City Sports Hall of Fame now has more than 100 members.

As winter approaches, the River Bandits are thinking about spring. Monday the Class-A affiliate of the Houston Astros released its schedule for next year. 

WVIK News / WVIK News

It was a long and difficult season for the Quad Cities River Bandits this year.

On Midwest Week a wrap-up of the season - Herb Trix's guest is Steve Batterson, sports reporter for the Quad City Times.

You can also hear Midwest Week Fridays on WVIK at 6:20 pm during All Things Considered. 

WVIK Staff

Davenport officials are assuring residents the city is "open for business" despite more flooding in the forecast. That was the message from Mayor Frank Klipsch Monday, who says the Mississippi River in the Quad Cities is expected to keep rising this week. 

River Bandits Ready

Apr 6, 2016
WVIK Staff

Thursday the Quad Cities River Bandits will open the new season. Members of the Class A minor league affiliate of the Houston Astros arrived in Davenport on Sunday and the team held its annual media day Wednesday.

The Other New Team at Modern Woodmen Park

Mar 29, 2016
WVIK Staff

When the new minor league baseball season opens next week, there will be two new teams at Modern Woodmen Park, one on the field, and one in the office. Tuesday, the Quad Cities River Bandits introduced nine  new staff members.

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